WORDS: Stu Gomez // Tailgrab nosegrind. Pomona, California. Photo: Swift
Hometown: Currumbin, Australia
Setup: 8” Flip, Independent 139s, 56mm Bones Wheels, Bronson Bearings, Mob Grip, Indy Combi bolts, Nike SB Janoski
As a pre-teen, Keegan Palmer was already a bona fide star in his native Australia. At thirteen, he came to the U.S. and sampled some of our most infamous bowls and DIYs. This year, he won the Dew Tour Am Bowl Finals and placed in the rest of the major competitions. If Keegan remains this driven into adulthood, there’s no telling what he could accomplish.