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

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    Posted oltre 3 anni 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.

  • Back-to-Back! Kaya Turski Grabs Women’s Slopestyle Ski Gold, Grete Eliassen Takes Bronze at Winter X 15

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    Posted oltre 3 anni ago by Andrew De Lara

    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.

  • Oakley Snow Rippers Shine at the 6th Annual “The Meeting” in Aspen

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    Posted almost 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    It’s that time of year again, when the ski and snowboard industries gets together to showcase the past season’s top highlights in the form of numerous mind-blowing films and workshop seminars. This year Aspen Ski Co held “The Meeting” at the Limelight Lodge in downtown Aspen. Oakley was well represented with both Pep Fujas and Seth Morrison paying a visit, signing Oakley branded posters and representing both the films they were in “Light The Wick” and “Revolver”. In addition both Pep and Seth were in town filming some segments for Seth’s upcoming documentary film releasing this time next year. In total Oakley had riders in nine of the films, here is a quick breakdown on each.

Grete Eliassen

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Date of Birth:
September 19, 1986
Hometown:
Salt Lake City, UT
Sponsors:
Oakley, Red Bull, Volkl/Marker, Backcountry, Kicker Audio, Brighton, GoPro, Snell, Widsix, USANA Health Sciences, Snowbird/Brighton/Alta/Park City
Hobbies:
Skiing, lake, waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakeskating, golf, tennis, skateboard, hip-hop music, surfing, biking, taking the bus, singing, cooking, eating, snacking, etc.

Career Highlights

    • 2013: ESPN's "Best In Action Sports"
    • 2013: Bronze Medal, FIS World Championships Slopestyle – Norway
    • 2011: "Female Skier of the Year," Powder Video Awards (Say My Name)
    • 2011: 1st, Red Bull Cold Rush - Colorado
    • 2011: "Female Performance of the Year," Summit Action Film Festival (Say My Name)
    • 2011: 1st, TRAINS Slopestyle
    • 2011: Bronze Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2010: "Female Performance of the Year," IF3 Film Festival (Say My Name)
    • 2010: "Female Leading Role Performance," ESPN Action Film Awards (Say My Name)
    • 2010: Bronze Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2009: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2007: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Superpipe
    • 2006: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Superpipe
    • 2005: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Superpipe