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CHARLES "BUCKY" LASEK (/ˈleɪsɪk/ LAY-sik ; born December 3, 1972) is a professional skateboarder and rallycross driver.

CONTENTS

* 1 Professional skateboarding * 2 Professional racing * 3 Video game appearances * 4 Film and television * 5 Personal life * 6 Contest results

* 7 Racing record

* 7.1 Complete Global RallyCross Championship
Global RallyCross Championship
results

* 7.1.1 Supercar

* 8 References * 9 External links

PROFESSIONAL SKATEBOARDING

Born in Baltimore
Baltimore
, Maryland
Maryland
, U.S., Lasek started skateboarding at the age of twelve, shortly after his bike was stolen. After entering amateur contests, he was quickly noticed by Powell Peralta talent scouts in 1987. Powell sponsored Lasek, and he made his video debut in the fourth Bones Brigade video, Public Domain (1988).

Lasek attained professional status with Powell in 1990; but, by this time, skateboarding, and vert skateboarding (Lasek's discipline) in particular, began to lose popularity and Lasek's career waned. After vert skateboarding was included as part of the X Games
X Games
by ESPN
ESPN
in the mid-1990s, Lasek's career was revived. A move from Baltimore
Baltimore
to San Diego in the summer of 1998, with his family, helped Lasek's career further.

As of May 2009, Lasek owns a backyard concrete skateboarding bowl named "Lasekland".

PROFESSIONAL RACING

In May 2012, Lasek was one of three drivers selected by Subaru Rally Team USA to compete in the 2012 Global RallyCross Championship . Lasek continued with the team earning several 2nd and 3rd place finishes through his career with Subaru. He left the team after the 2016 season.

VIDEO GAME APPEARANCES

Lasek was a playable character in the first five games in the Tony Hawk series : Tony Hawk\'s Pro Skater through Tony Hawk\'s Underground .

FILM AND TELEVISION

Lasek made a cameo in the low-budget 2003 movie Haggard , in which he hands a skateboard to Bam Margera
Bam Margera
while he runs from the villain Hellboy. He also appeared in MTV's Viva La Bam
Viva La Bam
and the music video for P!nk 's single " Raise Your Glass
Raise Your Glass
".

PERSONAL LIFE

As of June 2015, Lasek resides in Encinitas , California, in the United States
United States
with his wife Jennifer (m.September 1996-current) and their three daughters.

CONTEST RESULTS

As of 2016, Lasek has won 13 medals at the X Games
X Games
, including ten gold medals, and is one of only two vert skateboarders to have won three X Games
X Games
gold medals consecutively—the other is Pierre-Luc Gagnon . Lasek is also one of only three athletes to compete at every X Games
X Games
since the series' inception in 1995.

* 1st 2013 X Games
X Games
(Los Angeles): Vert * 1st 2013 X Games
X Games
(Munich): Vert * 1st 2013 X Games
X Games
(Barcelona): Vert * 1st 2013 x Games (Foz do Iguacu): Vert * 1st 2013 Vans Pool Party * 2nd 2012 X Games: Vert * 3rd 2011 X Games: Vert * 1st 2010 Vans Pro-Tec Pool Party: Pro Division * 1st 2009 Dew Action Sports Tour: Vert * 1st 2009 Vans Pro-Tec Pool Party: Pro Division * 1st 2008 Dew Action Sports Tour: Vert * 1st 2006 Dew Action Sports Tour: Vert * 1st 2006 X Games: Vert Best Trick * 1st 2005 Dew Action Sports Tour: Vert * 1st 2004 Vans Triple Crown * 1st 2004 Gravity Games * 1st 2004 Slam City Jam * 1st 2003 X Games: Vert * 1st 2003 X Games: Vert Doubles (with Bob Burnquist
Bob Burnquist
) * 1st 2002 Slam City Jam: Vert * 2nd 2002 X Games
X Games
VIII : Vert Doubles (with Bob Burnquist) * 2nd 2001 X Games: Vert * 1st 2000 X Games: Vert * 1st 1999 X Games
X Games
Vert

RACING RECORD

COMPLETE GLOBAL RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

Supercar

YEAR ENTRANT CAR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 GRC POINTS

2012 SUBARU PUMA RALLYCROSS TEAM USA SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI CHA 11 TEX 14 LA 13 LOU 11 LV 8 LVC 7

13TH 35

2013 SUBARU PUMA RALLYCROSS TEAM USA SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI BRA MUN1 14 MUN2 11 LOU 8 BRI 12 IRW 11 ATL 12 CHA 16 LV 14

11TH 49

2014 SUBARU RALLY TEAM USA SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI BAR 13 AUS 2 DC 11 NY 12 CHA 6 DAY 3 LA1 11 LA2 5 SEA 14 LV 3

8TH 215

2015 SUBARU RALLY TEAM USA SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI FTA 10 DAY1 DNS DAY2 12 MCAS 7 DET1 11 DET2 8 DC LA1 DNS LA2 DNS BAR1 BAR2 LV 8 12TH 88

2016 SUBARU RALLY TEAM USA SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI PHO1 PHO2 DAL DAY1 DAY2 MCAS1 10 MCAS2 DC 9 AC 10 SEA LA1 LA2 15TH 34

Race cancelled.

REFERENCES

* ^ A B "Bio". Bucky Lasek. Bucky Lasek. 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2014. * ^ "BUCKY LASEK PRO-TEC" (Video upload). Pro-Tec on Vimeo. Vimeo LLC. 10 June 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. * ^ "Busky Lasek GRC". Global Rallycross. Global Rallycross. 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. * ^ "Bucky & Pink". Skate and Annoy. Retrieved 3 June 2015. * ^ "Lasek family, Dina Perouty-Leone\'s family". The Baltimore Sun. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013. * ^ Colin Bane; David L'Heureux (27 June 2013). " Bucky Lasek Wins Again". ESPN
ESPN
X Games. ESPN
ESPN
Internet Ventures. Retrieved 23 July 2013. * ^ "A Retrospective of Bob Burnquist’s 25 X Games
X Games
Medals Part 1". Backgrinder. Backgrinder. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013. * ^ TWS (12 May 2013). "2013 VANS POOL PARTY RESULTS". Transworld Skateboarding. Bonnier Corporation. Retrieved 16 May 2013.

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