• Aksel Lund Svindal Wins Lake Louise Super-G; Women Fly At Beaver Creek

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    Posted 4 months ago by John Ohail

    Aksel Lund Svindal made himself right at home in Canada this weekend, something he’s become accustom to doing. The Norwegian alpine ski racing super star took the super-G title at Lake Louise for the third consecutive year. His finishing time of 1 minute, 28.53 seconds was enough to hold off Austrians Matthias Mayer and Georg Streitberger for first place by a slim margin.

  • Road to Sochi: Team Oakley Athlete of the Week – Aksel Lund Svindal

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    Posted 5 months ago by John Ohail

    As many regions brace for the coming of winter, a handful of the world’s elite athletes prepare to compete on sports’ most prestigious global stage. The 2014 Winter Olympics are upon us and the remote region of Sochi, Russia is set to host the twenty-second edition of the biggest winter sporting event in the world. As the days until the Opening Ceremony count down, we invite you to get to know some of the most passionate, fearless, determined and awe inspiring athletes, some of whom you will undoubtedly see on the podium come February. Each of these athletes strive to compete in Sochi as representatives of their home nations, but are bound together, despite national boundaries, as members of another exclusive team: Team Oakley.

  • Oakley Alpine Skiers Aksel Lund Svindal and Lindsey Vonn Secure World Cup Season Titles

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    Posted about 1 year ago by John Ohail

    Aksel Lund Svindal and Lindsey Vonn are no strangers to Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season titles, but 2012-2013 has been remarkable in its own right for these two. A few deciding, races late in the season, were to be held in Lezerheide, Switzerland on Wednesday, however the weather had other plans. After numerous delays, Wednesday’s scheduled events were canceled due to fog. While many would be disappointed with the result, this meant that both Svindal and Vonn would claim season titles, in multiple disciplines, based on final point standings. The Norwegian, Svindal claimed the downhill and Super G World Cup titles, bringing his career title count to an impressive nine. While Svindal’s story is remarkable in itself, it is Vonn’s season that is grabbing headlines across the globe. Just five short weeks after a devastating season-ending knee injury, Vonn still had enough season points to retain the overall downhill title. Vonn beat Slovenia’s Tina Maze by a single point.

Aksel Lund Svindal

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It doesn’t matter if your 1st or 30th in the world. Your focus is on your sport and how to get better at it.

Date of Birth:
December 26, 1982
Hometown:
Lillestrøm/Skedsmo
Sponsors:
HEAD, Red Bull, Longines, Sweet, Phenix, Swix, Oakley
Hobbies:
Windsurfing, SUP

Career Highlights

    • 2007 - World Champion - Are - Downhill
    • 2007 - World Champion - Are - Giant Slolam
    • 2009 - World Champion - Val d'Isère - S-Combined
    • 2010 - Olympic Gold Medal - Vancouver - Super G
    • 2010 - Olympic Silver Medal - Vancouver - Downhill
    • 2010 - Olympic Bronze Medal - Vancouver - Slolam
    • 2011 - World Champion - Garmisch - S-Combined
    • 2013 - 1st - World Cup Overall - Super G, Downhill
    • 2013 - World Champion - Downhill