How Karsten Kleppan won Rookie Of The Year 2013

Everyone knows how hard it is to film a full part. If you skate the chances are you’ve already asked one of your friends to film you doing a trick and are aware of how hard it is to collect enough of them to fill an entire song. It takes years and years for most pros to produce a section they are happy with and that’s how the Fully Flareds of our beloved industry always end up getting pushed back.  This is the exactly why everyone was so blown away by the fact that Karsten had the opener of Element Europe‘s Hold It Down as well as his banging three and a half minute part in Norwegian indie video 0slo 5. For some practically unknown kid from Norway to put out two sections of this caliber in one year simply didn’t make sense. Not to mention that Element edit of him skating Spitsbergen…

Karsten Kleppan – Hold It Down


Karsten Kleppan – Oslos 5


Element Wolfeboro Authentech – Spitsbergen, Norway


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