Welcome back to the Rudy Project News Review! It’s hard to believe spring is just around the corner, but our athletes have been rockin’ it even through the winter months. If you aren’t already, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay updated on all Rudy Project products, athletes, and deals! Now it’s time to sit back, relax, & check out the biggest news of the past two weeks:
Tralyx Sunglasses Ranked #1 with Perfect “10”
in Extensive Test by Cycling Active Magazine
Cycling Active Magazine just named the Rudy Project Tralyx as the ‘Best on Test’ when compared to ten other high-end performance sunglasses, such as the Oakley Radar EV Path Polarized and the Bollé 6th Sense. Head to our press blog to see why we’re #1:
What’s Next on the Rudy Event Calendar:
Seattle Bike Show + Rudy Project = Beast Mode! We’re back this year March 4-5 & will have all our award winning helmets, sunglasses and gear on hand. Swing by our booth to check out the latest & greatest, and get an outstanding deal.
To see all the events Rudy Project will be at in 2016, click here!
Team Beyond Shatters U.S. Record for World’s
Toughest Row with the Help of Rudy Project
Team Beyond has successfully completed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, better known as the World’s Toughest Rowing Competition, in U.S. record-breaking time. Teammates Phil Theodore and Daley Ervin rowed 3,000 miles from Spain to the Caribbean in 45 days, 9 hours, and 21 minutes, shattering the previous U.S. Pairs Division record by 7 days! Read more: http://www.rudyprojectusa.com/press/?p=8077
The Big Picture: Richard Sachs Cyclocross Team
For almost two decades now, the Richard Sachs Cyclocross Team has been an integral part of the American cyclocross scene. Check out this image gallery from In The Crosshairs that captures the essence of the team members and their beautifully crafted bicycles: http://www.cxhairs.com/2016/01/23/the-big-picture-the-richard-sachs-cyclocross-team/
The Iron Cowboy Visits
Rudy Project’s Italian Headquarters
Last year James Lawrence, aka the Iron Cowboy, conquered the U.S. completing 50 ultra-distance triathlons in 50 states over 50 consecutive days. This year, the endurance sports legend is ready to take on the world. Want to know more? Check out a recap of James’ recent visit to Rudy Project’s HQ is Treviso, Italy:
Madison Olsen Gets First World Cup Podium
Check out this awesome video of U.S. Freestyle Ski Team member, Madison Olsen, grabbing her first World Cup podium at the recent aerial competition in Moscow!
Up Close with Triathlete Zachary Carr
— slowtwitch.com (@slowtwitch) February 15, 2016
Team Every Man Jack member Zachary Carr made quite the impression with several fine results in the past year! Check out his interview with slowtwitch to find out what this age group stud has planned for the future:
The 7 Summits of Success
Do you have a goal you can’t stop thinking about? Something like a new run PR, another rep in the weight room, or qualification for a big race? Do you keep putting it off until “someday?” Your “someday” is today.
EVEREST: Being Unstoppable, is Book One of the 7 Summits to Success series written by Rudy Project athlete Sean Swarner. This book contains a story of Sean’s journey to accomplish what was once thought impossible. Sean overcame two different cancers to make his dream of climbing Mt. Everest (with one lung), the highest mountain in the world, a reality. Sean’s new book series is here to inspire YOU to accomplish your wildest dreams on and off the race course. Check it out now:
Etixx Quick-Step Continues Successful Season
— Etixx – Quick-Step (@Etixx_QuickStep) February 20, 2016
Congrats to the Etixx – Quick-Step Cycling Team for their performance at the 2016 Volta ao Algarve! Read more about how Marcel Kittel came away with his second points classification victory of the year: http://www.etixx-quickstep.com/en/news/detail/kittel-wins-points-jersey-in-algarve/2561
You might need magic to get your hands on a pair of the Wizard sunglasses these days, but don’t fear! Our best selling model, the Rydon, comes in platinum!
From across the vast internet to right in our own back yard, here are some of the coolest photos, videos & stories that have been shared with us lately. Most of them, sent to us from people just like you, Rudy Project fans! Take a moment if you haven’t already, and connect with us on social media – keep sending us your photos, videos & stories – we’ll be sure to share them with the world!
Amazing ride today with the sponsors and special guests! Huge thank you to Jonathan Devich for the amazing photos!! colavitateamcamp2016 #bianchi #colavitaoliveoil #vittoria #stagesforlife #Rudy#shimanousa #castelli #wtfkits #3T #selleitalia
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The weekend is here! Guess what’s on the menu today… #ironmantraining #triathlontraining #triathlon #triathlete #roadtoironman #roadtokona #swimbikerun #sbr #triscottsdale #qt2 A photo posted by Pedro Silva Gomes (@krepster) on
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Coming up!! @gpowersfilm ‘s take on the @rudyprojectna Tralyx! A photo posted by Gearist (@gearist) on
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Breakfast with a view! We are taking it slow and steady on day 4, knocking off these miles the only way you can: one step at a time. #wifeagerpost A photo posted by Adam Kimble (@thebeardedsole) on
Warm up can be a mental battle or a calming pre-race ritual but either way our riders firmly believe that a good ‘n’ solid playlist is key : @cottonsox_photo Rider: @ninatheninja4 #wisewordswoofpack #warmup #timetrial #playlist #music #procyclist #vos2016 #preracerituals #ridefightwin #itsourdna #dallasBIG #technicallycool #elevateyourperformance #rudyproject @rudyprojectna @orbeabicycles @dnacycling @visit_dallas
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before the start @ Tour of Qatar. selfie with a camel. #tourofqatar #rudyproject A photo posted by @florisdetier on