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Top 5 Sunglasses for Athletes of 2011

Most people searching for new sunglasses to purchase look for the trendiest or most popular shades. They don’t pay much attention to things like UV protection or the fact that the frame is extremely comfortable and lightweight.

However, little do they know that most of the shades their “role models” such as Roger Federer, Lance Armstrong, etc. wear are those offering exactly those features.  That is why we decided to provide you with the Top 5 Sunglasses athletes will be wearing in 2011 to protect their vision but at the same time be comfortable enough to practice, run, train, without the risk of having any eye damage cause by UVA and UVB rays.

5: Bolle Performance: Vigilante

Vigilante is a technologically advanced and cutting-edge nylon semi-rimless frame. The Vigilante features non-slip Thermogrip nose pads and temple tips that ensure extreme comfort. The interchangeable scratch/impact resistant polycarbonate lenses give you the flexibility to change lenses for any light condition, plus 100% UVA and UVB protection.

4: Oakley Flak Jacket

Flak Jacket sunglasses are made for the ultimate athlete and are long lasting yet comfortable and lightweight. They have an interchangeable nose piece for a customizable fit. Furthermore, they are made with High Definition Optics® (HDO®) to extend clarity across lens contours that open peripheral vision and improve side protection against sun, wind and impact.

3: Arnette Rage Polarized

Combined with the blend of sport and fashion, these sunglasses offer 100% UV protection and a frame that fits perfectly comfortable for any exercise or activity. Arnette is one of the leading brands specializing in quality sunglasses that provide excellent protection and contemporary styles for a perfect merge of functionality that is great for sports and active lifestyles.

2: Bolle Performance: Kicker

Bolle Sunglasses style Kicker is a technologically advanced and cutting-edge nylon semi-rimless wrap frame. The Kicker features non-slip Thermogrip nose pads and temple tips that ensure extreme comfort. Furthermore, they have scratch/impact resistant polycarbonate lenses with 100% UVA and UVB protection and superb optical clarity.

1: Oakley Livestrong Jawbone

Designed with Oakley’s new High Definition Optics® (HDO®) technology for clear and protected vision as well as Switchlock™ Technology for easy access to a quick lens change for those constantly on the go needing to adapt to shifting lighting conditions or in athletic competitions.
They are engineered with a revolutionary design that supports the lenses in a way that avoids any scratches or damages to occur when they are being changed or replaced.

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