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May 2012

  • Sight for Sore Eyes: Oakley Rx Helps Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Return To Line Up

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    Posted almost 2 years ago by John Ohail

    Atlanta Braves fans haven’t seen Freddie Freeman in the line up for quite some time now. That all changed this week, when Freeman returned with a vengeance, hitting a home run in the first at bat of his return. The Atlanta Braves first baseman showed up to Turner Field in Atlanta on Wednesday filled with anticipation. It wasn’t because the Braves were beginning a playoff series or celebrating a historic occasion. Wednesday’s game was your average, run-of-the-mill regular season game. For Freeman however this game represented something more. The young slugger was expecting a package before the game; a package that could turn his season around after weeks of frustration. It’s contents? A fresh pair of custom Oakley Rx Fast Jacket™ XL glasses with Oakley True Digital™ corrective lenses and Oakley Dual-Peripheral Technology™. Freeman was the first person to the clubhouse on Wednesday. He ripped open the package, threw on his new sport performance glasses and rushed to the batti...

  • NASCAR Weekend in Charlotte

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    Posted almost 2 years ago by Breton Laubscher

    Charlotte is a special place for NASCAR, so the Oakley Rolling O Lab was excited to be in town for back to back races. Kicking off the first weekend was the All-Star race, held on May 19, which is an exhilarating race unlike any other this year due to the staggering of the laps.

  • A Month In Photos - May 2012

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    Posted almost 2 years ago by John Ohail

    Spring is in the air and so are stellar performances from Oakley athletes. May saw some amazing accomplishments including a lot of Olympic qualifying for this summer’s 2012 London Games. Check out this month’s best photographs.

  • ALEKESAM! Oakley's Iconic X Games Host Sal Masekela Premieres Deep Film at Tribeca Film Festival

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    Posted almost 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    If you know anything about Action Sports, you probably think you know Sal Masekela. Think again. The face and host of the X Games since its very inception, is far deeper of a figure than you think…with a personal history fit for a TV mini series documentary, at that. The son of a South African Jazz Music Legend Hugh Masekela – famous for his fight against Apartheid – Oakley’s star commentator, TV host, actor, musician and overall badass is the subject of a remarkable short film revolving around his super unique path through life thus far, his father’s attempt to reconnect with a son alienated from him throughout his tumultuous journey and his own personal rediscovery of something planted deep in his roots: Music. Enter Alekesam.

  • Shaun White and Rory McIlroy Team Up in Support of St. Jude

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    Posted almost 2 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Oakley athletes, Shaun White and Rory McIlroy teamed up to film a 50th Anniversary public service announcement for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.