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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

  • Back 3: Skate Superstar Ryan Sheckler Grabs X Games Street Silver

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    Posted about 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    For Ryan Sheckler, it’s always good to share the podium with the homies. And although Oakley’s Superstar didn’t pick up the X Games Skateboard Street Gold this year, he at least took second behind one worthy champ: P-Rod. “I was just happy to land my run,” Ryan said, rocking his Oakley eyewear. “It just worked out. I really wanted to land that back 3 and I got that, so I’m stoked,” Sheckler said. “I’m very excited to be up here. I haven’t had a podium finish in a minute, so I’m stoked.”

  • Mr. Consistency: Rune Glifberg Takes X Games Skateboard Park Bronze Medal

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    Posted about 2 years ago by John Ohail

    This year’s X Games marked the 18th edition of the tried-and-true action and motor sports event. One man who’s been a consistent figure at the contest: Rune Glifberg. The 37-year-old Denmark native has competed in every Summer X Games since its conception. Glifberg took the bronze medal in the Men’s Skateboard Park, bringing his X Games medal tally to 11. He had previously won the event in 2008 and 2009.

  • Legend Continues: Skateboard Icon Bob Burnquist Claims Big Air Gold at X Games 2012

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    Posted about 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The Legend continues. Oakley’s long-time Skateboard Icon, Bob Burnquist, facing the influx of new-generation riders pushing the envelope in the sport, claimed his fourth X Games Big Air Gold on Friday. The Brazilian, who tweaked his lower back during practice earlier in the week, dropped into the Finals with his usual aura of greatness, throwing down a killer 94.33 third run laced with an Indy 720 over to Fakie – squatting out of the run.

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