Action Sports Articles by Date

April 2011

  • B&E 6: Henrik Harlaut and Phil Casabon Rock New Inspired Media TV Episode


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Tanner Hall’s Inspired Media TV is at it again. You’re about to get hit upside the head with a fresh dose of Oakley ski – as Team Riders Phil Casabon and Henrik Harlaut rock your screen in the B&E Show – Episode 6. In this edition, B&E is taking you a trip – complete with the madness and fantasy you’d expect from the crew. “Inspired from within and their surrounding, their formula constantly elevates. Focusing on speed, style and precision the B&E flows thru the mountains and streets with a different state of mind, sharing their techniques and skillz as One.”

  • Waking Mexico: Wakeboard Stars Aaron Rathy and Oli Derome Shred Cancun for Oakley Store Demonstration

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Viva Wakeboard! Signaling Oakley’s commitment to growing the sport of Wakeboarding – and our celebration of the Oakley store in Cancun – Team Stars Aaron Rathy and Oli Derome headed south of the border to throw down during a dazzling demonstration for the masses. The two rippers, easily amongst the very best on the Planet, headed to Mexico for a weekend trip to spread the stoke and share their skills with the local groms/grassroots athletes through private clinics.

  • Young Gunning: Kolohe Andino Smashes Vans Pier Classic and Vans Pro Junior, Grabs Second at Machado Seaside Pro Junior


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Kolohe “Brother” Andino is on a mission. Judging by his early season smack down at events like the Vans Pier Classic and the Vans Pro Junior in Huntington Beach, it’s safe to say that Oakley’s young California phenom is on track to challenge for the ASP North American Junior Series Title. The San Clemente ripper employed a killer combination of ultra progressive surfing and massive amounts of stamina to claim the ASP 4-star Pier Classic and Pro Junior. Going head-to-head with some of the best on the Planet, he emerged from the finals on top – pulling in a whopping $16,000 with his two wins and secured 1,000 One World Ranking points – proving fully that he’s able to throw down against the top pros in the industry in pressurized situations.

  • To the Rescue: Japan’s Snowboard Hero Kazu Kokubo to Support Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support (JEARS)


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Kazu Kokubo triumphed at the recent US Open of Snowboarding. But it wasn’t his own glory that drove him to dominate the competition. Oakley’s Japanese Team Ripper charged with a heavy heart as recent news of the gargantuan disasters in his homeland weighed on his mind. As he snatched the victory, his words reflected his thoughts. “I’m so stoked and so happy,” a smiling Kazu said, rocking his new Signature Series googles at the US Open. “I hope my win brings a little joy and happiness to Japan.” With the country’s troubles still at the forefront of his thoughts, he recently took another step to display his care by announcing his support for Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support (JEARS).

  • Game Changer: Gretchen Bleiler Glows in Oakley’s One Icon Magazine – Issue 2


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Pro snowboarder. Olympic Gold Medalist. Environmental activist. Killer clothing designer. Blogger. Business Owner. Oh, and she’s pretty too. Need we say more? Read more about Gretchen Bleiler’s journey with Oakley in Oakley’s latest One Icon Magazine issue. Step into the culture and Spirit of the Big O…

  • Rebel: Tanner Hall Featured in Oakley’s One Icon Magazine-Issue 2


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Tanner Hall is more than a freeski legend. Oakley’s long-time Team Ripper – characterized by his rebellious nature – already has his own documentary (Like a Lion), record label and Production Company. Not to mention his countless contest and X Games accolades. Read more about his journey with Oakley – while dropping into the Big O’s culture and spirit – in our latest edition of One Icon Magazine.

  • Airbrake Action: Shaun White Shines in Oakley’s One Icon Magazine-Issue 2


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    This past Snowboarding season was as epic as they get. And Oakley’s Global Action Sports Icon Shaun White was one big reason for it. On or off his board, Shaun brought the buzz. Big Time. From the Oakley & Shaun White Present: Air + Style Beijing event in China – which saw the industry’s first major push into the Chinese Market with a world class big air event – to Shaun’s unveiling of the revolutionary Oakley Airbrake Goggles at Winter X 15 – to his own continuing domination of the SuperPipe in Aspen, he sent shockwaves through the industry and beyond as an ambassador and as one of the best athletes anywhere. Read about Shaun’s impact this season and step into Oakley’s culture and spirit by checking out the latest edition of Oakley’s One Icon Magazine.

  • King of the Desert: Dany Torres Triumphs at Dubai Red Bull X-Fighters Freestyle Motocross Spectacle


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Full-on sand palace on the beach anyone? Quite the landscape for Oakley Freestyle Motocross Star Dany Torres, who was crowned with a huge season opener victory at Red Bull X-Fighters in Dubai – amidst one killer backdrop with the Jumeirah Coastline and a raucous crowd. More than 15,000 screaming fans witnessed the Spaniard’s surprise victory – his fifth of the series – following an intense showdown with event favorite Andre Villa.

  • Good Look! The People Crew Unveils Fresh Snowboard Film for 2011 With Star Oakley Riders


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Seems like only yesterday when the People Crew dropped their entertaining Cheers film. Cheesy (intended) special effects and all. Hope you didn’t blink. Because the wacky film makers’ new film is being teased right about now. Enter Good Look. Filmed in HD digital video across the globe, some of the sickest progressive snowboarding will be on display – with Oakley Team Stars shining on the silver screen.

  • Viva Wakeboard: Oakley Wake Stars Set to Throw Down at Mexico Show, Oakley Store


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Mexico, meet Wakeboarding…Oakley style. In celebration of the sport and the new Oakley Store in Cancun, Oakley Team Stars Oli Derome and Aaron Rathy are set to throw down during a dazzling demonstration for the masses. The two rippers, easily amongst the very best on the Planet, kick off the rippage today (April 20).

  • Lord Dorrington! Oakley Surf Shredder Brenno Claims Coldwater Classic Scotland Victory, Takes Series Lead


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You know you’re the boss when you’re knighted…and now have a big arse sword for your trophy case. Just ask Oakley Surf Team Ripper Brent “Brenno” Dorrington, who came out of the ASP 6-Star O’Neill Coldwater Classic Scotland with a big victory and a new title: Lord Dorrington. (Now that’s sick.) The win over Jay Quinn was his first-ever ASP Star Tour triumph – wrapped up after a low scoring final in inconsistent 2-3ft waves at Thurso East reef. The result also powered him to top of the Coldwater Classic Series overall rankings.

  • Back to the Street: Oakley BMX Ripper Josh Harrington Drops New Premium Products Video


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Josh is back on the street. And ripping as always. Mr. Harrington’s new video from Premium Products just dropped. And it’s pretty sick, as expected. Peep Josh’s World travels and big time repping of the Big O on rails everywhere…

  • Multitalented: Ski Veteran, Filmer and Editor Pep Fujas Drops Poor Boyz Self Edit


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You already know that Pep Fujas is a dude of many talents. The veteran Oakley Ski charger is still at it as a sick rider, filmer and editor. How many riders can take footage of themselves shredding, edit it and drop it? Pep can. Peep his new self-edit from the 2010 season (Poor Boyz footage).

  • WOW 21: Byron Wells Plays PIG on Fresh “Winter of Wells” Episode


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The Wells boys are back. Well, at least Byron is. Oakley’s Kiwi ski ripper is taking fans on yet another wacky journey. This time with Mike Riddle, to Park City, Utah, for some shreddage and a game of PIG on Winter of Wells Episode 21. Check it!