Recent Ski News
Twenty-three year old Canadian, Kaya Turski kick started the 2012 Winter X Games Tignes with a gold medal victory. The young Oakley rider was the first ever to three-peat in Winter X Slopestyle, which she accomplished in January in Aspen. Her win in France made her the first ever athlete to DOUBLE three-peat at two X events. Kaya had previously won the Slopestyle gold at the Winter X Aspen Games from 2010-2012 and now she has claimed the top spot for the past three years at Winter X Games Tignes as well.
In his first ever big-mountain event, Oakley skier, Pep Fujas scored BIG points in the Red Bull Cold Rush competition held in Silverton, Colorado. Pep was returning to competition for the first time in “five or six years” when he snagged second place in the three-day backcountry freeskiing competition. The event is peer judged and includes a variety of events such as Slopestyle, Big Mountain and Cliffs.
Lindsey Vonn continues to prove her status as American ski royalty. Adding another award to her expanding trophy case, Lindsey secured her fourth overall World Cup title, becoming the first American to achieve this feat. Phil Mahre had been the only previous American to win three overall World Cup titles; Lindsey is now in a league of her own.