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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

  • "Sheckler Sessions" Series Takes a Look Into Life on the Road With the Skateboarding Phenom

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Chasen Marshall

    There’s a new means to document the life of Ryan Sheckler. No more MTV. The “Sheckler Sessions” is a new web series featuring Ryan – the ins and outs, ups and downs of being a traveling pro skateboarder and burgeoning icon. Mostly, it’s Ryan and friends skating, having fun, traveling, and working on the new Plan B skate video.

  • Bob Burnquist Continues His Dominance in MegaRamp, Winning in Brazil

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Chasen Marshall

    Competing in front of a passionate crowd in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Bob Burnquist did what Bob Burnquist does in MegaRamp – he went big, was smooth in his execution and won another title. On Sunday, his winning run on the 65 was a switch backside 180 to Indy 540 – while launching nearly 21 feet into the air.

  • Final Episode of Eric Koston's Epicly Later'd Series Wraps Up the In-Depth Look Into the Star Skateboarder's Life

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Chasen Marshall

    Though the Olympics commanded the attention of millions globally for the last two weeks, that didn’t slow down the Eric Koston Epicly Later’d Express. With the sixth episode up now on Vice’s website, we wrap up what has been an incredibly successful six-week run. As of two days ago, the series has racked up over two million total views globally, and has accumulated thousands of social media mentions, resulting in 3.5 million social media impressions – which makes Eric’s series the all-time record holder for Epicly Later’d views! That’s really saying something given the enormous popularity of the series.

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