• Oakley Skate Team BBQ in Oz

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    With the contest stress out of the way, members of the international Oakley skate team in Australia for the 2011 Van BOWL-A-RAMA contest could sit back relax and take in this beautiful Sunday in Bondi Beach.

  • OAKLEY SKATERS TAKE TOP HONORS AT THE 2011 VANS BOWL-A-RAMA IN BONDI

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    The seventh annual Vans BOWL-A-RAMA event in Bondi Beach, AUS has come to a close. The day showcased some of the world’s top international skaters of all ages and awarded $60,000 AUD in prize money.

  • Oakley Skate Down Under

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Some of the best skaters in the world are gathering in Australia for the annual Bowl-A-Rama skate contest. The competition is on from 9am – 7pm at Bondi Beach Skatepark on Saturday Feb. 19, however the week is full of activities from media engagements and demos to the infamous parties at The Beach Road Hotel.

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