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“A Ride For The Ages” - Oakley Launches One Icon Feature Visually Depicting The 100th Edition of the Tour de France
The French landscape is filled with mystique, beauty and wonder. From two monstrous mountain ranges (Alps and Pyrenees), to the turquoise coastline of the French Riviera, to the historic Champs-Élysées under the bright lights of the Eiffel Tower, the backdrop of the Tour de France is unrivaled. From the avid sports fan, to the casual observer, it is hard to compete against the stimulating imagery that comes out of the greatest race in cycling.
Mariana Pajon can already claim the title of Olympic Champion and World Champion, so what’s another UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Title on the old resume? The 21-year-old Columbian BMX superstar took down some of the world’s best to win the World Cup #3 stop in Papendal, Netherlands this past weekend. Oakley ladies Arielle Martin and Lauren Reynolds rounded out the podium in Europe.
With the stunning background of the French Riviera, Ironman France is a spectacle of not only gorgeous landscape, but brilliant displays of athletic will. Belgian Frederik Van Lierde and American Mary Beth Ellis took full advantage of all Ironman France has to offer. The male and female winners in Nice each set course records, respectively, with Van Lierde smashing his own course record, which he set last year.