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South Pacific Chill: Young Freeskier Joss Christensen Claims Big Air Victory at New Zealand Winter Games in O Sweep, Jossi Wells Grabs Silver in Pipe/Slope
It’s still the tail end of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. But in New Zealand, it’s still dumping powder. Just ask Oakley’s young ski star Joss Christensen, who claimed a resounding Big Air victory at the New Zealand Winter Games. Throwing down a massive array of tricks – he plowed through to the final to face off against fellow 15-year-old Swiss Oakley rider Kai Mahler – eventually topping him for the Gold.
If you’re still floored on Romain Cloitre’s recent, big triumph at the ASP 6-Star Relentless Boardmasters…don’t be. The French Oakley Surf Team ripper was busy training and taking his surfing to new levels on a recent Indo boat trip with the rest of the O Team – before smashing back into heavy ASP Europe action. And we have some sick footage of it, of course.
There is one thing that rings true for all snow athletes is their drive for just wanting to get out on the hill. And this week was a true test of their spirits and Oakley’s women’s snow team was doing their best to work with the weather. After 4 days of waiting in their apartment in Wanaka New zealand it was time to get out and make the best of the weather.