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

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    Posted almost 2 years 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.

  • Match Play Proves Successful For Golfers Across The Globe

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    Posted about 2 years ago by John Ohail

    The golf scene was buzzing with action across different continents this past weekend and golfers sporting Oakley eyewear were there to capitalize. The Sybase Match Play Championship took place at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, NJ and saw Spaniard Azahara Munoz claim the title over Taiwan’s Candie Kung. Across the pond, on the European Tour, Nicolas Colsaerts topped Graeme McDowell to win the World Match Play Championship in Casares, Spain.

  • Waking Mexico: Wakeboard Stars Aaron Rathy and Oli Derome Shred Cancun for Oakley Store Demonstration

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Viva Wakeboard! Signaling Oakley’s commitment to growing the sport of Wakeboarding – and our celebration of the Oakley store in Cancun – Team Stars Aaron Rathy and Oli Derome headed south of the border to throw down during a dazzling demonstration for the masses. The two rippers, easily amongst the very best on the Planet, headed to Mexico for a weekend trip to spread the stoke and share their skills with the local groms/grassroots athletes through private clinics.

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:
Skateboarding, surfing

Career Highlights

    • 2014: Video Part in Wakeboarding Magazine's "Quiet, Please"
    • 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"