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July 2011

  • The Best Photos of X Games 17

    Bob Burnquist

    Posted over 2 years ago by Oakley

    Another Summer X Games has come and gone. Medals were won, records were broken and the inevitable wipeouts kept competitors and spectators alike on alert all weekend long. Check out the following gallery to see some of these high intensity moments captured on film.

  • MLB All Star Week

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    Posted over 2 years ago by Thomas Craig

    From the start, this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star week was filled with all the excitement a true baseball fan could ever ask.

  • Celebrating the Fourth with Emerald City Surf Shop

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    Posted over 2 years ago by James Smat

    This Fourth of July weekend the Rolling O Lab was on site at Emerald City Surf Shop on Coronado Island in beautiful San Diego, CA. This was an especially important stop for the Oakley not only because it was a major holiday weekend, but also because of the chance to showcase our new Blade Boardshort and Infinite Hero collection launches.

  • Demolition Knock Out

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    Posted over 2 years ago by Brian Carlin

    With the fresh air of spring comes golf and with golf comes the Demolition Derby, Colorado style. This year’s annual classic crowned a new Champion.

  • July 2011's Best Sports Moments Caught on Film

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    Posted over 2 years ago by Elishia Matta

    From the steepest climbs of the Tour de France to the pumping waves of Jefferys Bay to the heart of LA at X Games 17 Oakley athletes did not disappoint in July. View the gallery to see some of their more stellar moments caught on film.

  • 2011 Lucas Oil MX Nationals at Spring Creek

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Nick Legare

    It was definitely summer in the Midwest last weekend at Spring Creek in Milleville, MN! Torrential rains and severe lightening prompted event officials to close the track to practice on Friday, the day before the 7th race of the MX Outdoors season. The foul weather threatened to turn the O Lab into a modern day Noah’s Ark as rumors of flash floods floated over the grounds.

  • Don’t Cry for me Argentina but I had to leave you for Chile….

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Heather Call

    Bariloche or Las Lenas, Argentina? That was the question for the destination of the Fall 12 Oakley Field Testing team. Searching for the best snow conditions quickly turned into avoiding volcanic ash when the Puyehue volcano in Southern Chile decided to erupt. The final location of the testing trip was decided to take place at the Valley of Nevados, Chile. Nevados had the best snow conditions and was not affected by the volcanic ash. This was going to be a long journey for all, especially for me coming all the way from Alaska.

  • 2011 Lucas Oil MX Nationals at Red Bud

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Nick Legare

    On July 2nd, 2011 the six and arguably most prestigious National on the tour kicked off with sunny skies and hot, humid temperatures. The storms and rain from the night before turned the grounds around Red Bud USA into a wet, muddy mess.

  • Oakley Soho: Live Painting with Artist Don Pendleton at New York Store

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Oakley has been synonymous with high-end style and art. So it’s no surprise that the Big O enjoys partnerships with artists entrenched in the lifestyle community. Already displaying collaborative work with artists through the Artist Series Program and similar activities, Oakley is taking its role in art and skate culture to a new level with Don Pendleton. For the first time ever, Oakley hosted an event on Wed June 29th to showcase Don’s creations. The rocking gathering – in the middle of New York’s stylish Soho community – offered media, art followers, special Guests and Oakley accounts the chance to see art that ties directly into skateboarding, pop, lifestyle and relevant culture…along with the O’s brand passion, of course.

  • Badge of Honor: Oakley’s RWR Supports Infinite Hero at Daytona

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Fresh out of the pit with less than a dozen laps to go Steve Wallace in the #66 car rocketed back onto the track to find drafting partner Michael Annett in the #62 car. The pair, who had been cruising among the middle of the field throughout the majority of the Subway Jalapeno 250 were suddenly dropping the competition like geezers in the slow lane.