Spy Partners with Powder Cowboy Catskiing for Three Days of Powder and Shred

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Carlsbad, CA, October 22nd, 2009 – Spy Optic, Inc., a leading action sports eyewear brand, announces the inaugural “Waist Deep Snow Session Contest.” Retailer and consumer winners will have the opportunity to ride with Spy’s elite snow team riders for three days at Power Cowboy Catskiing resort in Fernie, British Columbia March 11-14th, 2010.

“This is the experience of a lifetime for avid snowboarders and skiers; we’re excited to share it with the world,” said Fran Richards, Spy Optic Vice President of Marketing.

Seven Waist Deep Snow Session Grand Prize winners will be rewarded with a three-day, all-expense paid trip to Fernie, British Columbia for the catskiing trip of a lifetime. It is a truly unique experience of riding 6,000 acres of amazing terrain with a maximum of 24 people on the mountain at one time. With 10,000 to 14,000 vertical feet of bowls, open slopes and endless tree riding; this is a contest you don’t want to miss. Lodging will be provided by The Powder Cowboy Ranch with gourmet daily meals, massage time and the chance to spend three days riding powder with Spy’s premiere snow team riders.

Retail contestant entries will be received until January 15th, 2010. Consumer entries will be accepted until January 31st, 2010 online at www.spyoptic.com/contest with photo submissions via an internet link to their favorite ski or snowboard action photo to be entered to win the “Spy Waist Deep Snow Session Contest.” Two Grand Prize consumer online winners will be chosen (19 years and older) based on the most original creative submission (one US resident and one Canada resident). In addition, five consumer runner-up winners will receive prize packs from Spy.

Winners will be posted online by February 8th, 2009.

For more information, including complete rules and regulations, about the inaugural “Spy Waist Deep Snow Session” contest please visit www.spyoptic.com/contest.

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Spy Optic, Inc. designs, develops and sells premium eyewear products for the youth lifestyle market within action sports, fashion, music, and entertainment sectors.  Spy’s principal products, sunglasses and goggles, target the action sports market, including surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, motorsports, and wakeboarding and skiing. Spy’s innovative proprietary products utilize high-quality materials, handcrafted manufacturing processes and engineered optical lens technology to convey premium quality, contemporary style, and progressive design.  Spy Optic, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orange 21 Inc. (NASDAQ:ORNG). Please visit www.spyoptic.com or contact info@spyoptic.com for inquiries.

The most unique Catskiing adventure on the planet! With 3,500 acres of new terrain, Powder Cowboy Catskiing now boasts 6,000 acres of awesome Rocky Mountain terrain, equaling the size of many North American ski resorts – imagine Whistler or Aspen covered in deep dry virgin powder all for just you and 23 friends! With 350 inches of snowfall a year, every day you will experience the powder of the Canadian Rockies skiing or boarding 10,000 to 14,000 vertical feet of majestic peaks, bowls, open slopes and some of the best naturally gladed tree skiing or boarding on the planet! For more information visit: www.powdercowboy.com or email info@powdercowboy.com.

Powder Cowboy Catskiing Box 1229 602a 2nd Ave, Fernie, B.C. Canada V0B 1M0

Toll Free North America – 1-888-4CATSKI (422.8754)

Telephone – 1.250.423.3700

Facsimile – 1.250.423.4055