Performance Sports Articles by Date

April 2014

  • Athertons, Rachel and Gee Double Up in Oz

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    Posted 3 months ago by John Ohail

    “Proud of my bro!" Those were the words of Rachel Atherton, winner of the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill in Cairns, Australia after she and her big brother dominated the brutal, rain-soaked, muddy course. The British brother-sister duo claimed the double on the weekend, something they’ve become accustomed to doing.

  • Javier Gomez Noya, Oakley Women Shine In First Ever ITU World Triathlon Series Cape Town

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    Posted 3 months ago by John Ohail

    Cape Town, South Africa saw something new this past weekend as it welcomed the stars of the ITU World Triathlon Series to it’s landscape for the first time in the series’ history. What wasn’t new was the outcome of both the men and women’s races. For the second straight time in the 2014 season, Oakley’s Javier Gomez Noya and Jodie Stimpson stood atop their respective podiums. The Spanish phenom, Gomez broke away from his main rival Jonathan Brownlee during the final portion of the run to win by a 19 second margin. While Stimpson overcame fellow Brit, Helen Jenkins by just seven seconds for her second consecutive WTS victory.

  • JOURNEYMEN: Oakley’s Newest One Icon Multimedia Feature

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    Posted 3 months ago by John Ohail

    Oakley has released it’s newest One Icon multimedia feature, entitled JOURNEYMEN. The Journeymen story chronicles the three very different experiences of three very different riders through the grueling eight-day, 718km mountain bike race, The Absa Cape Epic.

  • Bubba Watson Wins Second Career Masters Tournament

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    Posted 3 months ago by John Ohail

    Just two years after his epic playoff victory against Louis Oosthuizen, Bubba Watson reigns supreme once more at Augusta National Golf Club. The long driving southpaw took the 36-hole lead going into the weekend and never looked back. This is Bubba’s sixth PGA Tour win, but already his second career green jacket in a span of just three years.

  • Dutchman Niki Terpstra Claims Illustrious Paris-Roubaix Title

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    Posted 4 months ago by John Ohail

    Omega Pharma-Quick Step’s Niki Terpstra crossed the finish line in the Roubaix velodrome without another rider in sight. There would be no sprint finish. The Dutchman had out-legged the competition to ride solo to the 2014 Paris-Roubaix victory, touting a 19 second gap to the next competitor.