Women Articles by Date

December 2010

  • Deuce: Oakley’s Lindsey Vonn Tallies Two Wins in Val d’Isere, Takes World Cup Lead

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You can make that deux more for Lindsey Vonn. Oakley’s Olympic Gold Medalist mashed her way to two solid wins at the Val D’Isere World Cup event in France – grabbing her first downhill win of the season then emerging victorious at the first super combined race of the year. The victories catapulted her to the top of the overall World Cup standings – setting off even more immense momentum.

  • First Ever: Oakley’s Lindsey Vonn Named 2010 AP Female Athlete of the Year

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Lindsey Vonn is kickin’ arse. She’s not only the most successful female American skier in history. She’s also the first skier, male or female, to ever be named an Associated Press Athlete of the Year. Lindsey accepted the honors this past weekend, taking 77 of 175 votes submitted by news organizations that make up the AP’s membership, more than double what any other challenging female athlete totaled in the tally announced Saturday.

  • Feared: Oakley’s Ashleigh McIvor Powers to Second in World Cup Ski Cross-San Candido

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Oakley Olympic Gold Medalist Ashleigh McIvor is starting the season doing one thing. Continuing to strike fear in the hearts of her rivals. Exhibit A: Her strong performance at the World Cup Ski Cross Race in San Candido, Italy this past weekend. She powered to a second-place finish in just the second race of the 2010-11 season.

  • Triple Crown: O Ripper Tyler Wright Triumphs at O’Neill World Cup of Surfing, Julian Wilson Grabs Second

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Tyler Wright definitely isn’t Hawaiian. But her straight rippage at the O’Neill World Cup of Surfing at Sunset on the North Shore this past weekend might have fooled a few folks. The Australian Oakley Team youngster bested true Sunset Beach local Coco Ho, ASP World Champion Stephanie Gilmore and World No. 2 Sally Fitzgibbons to top the podium and grab the event title in an impressive display. The 16-year-old shredder also bagged honors as the female ‘Triple Crown Rookie of the Year.’ Another Aussie, Oakley’s Julian Wilson, charged big time at Sunset Beach, powering his way to a second place finish – barely edged by a mere 0.17 points by Brazil’s Raonio Montero.

  • “Dropping the Hammer:” O’s Lindsey Vonn Grabs Super G Victory at Lake Louise World Cup

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Tally one more Lake Louise win. Oakley’s Gold Medal Ski Star Lindsey Vonn smashed her way back to the top this past weekend, grabbing a resounding Super G win over German rival Maria Riesch and Julia Mancuso. The FIS World Cup event is no stranger to Lindsey, who’s racked up 14 podium finishes and eight wins at the contest over the past six years.

  • “I Can Be No. 1.” O Tennis Star Sam Stosur Named Australia’s Top Tennis Player, Bags John Newcombe Medal

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    If you think Oakley Tennis Star Sam Stosur has been ‘flying under the radar’ in her rise to stardom…not for much longer. The amazing Aussie was presented with the inaugural John Newcombe Medal this past weekend – topping worldwide tennis superstars Llyeton Hewitt and Anastasia Rodionova as Australia’s premier player in 2010. The award was an enormous honor for Sam, who has been making enormous waves in the sport as of late.