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For Seth Morrison, skiing is much more than a sport or job, it’s a way of life. It’s not a privilege he was born with; it’s a passion he discovered on his own. Through hard work and dedication, Morrison has become one of the best skiers in the world. The Ordinary Skier traces his journey from the middle class suburbs of Chicago to the Colorado Rockies and into the underground ski-bum subculture that would eventually become Freeskiing. This is the story of how a collection of misfits turned an elite sport upside down, and how an ordinary kid chased his dream and became one of skiing’s most iconic heroes.
Wednesday night was one super rockin’ party. Oakley’s big media event at the luxurious Viceroy Hotel saw media from across the globe including the likes of ESPN and ESPN W, The New York Times, MTV Canada, TV Norge, Outside Magazine, Aspen TV and many others collide with Oakley and its athletes in a truly amped up environment inside the luxurious 8k Restaurant at the Viceroy Hotel.
There was one happening spot for the Global Press on Wednesday night in Aspen, CO. And it wasn’t at the Winter X contest site. Oakley’s biggest stars were on hand at the exquisite Viceroy Hotel in Aspen Snowmass – where over a 40 different media contacts got the opportunity to sit down with our seven of Oakley’s top ski and snow athletes including Gretchen Bleiler, Grete Eliassen, Seth Morrison, Tanner Hall, Jake Blauvelt, Sebastien Tountant and Torstein Horgmo for exclusive, one-on-one interviews in uniquely branded stations featuring the athletes’ Pro Rider Series apparel and artwork.