After nearly a decade of pro skateboarding, New Jersey’s Ishod Wair has established himself as one of our most well-rounded—and enthusiastic—riders. And when Wair steps on his board, it’s obvious to everyone that he takes full advantage of every moment: His heroically long skate sessions (requiring an arsenal of several dry shirts); his penchant for bowls and vert ramps, while his peers are happy to stay horizontal; and his head-turning ability to skate in each stance with equal dexterity, are all still in full effect. Of course, Wair has always operated at 100%, and very few pro skateboarders communicate pure, unvarnished joy the way he does. It turns out that loving what you do will really get you places—in 2019, he emerged victorious at X Games Norway with casual runs that exemplified Wair’s organic approach. Needless to say, he was happy with the result.