about keegan palmer
Keegan Palmer is an Australian skateboarding superstar who etched his name into the history books by winning Gold at the Tokyo Olympics.
Born in San Diego, he moved to the Gold Coast at an early age and immediately took an interest to surfing before finding his calling at the local Elanora Skate Park.
A teen prodigy in skateboarding circles, Keegan left the amateur circuit in 2017 and immediately made an impression on the Dew Tour, where he came up against more experienced contemporaries.
In 2020, he won the Skate Australia National Park Championships before claiming the first ever skateboarding gold medal in the park format in Tokyo with a dominant score of 95.83.
As of June 2021, Keegan is ranked seventh in the world and has his sights set on becoming even better in the years to come as he looks to take the skating world by storm.
Based in Southern California, he represents several iconic American brands including Oakley with his growing popularity making him one of Australia’s most marketable athletes.