Recent Performance Sports News
Man, that’s a big fish…err fishes. Kevin VanDam’s three-day total of a massive 69 pounds, 11 ounces from this past weekend in New Orleans (Mississippi River Delta) is the heaviest ever taken to the scale in a Bassmaster Classic with a five-fish daily limit. That’s some major fishage. Major enough for Kevin to reel in yet another World Championship and a record-tying fourth Bassmaster Title.
Mark Cavendish is starting off the season in style. Oakley’s star cyclist smashed his way to his first 2011 win in the final stage of the Tour of Oman from Qurayat to Mattrah Seafront. Cavendish powered across the line ahead of Russia’s Denis Galimzyanov and Italy’s Andrea Guardini at the end of the 157 kilometer stage to claim a bunch sprint victory. Our British standout’s win was HTC-Highroad’s second victory in the 2011 Tour of Oman, after teammate Matt Goss took Stage 2, also wearing the leader’s jersey for two days.
Oakley, it’s time to welcome Yuvraj Singh to the family: One of the biggest, baddest Cricket players on the Planet. Full release… FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., February 18, 2011 – Oakley, Inc. today announced that cricketer Yuvraj Singh has become the newest addition to its roster of world-renowned athletes. Hailing from Chandigarh, India, Yuvraj has amassed more than 7500 runs over the course of his One Day International (ODI) career to date, represented India in 34 Tests and is most remembered for his six sixes in an over off England’s Stuart Broad in the ICC World Cup 20-20 Championship in 2007. Heading into the 2011 ICC World Cup, Yuvraj will rely on his favorite Oakley design, RADAR® sunglasses, for the optimized levels of comfort, protection and clarity only Oakley can provide.