Will Showcase Cycling Products at Home of Crankworx Festival
CAPE TOWN, South Africa and WHISTLER, Canada (June 23, 2016) – Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a global developer, marketer and distributor of personal protective equipment for all forms of sports, including action sports and cycling, and whose products include the Leatt-Brace®, announced that it has opened a seasonal partnership store with Surefoot, a global ski boot specialty store, in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, to showcase its bicycle products to sporting enthusiasts.
Whistler is known for outdoor adventures throughout the year and is home to the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, home of the 2016 Crankworx Freeride Mountain Bike Festival, to be held August 12 – 21. The Crankworx festival celebrates the heart and soul of gravity-fueled mountain biking at international locations and offers challenging downhill mountain biking competitions on the world stage.
The Surefoot partnership store will offer local and visiting cyclists the opportunity to kit themselves in the latest protection gear before enjoying their leisure time at one of the world’s best mountain bike parks. The store held a grand opening June 10 and will remain open throughout the season through October 10, 2016.
“We are happy to announce the launch of our seasonal partnership store in collaboration with Surefoot in Whistler, where Crankworx is expected to attract the world’s best mountain bike athletes. We believe that Surefoot has the prime location to showcase our complete range of bicycle and downhill cycling products, including neck braces, helmets, gloves, body protection, hydration, to both professional and amateur athletes,” said Sean Macdonald, CEO.
Mr. Macdonald added, “We urge you to stop by Crankworx to experience the thrilling competition and mountain bike culture for yourself.”
About Leatt Corporation
Leatt Corporation develops personal protective equipment and ancillary products for all forms of sports, especially extreme motor sports. The Leatt-Brace® is an award-winning neck brace system considered the gold standard for neck protection for anyone wearing a crash helmet as a form of protection. It was designed for participants in extreme sports or riding motorcycles, bicycles, mountain bicycles, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles and other vehicles. For more information, visit: www.leatt-corp.com | www.leatt.com.
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