• Mopping Up: Torstein Horgmo Nabs 2010 TWS Site ‘Trick of the Year,’ Top 10 Most Watched Videos List Honors

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    It’s safe to say that Torstein Horgmo O-wned 2010. The Norwegian Oakley shredder made some major noise on Transworld Snowboarding’s Top 10 Most Viewed Videos of 2010 list – as well as claimed honors for the site’s ‘#1 Trick of the Year’ – displaying his ever-increasing popularity with Snowboard fans everywhere and his pioneer status in the sport. He’s stoked…and so are we, of course. Scope the two videos that nailed two spots on the list.

  • Wrecking Breckenridge: Tornstein Horgmo Dominates Slopestyle, Fellow O Riders Smash Contests

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Tornstein Horgmo raged out of the gates on fire…and never looked back. Despite challenging conditions and a freshly dumped layer of powder, the Norwegian O Ripper threw down a monster 96.50 on his first run with a frontside nose bluntslide to fakie on to switch backside tailslide to switch to take an immediate lead at the Winter Dew Tour Breckenridge Slopestyle contest. A killer final run sealed the deal to hand Tornstein the big victory. Main Image: Courtesy, Transworld Snowboarding: Link: “Dew Tour Breckenridge Slopestyle Finals”

  • Oakley Snow Rippers Shine at the 6th Annual “The Meeting” in Aspen

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Matt Murray

    It’s that time of year again, when the ski and snowboard industries gets together to showcase the past season’s top highlights in the form of numerous mind-blowing films and workshop seminars. This year Aspen Ski Co held “The Meeting” at the Limelight Lodge in downtown Aspen. Oakley was well represented with both Pep Fujas and Seth Morrison paying a visit, signing Oakley branded posters and representing both the films they were in “Light The Wick” and “Revolver”. In addition both Pep and Seth were in town filming some segments for Seth’s upcoming documentary film releasing this time next year. In total Oakley had riders in nine of the films, here is a quick breakdown on each.

Torstein Horgmo

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www.torstein.net and www.shredbots.com

Date of Birth:
February 18, 1987
Hometown:
Trondheim, Norway
Sponsors:
Oakley, DC, Northstar, GoPro, AWSM products
Hobbies:
Skateboarding, Chilling by a pool in my Frogskins, watching South Park

Career Highlights

    • 2013: "Best Overall Performance Award," Global X Games (1 of 6 Recipients)
    • 2013: "New Era Men's Readers Choice," TransWorld SNOWboarding Riders' Poll
    • 2013: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Big Air
    • 2013: "No. 2 Rider of the Year," Snowboarder Magazine
    • 2012: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Big Air
    • 2011: 2nd, Air & Style Beijing Big Air
    • 2011: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Big Air
    • 2011: 1st Overall, Dew Tour Season Standings Slopestyle
    • 2010: 2nd Overall, Dew Tour Slopestyle
    • 2010: 1st, Dew Tour Slopestyle – Mt. Snow
    • 2010: 2nd, Oakley Arctic Challenge Slopestyle
    • 2010: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Big Air
    • 2009: 1st, Dew Tour Slopestyle – Mt. Snow
    • 2009: 1st, Dew Tour Slopestyle – Northstar-at-Tahoe, California
    • 2009: 1st, Dew Tour Slopestyle – Mt. Snow
    • 2009: 1st, Dew Tour Slopestyle – Tahoe
    • 2009: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Big Air
    • 2009: 2nd, Red Bull Snowscrapers Best Trick
    • 2009: 2nd, Andreas Wiig Invitational
    • 2008: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Big Air
    • 2008: 1st, U.S. Open Big Air
    • 2007: Abominable Snow Jam Overall Winner
    • 2007: 3rd, Air & Style Big Air
    • 2007: 1st Overall, Oakley Stylewars