• 2010 Tour de France Stage 5 Recap: Cavendish Finally Takes Home The Win

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    Posted almost 4 years ago by Kiko Garcia

    Oakley’s Mark Cavendish of Great Britain returned to form in spectacular fashion today, producing a superb sprint finish to claim victory in the fifth stage of the Tour de France.

  • 2010 Tour de France Stage 3 Recap: Thor Wins & Fabian Takes Back Yellow

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    Posted almost 4 years ago by Kiko Garcia

    On another day of exciting bike racing that saw several big-name riders crash on the dreaded pavé, or cobblestones, that pepper the Paris-Roubaix course, Hushovd (Oakley BMX Chrome Radar), the Norwegian national champion, was able to increase his advantage over Mark Cavendish in the points classification competition following Monday’s ‘neutralized’ closing sprint.

  • Oakley Athletes Take 4 out of 7 Stages at Tour of Missouri

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Oakley athletes take 4 out of 7 stages last week at the Tour of Missouri. Oakley’s Mark Cavendish proved he’s all business as he outkicked his sprint rivals in the closing metres to claim stage one honours. Despite having his Columbia-HTC team controlling the peloton throughout the afternoon, it took a bit of improvisation approaching the finish for Cavendish to earn his 22nd victory of 2009.

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