China 2008 Articles by Date

August 2008

  • Oakley Athletes Earn 88 Medals

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Newbear Lesniewski

    World’s Best Athletes Trust Their Performance to Oakley’s High Definition Optics®

  • Beijing Vibe: Beach Volleyball

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Imagine 12,000 screaming fans, the best volleyball players in the world with beach girls dancing in the sand and the first thing that comes to mind is California or an AVP Tour stop. But no, you would be wrong, this was the setting for the Summer Games Beach Volleyball.

  • Repeat Gold For Julien

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s Julien Absalon brought his mountain bike status to new heights over the weekend when he became the first rider to defend the men’s Summer Games cross-country gold medal.

  • Dix Visits The New CCTV Building

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    On an overcast Saturday afternoon Walter Dix paid a visit to the Oakley Safehouse to pick up his Bronze Holeshot watch and go on a little photo shoot to celebrate his two bronze medal wins in the 100 and 200m finals.

  • Improbable Baseball Gold

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    South Korea (Oakley) captured the gold medal and capped a perfect Olympic run with the country’s biggest win in international baseball, a 3-2 victory over defending champion Cuba on Saturday night.

  • First Australian Double In Kayak

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s Ken Wallace won a stunning come-from-behind gold medal in the men’s K1 500m kayak. Wearing custom Australian color way Radar’s (yellow frames with green socks) and using the G26 lens, Ken took home his second medal of the games.

  • Silver Lining for Day

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    “Mike Day is by far the best bike handler not only here in the States but in the whole world,” says Mike King, head coach of the U.S. Olympic BMX Team.

  • Phil Delivers the Goods

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers completed an American sweep of the beach volleyball gold medals, beating Brazil in three sets on Friday.

  • Gold & Bronze for Women's BMX

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s Anne-Caroline Chausson continued her reign of the Olympic BMX track in the women’s Final today to take home the gold for France.

  • Double That Bronze

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    After taking home an amazing bronze medal in the 100-meter finals race, Walter Dix followed that up with a bronze in the 200-meter finals last night.

  • Silver & Bronze in Women’s VB

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Not even torrential downpour and a predominantly Chinese sold out crowd could stop the USA duo of Kerri Walsh and Misty May from their second gold medal.

  • Podium Sweep in Softball

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Although the Gold Medal Game is about to kick off shortly, Team Oakley has wrapped up all three medal spots with the US Team (Oakley) taking the first semi-final game solidifying them in the gold medal match.

  • Chinese Baseball Visits Safehouse

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    A handful of Team China’s baseball team made their way over to the Safehouse today to enjoy some food, beverages and make some new Custom Oakley eyewear.

  • Triple Medalist in 2008

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Flying Scotsman Chris Hoy equaled a 100-year-old British record on his way to winning his third gold medal of the Beijing Games on Tuesday.

  • Dual Gold Triathlete Medalists

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Both of Oakley’s gold medal triathletes, Emma Snowsill and Jan Frodeno came by the Safehouse to enjoy the fruits of their labors.

  • Six Time Summer Games Olympian

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s James Tomkins started rowing in grammar school and has not stopped for the past 30 plus years.

  • Medalists Lay Claim At Safehouse

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners made their way to the Oakley Safehouse on a blazing hot day in China’s capital city.

  • Unheralded German Wins Gold

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s Jan Frodeno out-sprinted three big names in the four-man leading pack to win the men’s triathlon title on Tuesday at the Beijing Games in his custom Radar’s with fire iridium lenses.

  • Aussie Legend Visits Safehouse

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    The first athlete to compete in Oakley sunglasses in marathon in Australia was Steve Moneghetti a long-distance runner.

  • Oakley Triples Medal Count to 38

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Things have really started to rev up for Team Oakley as we head into the long stretch of the final week in Beijing.

  • Never Look Back

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Never look back, and that is exactly what Emma did taking home the gold medal for Oakley with a crushing win in the women’s triathlon today.

  • Repeat Gold for the Viking

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s Olaf Tufte of Norway produced a storming finish to win the men’s single sculls.

  • More Gold on the Lake

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Tom Cartmale

    Oakley UK’s Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter won the men’s Summer Games lightweight double scull in commanding style on Lake Shunyi yesterday, wearing custom red-white-blue Radars.

  • Exceeding Expectations

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    In one of the most anticipated finals of the Summer Games, the 91,000 fans whose photo flashes filled the still night air and the millions watching on TV saw quite possibly the best race in Beijing.

  • Dreaming Big

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s Chiara Cainero of Italy dared to dream big and finally realized her dream of winning the gold medal in the Women’s Skeet at the Beijing Summer Games.

  • Oakley Cyclists Prepare for Road Race

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Oakley’s Kiko Gracia checked in with Oakley’s cyclists minutes before the men’s road race on Saturday, August 9th, the first major event of the Summer Games. This just in…Oakley sweeps the race.