Posts Tagged ‘olympics’

Keegan Palmer Takes Bronze at World Championships

Monday, November 5th, 2018

23916056_1512882565414947_903331207745302346_nKeegan Palmer took the bronze medal at the first ever World Championships of Skateboarding in Nanjing, China. Skating for Team Australia, Keegan showed the whole world he is the future of the sport. The youngest on the podium, Keegan will be setting his sights to qualify for 2020 Olympics in Tokyo during next year’s qualifying events.

Palmer Extends With Nike SB Through 2020 Olympics

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

nike_sb_icon_camo_fill_t-shirt_white_1aKeegan Palmer has re-upped with longtime sponsor Nike SB for another 3 years. Keegan will exclusively continue to wear Nike SB shoes and apparel through the 2020 Olympics. Keegan has been riding for the brand since he was little and is now happy to be part of the global team.

Watch for Keegan to skate the first stop of Vans Park Series in Brazil this weekend.

Congrats K!

Blanco Wins Corona Pro in Puerto Rico; Announces PR Affiliation Moving Forward Towards 2020

Monday, March 19th, 2018

logo1Tia Blanco heading to her birthplace this last week to take a convincing win at the Corona Pro PR in Rincón. The surf was good throughout the contest and Tia was on fire. With the win came a check for $5000 and the official announcement that Tia has joined TEAM PR moving forward to represent the team in ISA Worlds, Pan Am Games and hopefully 2020 Olympics in Japan.

Congrats T!

Jacobellis Re-Signs With Paul Mitchell

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Up1tRafkLindsey Jacobellis has re-signed with long time partner Paul Mitchell Systems to exclusively use their haircare and petcare products. In line with Lindsey’s brand of being animal friendly, JPMS is notorious for their cruelty-free policies and industry standard products.

Congrats Lindsey!

Jacobellis Wins Fifth World Title

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

ExternalLink_SBX20World20Champion20Lindsey20Jacobellis2028USA2920-20Sierra20Nevada20201720FIS20Snowboard20World20Championships20-20SBX-X2-1038x576The most dominant snowboard cross athlete in the world has done it again! Lindsey Jacobellis sealed the deal in a close race in Spain to win her fifth world title. With no signs of slowing down, Lindsey has her sights set on that gold medal in S. Korea’s 2018 Winter Olympics.

Congrats to you LJ!!

Tia Blanco Goes Back to Back at ISA World Surfing Games – Gold Medal

Monday, August 15th, 2016

13913560_1296913817020625_7554875211337687083_oThis week Tia Blanco did it again. Representing for TEAM USA at the ISA World Surfing Games, she retained her title and won gold in the individual competition. Team USA wound up getting a bronze medal because of Tia’s performance and they also got gold in the Aloha Cup team challenge. Tia surfed amazingly well all week in Jaco dominating most of her heats with huge carves, big hacks and a couple of super stylist laybacks.

Congrats Tia on your 2016 title win!

RPRT Welcomes Boardercross Mega Star Lindsey Jacobellis to the Family

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

IMG_1241RPRT is stoked to add 10 x X Games gold medalist and Olympic silver medalist in snowboardercross, Lindsey Jacobellis, to the team. Lindsey comes to RPRT with a long history of dominating her sport. She is the face of boardercross being the X Games reigning champ and proving her dominance in the last decade and leading up to the Olympics in Korea.

Based in Southern California, but originally from the East, in her free time she loves to surf, travel and big mountain snowboard.

Thrilled to have Lindsey as part of the family. Welcome LJ!!!

Blanco Gets Silver at ISA World Jr’s as USA Team Takes Gold

Monday, October 19th, 2015

130500004Tia Blanco surfed dominantly all week at the ISA World Jr’s to take the silver medal in the final. Her high scoring performances all week helped her team to secure the first ever Jr. gold medal for the USA Surf Team. In great Oceanside surf, Tia surfed hard all week and in the end missed the gold medal mark by a percentage of a point. Also the ISA World Surfing Games Gold medalist, Tia has had an amazing 2015 for Team USA. Should surfing make the Olympics in 2020, we expect to see Tia competing!

Great surfing Tia and congrats!