Cabin fever had set in to the highest degree after a four day storm took over the North and South islands. But sun finally broke out and the Oakley snow team ran for the hills! And ended up at Snow Park ski and snowboard freestyle resort between Wanaka and Queenstown in New Zealand.
While most people are looking at the calendar counting the days left in their summer vacation. Oakley’s Ski and Snowboard team is keeping it cold in New Zealand’s storm of the century while staying in the scenic town of Wanaka.
Making History: Simon Dumont Named to First-Ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic Halfpipe Team, Instrumental In Brand Building
Simon Dumont is literally making U.S. Olympic Team history. On the heels of a landmark decision by the International Olympic Committee to include the sport of Halfpipe Skiing to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Oakley’s Freeski Star and X Games Gold Medalist has officially been invited to train as a member of the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Pro Halfpipe Team. But his involvement in the sport’s breakthrough isn’t limited to throwing down in the pipe. Simon was instrumental in the development of the newly created U.S. Freeskiing Brand.