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Mirinda Carfrae

Triathlon

Mirinda Carfrae, aka Rinny, is a triathlete from Brisbane, Australia. Carfrae started sports at an early age, playing basketball and a variety of other school sports. In 2000, at the age of 19, she competed in her first triathlon. Even though she did not have a background in swimming, running, or biking, she experienced success in 2001 when she made the Australian Junior Elite Team. Carfrae then went on to represent Australia at the ITU Triathlon World Championships from 2001 through till 2005 earning silver medals in 2002 and 2003. More recently Carfrae has focused on the longer distances. She won the Nice Long Course triathlon in 2004 and got silver at the <...

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Recent Triathlon News

  • Tough Win: Javier Gomez Noya Victorious at Sydney Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU Event

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Javier Gomez Noya isn’t gonna’ forget this one. Ever. Oakley’s star triathlete emerged with a big victory at the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Sydney after charging back from a bike crash during the race. A heavy downpour of rain smashed into the course in the second lap of the elite men’s bike – and from then on it almost became a survival of the fittest, particularly when Gomez went down on his bike. But the reigning ITU World Champion courageously battled back, rode the last 10 kilometers by himself then proved his class even further when he managed to power his way into the leading pack.

  • Ironman: Oakley’s Prominence at World Championships in Kona Highlighted in One Icon Magazine – Issue 2

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    If you’ve ever witnessed the Ironman World Championships in Kona, you’d know one thing. Oakley owns. The O is everywhere: From Ironman week’s “Mayor of Kona” Greg Welch (Oakley’s Triathlon Manager and 1994 Ironman World Champion) and his voice gracing events and worldwide telecasts/webcasts, to our top athletes dominating the competition, to our latest performance eyewear being unveiled at the magical Oakley Athlete Safehouse. Read more about 2010 Women’s Winner Mirinda Carfrae and Oakley’s overall presence in Kona, while stepping into the culture and spirit of the Big O in our latest One Icon Magazine.

  • Oakley Domination at the 2011 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon: Julie Dibens Becomes First Repeat Champion

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Oakley was a dominating force at the 2011 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon taking six of the top ten spots in both the men’s and women’s divisions.

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