Performance Sports Articles by Date

March 2011

  • Catching Up with Janko Tipsarevic at the Sony Ericsson Open

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Courtesy of www.sonyericssonopen.com by Matt Fitzgerald

    Janko Tipsarevic has been in fine form at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, FL. Sporting Oakley’s latest sports performance sunglass, the Fast Jacket, as he and doubles partner Olivire Marach toppled top seeded teams including Oakley teammates Bob and Mike Bryan en route to the Quarter Finals.

  • 12 Gauge! O Freeride MTB Star Cam Zink Returns to Interplanetary HQ, Gets New Titanium Watch

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Superbowl Champs get rings. Big deal. Oakley’s Red Bull Rampage (the absolute gnarliest Freeride Mountain Bike Event on the Planet) Champion Cameron Zink got a new, shiny, Titanium Special Edition Oakley 12 Gauge watch for his 2010 feats, including the FMB World Championship Title. Now that’s sick. The MTB ripper, in California to ride and chill in the 70 degree weather, dropped into Oakley’s Interplanetary Headquarters on March 17. From new eyewear (Oakley Plaintiff: aviator style) to fresh Oakley Troy Lee Designs Special Edition goggles, Cam got up to speed on the latest and greatest at the Big O.

  • Oakley Visits The 27 Time World Champion New York Yankees

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Matt Murray

    Parked inside George Steinbrenner Field right next to Monument Park, the Oakley Rolling O Lab brought fun and education to both sell out crowds this weekend. First on Friday the Yankees played the Braves on a picture perfect day with unseasonably cool temps in the mid 60s. At noon Yankees past and present met at the Rolling O Lab for a fan appearance – Goose Gossage and Joba Chamberlain.

  • Oakley Domination at the 2011 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon: Julie Dibens Becomes First Repeat Champion

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Oakley was a dominating force at the 2011 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon taking six of the top ten spots in both the men’s and women’s divisions.

  • Lindsey Vonn Documentary “In the Moment” Premieres March 13

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Currently ranked No. 2 in the Overall FIS World Cup standings, Lindsey Vonn has been all over the globe to compete and accumulate crucial ratings points. In just two more days she’s headed somewhere she’s never been before…your living room!

  • Calling All Anglers: The Oakley Big Bass Tour is Underway

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Now in it’s second year, Oakley’s amateur Big Bass fishing series provides anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to experience some of the nation’s best bass fisheries with events at Lake Conroe, Table Rock, Lake Norman, Smith Mountain, Sam Rayburn and Lake Guntersville.

  • Back on Track: Ricky Barnes Grabs a Solid Fourth Finish at Challenging Honda Classic in New Fast Jacket Eyewear

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Ricky’s back on track. Windy conditions and the typically treacherous PGA National in West Palm Beach, Florida made life difficult for all of the sport’s top Global stars this past week at the Honda Classic. But Oakley’s Ricky Barnes, powering his way through some back issues that sidelined him on a few occasions as of late, finished a solid fourth – throwing him right back on track. The strong 276 point finish earned him 135.00 points in the FedEx Cup Standings. His quest for his first tour victory continues to power on. And while he does it, he’ll be rockin’ Oakley’s killer new Fast Jacket™ eyewear to give him that extra edge.

  • Oakley Spring Training Tour Kicks Off

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Matt Murray

    Once again it’s that time of year where the best ballplayers in the world get primed up for the 162 game regular season and hopefully a run at making “The Series” in late October. Yesterday the Rolling O Lab was parked outside the Phillies facility in Clearwater, FL to educate fans and consumers, as well as allow Oakley’s Baseball Sports Marketing Manager supply the players with the best eyewear in the game.

  • Ali Starnes Emerges Victorious at the 2011 MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Oakley cyclists showed their strength at the 2011 MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic, which consisted of the Lake McClure Road Race, an Individual Time Trial, the Downtown Grand Prix and the Almond Blossom Road Race for a total of 182 miles in sometimes less than perfect weather.

  • Perfect 10: Cameron Brown Grabs 10th Ironman New Zealand Title, First Oakley Athlete to See Victory in New Fast Jacket™ Eyewear

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Tally 10 NZ titles for Cameron Brown. Oakley’s Kiwi (New Zealand native) Star Triathlete emerged from his home turf in Taupo with a time of 8:31:07 – and as the first person in history to have won a particular Ironman race 10 times. Even better. He’s the first-ever Oakley athlete in any sport to score a victory in the newly introduced Fast Jacket™ performance eyewear. But the triumph was no walk in the park. Cameron led a field of fierce competitors that batted through non-stop rain dumping on the entire event from the beginning to the end.

  • Pumping Up: Ironman New Zealand Powering Into Full Gear, New Fast Jacket to Take Center Stage

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Mirinda Carfrae is the reining Ironman Women’s World Champion. And she’s going for blood. The audacious Aussie is powering into the coming Ironman New Zealand contest this coming Friday (March 4, U.S.) with two shining beacons on hand: the World Champion Medal from Kona…and brand spankin’ new Oakley Fast Jackets – the much-anticipated set of performance shades that made their debut in Kona this past October. Read: Watch out, because she’s set to make some noise. (Live Event Streaming Video and Coverage at Ironman.Com)

  • Just Short: Janko Tipsarevic Finishes Runner-Up at Delray Beach Championships

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    He blasted his way to the Finals. Then he came out of the gates blazing. Oakley’s Serbian Tennis Star Janko Tipsarevic controlled the first set at the Delray Beach International Championship Finals this past week, but tough Argentine Juan Martin del Potro proved too much to handle as he topped Janko 6-4, 6-4 to take the contest.

  • February 2011's Best Sports Moments Caught on Film

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Oakley athletes could be spotted at events around the world in February. Check out this gallery to see some of their finer moments caught on film.

  • Showtime! New Delhi TV Highlights Superstar Cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s Oakley Signing

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    “If looks could kill, Yuvraj would be a serial killer.” So says the prominent New Delhi TV news outlet as they highlighted the signing of one of the best Cricketers on the Planet – to Oakley. Yuvraj Singh, who’s a positive sensation in the Cricket world, officially joined the Oakley family last week – and the Indian press wasted no time in sharing the news with the sport’s massive demographic.