Snowboarding Articles by Date

January 2009

  • Road Trip: Winter X Last Day

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Drubner and Jenn Brown enjoy their last day in Aspen for the Winter X Games

  • White Gold


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    The contest was all but over. Kevin Pearce sat in first place, and Shaun White sat in nearly last place, with falls in his first two runs. But White qualified first in prelims, which meant he would get the last go at it. He had one more chance.

  • Shaun's Prelim Pipe Party


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    What better way to celebrate your gold medal in slope, your new record for most medals, your record number of golds, and record number of slopestyle golds than to win the pipe prelims, like, two hours later. It almost looked too easy for Shaun White tonight-huge airs, big spins, all the ingredients, all on point.

  • Shaun White Makes X Games History


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Shaun White made Winter X history in Saturday’s men’s Slopestyle Finals, locking in both the highest number of Winter X medals, Winter X gold medals and Slopestyle gold medals of all time.

  • Jenny Jones Wins Slopestyle Gold


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Jones came through in the end with a 50-50, gap to 50-50, tail press, backside 3, frontside 3, straight air to frontside 7 from the men’s tee on the last, 80-foot hit, breaking the 6-year-long Jamie/Janna curse to win gold.

  • X Games Snowboard Big Air


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Travis Rice and Oakley’s Torstein Horgmo claimed the top two spots Thursday night at the Winter X Games 13 Big Air Finals.

  • Oakley Hosts X Games Media Night


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    More than 100 guests, including media and VIPS, came to the Oakley Safehouse in Aspen, Colorado Wednesday night for Oakley and Red Bull’s Winter X Games 13 Media Night.

  • Winter X Games 13 Kicks Off


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    The premiere winter action sports event in the world and one of Oakley’s biggest Sports Marketing initiatives kicks off tomorrow, as Winter X Games 13 gets underway in Aspen, CO.

  • Oakley Rider Schedule for Winter X Games 13


    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    The 13th annual Winter X Games kicks off in Aspen, CO next week and Oakley skiers and snowboarders are poised to win more medals than ever. ESPN and ABC will feature 15 hours of live high-definition programming January 22 – January 25 so don’t miss any of the action. Here is a schedule to keep up with your favorite Oakley riders…

  • White Continues To Dominate


    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Shaun White has been on an onslaught of contest wins, tracing back to winning the Quarterpipe and Overall title at the Nissan X-Trails in Japan. From there White has gone on to take first in Slopestyle and second in Superpipe at the Breck Dew Tour Stop, then just last weekend Shaun did the reverse scoring second in the Slopestyle, but first in Superpipe.

  • Torstein Takes Slopestyle at Mt. Snow Dew Tour Stop


    Posted over 5 years ago by Dew Tour

    Norwegian Torstein Horgmo maintained the lead in a close contest against Olympic gold medalist Shaun White in the men’s snowboard slopestyle finals and Jamie Anderson won the women’s event Saturday in the second stop of the inaugural Winter Dew Tour.

  • GB Scores First Cover For Snowboard Magazine's Inaugural Women's Issue


    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    “For the cover of SNOWBOARD’s inaugural Women’s Issue, we wanted to show the beauty and elegance that is women’s snowboarding,” Mike Basher, Photo Editor at SNOWBOARD Magazine. “What better than a perfect powder slash under a scenic Japanese sunset, featuring Gretchen Bleiler.”

  • Final Teaser: Oakley Week


    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Kicking off Monday, January 12th on FUEL TV’s “The Daily Habit” – Oakley Week showcases all of the brands best skiers and snowboarders. Each day drops different athletes and personality starring Danny Kass, Chanelle Sladics, Tanner Hall, Simon Dumont, Eero Ettala, Sammy Carlson, Jake Blauvelt, Seth Morrison, Trevor Andrew and Gretchen Bleiler.

  • FUEL TV's Oakley Week: 5 New Video Teasers


    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    In unparalleled fashion FUEL TV has leaked five finished segments from Oakley Week on “The Daily Habit” which hits the air starting Monday, January 12th and runs all week. The following “teaser” sub segments that air next week with the main stage interviews from downtown Breckenridge are original approaches to the cut away segments that typically air on “The Daily Habit”. Ranging from on location Oakley parties in Salt Lake City and Seattle to on-hill shoots with Marie-France Roy and Jon Olsson to sushi rolling with Tanner Hall, these are fun and different shoots with Oakley athletes.

  • The Show Line Up For Oakley Week On FUEL TV Announced


    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley will take over FUEL TV’s popular interview and lifestyle show “The Daily Habit” the week of January 12 – 16, 2009. These special episodes of “The Daily Habit” will include interviews with Oakley’s top snowboarders and skiers, action footage from Breckenridge Mountain Resort and Copper Mountain, and special segments with seven-time X Games gold medalist Tanner Hall, Olympic silver medalist Gretchen Bleiler, and other top athletes.