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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

  • Ripping Green: Oakley’s Bob Burnquist Takes Over NBC’s “Locally Green” Show

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    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.

  • Shaun White Does Interviews On Oakley Tour Around Australia

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Matt Murray

    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.

  • New York City Welcomes Oakley's Love And Guts: Eyes Wide Open Art Show

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    Posted almost 4 years ago by A. De Lara

    New York City welcomed Love and Guts: Eyes Wide Open art show for what turned out to be one of the best shows to date. Oakley along with Juxtapoz Art and Culture and Thrasher Magazine came together to put on one of the most talked about Art events of the year.

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