SOS Featured Athletes
SOS: Survival Optics Sunglasses
is proud to support athletes in their Individual and Team Sport endeavors. Many of the athletes selected our products before asking if they could display our SOS logo on their clothing and equipment.
On these pages we salute their efforts!
If you would like to join "our team" please contact us at
and give us your name and contact information as well as brief details of what Sport you compete in, whether you are interested in joining as an Individual or Team, your ranking, and how many competitions a year you participate in.
We will then send you an application form.
Until then, have fun and keep up the hard work!
Name: Zach Kleppe
Hometown: Gulf Breeze, Florida
Profession: Professional Kiteboarder
Favorite Sunglass: SOS G-Force, SOS Heat & SOS Pro Stealth Zach recently placed 7th in the 4th Annual Islamorada Invitational, held in the Florida Keys. Congrats Zach!
Name: Ben Kleppe
Hometown: Gulf Breeze, Florida
Profession: Amature Kiteboarder
Favorite Sunglass: SOS G-Force, SOS Heat & SOS Pro Stealth
Name: Rex Eure
Date of Birth: May 9, 1976
Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia
Favorite Skate Spots: Anywhere around the Hampton Roads area of virginia, throughout the year and on tour Nation wide during the summer months.
Favorite Sunglass: Heat & G-Force
Accomplishments: Levitate Apparel ads in Resolve Skateboarding and Platinum Snowboarding. Look for Rex in upcoming ads for Draven Footwear, Levitate Apparel and Abstract Skateboards.
Video Appearances: Leviate Apparel Video I "Got Two Days Left on this Soap" and upcoming video video appearances in Abstract Skateboard Video III, Navigator Trucks Video I and Draven Footwear Video I.
Competition Results: 5th of 27 in the Summer Slam Jam, 4th overall in the South Hampton Roads Skate Series.
Ball Banger Beach Volleyball
Up Next: BallBanger's Pensacola Beach.
July 24-25 behind the Dock on Pensacola Beach.
Name: Ball Banger Beach Volleyball
In Pensacola Since: 2001
Home Field: Pensacola Beach, Florida
Sport: Beach Volleyball
Favorite Sunglass: SOS G-Force Click here to view The Ball Banger website.
Viktor Johansson "Swing Kong" World Long Drive Champion
Nicknamed SWING KONG by the long drive community, standing 6'6" and 275 lbs. Viktor Johansson simply put, is the most electrifying long drive performer you'll ever witness. With swing speeds of 160+ mph and enormous distances exceeding 400 yds (422 longest in competition), it's no wonder Viktor became the youngest ever World Long Drive Champion after only 2 years of competition. Viktor's other titles and accomplishments can be found on his website. Name: Viktor Johansson
Date of Birth: October 26, 1977
Residence: Delray Beach, Florida
Profession: Professional Golfer
Sports: The World Long Drive Champion
Favorite Sunglass: SOS Viper Click here to view Viktor's website.
Lucas Harvey "Iron Luc" Triathlete and Ironman
Lucas is always hard charging. He ran in High School right into the U.S Army Running Teams. Lucas served our country in tough assigments including U.S. Army Airborne & Ranger Training. Lucas recently placed first in age in the Santa Rosa Island Triathlon. Congrats Iron Luc! Name: Lucas Harvey
Date of Birth: June 14, 1976
Hometown: West Des Moines, Iowa
Residence: Navarre Beach, Florida
Profession: Firefighter, EMT
Sports: Triathlon, Ironman
Favorite Sunglasses: SOS Tech, Evolution Goals: Compete in 2008 Summer Olympics Click here to read the Triathlete.com review.