Recent Snowboarding News
The 2012 winter season is well under way! The premieres are showing, the parks are open and the events have started. Ever keen to kick-start the season with a big bang, Oakley jumped the pond with none other than Shaun White to take their unique brand of entertainment and education to the European market.
The winter’s first snowboard halfpipe contest, Grand Prix at Copper, saw Oakley teammates Maddy Shaffrick and Queralt Castellet, standing side-by-side on the podium in second and third place, respectively.
The snowboard world was hit with a Holiday’s miracle today. It’s been almost two years since Oakley Star Snowboarder Kevin Pearce strapped into a board. Displaying truly amazing resilience and hope after sustaining traumatic brain injury from a heavy accident while training for the Winter Olympic Games in Utah, the inspirational Oakley Team rider did what many said would never happen again. He dropped in.