Who is Rudy Project? Rudy Project designs and manufactures performance sunglasses, helmets, goggles, prescription eyewear and sports accessories by applying science, advanced materials and cutting-edge technology to create aesthetically superior and technically advanced products. Made in Italy since 1985, the brand has experienced exponential growth and adoption by sports enthusiasts around the world.
Mission: Elevating the performance of top athletes and weekend warriors alike is at the core of each and every design carrying the Rudy Project brand. Athletes are the DNA of the company. By listening to their feedback and continually improving upon its product designs, Rudy Project has established itself as a leader in comfort, adjustability, performance and customer satisfaction worldwide. With over 100,000 sponsored athletes and powerhouse teams in cycling, triathlon, golf, competitive shooting, cross-country skiing and a myriad of other sports, Rudy Project is trusted by competitors everywhere to keep them seeing clearly, safe, and focused on their passion.
Heritage: Rudy Project has an impressive cycling heritage, having been worn through more stage wins at the Tour de France than any other brand, ever. Rudy Project is also a dominant force in the world of triathlon, having won the helmet count at the IRONMAN® World Championships in Kona for the last five consecutive years. At the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Rudy Project sponsored athletes took home more gold medals than any other eyewear company.
Key Partnerships: Technical precision, authenticity, and unparalleled craftsmanship make Rudy stand out amongst other brands. Rudy Project is proud to partner with these highly recognized organizations:
• USA Triathlon • Race Across America
• US Rowing • National Ski Patrol
• The Challenged Athlete Foundation • US Cross Country Ski Team
• US Military Endurance Sports Program • Triathlon BC
• 5-time Most Worn Helmet at the IRONMAN® World Championships presented by GoPRO®
• 2-time Outside Magazine ‘Gear of the Year’ Award for Sunglass Design & Lens Technology
• Men’s Journal, ‘Timeless Design’ and ‘Breakthrough Awards’
• WIRED Magazine, ‘Gadget Lab Top Pick’
• Triathlete Magazine, ‘Best Aero Helmet’ and ‘Best Transition Bag’
Eyewear: Rudy Project is best known for its Technical Performance eyewear. Lauded by athletes and major publications around the world, Rudy Project’s lens technology, eyewear design and craftsmanship are unparalleled in the sport eyewear segment. From its innovative and proprietary ImpactX-2™ lenses which change from Clear to Black, Red or Brown, to frames made with a unique aero-spatial material known as kynetium, Rudy Project eyewear is the pinnacle of Italian quality, and backed with industry-leading 3 year frame and lifetime lens warranties. Features include: unique lightweight materials, adjustable temples and nose pieces to eliminate pinching, interchangeable lenses, and innovative venting solutions to reduce fogging.
Prescription Sport Technology: Rudy Project is recognized as a leader in prescription sport eyewear. The Company offers more prescription sport options than any other sunglass company. Virtually all of Rudy Project’s sunglasses can be made into prescription eyewear in one of three different ways: directly in the frame using interchangeable prescription lenses, through the use of an Rx Direct clip or with an Rx adapter that fits closely behind the plano lenses.
Helmets: As a recognized leader in the field, Rudy Project designs and manufactures a wide variety of sports helmets, and is known for being one of the first creators of a truly aerodynamic TT (time trial) helmet for cycling and triathlon. Rudy helmets offer advanced in-mold construction technology, internal padding options, and cutting-edge retention / adjustment systems, all in a comfortable and cool design that exceeds CPSC safety requirements
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