• Oakley Snowboarders Star Alongside Snow Park Tech in NatGeo's "Mountain Movers"

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    Posted 10 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    For the Torstein Horgmos and Mark McMorris’ of the snowboarding world to be able to do what they do, they need to trust the terrain. When they go flying two stories into the sky, they need to know that they have the speed and lift to cover as much as a quarter of a football field on some of these Big Air jumps. That’s the reason you’ve heard Horgmo publicly criticize features after events, calling for more athlete involvement and investment in the right crew to get the job done – and that right crew, according to most snowboarders you talk to, is Snow Park Technologies.

  • Horgmo, McMorris and Sandbech Put on an Historic Triplefest in X Games Big Air

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    Posted about 1 year ago by Chasen Marshall

    “It was just f**king amazing to be a part of what just happened tonight,” said Torstein Horgmo, a gold X Games medal dangling from his neck, and still slightly winded after the 18-minute jam session Big Air final. Trailing Oakley teammates Stale Sandbech and defending gold medalist Mark McMorris throughout the final, Horgmo – who won the event in 2011 – had one last chance to land the move he believed would be the difference-maker: the switch backside triple cork 1440, a trick he landed for the first time a week before coming to Aspen and one that had never been landed in competition.

  • Horgasm - A Love Story - Trailer

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    Posted over 1 year ago by John Ohail

    This documentary follows Oakley’s Torstein Horgmo during 2 years as a world famous professional snowboarder going about his anything but ordinary life. The unique film made by Tobias Froystad gives an insight into highs, lows, victories and defeats of professional snowboarder Torstein Horgmo. Music by: Savant Shot, Chopped & Edited by Tobias Froystad Expect Films

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