USARA Sunglasses Sponsor Popticals

Popticals is the Official Sunglasses Sponsor of the 2016 USARA Adventure Race Series

We’re proud to announce that Popticals is the Official Sunglasses sponsor of the 2016 United Stated Adventure Race Association Adventure Race Series! The Unites States Adventure Race Association (USARA) acts as the governing body for adventure racing in the United States. The organization sanctions independently organized adventure races throughout the country as qualifying events for the annual USARA Adventure Race …

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Popticals Sunglasses Featured on Gear Junkie

Popticals have been featured on Gear Junkie! One of our favorite gear review and outdoor content sites, Gear Junkie took our POPGUN sunglasses into the field for a month of testing. Check out an excerpt from their review and click to read the full article below. “It’s a slick system. Pull the lenses and they disengage, with one lens sliding …

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The comfortable walking component of the boot sliding into the rigid open chassis

Featured Gear: Apex Ski Boots

Last week, Popticals inventor David Porter was skiing at the world renown Vail Ski Resort in Vail, Colorado. After the first two days of walking around in bulky ski boots, he spotted someone in a comfortable pair of boots strapping right into a chassis on their skis. An hour later, David was the proud owner of a pair of Apex …

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Centriphone Prototype

The Making of Centriphone

If you’ve been on the internet recently, you may have seen an incredible rotating video of a man skiing. It looked a little like this: The creator Nicolas Vuignier had an idea: swing a camera around himself to create a “bullet time” effect. Sounds simple right? Not so much. His first cardboard test housing for his camera proved the concept …

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New Compact & Innovative Gear at Outdoor Retailer Winter 2016

It’s no secret: we love compact, innovative gear. Every year, we walk the show floor of the Outdoor Retailer Winter Show in Salt Lake City searching for things we haven’t seen before. We love any gear that’s innovative, smartly designed, and focused on being portable (we also have a thing for lime green). Here’s what we found at this year’s …

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Candide Thovex - One of Those Days 3

Candide Thovex is at it Again – One of Those Days 3

French skiier, filmmaker and professional troublemaker Candide Thovex is back to bring you more of the most incredible (and insane) freestyle skiing you’ve ever seen. In this latest installment, Thovex steals a horse, evades authorities and jumps over a… well, we won’t ruin it for you. Just watch and be amazed. And if you haven’t already, check out One of …

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