Recent Ski News
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.
The party started and then it never really stopped. That’s sort of the nature of Freestyle.ch in Zurich. Equal parts spectator-stimuli-overload, controlled-chaos and winter-kickoff. Snowboarding and skiing, FMX and Mountain Bike, and then crossover events. It’s a lot to take in, it’s a lot to enjoy.
Longtime darling of women’s Freeskiing, Grete Eliassen proved that her prowess extends beyond the powder-obsessed with her recent sweep of X Games’ Best in Action Sports.