Sikkshades® by Eddie Bauer, Jr. “Race for Autism” Supercross Race VIP Invitation

Staff Member with Autism Oversees Video and Graphics for Houston-based Eyewear Company


(Houston, Texas) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that approximately 1 in 68 American children are on the autism spectrum. There is no definitive explanation for the increase in rates of diagnosis. The month April has been designated as Autism Awareness initiated in part by the Autism Society of America, which celebrates 50 years this year growing awareness of autism and communities that support them.

Sikkshades by Eddie Bauer, Jr. has come alongside the 51FIFTY Energy Drink Yamaha racing team featuring Team Rider #981 Austin Politelli at the Houston round of the AMA Supercross Race this weekend. They are offering 125 autism fans and a guest an opportunity to meet the rider and an opportunity to view the track and the pit a day before the race at NRG Stadium. Time and Date: April 10, 2015 – Friday Time: 1pm to 2PM (NRG Stadium) – parking information and check-in to be provided when respondents are notified that they have been selected for this VIP Experience via e-mail. To be considered for the experience, attendee must direct message Sikkshades at or on Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram @sikkshades

Promotion hashtags: #sikkshadesVIP and #51FIFTY

Selected participants will receive location, parking and experience details which will include an autograph signing, tour of the race transport truck, VIP access to pit area and bike team , and networking opportunity with attendees. In addition, a drawing will be held for gift bags and 1 Super Race Pack Grand Prize to include a 4-pack of tickets, VIP pit passes, two pairs of Sikkshades by Eddie Bauer, Jr. and dinner in the Pits with the team before the race on race day.

Of note, Garrett Head is the Manager of Video and Graphics for Sikkshades and is high-functioning autistic. He is very honored to be supporting this company effort to help raise awareness for autism and treat families to this wonderful opportunity to enjoy supercross racing up close and personal.

“I am really glad that our company is supporting this awareness opportunity to touch the lives of those with autism,” said Garrett.

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About Sikk Shades®

Sikk Shades® is the new standard in performance eyewear for active lifestyles. After three years of research and development, Sikk Shades’ flagship frames, Huckleberry and Qualifier, offer action sports enthusiasts a fresh look while outperforming traditional polarized lenses. Founded by Eddie Bauer Jr. and tested by up-and-coming amateur and professional athletes, Sikk Shades utilize Flash Electric™ technology, which blocks harmful UV rays while avoiding the distortion and depth perception issues common in most polarized lenses. The perfectly balanced, Italian-made frames eliminate pressure points behind the ears for a better fit and all day wear and comfort. The non-slip nose grip is embedded right into the frame, keeping glasses firmly in place even in harsh conditions. For more information, visit or follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.



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