Snowboarding Articles by Date

November 2010

  • Looking Forward: Recovering Snowboard Star Kevin Pearce Talks Inspiration and Future on ESPN Action Sports

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    We said it before…we’ll say it again: Kevin Pearce is a lucky guy. Following a horrific accident during an Olympic training run in Utah last December that threw him into a medically induced coma and inflicted traumatic brain injury, there were doubts about whether he’d ever be able to walk again. But in a courageous display of resilience and hope – touched with a bit of a miracle and family love – Kevin is rehabilitating and inching his way back to riding a board. He’s set to attend the Winter X Games in January as a spectator. But there’s more…he’s already doing kickflips on his skateboard. Read more about his current progress, his recent inspirations and outlook for his competitive future in a recent article on ESPN Action Sports’ Snowboarding site.

  • Nordic Jamming: O’s Sebastien Toutant Victorious at Stockholm’s Stadium Winter Jam

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Oakley’s young rippers continue to charge their way into the limelight. Team Rider Sebastien Toutant spearheaded O’s efforts in the Nordic cold this past weekend, emerging victorious at the 5th Stadium Winter Jam in Stockholm, Sweden. The French Canadian phenom threw down a variety of double corks, including a backside 1080 double cork, for a final score of 51.3 and the win at the second Big Air contest of the 2011 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup. The triumph was his first World Cup victory – catapulting him into the lead in the Big Air World Cup and Freestyle Snowboard Overall World Cup standings.

  • East and West Collide: Official Rider List Unveiled for 2010 Air & Style Beijing

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The best of both Worlds are set to collide. In snowboarding’s first bold move into a new frontier, some of the sport’s most prominent rippers will meet China’s best up and comers as ‘Oakley and Shaun White Present Air & Style Beijing’ smashes its way into the Far East. With en epic battle set for the vibrant music, art and action sports spectacle – Oakley Team Riders will be amongst a talented field of riders vying for 1,000 TTR Tour Points and a boat load of cash in the Beijing landscape.

  • The Madness Is Back: FUEL TV’s ‘Danny and the Dingo’ to Premiere New Season Nov. 16

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Oakley’s Danny Kass, and O’s infamous snow Aussie, the Dingo, are back. The dumbfounding duo have been living it up on camera for a couple of seasons – shredding, partyting it up and engaging in shenanigans of all shapes and sizes on FUEL TV’s popular Danny and the Dingo show. And they’re back for more. The new season is premiering this Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 10 p.m. Eastern/Pacific – on FUEL of course. And Danny will be making an appearance on the freshly revamped Daily Habit talk show right before the premiere.

  • Rated “R”: Oakley Snowboard Stars Rip as Eurogap 3 Film Drops In

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Rated “R” for “rippage”…Euro style. You saw the raw, uncensored and curiously stimulating teaser back in August. Now the brand spankin’ new Eurogap 3 film has officially dropped in. This one’s just too sick, folks. Some of the best riders from that “continent over there” (Europe), including Oakley stars of course, got down, dirty and airborne for your viewing pleasure.