Hailing from the small town of Torpo, Norway (pop. 405!), Braaten took Slopestyle bronze at XG Aspen 2016 -- one of 4 Norwegians to medal at Aspen 2016. Oystein also scored a second place at the Dec. 2014 Dew Tour in Breckenridge and won the overall AFP title for Slopestyle in 2016. Action sports is in the family: his brother, Gjermund, has multiple XG Snowboard appearances. Both brothers competed in the 2014 Sochi Games.
- Bronze, XG Aspen 2016 Slopestyle. 1 of 4 Norwegians to medal at Aspen 2016. 13th in Slopestyle as an XG rookie in 2015
- Overall winner, 2016 AFP rankings for slopestyle
- Highlights of 2016 season: bronze, XG Aspen; 1st, SFR Tour, La Clusaz, FRA
- 10th, 2014 Winter Olympics (slopestyle)
- Older brother Gjermund is a 4
- time XG vet who has made 3 SBD Slopestyle Finals.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Oslo 2016|| SKI Big Air||5th|
|X Games Aspen 2016|| SKI Slopestyle||3rd|
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SKI Slopestyle||13th|