Skateboarder Ryan Sheckler Says Michael Phelps Helped Him Stay Sober


By Jason Duaine Hahn

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Michael Phelps has used his personal struggles to help out those in need, including other pro athletes like skateboarder Ryan Sheckler.

The 23-time Olympic gold medalist has spoken about his past struggles with alcohol, which led to two DUI arrests during his journey to becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time.

Phelps once reached out to Sheckler, who starred in the MTV reality show, Life of Ryan, to offer encouragement on the topic, the latter said.

In a recent interview with Graham Bensinger, Sheckler detailed how Phelps played a part in him committing to sobriety after falling…click here to continue reading