Action Sports Articles by Date

May 2013

  • Art and Action Sports - Oakley Athletes Shine at X Games Barcelona

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    Posted circa un anno ago by Chasen Marshall

    New York is lying. It isn’t the quintessential “city that never sleeps.” Really, that title should belong to Barcelona. Life on the Ramblas is never-ending; the clubs in the city seem to never close; the architectural wonders, the sight-seeing opportunities, the various means of entertainment are limitless. That cocktail of elements made the city the perfect first European host for an event that seems to consume every bit of energy that can be packed into a four-day window: Summer X Games.

  • Jordy Smith, Tyler Wright Win in Rio; Smith No. 2 on WCT, Wright Leads Women's Rankings

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    Posted circa un anno ago by Chasen Marshall

    Jordy Smith has been working on his claims. Down in Rio de Janeiro for the Billabong Rio Pro, the South African surfer was claiming like a local, even throwing out the Cristo Redentor. Just so happens that Smith won the event.

  • The King of Wake Speaks: Harley Clifford Talks 2012, Trick Development and the Future

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    Posted circa un anno ago by Chasen Marshall

    Harley Clifford won King of Wake, but he’s also, as far as the contest scene, the king of wake. In 2012, the 19-year-old superstar of wakeboarding dominated the sport. World champion and trick of the year; pro tour champion and favorite of the fans in the readers’ poll. It was the year Harley had been aiming for ever since he turned pro in 2008. Early in 2013, he’s off to a similar tear, with three consecutive wins to start the season. The thought is already on everyone’s mind: how long can the winning streak go? We sat down with Clifford when he stopped by Oakley HQ during his annual wakeboard season migration from Australia to Florida and hit him with all the key questions.