Recent Performance Sports News
Keep your eyes on Canadian Charles Hamelin over the next few weeks, racing around the speed skating track inside the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi. The Quebec native kicked off his campaign in Russia this week by winning gold in the 1500m race. This is significant because out of his four events this winter in Sochi, the fourteen lap, 1500m race is not considered his strongest event. Already with one top podium spot, Hamelin could potentially be bringing a lot of hardware home to his native country.
The time is here and the time is now. Some athletes have fought their whole life to make it to this moment. For other’s it’s a repeat chance at Olympic glory. Either way, the stage is set for the biggest winter sporting event in history. Every four years, winter athletes of all kinds gather at a predetermined spot in the world to compete for hardware that is unparalleled by any other award. This time around, all eyes will be on Sochi, Russia,
As many around the world brace for the coming of winter, a handful of the most elite athletes in the world prepare to shine on the world’s biggest stage. The 2014 Winter Olympics are upon us and the remote region of Sochi, Russia is set to host the twenty-second edition the biggest winter sporting event in the world. Team Oakley will look to climb to the top of the podium throughout the two-week event. As they fine tune any last minute skills before the beginning of the Games, we invite you to meet some of the quickest, most high flying, prominent Oakley athletes participating in Sochi in February.