BENTON, AR -- (Marketwire) -- 06/19/12 -- FLW Tour Angler Stetson Blaylock and Typhoon Polarized Optics have agreed to a sponsorship package. Blaylock is excited about the agreement, "It goes beyond a sponsorship deal for me. It's about having access to, and promoting, a high quality sunglass manufacturer. Typhoon not only makes high quality products, but they are affordable, so every angler can own a pair. Not everyone can afford a $200 plus pair of sunglasses, with Typhoon they don't have to."
Tim Sitterding, the Typhoon Polarized Optics Pro-Staff manager, is equally excited about the opportunity to work with Blaylock, "Stetson is a unique fit for our pro staff. Not only will he offer Typhoon excellent input into the performance of our products, but he will offer us insight to the styles young anglers want in their eyewear. He will be an integral part of helping Typhoon Polarized Optics remain on the cutting edge of both performance and style. "
Blaylock has had problems with eyewear in the past and believes Typhoon has solved that problem for him. "In the past, I literally could only wear one style and manufacturer of sunglasses. I have always had a problem with headaches from either the lenses or the frames with many manufacturers' glasses. I have been wearing the Typhoon Polarized Optics for a little over a month now, leading up to this partnership. I have not once had a headache from the Typhoon glasses, as that's been really hard for me to find in fishing eyewear."
When it comes to the polarized performance of the Typhoon Polarized Optic's products Blaylock is already impressed. "I am seeing things in the water I was missing before. That says a lot about the polarization process used by Typhoon. When I am out there fishing against 140 plus outstanding anglers I need all the advantages I can get. I think that, along with the rest of the Typhoon fishing team, I am gaining an advantage over anglers wearing other brands."
About Typhoon® Polarized Optics
Typhoon® Polarized Optics sunglasses are available in three different Aquaview lens transmissions: Copper Rose, Horizon Grey and Sunset Brown. Typhoon® sunglasses are currently available in 18 different styles and are all backed by a full lifetime warranty. Typhoon® also has several sunglass models that are available to use with prescription lenses. Typhoons® retail between $49.99 and $69.99 and include a protective microfiber carrying case that doubles as a cleaning cloth. For more information on the complete line of Typhoon® Polarized Optics and to find your local authorized dealer, visit typhoon.com.
About Stetson Blaylock
Stetson Blaylock became the youngest angler to ever win an FLW Tour event when he won the FLW National Guard Open on Lake Norman in 2009. Stetson is currently in his fourth year as a FLW Tour Pro and has qualified for the Forrest Wood Cup in two of his first three seasons on tour. The STP Pro has amassed over $570,000 in winnings with FLW. Blaylock and his wife Lindsey are expecting their first child in October of this year. Blaylock's other valued sponsors include Ranger Boats, Mercury Marine, 13 Fishing, Berkley, Trilene, Lowrance, Motorguide, Abu Garcia and Bass-X Jigs. For more information please visit StetsonBlaylockInc.com
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