Recent Performance Sports News
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
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.
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)