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Simon Dumont

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Undoubtedly one of the biggest names in freeskiing, Simon Dumont began to make a name for himself at the age of 15. Just two years later he won his first Winter X Games Gold Medal and has remained one of the most fierce and talented competitors the sport has seen. A career wrought with so much competitive success has not come without its obstacles. Simon has suffered shattered ankles, a broken pelvis and collarbone, and a ruptured spleen, among countless other less severe injuries. Despite all the rehab and rebuilding of his body, nothing has been able to keep Simon off his skis for long or scare him into dialing back his degree of commitment. His skill in the park is matched by...

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  • One Life: Chanelle Sladics Stars in Bi-Weekly Snowboarder Mag Video Series

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The “One Life Crew” is set to hit you upside the head every Wednesday. Snowboarder Magazine’s formidable collection of beautiful rippers, lead by Oakley’s own Chanelle Sladics and friends, will be delivering webisodes every other week – called “One Life Wednesdays.” And you’ll be able to watch them right here on Oakley.com. The lively videos will bring you right into the “One Life” World: Competitions, film trips, the girls teaching people to ride powder and diving into the local cultures of destinations they shred. What’s more, the green-aware crew is always looking to find ways to leave a positive environmental footprint on everywhere they visit…an idea that will find its way into every webisode. The first episode features the gals in Bariloche, Argentina…starring Chanelle, of course. Check it!

  • Retallack: Blake Jorgenson’s View Behind the Lens at Seth Morrison Documentary Shoot

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    We’ve been raving about his masterful skills behind the lens. And you already see his work in the Fall 2011 Oakley Apparel Catalog. Well Blake Jorgenson was on the road again – with the Big O – capturing some of the sickest images of our riders as they ripped for an Oakley documentary on our very own Seth Morrison in Retallack, BC. His first shoot of the year had him romping around with Seth and Sean Pettit filming for “Seth Morrison – The Ordinary Skier,” coming out next fall. And as always, there were some amazing shots. But don’t take our word for it. Check out his blog for commentary from his own mouth/pen, amazing images and a killer video.

  • Make It Four: Lindsey Vonn Tallies World Cup Downhill Win in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You can make that four. Oakley Ski Star and Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn smashed the downhill Kaelberlock course in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria this past Saturday in 1 minute, 46.39 seconds – claiming her fourth victory of the season and pushing to within four victories Anja Paerson’s 41 World Cup title record. O’s speedster veered off course in a sharp right turn but recovered to nab her 20th career downhill title and 37th overall triumph.

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