DIBZ Announces Its World Renowned Team of Extreme Sports Athletes; World's First Combination Prepaid Athlete Trading/Phone Card Comes of Age.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 29, 2002
Dibz, Inc. (www.dibz.com) today announced its roster of extreme sports athletes for its prepaid interactive pro athlete card unveiled at the 2002 Vans Warped Tour. This high powered roster of professional athletes from the Skateboarding, BMX, Inline Skating, Surfing and Mountain Biking arenas have won over 20 major world championships and are recognized worldwide for their talents.
"The Dibz athletes we have the honor and opportunity to encompass into the Dibz card program are the best in their respected sport; all are very recognizable names within our niche market of Generation Y'ers," explained Kevin E. Wright, Chief Marketing Officer of Dibz, Inc.
The skateboard team roster includes skate legend Steve Caballero, Cleveland Triple Crown winner Austen Seaholm, along with top skateboarders Mike Frazier, Pat Channita, Ruda Lopes, Jon Comer, Cara Beth Burnside and Kyle Berard. The team's BMX icons include Rick Thorne, Cory "Nasty" Nastazio, Dennis McCoy, Stephen Murray, Mike "RoofTop" Escamilla and Shaun Butler. Idols Fabiola Da Silva of Brazil, Frenchman Taig Khris along with Marc Englehart and Ryan Dawes form the cornerstone of the Inline Skate team while Mountain Bikers Dan Drain and Aaron Lutze, super Surfer Megan Abubo round out the Dibz Team. Ten of the Dibz team athletes will be competing in this week's 2002 Gravity Games in Cleveland, Ohio.
"I am pumped to be associated with such a talented group of extreme athletes," said Rick Thorne, BMX Superstar. "This Dibz prepaid trading card and phone card is the first of its kind -- I think the kids will be stoked to buy them."
The Dibz cards are prepaid accounts that are collectable, tradeable, and can be used immediately upon purchase to view online exclusive video, tricks, tips and related merchandise from their favorite extreme sports athletes or used as a pre-paid phone card. The Dibz cards and online experience caters specifically to the Generation Y demographic with a variety of online content related to extreme athletes that can be purchased exclusively with the Dibz Powered Card.
Dibz, Inc., is currently acquiring top winter and other related extreme sports athletes to further add to its roster for its unique Pro Card program.
Dibz, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of iDial Networks (www.idnw.com), is a prepaid interactive trading and phone card that allows consumers to view video, tricks, tips and purchase other merchandise online. Dibz Cards are purchased online or at retail outlets and can also be used to make discount phone calls.
About iDial Networks, Inc.:
iDial Networks, Inc., (http://www.idnw.com/), is a public company (OTCBB:IDNW) that specializes in enhanced telecommunications services. As an application service provider, iDial Networks offers Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service and Internet-activated applications and products for Internet users. Working with Cisco Systems (Nasdaq:CSCO) and Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT), the company is establishing a higher echelon of VoIP and TDM networks.
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|Date:||Jul 29, 2002|
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