Oakley X Wrap-Up


Oakley raked in 7 gold medals and 13 medals overall at the premiere winter action sports event in the world. With Gretchen Bleiler taking gold in Snowboarding SuperPipe, Tanner Hall winning Skiing Superpipe, Torstein Horgmo scoring gold in Snowboarding Big Air and Jon Olsson winning Skiing Big Air, Oakley swept the most popular and competitive events of the Games.

The 12th annual Winter X Games in Aspen, CO were televised live and covered by ESPN’s flagship news program, Sports Center. Viewership across the three networks that carried coverage of the event – ABC Sports, ESPN and ESPN2 – exceeded last year’s household average by 30% according to Nielsen Media Research. Fifteen hours of live high-definition programming and 19 hours of original HD programming was televised on international networks to 122 counties. Oakley commercials had 32 spots with re-airs.

Oakley X Games Scoreboard:

  • 13 X Games Medals
  • 7 Golds, 3 Silvers, 3 Bronzes
  • Tanner, Shaun each won their 7th gold medal, setting records for most Golds for any X Games athlete
  • Gretchen won her 3rd X Games gold medal
  • Torstein landed the first switch 1260 in Big Air
  • Sponsored X Center
  • Sponsored “In the Headset”
  • 5,000 spectators stopped by the on-site Oakley booth

X Games Articles

Oakley/Target Media Night
Tanner Wins 7th Gold
Jon Olsson Wins Big Air
Golden Gretchen
Torstein Goes Biggest
Silver and Bronze Slopestyle
Oakley Cleans Up at Powder Awards
King of Quarters
White Wins 7th Gold


Staff Writer


January 28, 2008