Bob Burnquist

Disciplines: Skateboard, Skateboard, DoublesFrom: Rio De Janeiro, BRA BRABorn: 10/10/76

About Bob

An X Games legend, Bob has the most medals in the event's history, with 30. As of Austin 2016, he'll be the only person to compete at every X Games summer event. The 39-year-old defending Big Air champ is still going strong, contesting Vert, Big Air and Big Air Doubles in Austin. He opened up his backyard playground to other skaters, but don't count on the field gaining on him in Big Air: He owns 8 gold in the discipline. Bob is building the first vert ramp ever in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro and loves to fly, including fixed wing, helicopters and now drones. His two daughters are on two continents, and he splits his time between the two.

  • Most medals in X Games history: 30 (14 gold, 8 silver, 8 bronze).
  • Second
  • most gold in X Games history; 1 behind Shaun White's 15. Bob is in 3 XG Austin 2016 disciplines; he could become the gold king.
  • Including Austin 2016, Bob is the only athlete to compete in all 26 X Games summer events.
  • 13 consecutive SKB Big Air medals, dating to 2006.
  • Licensed helicopter and airplane pilot; licensed skydiver; flies drones for filming
  • Video, Dreamland (July 2013), is considered one of the most innovative edits ever.
  • Nominated for Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year in 2016. He won the award in 2002.

X Games Medal Count

14

8

8

X Games Competition History

X Games Austin 2015 DBL Big Air Doubles1st
X Games Austin 2015 SKB Vert5th
X Games Austin 2015 SKB Vert Best Trick2nd
X Games Austin 2015 SKB Big Air1st
X Games Austin 2014 SKB Big Air2nd
X Games Los Angeles 2013 SKB Big Air3rd
X Games Munich 2013 SKB Big Air1st
X Games Munich 2013 SKB Vert5th
X Games Barcelona 2013 SKB Big Air1st
X Games Foz do Iguaçu 2013 SKB Vert8th
X Games Foz do Iguaçu 2013 SKB Big Air1st
X Games Los Angeles 2012 SKB Big Air1st
X Games 2011 SKB Big Air1st
X Games 2011 SKB Vert8th
X Games 2010 SKB Vert9th
X Games 2010 SKB Vert Best Trick3rd
X Games 2010 SKB Big Air Rail Jam1st
X Games 2010 SKB Big Air2nd
X Games 2009 SKB Big Air2nd
X Games 2009 SKB Big Air Rail Jam2nd
X Games 2009 SKB Vert6th
X Games 2008 SKB Vert6th
X Games 2008 SKB Big Air1st
X Games 2007 SKB Big Air1st
X Games 2007 SKB Vert8th
X Games 2006 SKB Vert Best Trick3rd
X Games 2006 SKB Big Air3rd
X Games 2006 SKB Vert2nd
X Games 2005 SKB Vert4th
X Games 2005 SKB Vert Best Trick1st
X Games 2005 SKB Big Air6th
X Games 2004 SKB Vert Best Trick5th
X Games 2004 SKB Big Air6th
X Games 2004 SKB Vert5th
X Games 2003 SKB Vert Doubles1st
X Games 2003 SKB Vert8th
X Games 2002 SKB Vert Best Trick4th
X Games 2002 SKB Vert2nd
X Games 2002 SKB Vert Doubles2nd
X Games 2001 SKB Vert1st
X Games 2001 SKB Vert Best Trick3rd
X Games 2000 SKB Vert Best Trick1st
X Games 2000 SKB Vert Doubles5th
X Games 2000 SKB Vert6th
X Games 1999 SKB Vert Best Trick3rd
X Games 1999 SKB Vert Doubles4th
X Games 1999 SKB Vert7th
X Games 1998 SKB Vert Doubles3rd
X Games 1998 SKB Vert5th
X Games 1997 SKB Park4th
X Games 1997 SKB Vert Doubles4th
X Games 1997 SKB Vert3rd
X Games 1996 SKB Vert14th
X Games 1995 SKB Vert13th
X Games 1995 SKB Park8th