Snowboarding Articles by Date

March 2012

  • Cooking With Gas, Webisode 3: Snowboard Ripper Eero Ettala’s New Edition Drops


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Eero is back at it, yet again. If two funky fresh webisodes from his series, “Cooking With Gas,” wasn’t enough insanity from our Finnish Ripper…brace yourself. Because the third edition just dropped on Transworld Snowboarding’s site, for your viewing pleasure. Check it!

  • Norwegian Metal: Snowboard Star Stale Sandbech Claims Overall TTR World Snowboard Tour Title, Video Edits Drop


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The Scandinavians already knew Stale Sandbech as the ‘heir apparent’ to Norwegian Snowboard Royalty. But few actually thought he’d claim the coveted TTR World Snowboard Tour Title so soon – and at such a young age. Including Stale, himself. “I wasn’t really going for it at the start of the season, but then I was leading and thought ‘wow’, maybe I can actually do this!” he said, rocking his Oakley eyewear, apparel and gear. “Now at the end, it was exciting ’cause I didn’t qualify for today – But it is really cool to be part of that legendary list of riders who won it before.” The easygoing ripper is known just as much for having as much fun as anyone – just riding on the tour. But despite his super friendly, typically Norwegian demeanor, Stale’s riding did the fierce talking for itself.

  • X Video: Snowboard Charger Mark McMorris Drops Into Winter X Games Europe


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Mark McMorris straight owned Winter X Games in Aspen just a short time ago. Riding his massive wave of momentum, Oakley’s rising Canadian snowboard star didn’t let up as the O Team dropped into Tignes, France for Winter X Games Europe. With a solid second place finish in Slopestyle – he savored the success and overall experience of yet another year in France’s majestic Rhone-Alpes region. Peep a quick vid of Mark’s time in Tignes (and some shots of fellow Oakley Snowboard Star Stale Sandbech).

  • Winter X Games Tignes Recap: Oakley Athletes Perform Big At 2012 Event


    Posted over 2 years ago by John Ohail

    Oakley athletes were on full display throughout the three days of Winter X Tignes 2012, collecting four coveted medals. Combine those with the 20 medals secured at the Winter X 16 in January; Oakley athletes were able to claim 24 total Winter X medals in 2012.

  • Shaun White Continues Winter X Games Tignes Domination With A Gold In The Men’s Slopestyle


    Posted over 2 years ago by John Ohail

    Two days, two gold medals; no big deal. Business as usual for Oakley snowboard star Shaun White as he secured his second Winter X Games Tignes gold medal in two days. A day after completely dominating the Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe event in France, Shaun completed the back-to-back gold medal performance, taking the top spot in the Slopestyle event for the first time since 2009.

  • Bienvenue en France! Shaun White Takes Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe Gold In Winter X Games Tignes Debut


    Posted over 2 years ago by John Ohail

    Welcome to France! Oakley snowboard icon Shaun White dominated the Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe in his first visit to the Winter X Games Tignes. It didn’t take long to for Shaun to secure the gold medal, scoring a 98 in his first run; a super smooth run that included a switch cab double cork, a double McTwist 1260 and an alleyoop rodeo to close it out. His near perfect score set the tone for the day and none of the competitors came close to challenging Shaun’s position on the leaderboard.

  • WTF?! Snowboard Star Eero Ettala’s “Cooking With Gas” Episode 2 Drops


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    WTF?! As usual, there’s no shortage of “those moments” when Oakley Snowboard Ripper Eero Ettala is involved. Enter “Cooking With Gas,” Episode 2: The second volume of Eero’s wacky escapades and super sick street riding in his web series.

  • Oakley Riders Rise To The Top At The 2012 Burton US Open


    Posted over 2 years ago by John Ohail

    Amidst thousands of spectators and the world’s best snowboarders, Team Oakley rose to the occasion once again at the 2012 Burton US Open in Stratton, VT – the final event of the 2011/2012 TTR Would Tour. Topping the list of highlights from a weekend full of standout performances were Oakley riders Sebastien Toutant, Stale Sandbech and Shaun White.

  • Side Hits: Snowboard Star Torstein Horgmo’s New Video Edit


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Torstein Horgmo is up to no good, again. Oakley’s Norwegian snowboard star just dropped a new edit: “Contour Cruising Side Hits” (Cozy Side Hits) in Whistler, B.C. And yes, it’s lined with plenty of steez.

  • ‘Cooking With Gas’ Drops, Eero Ettala Throws Down in Episode 1


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    We still don’t know why Eero picked the title ‘Cooking With Gas.’ But the Oakley Snowboard Team Ripper’s new web video series is funky, entertaining and the riding is just flat out sick. And that’s all that matters. Episode 1 has officially dropped. Check it!