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SOS Featured Athletes
Rex Eure

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 Athletes@SOSeyewear.com 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!

Zach Kleppe
Zach Kleppe
  • Name: Zach Kleppe
  • Age: 18
  • 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!

Ben Kleppe
Ben Kleppe
  • Name: Ben Kleppe
  • Age: 16
  • Hometown: Gulf Breeze, Florida
  • Profession: Amature Kiteboarder
  • Favorite Sunglass: SOS G-Force, SOS Heat & SOS Pro Stealth

Rex Eure
Rex Eure
  • 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
  • Name: Ball Banger Beach Volleyball
  • In Pensacola Since: 2001
  • Home Field: Pensacola Beach, Florida
  • Sport: Beach Volleyball
  • Favorite Sunglass: SOS G-Force
Up Next: BallBanger's Pensacola Beach. July 24-25 behind the Dock on Pensacola Beach. Click here to view The Ball Banger website.

Viktor Johansson "Swing Kong" World Long Drive Champion
Swing Kong
  • 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
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. Click here to view Viktor's website.

Lucas Harvey "Iron Luc" Triathlete and Ironman
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
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! Click here to read the Triathlete.com review.