• The Burton New Zealand Open Snowboarding Champions

    snowb2

    Posted almost 5 years ago by

    New Zealand’s largest snowboarding event, the Burton New Zealand Open Snowboarding Championships, came to a close today after four intense days of competition. Part of the Burton Global Open Series and the Swatch Ticket To Ride World Snowboard Tour, the 7th Annual New Zealand Open, held at Cardrona Alpine Resort in Wanaka, showcased some the world’s top snowboarders competing in halfpipe and slopestyle competitions for over NZ$50,000 in prize money.

  • When The Lights Go Down...

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Thursday night on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Mayor Bloomberg declared February 5th, 2009 “Snowscrapers Day” in front 30,000 plus screaming New Yorkers. Granted there were several thousand Jersey kids from across the river attending as well to cheer on local boy and eventual winner Shayne Pospsil.

  • Meet The Oakley Snowboard Team

    MeetTheTeam2

    Posted over 5 years ago by Newbear Lesniewski

    Get ready to cut in line.

Shaun White

Shawn White-2

www.shaunwhite.com

Date of Birth:
September 3, 1986
Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.
Sponsors:
Oakley, Burton, Target, GoPro, Stride, Shaun White Supply Co.
Hobbies:
Guitar, surfing, being ridiculously good looking.

Career Highlights

    • 15x X Games Gold Medalist (6 Consecutive Superpipe Gold Medals)
    • 2x Winter Olympics Gold Medalist
    • 8x Dew Tour Winner
    • 8x U.S. Open 1st Place Podiums
    • 10x ESPY Award Winner
    • 2x TWS Rider of the Year
    • 2x Most Outstanding Athlete of Winter X Games
    • First Athlete to win a Gold Medal at Summer and Winter X Games
    • First Athlete to Sweep Snowboard U.S. Grand Prix Halfpipe Season
    • First person to pull back-to-back double cork variations in competition
    • 2012: X Games – Scored First Winter X Snowboard Superpipe Perfect Score
    • 2009: Developed video game with Ubisoft: Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip (2008) and Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage
    • 2001: 1st, Arctic Challenge (at Age 15)