Meet Tillman the Skateboarding Dog

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    July 30, 2009: Tillman the skateboarding bulldog arrives at the premiere "X Games 3D: The Movie" held at Nokia Theatre LA Live.

    A star from the Hollywood area is making the rounds here in the Bay Area this weekend.  Tillman is a good looking bulldog, but his claim to fame is the fact that he can skateboard with the best of the two-legged human breed.

    He's a 4-year-old 60-pound English bulldog.  He thrilled quite a large crowd outside a Burlingame Pet Food Express Saturday.  Sunday he will have an even bigger audience at AT&T Park prior to the Giants game.

    His owner, Ron Davis, says Tillman is a true adrenaline junkie, adding he can also surf and snowboard.

    Davis named his pooch after the late NFL star, U.S. Army Ranger and San Jose-native Pat Tillman.

    The canine is the current world record holder of fastest skateboarding dog. Last year he rolled 100 meters in 19.6 seconds.

    Tillman's performance videos have over 20 million hits on YouTube and according to a news release from July he was named to Time Magazine Top 50 YouTube videos of all time.
     

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