Snowboarding Articles by Date

January 2010

  • Eero Ettala Wins Slopestyle Gold

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Liam Gallagher, EXPN

    Things got going quick at Men’s Slopestyle finals. Eero Ettala dropped hammers right out of the gate. He qualified last in eliminations, so he dropped first today and didn’t waste any time getting down to business.

  • Jenny Jones Makes It Two-in-a-Row in Women's Slopestyle

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Jenny Jones proved that she can hang with the best of ‘em today when she won the Women’s Slopestyle final for the second year in a row.

  • Oakley Sweeps Big Air Podium - Halldor, Horgmo & Bang

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s Icelandic slayer Halldor Helgason’s two perfect scores in Snowboard Big Air sealed his and his home countries first Winter X Games gold.

  • Bleiler Claims Fourth X Games Women’s Superpipe Gold

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Gretchen Bleiler, the hometown Aspen hero, won the women’s superpipe final by 0.66, edging Clark on Saturday night at Buttermilk Mountain. Their U.S. Olympic teammate Hannah Teter was third.

  • Shaun Threepeats with X Games Superpipe Gold

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Even a bloody and battered face couldn’t stop Shaun White at the Aspen Buttermilk superpipe tonight. Shaun White became the first snowboarder to successfully three-peat at the Winter X Games superpipe.

  • Oakley Snowboard Scores Three Awards At The 11th Annual TWS Riders’ Poll

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    For the first time every the TransWorld SNOWboarding Riders’ Poll Awards were open to the public to cheer on the nominees at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium. Thousands gathered to recognize snowboarding’s best riders, as well as all-star award presenters, including Pam Anderson, who Eiki Helgason thanked after winning Readers’ Choice Awards.

  • Oakley/Red Bull Media Night Kicks Off Winter X Games 14

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Tess Weaver; Photos: Russ Hennings

    With an overabundance of athletes, media and industry VIP’s converging in Aspen, Colorado for Winter X Games 14, Oakley and Red Bull took the opportunity to gather everyone together under one roof for an evening of interviews, brand education, athlete introductions, sushi gorging and mingling.

  • Oakley's Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler, Elena Hight, Greg Bretz Make US Olympic Snowboard Halfpipe Team

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Oakley’s Shaun White, Greg Bretz, Gretchen Bleiler and Elena Hight make the 2010 Olympic Snowboard Team. The U. S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced the talent-filled roster of 18 athletes Monday. “We are going in to the 2010 Games with one of the strongest athletic lineups possible,” U.S. Snowboarding Head Coach Peter Foley said. “We’re hoping to go into Vancouver and build on the successes we saw in 2006. This Team is in position to do great things.”

  • Oakley's Shaun White Lands First-Ever Competition Double McTwist 12 And Wins Again

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Oakley’s Shaun White delighted fans with a Vancouver-ready 49.50 and earned his second victory in two nights, while Kelly Clark (Mt. Snow, VT) matched that feat in the women’s event. One day after scoring a 49.00 and landing the first-ever competition double McTwist 12, White was rewarded with a Grand Prix record 49.50 for stomping the same run and used his victory lap to high five spectators in watching in the light snow alongside the 22-foot megapipe at the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix.

  • Tonight Watch US Olympic Qualifying Live On FUEL.TV

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Matty Swanson

    FUEL.TV is webcasting the Grand Prix’s final stop live in HD this Saturday, January 23. Don’t miss a minute of our live halfpipe coverage along with the 2010 Olympic team announcement. www.fuel.tv/ussnowboarding <http://www.fuel.tv/ussnowboarding>

  • Welcome To The White Room

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    Last night in a driving snow storm, Shaun White single handedly took snowboard Superpipe riding to a whole new level with his insane run, which started with a 20 foot backside method and ended it with double mctwist 1260. And yes you read that right, Mr. White now has three different double cork tricks in the same run with more amplitude than his competitors.

  • Oakley's Anne-Flore, Jenny Jones, Marie France and Grete Score In Retallack

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Anne-Flore Marxer

    The Kootenays are definitely my favorite mountains to shred ever! There is something about that place; the people, the terrain, the vibe. Every time I go there I get pow and sun and it’s always a blast! And how could I get a better start to the year then a full week in Retallack organized by Billabong and Oakley with Marie-France, Grete and Jenny Jones? Retallack is a cat skiing operation in interior B.C. There is great terrain, steep runs in the trees, pillows and cliffs everywhere and amazing pow! Cat riding is the best way to hit fresh pow on each run and eat delicious gourmet food. I had been to the surrounding mountains before, but not to that one yet. I was a bit worried as far as the amount of snow we would find, as the side road banks looked very poor, but the second we made the turn to Retallack it all became white and powdery!

  • Win A Pair Of JP Walker’s Oakley Goggles On Snowboarder Magazine’s Website

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    In honor of the February JP and Jeremy Guest Editor Issue, Snowboarder Magazine is giving out the Oakley Ambush Goggles.

  • Jenny Jones Places 2nd at Snowbasin Slopestyle

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Tess Weaver

    But, Oakley’s Jenny Jones’ final hit frontside 720, which helped earn her second place, could very well be counted as the trick of the day for the women.

  • Elena Hight Takes Snowbasin Superpipe

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Tess Weaver

    The Wendy’s Invitational female Superpipe final attracted a crowd of almost 14,000 to Snowbasin, Utah, where Oakley’s Elena Hight won her first Winter Dew Tour stop.

  • US Snowboarding Grand Prix 3 Mammoth Update

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Matty Swanson

    Gretchen Bleiler and Shaun White win the 3rd US Grand Prix of snowboarding in Mammoth Mountain, California. Under milky skies and perfect halfpipe conditions Bleiler and White win one of the most important contests of their careers. With this win Shaun has earned a spot on the US Olympic team, and Bleiler is only a contest away from earning her spot on the team.

  • Oakley's Kevin Pearce's Recovery Update

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Although snowboarder Kevin Pearce has a long recovery ahead of him, his doctors are “cautiously” optimistic given his current progress. Kevin has been upgraded from critical to serious condition according to his doctors at the University of Utah Hospital and this is a very big step in Kevin’s recovery process.

  • US Snowboarding Grand Prix #1 Mammoth Update

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Matty Swanson

    The second US Snowboarding Grand Pix has come to Mammoth Mountain in sunny California. And the conditions today were picture perfect for riding, viewing, and figuring out who is going to make the US Olympic Snowboard team. This weekend another pipe event will take us one step closer to the team announcement at the end of January in Park City.

  • Get A Free Pony And Register With High Cascade Snowboard Camp

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Get a Free Pony? High Cascade Snowboard Camp Early Registration Discount: Ends Sunday 01/10/10 Reserve your camp spot before January 10th 2010 and get the HCSC Early Bird Discount. You will have the choice of $100 off the price of your summer camp tuition or a Free Pony*! *Please note, pony supplies are limited, once ponies are sold out (which will be immediately), you may instead choose a custom HCSC hoodie and an HCSC backpack!