Based in Sun Valley, Idaho, Smith Optics, Inc. was founded in 1965 with the creation of the first-ever goggle featuring a sealed thermal lens and breathable vent foam. In the early years, founder Dr. Bob Smith, an orthodontist by trade, made goggles by hand using dental tools, foam and glue. Building on that goggle heritage and extending its expertise, Smith Sport Optics has gone on to set the standard for high performance eyewear and goggles. Smith products represent authentic sports gear, researched and tested by a dedicated group of employees and athletes that live and breathe the lifestyle.
Oh the life of a pro skier! Take a look at what Smith Optics rider Bobby Brown has been doing to get ready for the X Games this weekend. We have to root for Bobby because he’s from Denver. Although he got through elimination in 3rd place, he only placed 7th in the Men’s Ski ... Continue Reading
Here is an awesome edit of some GoPro footage at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge this past week. You’ll get an up close look at the Nordica Ace of Spades in action in the first segment. Tucker Perkins, Eric Willett, and Tom Wallisch are featured. One of them is wearing the Smith Scope too.... Continue Reading
Here we have Seven of the Ultimate Ski Gifts. Why seven, you ask? Seven is the perfect number. And ultimate is basically synonymous with perfect so I turn the question around to you, why not? 1. Smith Goggle and Helmet combo | These things were meant to go together. Seriously. The venting in the goggle hooks up ... Continue Reading