It’s not every day that you can see Bob Burnquist sailing around the classic SPoT vert ramp, but thanks to this clip, it could be.
Bob Burnquist discusses growing up in São Paulo Brazil, turning pro for Urgh Skateboards at age 14, going to San Fransisco and getting on Real then Anti Hero, skating in the X-Games, leaving Anti Hero for The Firm, filming for “Menikmati”, getting Rodrigo TX on the Firm and Es Footwear, trying to loop the Mt. Baldy full pipe, how the mega ramp came to be, Filming for Flip’s “Extremely Sorry”, winning 14 X-Games gold medals in 22 years, doing the loop switch with no roof, his Dreamland backyard park, skating into the Grand Canyon, his companies Burnkit and Farmaleaf, Retiring from the X-Games and much more!
There aren’t too many places where you can see Bob Burnquist, Bucky Lasek, and Rune Glifberg, all sessioning the same vert ramp. That is, unless you’re watching footage from Tampa Pro 2001. Kick back and enjoy this brief time capsule back to our 7th year of Tampa Pro.
New Bob Burnquist footage from MOB Grip.
Skateboarding legend Bob Burnquist shocked the masses when he walked away from Skateboard Big Air in 2017, saying that the future was in the youth’s hands. But he hasn’t completely wrapped up his skateboarding career.
Skateboard legends Bob Burnquist and Chris Cole discuss Burnquist’s decision to retire from X Games. Burnquist has competed at every X Games summer event since its inception and has 30 medals to his name.
Skateboard Big Air veteran Bob Burnquist has skated at every X Games since the beginning in 1995. In Minneapolis, he announced the end of his run.
X Games Skateboard Big Air veteran Bob Burnquist already has 30 X Games medals to his name, but heading into X Games Minneapolis 2017, he’s not satisfied just yet.
Rio de Janeiro has long had a passionate relationship with skateboarding. The skate scene in Rio is growing and this vert ramp is proof. “This is one of the first big public vert ramp projects.” said Bob Burnquist, who spearheaded the ramp. “We’ve had public ramps in the past but this is the first at this level.”
X Games goes through some of Bob Burnquist’s memorable moments at the X Games as part of their “Most Dominant” Series.
Bob Burnquist and Pedro Barros head to Rip De Janeiro to skate celebrating the re-opening of the Rio Sul Bowl.
Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham stops by Bob Burnquist’s backyard “Dreamland” to ride the mega ramp, and oh what a ride it is… pure inspiration.