Posts Tagged ‘skateboarding’

Palmer Gets 3rd at Dew Tour

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Amongst the best park skaters in the world, in the first Olympic qualifier ever for skateboarding, Keegan Palmer made the podium in 3rd place. Skaters came from all over the world to try and compete and get valuable qualifying points for 2020. Based on world rank, Keegan advanced straight to semi-finals where he put down a perfect first run to get a score high enough to advance him to 7th place. In finals, he faced the heaviest hitters in the world and came out swinging right out of the gates with a 75 point ride. That garnered him a score high enough to hold on to second place for most the contest. In the end he was edged out but stayed on the podium at 3rd.

Keegan Wins Vans Park Series Oceania Championships

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Keegan Palmer is the Vans Park Series Oceania Champ for the second year in a row. Winning the first stop of the regional championships guarantees Keegan a spot in the World Championships Final no matter how he does at the other stops in the series.

Great work Keegan.

Blanco Signature Sector 9 Board Out Now

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Tia Blanco’s second signature complete is out now for Sector 9. The graphics pay homage to the Native American bloodline on her father’s side. The board is available HERE.

Palmer to Sign New Oakley Deal

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Oakley_2Keegan Palmer has committed to re-sign a new deal with Oakley Eyewear for the 2018/19 year. Keegan has been repping the brand for many years and is hyped to be able to continue with the company. Keegan will exclusively wear their eyewear, goggles and snow helmets.

Thanks Oakley for the continued support.

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.

Meet Keegan Palmer at Otter Pops Village 6/30 2 P.M. – Dew Tour 2018

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

nfIIK4gs_400x400Keegan Palmer will be at the Otter Pops Village during Dew Tour on Saturday 30th at 2 p.m. Come by the booth to meet Keegan and get his autograph and try the new coconut water Otter Pops while you are at it!

Dew Tour takes place from 6/29-7/1 and Keegan will be skating in the Team contest for Flip as well as the pro park contest.

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!

Keegan Wins Vans Park Series Continental Championships (Oceania)

Monday, April 30th, 2018

SlGo5qia_400x400Keegan Palmer slayed the competition this weekend at the first stop of the Vans Park Series Continental Championships for Oceania. Even though Keegan is a tour pro he is eligible to compete in the Continentals for a chance to get a golden ticket straight to Worlds. With his first place win (he also qualified first in semi’s), Keegan gets that slot to go to China no matter how he does in the rest of the tour.

Next stop for VPS will be in Brazil.

Great job Keegan!

Palmer Wins Bowlzilla!

Monday, March 19th, 2018

elanoraair1Keegan Palmer continues his bowl dominance in Australia winning the Bowlzilla contest at Eleanora this past weekend. Keegan grew up skating this spot and his lines showed knowledge of every nook and cranny of the spot.

Congrats Keegan!

Tia Blanco Signature Lotus Pro Out Now On Sector 9

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

tiasector9lotusTia Blanco is the first female to release a signature board for Sector 9. Her board is a hybrid cruiser meant to take you down to the beach or enjoy a concrete shred on flat days. The board is now available on the Sector 9 website or in select retailers.

The board retails for $149.99 complete. To get the Lotus Tia Pro please go HERE.