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Setting the Stage: Shaun White, Kazu and Matt Ladley Advance to Finals in Snowboard SuperPipe at Winter X 15
It’s definitely no surprise. But we’re just as pumped as ever. Oakley Snowboard Stars Shaun White, Kazuhiro Kokubo and Matt Ladley threw down big time at the Snowboard SuperPipe Elimination on Thursday night, advancing and setting the stage for what’s sure to be an epic, Oakley-laced final event on Sunday evening at Winter X Games 15. O’s high-powered crew was lead by none other than Shaun himself, whose back-to-back double-cork 1080s on his first of two laps took the night’s top score of 92.00…all in his newly unveiled, signature-series ‘Airbrake’ goggles.
Back-to-Back! Kaya Turski Grabs Women’s Slopestyle Ski Gold, Grete Eliassen Takes Bronze at Winter X 15
Make that two. Back-to-back. Oakley Ski shredder Kaya Turski added an extra shiny Gold medal to her Winter X Games collection as her first 93.66 run in the Women’s Slopestyle Ski finals powered her to her second consecutive win in the event. Fellow Oakley girl Grete Eliassen ripped her way to her second Bronze medal in Winter X Slopestyle after racking up a score of 93.00.
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.