Kader Sylla

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Kader Sylla
Personal information
Birth nameKader Sylla
Born (2002-10-16) 16 October 2002 (age 18)[1]
Woodland Hills, California, U.S.

Kader Sylla (born 2002) is a goofy-footed American skateboarder from Studio City, California.[2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

He was born and raised in California, and is from the Los Angeles neighborhood of Encino. His interest in the sport of skateboarding began at a young age through his exposure to fingerboards. At the age of 6, he received his first skateboard from his grandma, who purchased it from a local CVS. From then on, he continued to practice with the assistance of online YouTube tutorials until his skills were able to bring him notoriety across the skateboarding community. His main inspirations to skate were that of Rowan Zorilla, Torey Pudwill and Ryan Sheckler.[5]


Kader signed with Baker Skateboards as an amateur in 2016. He was first scouted by company owner Andrew Reynolds. Since then, he has appeared at numerous skate demos for the team. In Late September 2017, He signed with Emerica. Since then, Kader has switched to Vans in 2018, for which he has released a number of partnered skate shoes.[citation needed]

In 2019, at the age of 16, Sylla went pro for Baker Skateboards.[6][7] In the same year, Kader also managed to make his entry into the Supreme skate team.


Kader is a member of Carcasscrew, a skateboarding group that consists of multiple skaters recognized by different skateboard deck brands. Members of the group along with Kader are Andrew Reynolds, his daughter Stella Reynolds, Jay Thorpe and Kevin Long. Kader came up with the name for the skate crew.[8]

Skate videos[edit]

In 2017, Sylla appeared in the Emerica video Young Emericans and the Baker Ams video. Sylla also had a part in the Thrasher - Am Scramble 2018. In 2019, Sylla appeared in Boys of Summer 2 by Logon Lara swell as Supreme NY's "CANDYLAND" video [9] Courtesy by Vans Canada. He also appears in Melodi's first EC video [10] and Tristan Warren's "DREAM2021MOVIEVILLE" [11] and has released 2 solo parts on his personal youtube channel titled "thankyouvans" [12] and "fuckthisskateshit".[13] In December 2019, Kader had the opening part in Baker 4.[14] Sylla was also frequently featured in seasons 9 and 10 of the Camp Woodward Show when he was younger.


Sylla's sponsors are Baker, Adidas Skateboarding, Shake Junt, Venture, Stance Socks,Spitfire, CCS, ValSurf Skate Shop, and Supreme NY .[15]


  1. ^ "Kader Sylla". Skatelab.
  2. ^ Craighead, Olivia. "Why you should be rooting for Kader Sylla in 2019". The FADER.
  3. ^ "Kader Sylla Skateboarder Profile". SPoT Skate Shop at Skatepark of Tampa. Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  4. ^ Meronek, Rob. "Kader Sylla Profile Bio: Ranking, Photos, Video Global Rank: 3010th Overall". TheBoardr. Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  5. ^ "Interrogating Kader Sylla, Baker's Youngest Am".
  7. ^ "UPDATE: Andrew Reynolds Turns Kader Sylla Pro for Baker ⋆ SKATE NEWSWIRE". SKATE NEWSWIRE. 18 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Pro, Kader Sylla". Vans.com.
  9. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yk1cLKpzHck
  10. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEH3vbdIjLA
  11. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5qPCMgp0aM
  12. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zf_RsBtnILY
  13. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuNkfGc-NE0
  14. ^ "Kader Sylla's "Baker 4" Interview". www.thrashermagazine.com.
  15. ^ "Kader Sylla Skateboarder Profile". SPoT Skate Shop at Skatepark of Tampa. Retrieved 2019-04-08.

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