Women Articles by Date

March 2012

  • Aussie Rules: Triathlete Emma Jackson Wins 2012 Devonport OTU Oceania Championship, Takes Australia One Step Closer To London Olympic Bid

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    Posted oltre 2 anni ago by John Ohail

    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.

  • All Hail Yani Tseng! Oakley Golf Star Takes Founders Cup Despite Wild Arizona Weather

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    Posted oltre 2 anni ago by John Ohail

    Oakley golf sensation Yani Tseng weathered (yes, pun intended) some serious conditions at the Scottsdale, Arizona based Founders Cup to secure her second LPGA title in four events on the year. Her victory at the Wildfire Golf Club also marked her 14th career LPGA victory. Did we mention she’s only 24 years old? Tseng’s remarkable rise to the top of the LPGA is a true testament to her hard work and determination on and off the course.

  • The Right To Give: Oakley Cyclist Clara Hughes Supports The ‘Right To Play’ Charity In a Huge Way

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    Posted oltre 2 anni ago by John Ohail

    Some North Americans will never truly understand the devastation and hardships that take place in African nations such as Rwanda. Hollywood tries to depict the sad reality of the issues sweeping the African continent, but rarely is the full effect of troubling problems ever shown. Canadian Clara Hughes has taken notice and pledged to do something about it. The Oakley Olympic cyclist, speed skater and now humanitarian has teamed up with Oakley Canada in pledging to donate the entirety of her retainer payment as well as any Olympic victory bonuses received in 2012 to the Right To Play charity, aimed at aiding the Rwandan people.

  • “It’s Wrapped Up!” Lindsey Vonn Wins Her Fourth World Cup Ski Title

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    Posted oltre 2 anni ago by John Ohail

    Lindsey Vonn continues to prove her status as American ski royalty. Adding another award to her expanding trophy case, Lindsey secured her fourth overall World Cup title, becoming the first American to achieve this feat. Phil Mahre had been the only previous American to win three overall World Cup titles; Lindsey is now in a league of her own.