Industry News 2/11/2008

SPY OPTIC Introduces Revolutionary Apollo Snow Goggle for 2008-2009

SPY OPTIC Introduces Revolutionary Apollo Snow Goggle for 2008-2009
Proprietary Lens Technology Offers Enormous Vision via Minimalist Design

Spy Optic announces the introduction of the revolutionary Apollo goggle. Driven by more than a decade of design and technical innovations, Spy Optic's state of the art Apollo is minimal in materials and provides optimum comfort and range of vision.

In development over the last three years, the Apollo's groundbreaking and proprietary Mosaic lens creates maximum peripheral vision with a nominal frame profile. The unprecedented lens shape-neither spherical or cylindrical-contours sharply at specific points, seamlessly following the shape of the face to maintain a perfect and enormous field of vision with no distortion or internal reflection. The first of its kind, Spy's new multibase lens is the first new snow goggle lens shape developed in over a decade.

In addition, a new precise, self-positioning Magnesium/Grilamid hinge system turns 360 degrees with movement at any axis, allowing a comfortable and helmet-compatible fit. As with all Spy Optic goggles, the Apollo boasts our patented Scoop(r) ventilation system to conquer lens fogging, triple layer Isotron(tm) face foam featuring moisture-wicking Dri-Force(tm) fleece, and 100% UVA, B & C protection.

Received with great interest and fanfare at the January 2008 SnowSports Industries America tradeshow, the Apollo garnered not only excitement from dealers and media on the show floor, but won an Innovation Award in the Skill Category from the SnowPress Show Daily, the official publication of the SIA show.

The Apollo is available to dealers for pre-booking immediately, and will ship in fall for the 2008-2009 winter season. For sales request, please contact your rep. All media inquiries may be directed to Elizabeth Randall.