Snowboarding Articles by Date

April 2009

  • Late April Powder & Private Pipe Session

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    The Tracking Eero crew was cut down in size significantly when we rolled onto Saas Fee, Switzerland from Laax for our next stop on the European Tour. The drive took us six hours and was quite the excursion, we took two different trains that let us load our cars on them to get through the passes.

  • Adventures In Laax

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Our adventure continued from Solden, Austria to Laax, Switzerland, which all of us were excited to visit for many reasons, but namely the new Rocks Resort we would be staying in. The Rocks Resort is a brand new addition to Laax, the buildings are designed to be very modern day apartments varying in size from two to four bedrooms. The apartments have all the luxuries one could need from heated stone floors throughout to a rain shower to a full kitchen to beautiful views of the Alps.

  • Avalanches, River Jumps and Paragliders in Austria

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    As the season slows down for Eero and crew, it was time to hit up Europe for hopefully a few solid weeks of filming some sick jumps. The crew meet up in Munich and rolled to Solden, Austria in some badass Audi wagons. The drive was mellow, only taking two hours, including a McD’s stop for Eero.

  • Oakley Shakedown 2009

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    Posted about 5 years ago by

    More than 8.000 spectators braved the weekend rain at St Sauveur, Quebec to support Shakedown 2009, Canada’s largest Snowboard contest. Oakley stepped up as one of the main sponsors of this mega event, an in typical Oakley fashion, activated in full force.

  • Cody Warble Claims 1st National Title

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Matty Swanson

    We would like to congratulate Cody Warble on his National Championship victory this past week in Copper Mountain. After 5 days of competition, Cody came out on top of his age group (8-9 Grommet Group 2) as the combined overall winner.

  • OAKLEY JIB-VID 2009

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Heather Pigott

    On 25th March, Oakley Jib-Vid THE premier ride, film and edit contest in Europe unleashed 17 teams of world class snowboarders, skiers and filmers in the Austrian après-haven of Mayrhofen.

  • Uniquely Wins 'Best Action Sports Film' at Vail Film Fest

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    “Uniquely”, Oakley and 1242 Productions’ latest release, won “Best Action Sports Film” at the Vail Film Festival on Saturday, April 4th. This is the film’s second award after winning"Best Editing" at X Dance earlier this year.

  • Snowy Angels In Aspen

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    The Second Annual CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational received over four feet of fresh during the ladies time at Aspen Snowmass. Snow Angels is a fun and unique approach to women’s snowboard Superpipe contests in that it was originated by one of the best snowboarders in the world, Gretchen Bleiler. Women’s snowboarding has been progressing in so many avenues over the last decade, thanks in part to Bleiler’s innovative riding and contest wins.