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Luan Oliveira

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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...

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Recent Skate News

  • Skateboard Legend Rune Glifberg and 20 Years of X Games

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    Posted about 1 month ago by Chasen Marshall

    Rune Glifberg has been apart of X Games since the beginning. He was on hand that first year in 1995 when the event was called Extreme Games and ESPN and the greater sporting landscape were still trying to wrap their respective heads around where action sports fit into the bigger picture. Nearly 20 years later, Rune is an icon in skateboarding, an eight-time X Games medal winner, and at 39 is still a contender for the podium every year.

  • Brazilian Wunderkind Luan Oliveira Joins Oakley Skate Team || Interview

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    Posted 3 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    A skateboard and some ingenuity carried Luan Oliveira a long way. The setting has changed – from the streets of Porto Alegre, Brazil to the bright lights, big paydays and raucous crowds of Street League – but the passion for having his feet on a skateboard are very much the same. Despite the drastic lifestyle changes, Oliveira remains a giddy, good-natured kid at heart who wants to skate fast and stomp tricks. He still finds himself gazing at his surroundings with disbelief, be it on a trip with some skate legends or in the X Games gauntlet, but he’s earned every bit of good fortune that’s come his way. Oliveira is the newest member of the star-studded Oakley Skate Team, so we took a few minutes during his first visit to the Oakley Bunker to rap out with the guy.

  • That's a Wrap: Global X Games 2013 Come to a Close in LA; Oakley Athletes Win 8 Medals

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    Posted 12 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    There’s nowhere quite like Los Angeles. It doesn’t have Aspen’s trees or Brazil’s jungles or Barcelona’s architecture or Munich’s floating MegaRamp, but none of those places have a “scene” quite like LA. It’s a place where – at least for four days – the sun was always out, the stars were always in attendance, the streets were always packed, and the parties always went late. And fortunately for the X Games crowds, in the homeland of Hollywood, the drama was ever-present.

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