• Victory At Last: 17-Year-Old Mikaela Shiffrin Earns First Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Victory

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    Posted over 1 year ago by John Ohail

    It’s been much anticipated and young Mikaela Shiffrin delivered, just in time for the holidays. The budding Oakley alpine ski racing star secured her first ever Audi FIS Alpine World Cup victory this Thursday in Are, Sweden. The American phenom shot to the top of the podium in the slalom competition, becoming the third-youngest American to win a World Cup race.

  • Oakley Wake Wraps Up a Successful 2012 Season; Stunning Video Edit

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Jack Blodgett

    Our Wake team had yet another epic season in 2012. There were numerous contest victories, dozens of magazine covers, nationally televised TV features, Readers Poll Awards and award-winning new tricks landed throughout the year.

  • Conner Coffin Overcomes Early Interference, Advances to Quarters of Oakley World Pro Junior

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Chasen Marshall

    Heat strategies tend to differ from one surfer to the next. Some guys prefer to sit patiently and wait for the best possible waves. Others prefer a quick start to get points on the board. Conner Coffin is typically the former. His powerful approach, which he’s developed over countless hours on the long, fast walls at Rincon in Santa Barbara, Calif., caters best to a clean, open face. His air game isn’t on par with most of the talent of his generation, but he’s easily in the one-percentile when it comes to teenage power surfers.

Aaron Rathy

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From Australia to Africa, this year ruled! I've had the chance to hang out with the most inspiring people I've ever met. Creative and talented riders with a different style and outlook than mine, I took it all in and my wakeboarding grew.

Date of Birth:
March 17, 1988
Hometown:
Nanaimo, B.C., Canada
Sponsors:
Byerly Wakeboards, Oakley, Rockstar, Jet Pilot, Performance Ski N Surf
Hobbies:
No Time For Hobbies, Pretty Focused Right Now

Career Highlights

    • 2013: 1st, Red Bull Wake Open
    • 2013: Cover of Transworld Wake's 100th Anniversary Issue
    • 2012: Top 5 Rider of the Year, Wake Awards
    • 2011: Top 5 Rider of the Year, Wake Awards
    • 2011: Cover of Alliance Magazine (UK)
    • 2010: Cover of "SBC"
    • 2009: "Rider of the Year," Wake Awards
    • 2009: King of Wake Overall Champion
    • 2009: World Champion
    • 2009: "Move of the Year" (Backside 1080), Wake Awards
    • First Rider to land HS BS 900 Off the Wake
    • 2008: 1st, Wakestock Railslide Championship
    • 2008: 1st, UK Wakestock Rails
    • 2008: 2nd, Tige Pro Am
    • 2008: 2nd, WWA World Championships
    • 2008: "Most Improved Rider"