Ski Articles by Date

March 2011

  • Oakley Heads for the Hills! The Women's Progression Sessions

    Some fresh campers. Winter Park,CO

    Posted over 3 years ago by Adam Racioppi

    For the month of March, Oakley and the Rolling O Lab have been traveling the country on a four stop tour of the Oakley Women’s Progression Sessions.

  • The First Annual Oakley Progression Sessions Wraps-Up in Tahoe

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Throughout the month of March Oakley has traveled from New Hampshire to Utah to Colorado and finally to Northstar-at-Tahoe in California last weekend for a new program for women by women called Oakley Progressions Sessions (OPS).

  • Tahoe Remembers Shane McConkey with the Pain McShlonkey Classic

    Cody Townsend

    Posted over 3 years ago by Courtesy of by Tess Weaver

    Shane McConkey was remembered and celebrated Sunday (March 27) in a day of extreme snowlerblading, outrageous costumes and general hilarity that only his home mountain of Squaw Valley could deliver.

  • Simon Dumont Hosts the Third Annual Dumont Cup


    Posted over 3 years ago by Shay Williams

    Mother Nature didn’t cooperate at the third annual Dumont Cup, but that didn’t stop the event from going off. Under extremely gusty winds and frigid temperatures, the athletes bravely suited up for battle. And after a narrow podium miss at last year’s Dumont Cup, young Nick Goepper avenged his 2010 finish by taking the big “W” at Sunday River. Telluride-native Gus Kenworthy took second place, adding yet another podium to his burgeoning resume while Oakley’s own Jacob Wester took third with a first run score that stood up throughout the entire day.

  • Memoirs from Bralorne: Photographer Blake Jorgenson Journal from Seth Morrison Movie Shoot


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The wizard behind the camera himself, Blake Jorgenson, is at it again. But this time, the master of winter photography was on the road with Oakley Team Stars Seth Morrison and Dan Treadway in Bralorne, BC, as they continued to move forward with shooting Seth’s upcoming documentary, “The Ordinary Skier.” Feast your eyes on Blake’s latest, captivating shots to the right and check out his full blog at

  • Red Bull Cold Rush: Sean Pettit & Grete Eliassen Crowned King and Queen of the Hill at Intense Backcountry Freeskiing Contest


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Oakley is at the forefront of the backcountry freeski scene. And we have the “King and Queen of the Hill” to prove it. O ski chargers Sean Pettit and Grete Eliassen were crowned with the top honors at Red Bull Cold Rush, a progressive backcountry freeskiiing contest in Colorado, dazzling their peers and fans alike in super challenging terrain and conditions. From March 14–16 , 21 of the world’s best skiers competed in three disciplines – Big Mountain, Slopestyle and Cliffs – and the O emerged victorious.

  • Oakley Kicks Off European Winter X Games w/ Two Medals


    Posted over 3 years ago by Matt Murray

    European Winter X Games 2 kicked off with a pounding of snow from the heavens. Mother nature has not been too kind to the French Alps this year with snowfall, but you could not tell from the past few days of continual dumpage here in Tignes, France.

  • Lindsey Vonn Documentary “In the Moment” Premieres March 13

    LV in the Moment

    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Currently ranked No. 2 in the Overall FIS World Cup standings, Lindsey Vonn has been all over the globe to compete and accumulate crucial ratings points. In just two more days she’s headed somewhere she’s never been before…your living room!

  • Pillow Bites Back: Rory Bushfield’s Winter


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Oakley ski ripper Rory Bushfield learned something new this Winter… Don’t F around with pillows. Peep how his season has been going thus far. Including a sick film/photo sesh in Retallack and an incident when he charged into a pillow at the top of his line. Guess what the pillow did in return? (Hint: It wasn’t happy.)

  • Kaya Turski Episode 2: "'Gen X' State of Mind"

    Kaya Turski Episode2

    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Kaya Turski dedicates episode two of her new web series, “State of Mind,” to the women who are responsible for starting the women’s freeskiing movement and who also happen to be featured in the webisode “‘Gen X’ State of Mind.”

  • “Ordinary Skier” Diary: JP Auclair Memoirs From Chamonix Film Site


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The quest to rock new locations for Seth Morrison’s “The Ordinary Skier” film continues. And fellow Oakley rider JP Auclair is right in the thick of it all. Hear what he had to say about the crew’s recent stop in Chamonix. Words and Images by JP…