April 02, 2013 – Boulder, CO – ZEAL Optics announced today they are now the official eyewear sponsor of the 2013 King of Wake tour, the world’s elite wakeboarding series. ZEAL will be present at each of this season’s eight King of Wake tour stops. Partnering with the tour aligns Zeal Optics alongside the top wake athletes in the world, including ZEAL’s very own Brian Grubb.  The entire series will be featured nationally on NBC Sports. King of Wake, which begins in Orlando this month, is recognized as the most prestigious wakeboarding tour of the summer.

“We are so stoked to be a part of the King of Wake series,” stated ZEAL’s Director of Marketing Joe Prebich.  “We love the vibe of each stop, the TV production is amazing and we will be working with the best athletes in the world. This is what summer is about!”

Along with the new partnership, the ZEAL events team will be traveling to each stop to support the series with the ZEAL’s EXPLORER Trailer, which contains the full line of lifestyle, active and performance sunglasses by ZEAL.  ZEAL polarized sunglasses offer unparalleled protection and prevention from UVA, B, and C, as well as being able to identify and block a negative light range called High Energy Visible (HEV) light.

Look for the ZEAL’s EXPLORER Trailer to be present at all King of Wake events, where you can check out ZEAL sunglasses, including ZEAL’s new e-llume lens, the first plant based lens in the world.

2013 King of Wake Schedule:
DATES              CITY                           EVENT                                              VENUE
April 25-28      Orlando, Fla.              Nautique Wake Games              Orlando Watersports

May 18            Acworth, Ga.             MasterCraft PWT Stop #1          Dallas LandingPark

June 1             Mooresville, NC.        MasterCraft PWT Stop #2           Lake Norman

June 29          Mossdale, Ca.             MasterCraft PWT Stop #3          Mossdale Quarry Lakes

July 13           Monroe, Wash.           MasterCraft PWT Stop #4           Lake Tye

July 25-28     West Chester, Oh.      Nautique WWA Nationals            Voice of America Park

Aug. 15-18    Pleasant Prairie, Wi.   Rockstar WWA Worlds                Prairie Springs Park

Aug. 24          Grand Rapids, Mi.     MasterCraft PWT Stop #5             Millennium Park


About ZEAL Optics
Based in Boulder, Colo. ZEAL Optics is known for precision crafted eyewear that pushes the boundaries of Outdoor and Optical experiences.  With handcrafted design straight from the heart of the Rocky Mountains, ZEAL Optics has defined itself in the optical industry through innovation in both the Goggle and Eyewear advancements. For more on ZEAL Optics check out www.zealoptics.com and stay tuned to www.facebook.com/zealoptics for everyday updates.

About King of Wake
The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series, attracting the sport’s top athletes from throughout the globe. Over the course of a season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series points race of eight events throughout the United States to see who rules the wake. The 2013 series consists of all five stops on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, the Nautique Wake Games, the Nautique WWA National Championships, and the Rockstar WWA World Championships Presented by Supra. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing – the leading wake-events producer since 1988.