Shane O’Neill is an Australian skateboarding superstar who has been competing at the elite global level since his early teens.
Born in Melbourne on 3 January 1990, he was swept up in the fever and increasing popularity of skateboarding in the nineties and immediately excelled.
A member of the SLS “9 Club”, he is a regular on the world skating circuit including the X Games where he recently won a Gold Medal (July 2022).
Shane was crowned World Champion at the 2016 World Skateboarding Championships in Los Angeles before winning Silver at the same event in 2017.
In 2020, he became the first Australian athlete to have their own signature shoe with Nike following the release of the Nike SB Shane.
Shane participated in the inaugural skate events at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo where he competed for Australia in the street skateboarding competition.
As of September 2022, Shane has over 1.4 million Instagram followers and has been on Nike’s SB roster since the age of 13.