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Ryan Sheckler: On the Road to Recovery for Summer X Games 2013 in Brazil

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It was just 8 weeks ago when Ryan Sheckler ate it while trying to gap back lip a gnarly double-set during an Oakley trip in Australia. With just over one week until the kickoff of the 2013 Summer X Games in Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil, Sheckler is sharing his road to recovery story with ESPN.

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Having broken numerous bones over the years, the one-time MTV reality star managed to correctly self-diagnose his painful 5th metatarsal injury (he ripped two of the ligaments off the joint), before getting back to his feet to re-attempt the gap.

During the footage, Sheckler shares his appreciation for physiotherapy and takes viewers on a behind the scenes look of his healing process.

Watch the video HERE

Metatarsus

The metatarsus or metatarsal bones are a group of five long bone s in the foot located between the tarsal bones of the hind- and mid-