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Joss Christensen

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Growing up in Park City, Utah, Jossi was introduced to skiing at age 4 by his “ski bum” parents and has made the sport his priority ever since. “At first I just really enjoyed skiing,” says Joss. “When I realized it was a possibility to make it a career out of it, it instantly became my goal.” Park City didn’t lack in inspiration, as Joss was influenced by Oakley teammates Tanner Hall and Pep Fujas. He was constantly pushed by good friend and Oakley teammate Alex Schlopy. Christensen took second in halfpipe at the 2010 World Skiing Invitational, then matched that result with a runner-up finish in slopestyle at the Winter De...

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