• End of the Road: Oakley Snowboarders and Freeskiers Step Into Spotlight in Sochi

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    Posted 2 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    The stage is set. The qualifications and training and travel has passed. The goal now is simple: shine on the brightest stage in all of sport – the Olympics. Our top snowboarders and freeskiers have arrived to Sochi, Russia, prepared to step into the spotlight. A few have been on the Olympic stage before, but for most, this will likely be an experience like none other in their careers. The presence of action sports in the Olympics has increased dramatically for this XXII Winter Olympics Games. Snowboarding made its first foray into the Olympics in 1998 in Nagano, Japan when Halfpipe made its debut. This year, Snowboard Slopestyle and Freeskiing Halfpipe and Slopestyle join the frey, and all of a sudden the Olympics are a bit more exciting, a bit more hip – a bit more relevant (yes, we’re sure there are heaps of young people influenced both athletically and culturally by Biathlon).

  • Road to Sochi: Team Oakley Athlete of the Week – Kaya Turski

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    Posted 2 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    This week’s Team Oakley Athlete of the week is the most dominant women’s slopestyle skier in the game, Kaya Turski. It’s been a challenging six months for the three-time X Games Gold Medalist, after having torn the ACL in her left knee while practicing this past August.

  • Turski and Harlaut Successfully Defend Winter X Gold Medals; Ski Team Wins 5 Medals

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    Posted 3 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    Kaya Turski isn’t the type of person to settle. When she tore her ACL in August, her fans and sponsors probably would have understood if the 25-year-old Canadian chose to sit out the Olympics in order to recover. That’s not Kaya.

Kaya Turski

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Date of Birth:
May 3, 1988
Hometown:
Montreal, Canada
Sponsors:
Oakley, Red Bull, Nike, Head, Freestyle Ski Acrobatique, B2ten, Swix
Hobbies:
trampolining, snowboarding, shopping, rollerblading, editing, crafty stuff like making hats, chillin with my friends, family and cats.

Career Highlights

    • 2014: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle – Aspen, CO
    • 2013: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle – Tignes, France
    • 2013: Silver Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2012: 1st, Dew Tour Slopestyle - Breckenridge, CO
    • 2012: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2012: 1st Overall, Dew Tour Season Standings Slopestyle
    • 2011: Gold Medal, Euro X Games Slopestyle
    • 2011: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2011: 1st, AFP World Championships Slopestyle
    • 2011: 2nd, World Championships Slopestyle
    • 2011: 2nd, Nine Queens Big Air
    • 2011: 1st, AFP Slopestyle World Champion
    • 2010 1st, Homecoming Invitational – Slopestyle
    • 2011: 2nd, AFP World Championships Big Air
    • 2011: 2nd Overall, Nine Queens
    • 2011: 1st, Dew Tour Slopestyle - Snow Basin
    • 2010: Gold Medal, Winter X Games Slopestyle
    • 2010: 1st, European X-Games Slopestyle
    • 2010: 3rd, European Open Rail Jam