Bio

Danny began his climb into snowboarding history at the age of 12, while beginning shredding around the Mid-Atlantic states. In order to increase his boarding time, Kass entered into the Okemo Mountain School where he got to ride some of the better halfpipes and parks in the East. In 2001, Danny made his initial imprints on the sport, with what has become one of the most successful contest streaks in snowboarding: five US Open Championships, seven Winter X Games Medals and two Olympic Silver Medals.

Now that his TV series days (The Adventures of Danny and The Dingo) are behind him, he’s back to filming – with a segment in the new Absinthe video, “Resonance” – and hanging out in his teepee (yes, he owns a teepee). In fact, the design on his new goggle is inspired by a trip to the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.

Danny Kass

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"Oakley is always pushing the boundaries of design and function. Being a part of the new mantra and its 385 degree vision will allow me to see like a fly."

Date of Birth:
September 21, 1982
Hometown:
New Jersey
Sponsors:
Gnu, Oakley, Grenade Gloves, Nike
Hobbies:
Designing gloves, filming TV shows with Lil Jon and The Dingo, going out in a space suit

Career Highlights

    • 2009: 1st, U.S. Open Halfpipe
    • 2006: Silver Medal, Turin Winter Olympics – Halfpipe
    • 2006: Bronze Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2005: 1st, U.S. Open Halfpipe
    • 2005: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2005: Bronze Medal, Winter X Games Halfpipe
    • 2005: 1st, U.S. Open Halfpipe
    • 2004: 1st, U.S. Open Halfpipe
    • 2004: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Halfpipe
    • 2004: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2003: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Halfpipe
    • 2002: Silver Medal, Salt Lake Winter Olympics – Halfpipe
    • 2002: 1st, U.S. Open Halfpipe
    • 2001: 1st, U.S. Open Halfpipe
    • 2001: 1st, FIS Championship Halfpipe
    • 2001: 3rd, Arctic Challange Halfpipe
    • 2001: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Halfpipe