China is a lucky place for Tulio as he always seems to podium when he competes in the Kia Extreme Games. This year he is taking home the bronze medal in the street contest. Team Airwalk is racking up the medals!
Andy Macdonald took the top spot on the podium after an amazing showing at the mini mega contest. He also landed 3rd place in the vert contest. Sounds like he had quite the trip out to Shanghai. Way to go Andy!
Airwalk skater Tulio Oliveira has been all around the globe over the past few years. Between competing in Street competitions in Shanghai to hosting Skate Competitions in Sao Paulo Tulio stays pretty busy. While we’ve kept you up to date with his skate accomplishments, we felt like you should get to know the man behind the deck.
Airwalk: If you were the star of a reality show what would the show be called?
TO: A SKATE LIFE with Tulio Oliveira
Airwalk: Outside of action sports what would be your dream sponsor deal?
Airwalk: If you could see any band play, past or present, who would it be?
TO: Notorious BIG
Airwalk: Whatâ€™s the most embarrassing band or artist on your ipod?
TO: MC HAMMER
Airwalk: Whoâ€™s the best James Bond?
TO: Pierce Bronson
Airwalk: Do you have a good luck charm that you take with you when you travel?
TO: I have a necklace that my mom gave to me that I never take off.
Airwalk: If your skate style were an animal, what would it be?
TO: I would have to say an eagle.
Tulio Oliveira has already been to China three times this year. That’s a lot of Kung Pao Chicken, which coincidentally we’re now craving. Lunch plans aside, Tulio recently put together this little edit from one of his trips there. Take a minute to watch as he shreds the streets of Shanghai.
Andy Macdonald kicks of the 2012 skate season with a gold medal win in Shanghai. With an exceptional run in the Vert finals, Andy scored an 87, putting him at the top of the podium at X Games Asia. Watch Andy’s killer run here.
While in China, Andy also took 4th place in the Mini Mega Ramp contest, cheered on Airwalk teammate Tulio Oliveira as he competed in the Street contest, and visited Airwalk retail stores to greet local fans.
Andy has a busy contest schedule ahead of him, so make sure you check out his website to stay on top of his whereabouts.
Airwalk skaters Andy Macdonald and Tulio Oliveira are packing up and heading out to Shanghai for the Asia X Games. One week from today, Tulio will be tearing up the street course, and Andy will be killing it on Vert and Mini Mega. Andy always does well out there, as he’s already taken home five gold medals from Asia.
Good luck out there guys!