The 2012 O’Neill Experience recap from Camp of Champs

July 12th, 2012 by

What happens when you get together a group of world-class shredders during the summer on a glacier in Whistler? The O’Neill Experience happens, a week long shred fest of photo shoots, product testing and good times.

O’Neill team members Sebastian Toutant, Jeremy Jones, Celia Miller, Iris Lazz and more descended upon Camp of Champs for a week long adventure both on and off the mountain.  From testing new product, to photo shoots and shredding with campers, the entire team put it down to get ready for the fast approaching 201/2013 season.

Check out all the video action below and scope out the gallery here.

 

O'Neill Experience Day One

Groceries with Team O'Neill

Check out how to eat like a pro, with this edit featuring O'Neill riders Antoine Truchon, Maxence Parrot, Celia Miller, team manager Max Henault and O'Neill photographer Ren Rob. Clearly some of us eat healthier than others.

 

Day One

Team O'Neill has been making the rounds in and around Blackcomb Glacier, riding rails and jumps at the Camp of Champions park, testing out new O'Neill 2012-13 snow apparel and hanging out in Whistler Village.

 

O'Neill Experience Day Two

Antoine Truchon Trick Tip

O'Neill snowboarder Antoine Truchon stays classy as he teaches the 'Switch Nollie FS Tail to Switch Up' trick tip. Don't try this at home…..

 

Jeremy Jones talks Further

Get the exclusive inside view from 8-time Big Mountain Rider of the Year Jeremy Jones, as he offers insight into his highly anticipated snowboard and adventure film, 'Further,' premiering later this summer.

 

Day 2 Recap

Seb Toots hits up Blackcomb for a morning riding session before the summer rain rolls in. Later in the afternoon, Seb and his O'Neill teammates show off their skateboarding skills at the Camp of Champions compound, homebase for off-the-mountain activities during the week.

 

O'Neill Experience Day Three

O'Neill Destroys Whistler Paintball

 

Day Three Recap

The sport swapping continued on day three of the O'Neill Experience, as snowboard legend Jeremy Jones started the day with a skateboarding session outside the team house in Whistler. Later in the day, skier Simon Gingras O'Neill video contest winner, skier Mitchell Brower, hit the rails at Camp of Champions snow park atop Whistler Blackcomb. The team finished day three with dinner at Splitz Grill in town and a few pit stops on the way home, surviving the driving skills of Celia Miller behind the wheel.

 

O'Neill Experience Day Four

Hot Tub Poaching with Celia Miller

The crew heads for the hot tub in Whistler Village, starring birthday girl, Celia Miller for some classic Whistler hot tub poaching. Expect the unexpected…

 

Day Four Recap

Snow action is in full swing at the Whistler Blackcomb glacier during Day Four of the O'Neill Experience with Camp of Champions. O'Neill Team riders Seb Toots, Maxence Parrot, Francis Jobin and Laurie Blouin take full advantage of the park jumps and rails all day long for some epic riding sessions. Afterwards, O'Neill Team Manager Max Henault offers his cooking skills with a salmon dinner back at the team house.

 

O'Neill Experience Day Five

Seb Toots Trick Tip

Watch and learn as pro O'Neill snowboarder Seb Toots teaches a BS Lip Slide for Spike.com. In a few minutes, you will be able to throw it like the man. Its as easy as that.

 

Day Five Recap

The O'Neill Experience: Whistler concludes with blue skies, bright sun and a long day of amazing park riding at Blackcomb glacier. The entire O'Neill team goes big at the Camp of Champions: Seb Toots, Antoine Truchon, Maxence Parrot, Celia Miller, along with young guns Aspen Spora, Francis Jobin and Laurie Blouin hit the jumps and rails, impressing campers and topping each other with games of S-N-O-W.

 

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