Athlete Spotlight

DSAR9252_luanoliveira_oakley
  • CM_XGamesBrazil_20Apr2013-5627
  • DSAR9329_luandeoliveira_nollieheel_oakley
  • DSAR9252_luanoliveira_oakley
  • DSAR9204_luanoliveira_oakley

Favorite Gear

4f74fc1175c8b
Frogskins - Polished Rootbeer/Bronze (24-303)

Luan Oliveira

Skate

Consecutive Tampa Am wins (never before or since achieved) and a brilliant debut part (in Flip’s “Extremely Sorry”), launched Luan Oliveira onto the skate scene, announcing him as the newest and one of the most technical Brazilian talents to come along. His mix of advanced technicality with next-level consistency has ignited Luan’s ascension to the professional level and continued to impress as he’s established himself as both a gritty and clutch competitor and a dynamic talent in front of the lens. Having proved himself a force on the inte...

Read more about Luan Oliveira

Recent Skate News

  • The Legend Returns: Bob Burnquist Claims Big Air Gold at X Games 17, Brazilians Rock Oakley on the Megaramp

    BobMain

    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    He already had 20 X Games medals. But Oakley Skate Legend Bob Burnquist hadn’t claimed Big Air Gold in two long years. Until Friday, that is. Make that 21. The timeless Brazilian bomber launched his way to his third gold medal on the Megaramp – throwing down a massive switch 5 into lein rodeo to grab and retain the lead in the contest. No one would come close.

  • Bronzed: Ryan Sheckler Claims Skateboard Street Bronze at X Games 17

    Sheckler1

    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Ryan Sheckler wasn’t quite in top form this past week at X Games 17. But Oakley’s skate team superstar displayed his natural talent in grabbing the Skateboard Street Bronze amidst fierce competition from the young phenoms on the course. Ryan’s full runs didn’t materialize the way he’d hoped, with the only complete planned run ending with a long, solid rail grind.

  • Elevation: Bob Burnquist Gears Up for X Games 17 Skateboard Big Air Glory

    BobX16

    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    If you know anything about skateboard history, you know Bob Burnquist. Hell, even if your knowledge is limited to skateboard video games, you still know and love Bob. Well the Legend is back for more. With 20 Summer X Games medals in the bag, it still isn’t enough for Oakley’s Brazilian bomber. Let’s just say, this year is going to be absolutely all-time. Coming off a Summer X last year where he landed a massive switch stale 540 into an indy 540 to earn a 93 and Silver medal, Bob is also fresh the heels of landing the first-ever fakie to fakie 900 on a megaramp – in his backyard. Which begs the question, what kind of aerial insanity will be going down this year? Will there be a 900 in competition?

Recent Photo Albums