• Fear and Loathing in Australia – Oakley Skateboarding in Oz

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    Posted 11 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    Eric Koston. Rune Glifberg. Ryan Sheckler. Curren Caples. Oakley sent this lethal foursome to Australia with legendary skateboarder/photographer Arto Saari and what resulted was an amazing multimedia story on the trials and tribulations that come with being any one of these heralded skaters out on the road. Incorporating videos, a gallery of Arto’s best images and a narrative of the weeks-long trip, we get a sense for this unique melding of talents, both in front of and behind the lens. Check out the story at oakley.com/oakleyinoz.

  • Oakley Goes Into the Jungle for X Games Foz do Iguacu, Emerges With 10 Medals

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    Posted 12 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    Much like the magnificent Iguazu Falls nearby, the four days of X Games Foz do Iguaçu were not to be missed. Between the world-class action, the passionate crowds, the tropical climate, and the ear-ringing decibel levels, overall, the event was sensation-numbing in the best ways possible.

  • "Down Under Days" With Rune Glifberg

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Chasen Marshall

    Trading the chilly Scandinavian autumn for Australia’s warmer and sunnier skies, Rune Glifberg spent a few days discovering Sydney’s finest skate bowls. As he transitions from one spot to the next, the legendary bowl rider displays his trademark smooth, flowing style. After more than 25 years in the game, Rune remains one of the best bowl riders in the world.

Rune Glifberg

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Date of Birth:
October 7, 1974
Hometown:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Sponsors:
Flip Skateboards, Converse, Volcom, Oakley, Burn Energy, Ricta Wheels, Independent Trucks, MOB Griptape

Career Highlights

    • 12x Summer X Games Medalist in Park, Vert and Vert Doubles (2 Gold, 3 Silver, 7 Bronze)
    • 2012: 3rd, Vans Bondi Bowl-a-Rama
    • 2011: 2nd, Vans Bowl-a-Rama – Sydney, Australia
    • 2010: 1st, Copenhagen Pro Vert
    • 2008: 1st, Bowl-a-Rama – Wellington, NZL
    • 2008: 2nd, Bowl-a-Rama – Bondi Beach, Australia
    • Featured in the hit video game series "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater"