• That's a Wrap: Global X Games 2013 Come to a Close in LA; Oakley Athletes Win 8 Medals

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    Posted 8 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    There’s nowhere quite like Los Angeles. It doesn’t have Aspen’s trees or Brazil’s jungles or Barcelona’s architecture or Munich’s floating MegaRamp, but none of those places have a “scene” quite like LA. It’s a place where – at least for four days – the sun was always out, the stars were always in attendance, the streets were always packed, and the parties always went late. And fortunately for the X Games crowds, in the homeland of Hollywood, the drama was ever-present.

  • Enter Skateboard Icon Bob Burnquist's Dreamland

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    Posted 9 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    To some, home is where the heart is. For skateboard icon Bob Burnquist, home is where innovation happens. Home is “Dreamland.” In this new webisode series, Burnquist grants his fans exclusive access to the private domain in which so many of his contributions to skateboarding were born, his backyard in Southern California, which he calls Dreamland. Hence, “The Dreamland Series.”

  • Historic Performances at X Games Munich

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    Posted 10 months ago by Elishia Matta

    Despite being thwarted by high winds, rain and generally uncooperative weather, X Games Munich has come to a historic conclusion with Oakley’s own Bob Burnquist at the center of the storied action.

Bob Burnquist

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Date of Birth:
October 10, 1976
Hometown:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sponsors:
Hurley, TNT Energy Drinks, Oakley, Flip Skateboards, Toyota, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Sambazon, Independent, Ricta, Mob Grip, OGIO, Nixon
Hobbies:
Living

Career Highlights

    • 25x Summer X Games Medalist (11 Gold, 6 Silver and 8 Bronze) – X Games Medal Count Record Holder
    • First Skateboarder to Land a Mega Fakie to Fakie 900 (September 4, 2010)
    • Only Skateboarder to Go Over a Gapped Loop Ramp While Riding Switch
    • Co-founder of the Action Sports Environmental Coalition (ASEC)
    • First Skateboarder to Go All the Way Around a Full Pipe
    • Featured in the Hit Video Game Series "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater"
    • Creator of the “Burntwist," Which is a 360 Eggplant
    • Landed the First Christ Air Backflip at the Nitro Circus Demo, Named the "Bob Flip Christ Air" (2010)
    • 4x Gravity Games Medalist (2 Golds, 2 Silver)
    • 6x Winner Transworld Rider's Award
    • 2010: Silver Medal, Maloof Money Cup Vert
    • 2007: "Outsider of the Year," Outside Magazine Brazil
    • 2003 - 1st Place - Vans Triple Crown, Vert
    • 2002 - Voted Op "King of Skate"
    • 2002 - Transworld Rider's Poll Awards: Rider's Choice Best Vert Skater
    • 2002: Laureus World of Sports "Alternative Sportsperson of the Year"
    • 2001 - 1st Place - Red Bull Skate Pro Brazil, Vert
    • 2001 - Gold Medal - Gravity Games, Vert Best Trick
    • 2001: "Best Skateboarder of the Year," NEA Awards – Munich, Germany
    • 2001: "Rider's Choice Best Vert Skater," Transworld Rider's Poll Awards
    • 2001 - Transworld Rider's Poll Awards: WCS Award for Highest Points Vert
    • 1999: Gold Medal, Gravity Games Vert
    • 1999: "Rider's Choice Best Vert Skater," Transworld Rider's Poll Awards
    • 1999: "Reader's Choice Best Overall Skater," Transworld Rider's Poll Awards
    • 1997: Thrasher Magazine Skater of the Year