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Some of the best skaters in the world are gathering in Australia for the annual Bowl-A-Rama skate contest. The competition is on from 9am – 7pm at Bondi Beach Skatepark on Saturday Feb. 19, however the week is full of activities from media engagements and demos to the infamous parties at The Beach Road Hotel.
Schlopy Keeps Rolling! New World Champion Tallies Slopestyle Win at Dew Tour Snowbasin, Kaya Turski Takes Women’s Win
This kid just keeps on chargin’. Oakley’s young ski shredder Alex Schlopy, the new FIS World Champion and Winter X Gold Medalist, racked up yet another victory with a first place slopestyle finish at the Dew Tour-Snowbasin. The win brought him his first Dew Tour hardware piece – right on his home turf. Meanwhile, Oakley Women’s Star Skier Kaya Turski, fresh off a gold medal of her own at Winter X 15, topped the field for a Dew Tour win of her own.
Slope Domination: Torstein Horgmo Hoists Dew Cup After Toyota Championships Podium, McMorris Grabs Second
The coveted Dew Cup was all but wrapped up for Torstein Horgmo as he mashed into Snowbasin for the Toyota Championships. But it didn’t come without drama. Oakley’s Norwegian ripper, who has been killing it all season on the Dew Tour and beyond, needed a fifth place finish or better in the Slope contest to seal the deal. A nice little scare materialized after first round of the contest, as he sat in the 10th position after a shaky landing on a cab 10 double off the second jump. Fellow Oakley Snowboard Ripper Mark McMorris, fresh off some solid performances at Winter X himself, smashed his way to a second place finish at the Slope event.