Ski Articles by Date

May 2011

  • Mystery Unveiled: Freeski Star Simon Dumont Shreds First-Ever 'Cubed Pipe' at Squaw Valley

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    No one’s ever seen anything like it. Last weekend, a secret, mysterious photoshoot was rumored by those in the industry to have went down at Squaw Valley…one unlike any other in history. And they were right. Enter Oakley Freeski star Simon Dumont. The brainchild of O’s Ripper, the ‘Cubed Pipe’ at Squaw was six years in the making. Built through the talents of Oakley-sponsored Snowpark Technologies, and supported by Red Bull. Simon’s dream finally came into fruition. With a whole lot of planning – and a little bit of luck, that is. Simon threw down for the buzz-surrounded shoot – and some sick images were the obvious result.

  • Slednecks? Oakley Skier/Sledder Dan Treadway Shines in Snowmobile Flick

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    What exactly is a ‘sledneck?’ Guess you’re gonna have to find out for yourself by peeping a sick new Snowmobile flick called…well, “Slednecks.” Complete with Oakley Ski Team Ripper and Snowmobile Sledder Dan Treadway (yes, he rocks both) in the spotlight. Dropping in August.

  • “In the Moment”: Oakley Olympic Gold Medal Skier Lindsey Vonn Drops Documentary on EPIX HD

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    To be on the Olympic stage is the epitome of international athletic prominence. Now you can live it. With Lindsey Vonn. Oakley’s Gold Medal skier just dropped a documentary, “In the Moment,” which is now available for viewing on EPIX HD’s website.

  • Andörja: O Ski Ripper Emanuel Hedvall’s Report from Norway

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Who would have ever thought of an island paradise…in Norway? Oakley’s Swedish ski ripper Emanuel Hedvall sure did. Read a recent account from Emanuel on his winter film project trip in Andörja, Norway…in his own words:

  • Retallack: The Movie. Tanner Hall’s Inspired Media Drops Teaser

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    After two years of recovery, Tanner was ready to unleash the beast. And he did. Enter “Retallack: The Movie.” On what has developed to become one of the best snow seasons in recent history – Tanner Hall and Co. will take you on a ride of pure powder bliss. Retallack Lodge has cultivated a unique ski culture – rich in history, salt-of-the-earth characters, and laid back vibe.

  • Lone Rider: Freeski Slasher Sammy Carlson Drops Into Snowboarder Superpark…Alone

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You read it right. Oakley Ski Shredder Sammy Carlson recently dropped into Snowboarder Superpark in Oregon…as the only skier there. Scary, we know. Personally invited by Pat Bridges from Snowboarder Magazine, he ripped the place apart…amongst a crowd of angry snowboarders, that is. Check out the below Q&A with Sammy by Jeff Schmuck of NewSchoolers.com (images by Brian Dalrymple). And don’t miss the sick video!

  • Dept. of Freaky Deaky: Dropping into Chamonix for “The Ordinary Skier” Shoot

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Filming for Seth Morrison’s “The Ordinary Skier” shoot rages on…this time in Chamonix. And Hans Ludwig sent out his personal account of the stop. Check it…

  • Bolivia Expedition: O Skier David Rosenbarger Set to Charge the Andes in May

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    David Rosenbarger has charged some of the most epic ski mountaineering spots on Earth. But he’s hungry for more. Together with Giulia Monego and veteran ski photographer/mountaineer Christian Pondella, Oakley’s formidable skier will embark on a three week ski mountaineering trip in the Bolivian Andes. The three friends, who met each other while mountaineering Chamonix Mt Blanc. tracking fresh snow down the North face of the Aiguille du Midi and other beautiful lines in the surroundings, decided to get together for an extra-European trip and travel down to another classic mountaineering destination. The Andes in this section of the South American continent are incredibly shaped, leaving a skier’s imagination dreaming over some of their esthetic lines and steep snowy faces.