Goods Retailers and Team Dealers Pick Top Five Sports
Products at The Super Show/98
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - February 16, 1998 - New products
topped the excitement of The Super Show¨/98 (February
5-8; Atlanta, GA), the world's largest sports products
and apparel event, as the five finalists were chosen
in the Sports Product of the Year competition.
The five products, chosen from 16 semi-finalists judged
earlier this year, are:
(in alphabetical order)
From California Innovations:
(416) 590-7700 ext. 222 12-Can Golfpack Cooler - No
more misplaced beverages on the golf course. Now a favorite
beverage can be as close as a golf bag, with this leakproof
cooler that attaches directly to a golf bag or golf
From Rave Sports
(612) 490-0011 Aquajump Water Trampoline - The first-ever
trampoline made to be used in the water! It's a 20 foot
diameter water trampoline that sits 3¸ feet above
the water surface, for fun and safety. A floatin island
with the ultimate playground feature.
(408) 866-3120 Jump Court - Never before has protection
and performance been so perfectly meshed as with the
new "Trampoline Court," the first safety device
to provide 360 degrees of protection on the trampoline
through use of a structurally sound netting that completely
circles the perimeter of the trampoline.
(314) 349-3500 Radar Ball - It's a baseball. It's a
radar gun. It's both! The first baseball with a built-in "radar." It accurately measures the speed
at which the ball is thrown and displays it on an LCD
on the ball for the pitcher to get immediate feedback.
(905) 945-0018 Rolbak - A net arrangement for stopping
and returning basketballs, preventing personal property
damage to plants, cars, and windows.
finalists were chosen by sports products retailers from
around the world who attended The Super Show¨/98.
The top product will be announced this spring after a
final round of voting by media outlets worldwide.
The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA), the
trade association of North American manufacturers, producers,
and distributors of sports apparel, athletic footwear,
and sporting goods equipment, is dedicated to increasing
participation in sports and fostering industry growth
SPORTING GOODS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
200 Castlewood Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408 USA