• Hushovd Wins a Rainy Stage 6

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    Posted almost 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    On a day of crashes, wet roads and rolling climbs, Cervélo’s Thor Hushovd powered his way to a sprint win ahead of three-time world champion Oscar Freire (Rabobank).

  • Oakley Announces Custom Jawbone Eyewear in Tour de France

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    Posted almost 5 years ago by Rick Zacharias

    Oakley, Inc. today announced updates regarding the 2009 Tour de France and the concurrent worldwide release of JAWBONE, a revolutionary breakthrough in performance eyewear.

  • Hushovd wins Het Nieuwsblad

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Oakley’s Thor Hushovd lived up to his promise to focus more on the Classics this season by taking an important victory in Saturday’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad that officially opened the Belgian racing calendar.

Thor Hushovd

HUSHOVD

"I think it's important to enjoy life, and every moment. Do what you want to do, and have fun. Don´t waste any good moments, maybe you never get them back."

Date of Birth:
January 18, 1978
Hometown:
Grimstad, Norway
Sponsors:
BMC Racing, Oakley
Hobbies:
Hunting. Kills everything who moves in the Norwegian forest. Watch out!!

Career Highlights

    • 10 X Stage Winner, Tour de France
    • 2 X Green Jersey Winner, Tour de France
    • 2008: Prologue & Points Classification Winner, Paris-Nice
    • 2008: Stage 1 - Tour Mediterranean
    • 2008: Stage 2 - Tour de France
    • 2009: Stage 3 - Tour of California
    • 2009: 1st, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
    • 2009: 3rd, Paris-Roubaix
    • 2009: 3rd, Milan-San Remo
    • 2009: 1st, Stage 6 - Tour de France
    • 2010: 2nd Paris Roubaix
    • 2010: Norwegian National Road Race Champion
    • 2010: UCI Road Race World Champion
    • 2011: 1st, Stage 4 -Tour de Suisse
    • 2011: Wore Yellow Jersey, Stages 2 - 9 - Tour de France
    • 2011: 1st, Stage 4 - Tour of Britain