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Video: Smith Optics ‘Great Days – Finding the Unexpected in Chillan’


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Some say a great day is just a state of mind. For Smith Optics, great days are what reinvigorate personal passion for life outside walls. To celebrate Smith’s 50th anniversary of outdoor adventure in 2015, the brand is hosting a year-long web series, “Great Days”. Viewers get a behind the scenes look into what makes a Great Day for the elite of the elite and the challenges they face to get there. Each webisode will highlight Smith’s athletes and ambassadors across all disciplines of outdoor activity as they document what keeps them pushing the limits.

After the race dust had settled, disco music was turned off, and their wounds started to heal, the Smith team took off south heading into the unknown hoping to discover more wild trails, breathtaking views and experience much more of the welcoming Chilean culture. To their surprise, they were welcomed by bamboo forests, volcanic rich soil, and some unbelievable trails in Chillan…

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Video: Smith Optics ‘Great Days – Questioning Your Limits’


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Some say a great day is just a state of mind. For Smith Optics, great days are what reinvigorate personal passion for life outside walls. To celebrate Smith’s 50th anniversary of outdoor adventure in 2015, the brand is hosting a year-long web series, “Great Days”. Viewers get a behind the scenes look into what makes a Great Day for the elite of the elite and the challenges they face to get there. Each webisode will highlight Smith’s athletes and ambassadors across all disciplines of outdoor activity as they document what keeps them pushing the limits.

A bit of a warning, part two of this three part series gets a little graphic as the Smith team pushes through the final stages of the Andes Pacifico Enduro race. A blind course makes it an even playing field, but also a game of question on how hard to push yourself around every turn. “When you’re in the gate, you have to have a clear mind or you’ll be the next one to go down…”

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Video: Smith Optics ‘Great Days – Surviving Your Day Job’


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Some say a great day is just a state of mind. For Smith Optics, great days are what reinvigorate personal passion for life outside walls. To celebrate Smith’s 50th anniversary of outdoor adventure in 2015, the brand is hosting a year-long web series, “Great Days”. Viewers get a behind the scenes look into what makes a Great Day for the elite of the elite and the challenges they face to get there. Each webisode will highlight Smith’s athletes and ambassadors across all disciplines of outdoor activity as they document what keeps them pushing the limits.

In this episode, Smith Optics takes you to Chile in the first of a three part series for an inside look as Smith team riders go into the unknown while trying to survive challenging terrain, grueling heat, and long days of racing at the Andes Pacifico Enduro.

Watch the episode here.

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