(PRESS RELEASE) WHEAT RIDGE, CO — Denver-based Optic Nerve Eyewear announced a partnership agreement with the Colorado Rockies. This deal makes the independent company the official sunglasses and goggle partner of the Colorado Rockies.

"We’re very excited to enter into this partnership with Optic Nerve Eyewear for a number of reasons," said Walker Monfort, vice president of corporate partnerships for the Rockies. “The Optic Nerve brand speaks to Colorado and here at the Rockies we’re excited to partner with another outstanding Colorado company.”

Based in Colorado since 1976, Optic Nerve Eyewear has forged a niche in the action sports and outdoor marketplace with tough, stylish and functional sunglasses and goggles at competitive prices

"Optic Nerve is honored to become the sunglass partner of the Colorado Rockies organization,” said Bill Cotton, president of Optic Nerve Eyewear. “Optic Nerve has always believed in strong community participation.  We know the Colorado Rockies are leaders in our community and we are grateful to share this endorsement with the team.  It is going to be a great season with the Colorado Rockies and Optic Nerve!"

Optic Nerve Eyewear products are sold in outdoor and specialty retailers worldwide, and they are now the sunglasses partner at Coors Field.