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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.
It’s eluded him for a while now. He tried it on the X Games mega ramp this summer…but to no avail. But when Oakley skate legend Bob Burnquist finally landed the 900 this past week – on his backyard mega ramp, provided in part by Oakley – it was even more insane than he originally intended. Why? Not only was it on a mega ramp. It was fakie to fakie. Check out what Bob had to say about the huge feat during a routine visit to Oakley Headquarters on Sept. 7.