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Vincenzo Nibali

Road Cycling

Vincenzo Nibali is an Italian born road cyclist known as “The Shark.” Riding for the Kazakhstani ProTeam Astana, Nibali is known as one of the most fierce stage race riders in recent years. While he is very strong in stage races, the Italian has also proven himself at the highest level, winning all three of the Grand Tours (2010 Vuelta a Espana, 2013 Giro d’Italia, 2014 Tour de France). Nibali’s most impressive and prized accomplishment came in 2013 when he won the Giro d’Italia in front of his home fans. The Italian won stage 18, a mountain time trial to all but solidify the Magila Rosa during the weather plagued race. Putting his big win in perspective, Nibali said: “I’ve ...

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  • High Mountain Triumph: O Cyclist Samuel Sanchez Claims Stage 12 at Tour de France

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Samuel Sanchez is no stranger to podiums. Oakley’s Spanish Olympic Road Race Champion claimed victory at the first high mountain stage (Stage 12) of the 2011 Tour de France – clipping Jelle Vanendert to the finish at Lux Ardiden. The two road chargers smashed their way together on the lower slopes of the Pyrenean ascent – but Samuel eventually powered away from the field with 300m left. But he wasn’t the only Oakley speedster to see success during the stage. Fellow O riders Frank and Andy Schleck gained an upper hand in the escalating battle for the yellow jersey.

  • Stage 11: O Star Cyclist Sprints to Third Tour de France Stage Victory, Team Riders Hold Three of Top Five

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Oakley’s renowned sprinter is establishing his dominance this Tour in…well, sprinting. HTC-Highroad Star Mark Cavendish blazed to the 18th Tour de France stage victory of his career and the third of the 2011 race. The feat also powered him up to the lead of the points competition, slipping into the Green Jersey for his amazing performances thus far. The O Team speed demon was the fastest in stage eleven from Blaye-les-Mines to Lavaur, out-sprinting André Greipel and Tyler Farrar to tally his seventh victory of the 2011 season.

  • First Wave: Star Cyclist Thor Hushovd Holds Tour de France Yellow Jersey For Eight Days, Oakley Claims Five Stages

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    They’re calling it ‘Tour de Crash.’ The first week of the prominent Tour de France has been more than insane – laced with dramatic crashes and intense action. From rider collisions with fans on the road, cyclists flying off into ditches to a media car clipping Juan Antonio Flecha and sending another rider into a barbed wire fence, this year’s race has been more than brutal. But one thing’s for certain…Oakley Cyclists are displaying their intentions to dominate. O’s Norwegian Star Thor Hushovd came out of the gates on fire – holding the coveted Yellow Jersey with the overall lead for a solid eight days. Stage nine saw him hand over the jersey on the slopes of the Massif Central. But up to that point, he did just enough to top the standings.

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