El Pulga

Omar Párraga

No limits!

Omar Parraga performs at the Red Bull Deshuesadero in Mexico City, Mexico on November 2nd 2013
© Miguel Angel López/Red Bull Content Pool

Hi, my name is Omar Párraga. My discipline is skateboard street. My friends call me El Pulga. I was born on 16 December 1991 in Guadalajara, Mexico. My special talent is playing the violin, cello and guitar. My philosophy of life is make it as authentic, simple and free as possible. My favourite food is tuna salad with lettuce, soybeans, mushrooms, tomatoes and peppers. My favourite music is experimental rock.


Omar Párraga, better known as "El Pulga" by his friends in the skate scene, is someone who conveys an innate confidence at first sight.

El Pulga began skateboarding at a very young age. It all started when his parents gave him a skateboard and sent him on his way. He soon decided to rule the streets of his hometown Guadalajara and, over time, what began as a hobby became much more. 

His first comp was during the Red Bull Manchado Tour and gave him the opportunity to show what he was capable of. In the years since, he has dominated the likes of the Vans Royal Sidestripe (one of the biggest national skate competitions in Mexico) and Red Bull Drenaje, as well as picking up medals at Manny Mania (Mexico) three times!

Omar Párraga- remember the name.

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Career Highlights

  1. 2016
    1. 1st Pace: Back to the Streets

      Lenzo, Poland

  2. 2014
    1. 1st Place: Red Bull Drenaje 2014

      Guadalajara, Mexico

  3. 2012
    1. 1st Place: Vans Royal Side Stripe – Pro

      Mexico City, Mexico

    2. 3rd Place: Red Bull Manny Mania

      Monterrey, Mexico

  4. 2011
    1. 3rd Place: Red Bull Manny Mania

      Monterrey, Mexico

  5. 2010
    1. 3rd Place: Red Bull Manny Mania

      Monterrey, Mexico