Theotis Beasley is a 22-year-old Nike SB and Mountain Dew pro-skater who is from Inglewood, CA. His career spans over 10 years that's filled with great accomplishments: 16 endorsements, for example, with popular brands such as Nike, Skull Candy and Bakers Skateboards. Many gravitate to Beasley because of his positive personality. Simply put, he’s the “happiest skateboarder” in his sport and people love hanging out with him.

Just in time for the holidays, Beasley is teaming up with XXL to give away a holiday gift basket. It includes a Bakers skateboard, Stance socks, Skull Candy headphones and some Diamond Supply Co. gear. Get familiar with Beasley’s in our short conversation, and find out how to be a winner below. We will be running the contest from Dec. 17 to Dec. 20.

What are your favorite hip-hop artists in 2013?
My favorite hip-hop artists are Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Lil Wayne, Tyga, Drake, Jay Z, Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz and Big Sean.

What are the songs you like to play while skating?
My favorite songs to listen to while skating are YG's "Left, Right," Drake's "Worst Behavior" and "From Time," Rick Ross's "No Games," Meek Mill's "I'm Leanin'", Tyga's "Young Kobe" and "Wake Up In It."

Which hip-hop artist do you want to meet the most?
The artist I want to meet most is Rick Ross!

What is your New Years Resolution?
I want to buy a house, continue to skateboard and be the best at what I do! Continue to work hard to do big things for my fam, stay healthy, keep my sponsors proud and put God first. Turn Up!

To enter to win, name three other rappers who skate or have skated before. Send your name and answers to with the subject as Theotis Giveaway. A winner will be drawn randomly and we will notify you by the end of the week.

Theotis - BELEE DAT Skateboard Deck

This Baker skateboard deck uses top-quality materials and construction to provide long lasting pop. Show your support for Baker with this Beasley Belee Dat skateboard deck. Grip tape not included unless noted otherwise.

Brand: Baker
Width: 8.12"
Shape: Standard
Color: Red
Pro Model: Theotis Beasley
Price: $69.99

Skullcandy Crusher White Headphones

Not even you can be ready for the supreme sound of the Crusher headphones from Skullcandy! The smooth white design and black leather-touch ear pillows give these bass boosting headphones a classy look and serious sound. The dual vibration Sensation55 and REX40 subwoofer drivers shake your brain in the best way possible, while the Mic1 in-line controller lets your bump it at your own pace. The articulating rotatable earcups and fold-able design lets you stash them in their protective bag and travel anywhere. Keep things loud with these over ear Skullcandy Crusher headphones in white and black.

Price: $99.95


Known for his smile and known for his style, Theotis Beasley always kicks out positive vibes. His presence—and skating—is refreshing and nothing short of inspirational. At Stance, we’re honored to present his signature sock, the Theotis Cool-Max. Thanks to a blend of Cool-Max and premium combed cotton, this sock provides a plush ride and helps regulate the temperature of your feet. For additional comfort, the sock sports a deep heel pocket and elastic arch support. Like Theotis, this sock will keep you smiling.

Price: $12.99

DIAMOND SUPPLY - T shirts, Hats and Beanies

Diamond Supply Co. opened its flagship doors in the historic Fairfax neighborhood in Los Angeles, and has remained a cultural staple since. Home to exclusive special releases, the shop is no stranger to lines that wrap around the block or the un-announced pro-skater, artist, or athlete, stopping by to pick up the latest releases.