Oakley Week Returns To Whistler Blackcomb

Date: February 17, 2017 Author: King Writer Categories: news
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From February 22nd through February 26th, Oakley athletes will return to Whistler Blackcomb to takeover Canada’s premiere mountain resort and host Oakley Week—a week-long series of on and off-hill events rooted in performance.

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Through their long-standing partnership, Oakley and Whistler Blackcomb will provide exclusive access for consumers and athletes to experience Oakley products, including Prizm lens technology that provides an enhanced view on and off the slopes. Oakley performance goggles and eyewear will be available in all Whistler Blackcomb shops.

Oakley athletes Torstein Horgmo, Sage Kotsenburg, Jamie Anderson, Sean Pettit, Logan Pehota, Rusty Ockenden, Craig McMorris and more will attend the week-long celebration that includes events, giveaways, product demos, and opportunities to ride with these athletes.

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New for this year, the Oakley Mini Pipe Challenge invites riders of all ages to celebrate skiing & snowboarding in a custom-built mini half pipe at the Blackcomb terrain park. The challenge will take place at 11:00am on Saturday February 25th and Sunday February 26th, and prizes will be awarded for standout performances from riders of all ages and abilities. Entry for the challenge is free.


Additional events during Oakley Week at Whistler Blackcomb will include:

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Oakley Prizm Demo Centres: where riders and skiers will have the opportunity to test out new Oakley goggle models with Prizm lenses on February 22nd through February 26th.

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Oakley Week Kick Off Party with DJScratch at the GLC on February 23rd. Doors open at 9pm.

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Shredbots Connekt 5 with Torstein Horgmo on February 24th at 11:00am.

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Ski Touring, Splitboarding and Avalanche Awareness Clinics on February 24th through February 26th

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Fresh Tracks February 25th and 26th. Where participants can win a chance to join Oakley Athletes for breakfast and first tracks.

“We’re excited to once again bring this flagship event to Whistler Blackcomb and provide a memorable Oakley experience to all at the resort” said Jano Arabaghian, Oakley Canada Sports Division Director of Marketing. “Skiers and riders will have an opportunity to ride with our global athletes and experience firsthand the innovation Oakley brings through our Prizm Lens Technology.”

For more information on Oakley Week, including the full schedule of activities and registration for the events, visit oakleyweek.com & whistlerblackcomb.com/oakleyweek.