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Pack Your Bags - ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water Is Sending a Lucky Winner and a Friend to Lake Tahoe to Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Julia Mancuso

Show Your Support for ZICO and Julia on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and You're Entered For a Chance to Win!

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready to hit the slopes? ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water® has your lift tickets to a memorable weekend at Lake Tahoe; plus – bonus, you'll have the chance to meet Team USA's gold medalist Julia Mancuso, fresh off of competing in her third Olympic Winter Games. There's more! ZICO is going to fly the lucky winner and a friend out to the mountain and spoil them with lavish ZICO swag – including a gift pack and 2 "Big Truck Brand" trucker hats signed by Julia, ski lessons in case they're a little rusty, lodging for 2 nights, and a $200 Visa gift card for a little pocket money. Oh, yeah, and VIP passes for the US Alpine Championships so they can watch the best of the best compete – and maybe pick up a trick or two.

Interested? Here's the deal – from December 27, 2013 at 12:00 PM PST through February 28, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST just head over to and follow ZICO's Instagram handle, @ZICOCoconut, post a photo showing your ski spirit or support of Julia and use the hashtag #GoJulia. You're done! Make sure to check back in, as ZICO will be showcasing a gallery of Julia's favorite entries! Not an Instagram fan?  Ok, simply head over to Twitter, follow @ZICO and do the same thing, or visit ZICO.com/LakeTahoe, "like" ZICO's Facebook page, and then share your name, email, and birth date - wham, you're entered for a chance to win.

"First ZICO flew two fans out to Sochi to watch me compete; now they're sending them to Lake Tahoe – what's next, Mount Kilimanjaro?" winked Mancuso. "Can't wait to meet the winners! Don't worry, I'll bring the ZICO."

"Not only is ZICO the 'Official Coconut Water of The Olympic Games', but it seems like we're becoming the 'Official Coconut Water of Awesome Trips'," joked Director of Marketing of ZICO Beverages LLC., Meghann Seidner. "It's great to give our fans – and Julia's fans – a chance to actually meet her in person, and hit the slopes. And, of course, hydrate and renew with ZICO!"

For additional information on the sweepstakes and to enter, visit ZICO.com/LakeTahoe. To learn more regarding ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water, please visit ZICO.com or check out Facebook.com/ZICO.

About ZICO Beverages, LLC.:
Founded in 2004 by Mark Rampolla, ZICO Beverages, LLC. (pronounced Zee-co) is the maker of ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water. With five electrolytes, as much potassium as a banana and low acidity, ZICO is the natural, refreshing way to hydrate, replenish and renew. You used to have to shinny up a tree and machete-open a coconut to experience this miracle.  Not anymore.  We climbed the tree for you.TM ZICO is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif. For more information, visit ZICO.com

About Julia Mancuso:

Team USA's secret weapon, Julia Mancuso holds the record as the most-decorated American female Olympic alpine skier, expected to repeat Gold at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Julia's on-snow resume boasts five World Cup wins, four World championship podium finishes, and three Olympic medals—the most for any female American alpine skier. Fans and media can keep up with Julia by following her on Twitter and Facebook at @JuliaMancuso and Facebook.com/JuliaMancusoUSA, respectively.

SOURCE ZICO Beverages, LLC

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