Ski Articles by Date

January 2009

  • Road Trip: Winter X Last Day

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Drubner and Jenn Brown enjoy their last day in Aspen for the Winter X Games

  • Simon Dumont Wins X Games Big Air


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Last night, Oakley’s Simon Dumont beat out three of the world’s best – PK Hunder and Oakley teammates Jon Olsson and Jacob Wester – to take home the gold in the winner-take-all big air. Pitting two riders head-to-head, each with two jumps, the crowd would then vote on who would move on to the finals, where the same head-to-head, two jump, text-message format would determine the winner.

  • Sammy Carlson Wins Silver at X Games Ski Slopestyle


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    In the finals, the weather cleared and the sun managed to peak out for a bit of practice and a couple runs. Sammy Carlson’s 2nd place run – also his first of the finals – brought back the switch 1080 poke, rail switch ups and a big spin off the canon box

  • Oakley Skiers Win Powder Awards

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Oakley skiers took home the most prestigious awards at the Powder Video Awards.

  • Oakley Poster Signing Draws Huge Crowd


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Oakley’s top skiers including Tanner Hall, Sammy Carlson, Seth Morrison and Jacob Wester took time out of their busy X Games schedules to sign posters for eager fans at the Rolling O Lab parked at the base of Buttermilk in Aspen.

  • Oakley Takes Silver, Bronze at Women's Ski Slopestyle


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver/Shay Williams

    No matter how much the world of event organizers says “yes” to it, Mother Nature doesn’t want to stop saying “no.” Today’s Women’s slope took place under gray skies, well, in gray skies, to be more exact. A thick fog ruined visibility throughout the event, and a heavy mix of rain and snow slowed made clearing the tabletops in the course very difficult for all of the field, impossible for some.

  • X Games Men's Ski Superpipe Finals


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Last night, under the lights, mother nature held off on her snow just long enough for France’s Xavier Bertoni to blow the competition away and take home Superpipe gold at Winter X 13.

  • X Games Ski Slopstyle Traning Gallery


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Check out Shay William’s photos from Ski Slopestyle training at Buttermilk over the past few days. …

  • Oakley Hosts X Games Media Night


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    More than 100 guests, including media and VIPS, came to the Oakley Safehouse in Aspen, Colorado Wednesday night for Oakley and Red Bull’s Winter X Games 13 Media Night.

  • Winter X Games 13 Kicks Off


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    The premiere winter action sports event in the world and one of Oakley’s biggest Sports Marketing initiatives kicks off tomorrow, as Winter X Games 13 gets underway in Aspen, CO.

  • Oakley Rider Schedule for Winter X Games 13


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    The 13th annual Winter X Games kicks off in Aspen, CO next week and Oakley skiers and snowboarders are poised to win more medals than ever. ESPN and ABC will feature 15 hours of live high-definition programming January 22 – January 25 so don’t miss any of the action. Here is a schedule to keep up with your favorite Oakley riders…

  • Simon Dumont Scores Superpipe Win at Mt. Snow Dew Tour Stop


    Posted over 5 years ago by

    In a night made for TV, Simon Dumont earned the top spot in the men’s superpipe finals under the lights at the second stop of the Winter Dew Tour with what many believe to be the best run of his career.

  • Final Teaser: Oakley Week


    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Kicking off Monday, January 12th on FUEL TV’s “The Daily Habit” – Oakley Week showcases all of the brands best skiers and snowboarders. Each day drops different athletes and personality starring Danny Kass, Chanelle Sladics, Tanner Hall, Simon Dumont, Eero Ettala, Sammy Carlson, Jake Blauvelt, Seth Morrison, Trevor Andrew and Gretchen Bleiler.

  • FUEL TV's Oakley Week: 5 New Video Teasers


    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    In unparalleled fashion FUEL TV has leaked five finished segments from Oakley Week on “The Daily Habit” which hits the air starting Monday, January 12th and runs all week. The following “teaser” sub segments that air next week with the main stage interviews from downtown Breckenridge are original approaches to the cut away segments that typically air on “The Daily Habit”. Ranging from on location Oakley parties in Salt Lake City and Seattle to on-hill shoots with Marie-France Roy and Jon Olsson to sushi rolling with Tanner Hall, these are fun and different shoots with Oakley athletes.

  • The Show Line Up For Oakley Week On FUEL TV Announced


    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley will take over FUEL TV’s popular interview and lifestyle show “The Daily Habit” the week of January 12 – 16, 2009. These special episodes of “The Daily Habit” will include interviews with Oakley’s top snowboarders and skiers, action footage from Breckenridge Mountain Resort and Copper Mountain, and special segments with seven-time X Games gold medalist Tanner Hall, Olympic silver medalist Gretchen Bleiler, and other top athletes.