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Eric Koston Signature Series Frogskins LX - Night Camo/Dark Grey (OO2043-13)

Eric Koston

Action Sports

Where does one begin with Eric Koston? Koston will go down as one of the all-time greats in skateboarding. Since turning pro in 1993, he has seemingly done it all; from X-Games medals to being recognized as one of the best street skaters around, and to this day, he still continues to leave an impact in skateboarding. Always known for being an innovator and influencer within the skateboard community, Koston continues to grow the culture with his online powerhouse, TheBerrics.com, in part...

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Cha ching. Greg Lutzka is going home with some more cash money…$160,000 to be exact. Oakley’s Skate Team Ripper scored the sport’s largest cash prize by emerging victorious at the New York Maloof Money Cup this past weekend, topping Dennis Busenitz with a frontside 270 to backside nose bluntslide to a frontside bigspin to noseslide.

  • Innovation: Oakley Team Ripper Adam Melling Breaks Down Technologically Advanced Blade Boardshorts

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    We said it before. We’ll say it again. There’s simply nothing like it in the water. Oakley’s super high-tech Blade Boardshort is changing the face of surf apparel technology for surfers all around the World. And no one knows this better than O’s own Team rippers. Enter Adam Melling. A solid force to be reckoned with on the ASP World Tour, the 2011 O’neill Cold Water Classic (New Zealand) Champion recently took the Blade for a spin. Sufficed to say, he’s reaping the rewards of rocking the most advanced gear on the Planet.

  • Fred Rubble? O Surf Team Ripper Conner Coffin Teams with Channel Islands to Drop New Board

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You remember Fred Rubble. The dude had volume up front. And so does the new Channel Islands Board – designed with Oakley’s young team ripper Conner Coffin in mind. With more volume near the nose – which allows surfers to surf harder with their front foot – Conner’s new board is out and ready for purchase. And it has plenty more well thought out features to offer than just more foam. Peep the below video on its release:

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