Recent Action Sports News
A ‘Super G’ indeed she is. Oakley Ski Star and Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn mashed her way to victory at the Super G in Cortina, Italy today. O’s speedster came off the line in the 20th position, but led at every split and crossed the finish line with a time of one minute, 11.66 seconds to beat second-place finisher Anja Paerson of Sweden by 0.43 seconds. The triumph tallied her 38th win, fifth victory of the season and second in a Super G. Lindsey also climbed 71 points closer to overall World Cup leader Maria Riesch of Germany (finished ninth), who currently owns a 1052 to 927 advantage.
Shaun White is already a star. Well he just got bigger. Oakley’s long-time Snowboard icon just hit the ultimate news limelight as he was featured on CNN’s popular “Revealed” program. The show, which is “a TV and Web program that gets under the skin of the world’s brilliant thinkers, creative champions and inspirational leaders,” offers a glimpse of the private people behind their public profiles in the run up to important moments in their lives. Shaun, who has grown into a true Global Icon for action sports, let CNN’s cameras in on his life and his killer time at the recent and inaugural ‘Oakley and Shaun White Present Air + Style Beijing.’ You don’t want to miss this. Watch all three parts below!
O Ski Team youngster Alex Schlopy is killin’ it for sure. Haven’t met him? No worries. Check this killer ski promo – properly entitled, “Eyes on Fire.” Then watch out for this charger during the season!