Recent Skate News
When you’re a skateboard legend, people pay attention. That’s why Oakley’s Bob Burnquist is using the spotlight to show his fans and the public that it’s literally cool to go green. With a pile of X Games medals amongst other accolades throughout his storied career – he’s still shredding, hard-core. Owning the youngsters at X Games 16 this past Summer and still killing it on the Dew Tour, this action sports legend is still doing it all…eco-friendly style. NBC in Los Angeles got a first-hand glimpse of it all – as they paid Bob a visit at his Vista, Calif. home. From his Oakley branded Megaramp to his first bamboo competition board to his signature series Oakley Gascans (made of recycled shades) – Bob gives the public a rundown on his environmentally conscious lifestyle.
Old College Try: Oakley’s Love and Guts Art Show Hits Redlands University, Skate Legends Shred Ridiculous Pool
What do you get when you combine Oakley, the infamous “Ridiculous Pool”, skate legends, artistic expression and a college campus? Love and Guts, Redlands University style. Oakley’s Love and Guts Art Show – whose “Eyes Wide Open” exhibition to date has spanned the Globe to honor the memory of skateboarding’s fallen heroes whose lives were lost too early – ripped its way back to its home region, Southern California last week…complete with its usually extraordinary collection of skate legends, their multiple talents and their overall presence.
Last month Shaun White did a tour around Australia to promote his new sunglass the Holbrook to the countries youth and action sports market. During that time in Australia, Shaun did a lot of media and the following are two videos from an exclusive interview he gave.