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Kaenon Kronicle: Special Edition Frame Style & World Championship Wins

'Russell Coutts wears sunglasses by Kaenon'   


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Welcome to the Kaenon Kronicle. Inside this edition: new sunglass style, World Championship wins and more Kaenon sport news



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NEW PRODUCT: SPECIAL EDITION JM10
Legendary waterman Jamie Mitchell etched his name into history, winning an unprecedented 10th Paddleboard World Championship. In celebration of his decade of dominance, we’ve introduced the special edition Hard Kore JM10, as worn by Jamie during his win. Grab a pair now to see the swells as well as Jamie.


Paddling News
Kaenon Paddler Jamie Mitchell 10x World ChampionMOLOKAI-2-OAHU
Though Jamie had a huge win, other Kaenon paddlers performed well at the World Championships, too. Eric Abbott, wearing Hard Kore JM10, won the 12’ Stock division, and stand up paddlers like Scott Gamble, in Hard Kore Black G12, and Dave Kalama, in Klay Black G12, competed intensely in the SUP division. Photos and results here.


Surf News
Kaenon Surfer Courtney Conlogue Named OC Surfer of the YearOC SURFER OF THE YEAR
Kaenon’s Courtney Conlogue was recently crowned “Female OC Surfer of the Year” for the fourth year in a row. Courtney accepted the award, wearing Burnet White G12, in Huntington Beach, CA during the US Open of Surfing. Read more about Courtney, the ceremony and the Open.


Volleyball News
Todd Rogers in Kaenon SunglassesAN ALL-AMERICAN FINAL
In a rare, all-American final on the International FIVB World Tour, reigning Olympic champion Todd Rogers, wearing Jetty Havana G12 battled it out with fellow Kaenon athlete Nick Lucena, in Hard Kore Black G12, at the Swatch Open event in Quebec. Although it guaranteed a Kaenon podium, only one team took home gold. Read the results on our blog.


Sailing News
Kaenon Sailor Russel Coutts America's CupAMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES
The America’s Cup World Series is underway in Cascais, Portugal and top sailors like Cup legend Russell Coutts, in Klay Titanium G12, Team New Zealand’s Ray Davies, in Hard Kore Black C12, and Terry Hutchinson, wearing Kore Black C12, are benefitting from Kaenon Polarized when reading the breeze and sea conditions on the exciting new hard-winged catamarans. More about the ACWS after the jump.


Fishing News
Kaenon Fisherman Aaron Martens 2011 Bass ChampionOPEN SEASON
“The U.S. Open is probably the most grueling tournament anywhere,” explained Aaron Martens, the 2011 BASS Champion. “Mentally and physically this event will push you to your limits.” Wearing Kore Black C12, Aaron landed his third US Open title at Lake Mead. Catch all the latest Kaenon Polarized fishing news.


Golf News
Kaenon Golfer Pat PerezKAENON ON PAR
There’s a reason golfers, like Pat Perez, wear Kaenon Polarized on the PGA Tour. SR-91 polarized lenses offer the unmatched clarity, color representation and distortion-free vision that helped Pat, wearing Jetty Titanium G12, take second at the Reno-Tahoe Open last weekend. More on the Tour pros of Kaenon Polarized here.

Kaenon Golfer Pat PerezTEE TO 3
Are Kaenon Polarized sunglasses good for golf? Of course. Just ask Sophie Gustafson who placed third at the Women’s British Open wearing Sequence Gold C12 last week, after a Tour win earlier in the season. Finishing strong with a final round 68, Sophie read the tricky greens clearly with our patented SR-91 polarized lenses. Not all polarized lenses are created equal.


Baseball News
Kaenon Baseball Player Emilio BonifacioMID-SEASON BASEBALL REPORT
The trade deadline just passed and the playoffs will be knocking on our door before we know it. More major leaguers, like reigning American League MVP Josh Hamilton, hot-hitting Michael Morse and National League Player of the Month Emilio Bonifacio, are relying on Kaenon Polarized as the answer to the long-standing question, "What are the best sunglasses for baseball?" Catch the latest news in our mid-season report.


Climbing News
Kaenon Mountaineer Adrian BallingerSAFE TO THE SUMMIT
Whether on the face of adventurer Adrian Ballinger at the summit of Mt. Everest, or on the faces of the Mark and Janelle Smiley as they check off each of the “50 Classic Climbs of North America,” Kaenon styles like Klay, Jetty and Soft Kore keep every set of eyes safe to the very top. See our Outdoor section on our blog for more on Adrian and the Smileys.


Bike News
Kaenon Biker Marshall EamesTHUMBS UP IN DOWNIEVILLE
Alex Grant and Marshall Eames charged down the mountain at the infamous Downieville Classic. Sporting the Kore Performance line staple, Kore Black C28, Grant was looking at a first place finish until a flat slowed his pace just 2 miles from the finish. Did it stop him? Not a chance. See how the finish unfolded.


Testimonials & Reviews

FROM OUR INBOX:
“I'm a golfer and outside quite a bit, I wore my previous glasses on and off the course. I am so impressed with these glasses that I gave all my other pairs away to family. The view is crystal clear, like I have never seen in a pair of sunglasses, it's unreal! The clarity is matched by no one else, period. When the sun is at it's brightest they dull down the intense light from the sun, especially when on the water. Kaenon is the best bar none! I didn't even mention how strong and sturdy the glasses are, how great the styles are and how many there are to choose from. Keep making great stuff!” –Jason Williams (via Facebook)

“Last Sunday, on a morning long run, I fell on steel grating while wearing my Kaenon Trade sunglasses. I was sent to the emergency room via ambulance and sustained 46 stitches to my face alone. My surgeon told me that the sunglasses most likely saved my eye! Also miraculously they sustained very few scratches. The sunglasses were my guardian angel! I want everyone to know that they not only look good but are an important safety precaution...with style! Thank You Kaenon!" –Linda Miller (via Email)



Write ReviewsREADY FOR REVIEW
We’ve made a few upgrades to Kaenon.com, giving you the opportunity to let the world know what you think about Kaenon Polarized sunglasses. Click over to Kaenon.com, select a favorite sunglass style and write a review. The fit, clarity, where and how you use them, and anything else you want to include is fair game. Own multiple pairs? We’re not going to stop you at one.


Gold Standard Dealers
Kaenon Dealer Mel Cotton'sMEL COTTON'S - SAN JOSE, CA
Mel Cotton's Sporting Goods is San Jose's longest running specialty sporting goods retailer. They offer a variety of general sporting goods products and gear for fishing, hunting, camping, and skiing and snowboarding, featuring the South Bay’s largest selection of sunglasses. Earning Gold Standard Dealer status, they’ve enjoyed great success due to...click here to find out their secret to success.


Prescription Product
Kaenon Prescription SunglassesRx: SR-91 POLARIZED LENSES
The Kaenon Polarized prescription program features our patented SR-91 lenses, in all frame styles, in both Single Vision and Freestyle™ Progressive. Athletes like French sailing champion Bertrand Pace wears Freestyle Arlo and Hard Kore and American Olympic sailors Sally Barkow and Erin Maxwell wear both wear prescription in Rhino Black G12 and Kore Black C28, respectively. Kaenon Polarized prescription products keep you on top of your game with sharp, accurate, corrected vision. Looking good and seeing well has never been easier.







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