Terje Haakonsen has offered a personal invitation to IOC President Jacques Rogge to join him at his very own event, the Oakley Arctic Challenge to learn more about snowboarding and slopestyle ahead of the decision to include slopestyle in the Sochi 2014 Olympics. Read more »
One of the most impressive snowboard athletes in the world today, Peetu Piiroinen (FIN), reconfirmed his reputation with a first place finish at the coveted 6Star Oakley Arctic Challenge. The thousands of fans at Tryvann Vinterpark in Oslo, Norway witnessed a piece of snowboarding history as 21-year old Peetu Piiroinen took first place in today’s slopestyle competition, and with an additional 1000 TTR ranking points on his account, he took an unassailable lead in the TTR World Rankings.
The Oakley Arctic Challenge is on in Oslo, Norway this weekend and if you have seen the competition before you’ll know it’s one not to miss. What’s more, Olympic silver medalist Peetu Piiroinen has a chance to secure the TTR title if he performs well.