1-on-1 w/ Bob

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Bob Burnquist is an icon in the world of skateboarding, whether you have witnessed his dynamic vert riding style or his mega-ramp sessions at Summer X or his latest video part in Oakley’s “Our Life” you know Bob is one of a kind. Burnquist took some time out of his crazy schedule to sit down with Dylan Radloff (Oakley Skate Sports Marketing Manager) and myself to chat about his life and where the sport of skateboarding has taken him.

Part One:

Bob talks about getting started in skateboarding, growing up in Brazil, how he ended being sponsored by Oakley and what contests provide for the skate community. Watch it

Part Two:

Bob discusses the mega-ramp and why he built one in his backyard. As well his company Burnquist Organics and how he is trying to help the environment through his endeavors. Watch it

Part Three:

Bob explains why he picked the Pixies for his part in “Our Life”, what it’s like skating in China and where he is looking to progress his skating in 2008. Watch it

Author

Matt Murray

Date

October 28, 2007