Video: Keegan Palmer, The 14-Year-Old Skateboarder On A Global Stage
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What were you doing at 14 years of age?

While we were probably playing with Tech Decks in maths class, Keegan Palmer is not only riding real-life skateboards, but he’s already doing it on a global scale with conviction. Having won virtually every major amateur bowl and park contest that exists, he’s now turning his attention to the pro battlefield – earning sponsorships fromĀ Nike SB, Flip, Independent, Bones Wheels, Bronson, Oakley, Boost Mobile and Mob Grip. Not a bad list, is it?

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Despite being in his pre-teens, Keegan has been on skateboards for close to a decade, and it shows with his effortlessly slick performances. Having been raised in Australia since he was 2 years old, he now resides inĀ Encinitas, California to focus on his career. Still, he’s already an upcoming globe-trotter, having just trekked around the world for the Vans Park Series.

With two video parts to be unveiled in the near future, Keegan’s resume is stacking up quite nicely – and it’s a little scary to think where he’ll be in just a few years time. See him in action here.

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Words by Mitch Tomlinson September 29, 2017