EDITORS: The following news release was submitted by a participant at the Ski Industries America trade show in Las Vegas, March 1-5. For more information about the show contact Mary Jo Tarallo at SIA, 703-556-9020.
IN-LINE SKATERS GET A GRIP' BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In-line skaters can now "Get
a Grip," Grip In-Line Speed Control, that is.
The SIA Ski and Outdoor Sports Show March 1-5 in Las Vegas is the first opportunity for retailers to get a look at a product which is expected to revolutionize the young and growing sport of in-line skating. Grip offered by Grip, Inc. is an innovative, effective speed control and braking system which fits most existing in-line skates. A manually activated cable system, Grip attaches to the wheels of each skate. From the skates, Grip cables run up the outsides of the skater's legs, attaching to two "Grips" or control handles, one for each hand. For easy access, the "Grips" can be attached to the Grip Clip at the waist or can be held in the hand. "Giving skaters of all abilities more control will allow them to help shape the direction of this exciting sport," stated Bob Dalton, co- owner of Grip. "Having tested the product in the mountains of Colorado, we believe Grip will literally take the sport to new heights, as it allows for more controlled descents." The Grip In-Line Speed Control system is produced with the most durable, high-tech materials. The Grip system is being marketed to all in-line skaters, from the first-time skater to the experienced professional, Grip is very user-friendly and comes ready for easy installation. Grip In-Line Speed Control system and Griptonyte wheels will be available through in-line skate retailers across the United States this spring. It will retail for under $100. Grip, Inc., which produces and markets Grip In-Line Speed Control system and Griptonyte wheels, also has plans to expand its product line to other in-line related products, clothing and accessories. For more information on how to "Grip The Future," call 303-444-4999, or write Grip, Inc., 826 Pearl Street, Suite C, Boulder, Colo. 80302. -0- 2/12/93 /CONTACT: Susan L. Holden of Holden McClure, 303-449-2526, for Grip, Inc./
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