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Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Rune Glifberg Run at Pro-Tec Pool Party 2012

Rune Glifberg 2nd Place Pro-Tec Pool Party Combi Pool Final Runs
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Rune Glifberg (born October 7, 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark) currently resides in the Leucadia district of Encinitas, California. Glifberg began skating at age 11 after a friend brought a board over to his house. In the early 1990s, Glifberg turned professional as a vert skater and made the trek across the Atlantic Ocean to the United States. Glifberg signed on with Flip Skateboards, the company he still skates for, and immediately made a splash by trying wild stunts in pools and on vert ramps.

Rune now has a part ownership of Pipeline Distribution, and looks to continue his skateboarding for years to come.

Glifberg was also a playable character in the first five installments of Tony Hawk series of video games.


His second signature shoe with etnies is called the Forsvar, meaning defend or defense in Danish.

Rune is currently has a line of signature shoes with Converse. The Allston and the Rune Pro Mid.
Glifberg's Copenhagen based event company RunEvent was the organizer of 2010's "Burning of the Witch" skateboard contest at Amager Strandpark in Denmark. Burning of the Witch was made possible in conjunction with one of Rune's sponsors Volcom and Thrasher Magazine and displayed some of the best skateboarding Denmark has ever seen. RunEvent is currently organizing Rune's 25th skateboarding anniversary to be held at Fælledparken, Copenhagen in the summer of 2011.
Rune is known for his deep bag of tricks. Rune is also known as the master of Kickflip Backside Lipslide.

He landed second at the Pro-Tec Pool Party 2012.

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posted by Xavier Lannes @ Wednesday, May 16, 2012 




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