Mark Healey Signs With Utopia Optics

August 8, 2005 – Los Angeles, CA – Utopia® Optics is pleased to announce the addition of pro surfer, Mark Healey, to its International surf team.

Born and raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Mark Healey is respected as one of today’s best big wave surfers and watermen. Mark has been a professional surfer for six years and, in 2004, won the Fosters Expression Session at the Pipeline Masters. Some of Mark’s professional goals include winning the Eddie, Pipeline Masters, as well as a National Spear fishing title.

“Mark is an outstanding addition to our surf team, comments Todd Proffit, Utopia® team manager. “His all around knowledge of the ocean and clean style in the barrel is a nice fit for our program.

Alongside Utopia®, Mark is also sponsored by Quicksilver, Wave Riding Vehicles, XS Energy, Da Kine, and Future Fins. Mark joins fellow Utopia® team riders Jamie O’Brien, Taylor Knox, Ryan Carlson, Adam Virs, and Teddy Navarro.

Utopia® welcomes Mark to the team and looks forward to his success in the water!

For more info on Utopia®, please visit www.utopiaoptics.com.