Karsten Kleppan

Shane O’Neill Wins Tampa Pro 2016

YouTube Preview ImageIt all came down to the last skater and the last run during this afternoon’s Tampa Pro finals for the winner to be determined. And Shane O’Neill did just that as he nailed down a commanding and powerful run to take home the win and his place on top of the podium. Congrats Shane! Drop by the Skatepark of Tampa and Street League sites for all event results, photos and highlights of Tampa Pro in the coming hours.

Final Results
1. Shane O’Neill – Wins a 2016 SLS Super Crown World Championship golden ticket
2. Carlos Ribeiro – Wins a spot on the 2016 SLS Pro Tour
3. Tom Asta
4. Nyah Huston
5. Micky Papa – Wins a spot on the 2016 SLS Pro Tour
6. Ryan Decenzo
7. Luan Oliveira
8. David Loy
9. Cody McEntire
10. Karsten Kleppan
11. Max Kruglov
12. Evan Smith

Nike SB Chronicles, Vol. 3 – Teaser

YouTube Preview ImageHere’s a tease at the forthcoming Nike SB Chronicles Volume 3.featuring Karsten Kleppan, Omar Salazar, Lance Mountain, Brian Anderson, Eric Koston, Kevin Bradley, Trevor Colden, Cory Kennedy & friends. December is the targeted release month.

Nike Skateboarding X Fluff – Scandinavia

YouTube Preview Image Norse gnar with Nike Skateboarding & Fluff Magazine on an epic exploration of Scandinavia’s best skate spots. Featuring: Bobby Worrest, Karsten Kleppan, Simo Makela, Hjalte Halberg, Jarne Verbruggen, Michael Mackrodt, Olli Illmonen and Koffe Halgren.

Element ‘Make It Count’: European Finals

YouTube Preview Image The European Finals for the Element Make it Count Contest Series were held in Lisbon, Portugal at the end of June. Eleven contestants from all over Europe were competing for an all expenses trip to California for the Global Finals.

Element riders Levi Brown, Madars Apse, Phil Zwijsen, Michael Mackrodt, Karsten Kleppan and Ruben Rodrigues were on hand to judge a very close contest. When the dust had settled Andrew Verde was declared the overall winner. Congrats also to Robbin De Wit who won the Dakine Wildcard prize.

2014 Make it Count International Contest Series Results
1. Andrew Verde
2. Rob Maatman
3. Ville Vierriko