It's not every day you find yourself sharing a chairlift with snowboarding world champion and Aussie Olympian Scotty James.

The Victorian young gun and Oakley athlete was ripping his first run of the Aussie season at Mount Hotham over the weekend when we caught him for a quick yarn on the way up the Quattro chair. 

James and the BH team were on the ground sampling Oakley's new kit over the weekend, in particular, their world-class PRIZM lens technology, which helped us decipher the variable conditions on Saturday morning. Naturally, and in true Oakley fashion, later that day saw a late-night blowout of massive proportions at one of Hotham's biggest parties of the year, the Oakley PRIZM Palooza bash.

Catch the full chairlift chat below, and head to Oakley.com to browse their PRIZM range.

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