Ski Articles by Date

April 2010

  • Oakley's Bene Mayr Takes Third At The Nine Knights Invitational


    Posted over 4 years ago by

    Last week the second addition of Nine knights took place in Nebelhorn, Germany. The Nine Knights are Europe’s best freeskiers, invited by freeski legend, Nico Zacek and included Oakley’s Caja Schopf, Bene Mayr, Thomas Hlawitschka, Luggi Brucic and NicolasVuignier. They were invited to jump, what most are calling the best jump they’ve ever hit, the snow-castle.

  • Check Out The 2010 Jon Olsson Super Sessions Team Videos

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Here are the highly anticipated Jon Olsson Super Sessions 2010 videos featuring Oakley’s Simon Dumont in Team America, Oakley’s Henrik Harlaut and Oscar Sherlin in Team Sweden, Oakley’s Jossi Wells in Team Down Under and Oakley’s Jacob Wester in Team Europe.

  • Honoring Shane McConkey For The Make-a-Wish Foundation


    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    One of the most influential skiers in history, Shane McConkey, changed the world of free skiing forever. Whether it was doing the impossible on skis, making friends laugh or doing handstands for his daughter, Shane brightened the world of those around him. Shane died on March 26, 2009, while filming in the Dolomite Mountains of Italy.

  • Oakley's Tanner Hall Hosts Super Sessions At Evolve Chile

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

  • ESPN Interviews Oakley's Grete Eliassen

    Grete Eliassen at The Canyons Resort - Stan Evans-Red Bull Photofiles

    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    ESPN interviews Oakley’s Grete Eliassen on everything from how she prepared for her world record jump, to what possessed her to do it, to her new movie, “Say My Name,” to her upcoming trip to Whistler.

  • Oakley's Grete Eliassen Sets New Hip Jump World Record

    Grete Eliassen Boosts 31 feet - Stan Evans-Red Bull Photofiles

    Posted over 4 years ago by

    Despite unprecedented spring snow storms, including 22 inches of snow on jump day, The Canyons Resort’s park crew shoveled, cut and shaped more than 45,000 cubic yards of snow to create the largest snow terrain park feature ever built in Utah. Why you ask? So Oakley’s Grete Eliassen could achieve a monumental personal goal and truly change the game in women’s skiing.

  • JOSS Returns, Bigger And Better

    JOSS 2010, Filming Simon Dumont (c) Klaus Polzer

    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    The highly anticipated Jon Olsson Super Sessions is back, bigger and better, and kicking off Monday, April 5th. The number of skiers on each team has multiplied, from single skier teams in 2008 to two-man regional teams in 2009 to this year’s three-man regional teams format (including Team WWW representing Keep an eye out for Oakley athletes Jacob Wester, Simon Dumont, Sigbjorn Tveit, Oscar Scherlin, Henrik Harlaut and Jossi Wells set to compete.

  • Oakley's Sammy Carlson and Seth Morrison In Almost Live Episode 5

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Oakley’s Sammy Carlson meets up with a super star TGR crew. Not having much experience with Helicopters and Big mountain riding, Sammy is schooled by the likes of Oakley’s Seth Morrison, Callum Petit, and Kye Peterson in the wise ways of Big mountain shredding.

  • Chamonix, France

    Nate & Seth

    Posted over 4 years ago by Christian Pondella

    I just recently returned from an amazing trip to Chamonix, France. I was out there with Oakley who is making a two-year film project about Seth Morrison. Seth is one of the most iconic big mountain skiers in the ski industry who has impressed the hell out of all of us with his amazing segments in ski movies for the past 10 plus years.