Oakley, Inc. today congratulated Sebastian “Seabass” Zietz for winning the 2012 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Part of the Oakley Surf family since he was 16, Zietz has now secured a place on the 2013 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour. Read more
South African captain and Oakley Athlete Graeme Smith on Monday hailed his team’s second successive series win in Australia as the finest moment of his decorated career.The Proteas, forced to bat out for draws in the first two Tests, dominated the Australians in the third and final Test at the WACA Ground to post a 309-run win and retain their top ranking in Test cricket. Read more
What happens when you take one of the worlds best surfers, and let him design his own pair of Oakley shades? Pure, unadulterated radness, that’s what.
The result was the jet-black Jupiter Squared frame, polarised lenses, and a unique zebra-striped Oakley “O” on the side. Jordy wanted these shades to be an homage to his South African heritage. So it seems only fitting that we give South Africans in major cities the opportunity to win themselves a pair of these awesome sunnies – and throw in a free trip to Bali for good measure. How do you like them apples? Read more
Team MTN-Qhubeka, co-sponsored by Oakley, has become the first African team to join the second division of world cycling; the highest level from any team on the continent after the International Cycling Union (UCI) confirmed its status as a Professional Continental team for 2013. Read more
Samsung Mobile South Africa has confirmed a multi-million Rand sponsorship of Team MTN-Qhubeka, also sponsored by Oakley, for a 3 year period starting in January 2013. This sponsorship, part of the Consumer Electronic brand’s key focus on building Africa, will not only see Samsung Mobile supporting the MTN-Qhubeka Pro Continental cycling team financially, but through this partnership, a percentage of Samsung GALAXY smartphones and tablets sales will be used to continue to fuel the Qhubeka World Bicycle Relief Programme. Read more
Oakley is proud to announce its newest signing, Junior World Triathlon Champion – Wian Sullwald! Read more