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September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016

Summer is dwindling, but the amount of news we have to share with you this month sure isn't! We're back with the September edition of Through the Lens, better known as the XX2i Optics newsletter! If you need to catch up on our latest press announcements, athlete news, product reviews, and all things social media, you've come to the right spot.

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Kat Haas is an expert on outside adventures, so take her advice when picking your shades for all types of outdoor activities. She took at look at the Hawaii1, Bermuda1, and USA1, so dive into this expert sunglass review now. 



New from XX2i, the Bermuda1 sunglasses mix fashion with protection. You’ll look good, and see well. This is what happens when a performance eyewear company applies their know-how to casual sunglasses. Learn more from this in-depth review by



Boy, we had fun with BibRave last month! In case you missed our most recent Twitter chat, check out a recap of the Australia1 #BibChat when we discussed the quirks of running & gave away some free shades! 



Summer isn't over yet, so what does that mean for you? More chances to get outside! If you're in need of new shades to pair with your adventures, listen to and check out their review of the Hawaii1.



We know you've heard the news, but we are so excited about the release of the Australia1! This is our most versatile sunglass, and it's polarized! Thanks to INVISION Magazine for highlighting the launch of these performance oriented shades. 



From pros to weekend warriors, our mission at XX2i Optics is to outfit athletes with afforable, reliable, and high-quality eyewear. Each month we will showcase one of our “BRO” athletes who is an amateur competitor doing amazing things on and off the race course. Learn about this month’s star, John Croom, below:

"I am 23 years old and I am about to finish my 4th season as a road and track cyclist. In 2012, I decided to start racing after watching Elite US Track Nationals in my home town of Rock Hill, SC and watching the Winter European 6 days (Madison track races) on live stream. It wasn't as easy as just buying a bike and racing...weighing 300 pounds I had some life changes I needed to make for this whole racing thing to happen. The bike changed my life completely and began a whole new life style for me. Currently, I weigh 205 pounds. This year was the first year I began to start traveling internationally and it came with a bit of success, along with starting my first professional 6 day event at Fiorenzuola with American 6 day rider Guy East from Hope Sports. I believe this is only the beginning, as my long term goal is to become a National Champion on the track along with possibly making the Olympic squad for 2020 in Tokyo. I am super excited to become apart of the XX2i family and rock my new favorite racing shades, the France2, and my casual Bermuda1 glasses."


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