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SOURCE Unequal Technologies
Partnership with Unequal armors up GASGAS 360 Stunts Race Crew, including Stephen Foord
GLEN MILLS, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal® Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection, has partnered with the GASGAS 360 Race Crew to outfit its EnduroCross and Trialcross athletes competing in EnduroCross this June – and at multiple extreme off-road motorcycle competitions throughout 2014. GASGAS 360 riders will be decked out in the Unequal MAXX for head protection, Cobalt shirt for torso protection, Viper girdle for hip and thigh protection, Ultrathin insoles and custom elbow and shin guards.
Stephen Foord (#63), 2014 King of the Motos team champion, leads the 360 Stunts Race Crew into the 2014 Men's EnduroCross final on June 6. Three-time X Games competitor Lexi Pechout (#151) and fellow GASGAS 360 Stunts Race Crew pilot Melissa Harten-Foord (#11) will be competing in the Women's EnduroCross event, also on June 6. The GASGAS 360 Stunts Race Crew is directed by SAG/AFTRA actor, stuntman and daredevil TJ Austin.
Austin says, "My crew is composed of champions who battle hard traversing boulders, logs, water pits and more. I make sure they have the best protection available as they shoot for the podium. We're geared up in Unequal because their stuff outperforms anything we've ever seen."
"Our customized protective gear gives off-road riders the confidence they need for each competition and jump," said Unequal CEO Rob Vito. "We're excited to be partnered with the GASGAS 360 racing team and wish the best to all athletes rocking Unequal green."
Unequal manufactures protective sports gear for the head, body and sole. Unequal products use a patented composite fortified with military-grade Kevlar®, distinctive green Acceleron™ and optional ImpacShield™ to absorb and disperse impact forces beyond the performance of any sports protection of similar weight or thickness.
For more information on the GASGAS 360, visit 360stunts.com and follow @GASGAS360 or @360Stunts on Twitter. To learn more about Unequal products or Unequal Technologies, visit unequal.com and follow @UnequalTech on Twitter.
Unequal's mission is to protect people in the military, sports, work and life. Its patented fusion of a military-grade composite fortified with Kevlar®, Accelleron™ and optional ImpacShield™ is engineered for customized, concealed protection. The leading provider of supplemental protection technology, Unequal is committed to help reduce blunt force trauma suffered by athletes and soldiers. Professionals in the NFL, MLB, NHL and X Games, as well as thousands of collegiate and youth athletes in football, baseball, soccer, hockey, lacrosse, action sports, contact sports and other activities, wear Unequal's protective head and body gear. Unequal owns 85 international and U.S. patents and patents pending and its products have been tested by independent, certified laboratories, OEM facilities and top universities. Unequal is recognized as a Forbes' 100 Most Promising Companies, ESPN's Top 15 Best Sports Innovations, the No. 1 tech innovation of 2013 by Esquire.com and for the DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Award. For more information, visit unequal.com.
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