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Bob Burnquist Signature Series Style Switch - Matte Dark Green/Dark Grey & VR50 (OO9194-13)

Bob Burnquist

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Bob Burnquist starting skating in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the age of 11, before the sport consumed the country and the world. By 14, he had turned pro. In 1995 he showed up, entered and won the Slam City Jam in 1995 and has been wowing crowds with his skating ever since. Capable in all disciplines, Bob has set himself apart primarily in Vert and MegaRamp – which could be due in part to the fact that he has a private half-pipe and MegaRamp at his home, which he calls “Dreamland,” in Southern California. However, his talents and interests are not limited to ska...

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Recent Skate News

  • Love and Guts: Oakley Skate-Art Show Drops Into Big Apple With Thrasher Magazine

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Love and Guts continues to smash its way from coast to coast. Oakley’s killer skate-art show tour dropped into NYC last Thursday night. The much anticipated Artist Collaboration with Juxtapoz Magazine creator Robert Williams – and his heavy ties to Skateboarding’s past and present – brought photography from 30 years of Thrasher Magazine to the Lower East Side.

  • Money: O Skate Slasher Greg Lutzka Claims New York Maloof Cup, Bags Record Prize

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    Posted almost 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.

  • Love And Guts: Oakley Skate-Art Show Hits San Francisco, Thrasher Magazine Shines

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The ‘Love and Guts’ Skate-Art Show has been bringing the stoke to both coasts for a few years now. But it just stepped up. Big time. Oakley’s stylish celebration of Skate and Art just hit one of the artsiest hubs around…San Francisco. And with one new, major development. New partnerships: With one new player being Thrasher Magazine.

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