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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.
It’s that time of year again when the esteemed TransWorld Business Mag runs the numbers to determine the annual exposure winners in the powdery white world that is the snowboarding industry.
How do you know Oakley’s poised for a monster season? Claiming bold victories in both the Men’s and Women’s Wakeboard contests at the Wake Games in Orlando is a pretty damn good sign. Oakley’s young phenom Harley Clifford, who hauled in a boatload of recognition and hardware last season, came out of the gates on fire this year as he grabbed a resounding win in the Men’s Pro Division following a solid first run in the finals – all in his new technologically advanced boardshorts, the Blade 2. Fellow Aussie and Oakley Team Rider Amber Wing snatched her own victory in the Women’s Pro Division to place the Big O atop the field.