Articles by Date

August 2008

  • Sneak Peek: Danny Kass Signature Series Goggle

    Picture 1

    Posted about 6 years ago by Newbear Lesniewski

    Oakley athletes like Danny Kass raise the sport performance bar.

  • Gretchen Bleiler Presents Collection at Irvine Oakley Store


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tamara Weinstein, Newbear Lesniewski

    Meet Gretchen Bleiler at the Irvine Spectrum Oakley Store on Saturday, September 13, 2008.

  • Tune In: Burnquist, Keith on The Daily Habit


    Posted about 6 years ago by Matt Murray

    Bob Burnquist and Trever Keith from Face to Face featured on “The Daily Habit” Wednesday, August 27, 2008.

  • Rolling O Lab visits Optical Heights

    OpticalHeights 035

    Posted about 6 years ago by Micah Murray

    The newest O Lab made its maiden sea voyage on its journey to Long Island from Boston, MA. That said, the crew was reminded again of the size of the rig and its limitations for transport.

  • Bling It On!


    Posted about 6 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley turned it out on Friday Night at the Safehouse providing an insanely good time for all who made it inside. With over 300 people making there way in and out of the party from 9pm to 2am things got pumping when the athletes started to show.

  • Oakley CEO Meets w/ China Press


    Posted about 6 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley’s CEO Scott Olivet arrived into Beijing on Tuesday afternoon to check out the Oakley Safehouse, cheer on our top athletes, visit with accounts and meet with the Chinese press.

  • Show Stopper


    Posted about 6 years ago by Matt Murray

    Leryn Franco, a javelin thrower for the Paraguay Olympics team competing in her second Olympics, and quite possible the hottest athlete ever to compete in the games. Leryn has been the most requested name online, on television and across the airwaves over the past two weeks.

  • A Dozen Medalists at Safehouse On Wednesday


    Posted about 6 years ago by Matt Murray

    The Safehouse was on fire today with the non-stop action of visiting athletes, which peaked to nearly 100 people around dinner time.

  • Golf Tournament with the Pros

    Golf Tournament with the Pros

    Posted about 6 years ago by Rick Zacharias

    JSerra Ice Lions Inaugural Golf Tournament with the Pros.

  • The Rolling O Lab Hits Whistler

    main photo of the story

    Posted about 6 years ago by Mathieu Melançon

    From August 9th to the 17th, the world’s largest mountain bike festival, Kokanee Crankworx, was held in Whistler BC. 8 events were on the program throughout the week from the hardest downhill races to the craziest Freeride stunts.

  • Rolling Into Week 2 at The Safehouse


    Posted about 6 years ago by Matt Murray

    As things continue to roll in China for week two, the Oakley Safehouse remains to be the hot spot for athletes, industry guests and media. The following are comments made by the visitors thus far in week two.

  • Oakley and Naults Windham Motorcycles


    Posted about 6 years ago by Adam Racioppi

    On Saturday August 16th, Oakley and the Rolling O Lab had its second great event with Naults Windham Motorcycles in Windham, New Hampshire.

  • The Rochester Omnium


    Posted about 6 years ago by Adam Racioppi

    It started four years ago as the Rochester Twilight Criterium, which included one pro race through downtown Rochester at sunset, has now turned into the Rochester Omnium.

  • Rainy Day in Beijing


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tess Weaver

    As rain cancelled events outside, spirits remained high in the Oakley Safehouse, as athletes came by to pick up eyewear, meet with the Oakley team, practice their air hockey skills and escape the weather. Oakley’s Greg Welch tried on his notorious Kung Fu outfit and gave everyone a good laugh. ..

  • Oakley Safehouse Popular Destination in Beijing


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tess Weaver

    The Oakley Safehouse has been a hot spot in Beijing for the world’s best athletes. From breakfast to dinner, athletes have been flowing through, meeting the Oakley team, building custom eyewear, filming interviews, playing air hockey and Wii, checking email and just relaxing.

  • Cuan's Adventures in Beijing


    Posted about 6 years ago by Cuan Petersen

    Last night was the first night I’ve had a proper night’s rest since arriving in Beijing on the first of August. I woke up early and decided to go for a walk and do some exploring with Greg Welch and our safehouse DJ “Thux”.

  • Gretchen Bleiler Hosting Summer Olympics for Yahoo! Sports


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Olympic snowboarding silver medalist Gretchen Bleiler might not be competing in the 2008 Olympic Summer Games in Beijing, but she’s in the midst of the action all the same. The Oakley athlete is commentating for Yahoo! Sports. As if she wasn’t busy enough with photo shoots, designing her Oakley Gretchen Bleiler line and training for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

  • Olympic Media Event


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tess Weaver

    More than 200 international journalists flooded the Oakley Safehouse in Beijing on Monday evening for the Oakley Olympic Event, an exclusive open house that featured technology demonstrations and a press conference with four Oakley Olympians.

  • Oakley's First Gold Medal


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Oakley’s Samuel Sánchez of Spain stopped by the Oakley Safehouse today, after winning gold in the men’s road race on Saturday. The Oakley team cracked open a bottle of bubbly while Sanchez signed some Radars and showed off his prestigious bling.

  • Images from Beijing


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Photos from Oakley’s Sports Marketing team in the field…

  • Oakley Safehouse Opens to Athletes


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tess Weaver

    It’s been a flurry of activity at the Oakley Safehouse in Beijing, which officially opens Saturday, August 9th. The Oakley team has been working overtime for the past two weeks preparing the penthouse, which will host athletes and media for the duration of the games. The language and cultural barrier proved to be an obstacle throughout the 12 months of preparation, but you wouldn’t know it from the polished finished product.

  • Oakley/New Era Kick off X Games


    Posted about 6 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Oakley and New Era kicked off the X Games in style last Wednesday, July 30th at the Key Club in Hollywood. Lil Jon hosted the event fueled by Muscle Milk that featured performances by Kelley James, Eclectic Method and T-Pain.

  • Education + Hospitality = Good Times


    Posted about 6 years ago by Matt Murray

    Oakley has always provided great hospitality and a fun presence for our top accounts and fan base at the X Games, and 2008 would be no different.