Recent Triathlon News
Oakley Triathlete Javier Gomez took the top spot on the podium at the 2012 Nautica South Beach Triathlon of Miami on a warm humid day. With water temperatures registering 75 degrees at race time, Gomez was out of the water second. Clocking in with a bike time of 53:12, he made up some ground on the relatively flat, out and back course. Gomez ultimately took the lead during the run where no one could touch him, running a race-best 31:24 split.
It took very little time for the Ironman Asia Pacific Championship, held in Melbourne, Australia, to become a monumental and historic race. Sporting the new Oakley RadarLock sunglasses, Craig “Crowie” Alexander earned top honors at the inaugural event in record time, amidst one of the strongest fields ever assembled outside of Kona. Alexander’s win came at a sub-eight hour pace, a time that is rarely seen and highly sought after in the triathlon world. To say the first running of the Ironman Asia Pacific Championship was thrilling would simply be an understatement.
Aussie Rules: Triathlete Emma Jackson Wins 2012 Devonport OTU Oceania Championship, Takes Australia One Step Closer To London Olympic Bid
Oakley’s Emma Jackson is well aware of her strong points and she proved it at the 2012 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships in Tasmania, Australia. Known for her skills in the running portion of the triathlon, Jackson went out quick from the start, while still maintaining enough energy to surge on the third leg of the race. She outlasted fellow Australians Ashleigh Gentle and Erin Densham for the victory, despite a 40 second deficit going into the run.