Thursday, May 31, 2012

Every Father Should Own One Says Parenting OC About The Blacktop 360 Party Hub

An Oldie But Goodie - Animal Blueprint Company in Traditional Home

We love the 1950's blueprint inspired cat and dog drawings from Animal Blueprint Company and just found out that it was included on Traditional Home's website as part of their holiday gift guide! Gives Shock Doctor's ShockSkin Hockey Impact Pant An A-!

Pro Stock recently reviewed Shock Doctor's 581 ShockSkin Hockey Impact Pant and gave it an overall A-. They particularly liked the fit, craftsmanship, and the Ultra Carbon Flex Cup, which comes with the pants, and X-Fit retention system... Stay Tuned for more as they will also be reviewing the ShockSkin Hockey Impact Shirt as well!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Power Rangers Skateboard from Bravo Sports Corp. Makes The San Diego Family Summer Toy Guide

Blacktop 360 Makes Georgia Family's Father's Day Gift Guide


Blacktop 360 Party Hub Featured on Gr8Lakes Camper Blog

Team Shock Doctor's Carlos Santana is SGI Weekly's Cover Man

Team Shock Doctor's newest member - Cleveland Indians Catcher Carlos Santana graced the cover of SGI Weekly!!  And check out the feature on Shock Doctor's expanded baseball line... Samples Shock Doctor's New Velocity Motion 360 Compression Line's Outdoor Recreation examiner Charles Pekow just reviewed the new Shock Doctor Velocity Motion 360 Compression Shirt and Shorts... Apparently, they pumped him up!!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012


Shock Doctor's Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Development, Jay Turkbas was recently asked about the latest trend for our four-leged Olympians - compression suits for the horses on the US Equestrian team that incorporate the same technology used by human athletes. Here's what he had to say to Yahoo! Sports -

Specialty Fabrics Review Features Shock Doctor and Interviews Expert Jay Turkbas

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Red, White and Blue - New Skateboards and Scooters from Bravo Sports

Red, White and Blue Electric Scooter and Skateboards for 4th of July

Kids will be ready for the neighborhood 4th of July parade riding these Kryptonics skateboards and Pulse electric scooter:  
  • Pulse Charger Electric Scooter
    • This red, white and blue electric scooter called, Street Justice, travels up to 10 MPH
    • For kids ages 8+
    • Available at Target, the Charger retails for $99
  •  Kryptonics Longboard Skateboards:
    • Teens will love this extra long skateboard! At 36”x8”, the boards feature decks made of wood 
    •  For kids ages 8+
    • The longboards pictured here are:
      1. Genuine (with blue background), available at Target; retails for $69.99
      2. Old School (with black background), available at Academy and The Sports Authority; retails for $69.99
  • Kryptonics Cruiser Skateboards: 
    •  Made of wood; For kids ages 8+ Rider Jacket (with blue and black stripes) is 28” and retails for $39.99 at The Sports Authority
  • Kryptonics 28” Skateboards
    •  Made of wood for kids ages 7+
    • Gritty - retails for $19.99; available at Target
    •  Record (with the record graphic)– retails for $29.99 The Sports Authority

Bravo Sports, headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California is a global leader in the recreational and sporting goods markets. With offices, factories and warehouses in the United States, Italy, Thailand and China, the Company’s operations truly span the globe. Since 1965, Bravo has provided the highest quality and most innovative products to sports and outdoor enthusiasts worldwide. With a stable of market-leading brands including Pulse™, Darkstar ™, Tony Hawk™, Birdhouse™, Blind™, Kryptonics™, XGames™, Blacktop 360™, Quik Shade™, Moto Shade™, Airzone™, Hyper™ and Variflex™ to go along with industry leading licenses with outstanding partners like Nickelodeon, Mattel, Lucasfilm, Disney/Pixar, and Cartoon Network, Bravo consistently seeks to exceed the expectations of its consumers and customers alike. At Bravo, the goal is simple – to create simply the best products for the best value in the world.


Ayers to Wear Shock Doctor’s Performance-Driven Protective Gear

And Serve as Football Product Development Advisor

Shock Doctor®, creators of innovative, performance-driven sports protection, and #1 mouthguard in the world, is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with acclaimed NFL linebacker, Akeem Ayers of the Tennessee Titans.

Ayers joins Carlos Santana, Cleveland Indians catcher; Ryan Matthews, San Diego Chargers running back; Percy Harvin Minnesota Vikings wide receiver ; Jack Johnson, Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman; Nick Leddy, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman; Jake Gardiner, Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman and AFL Midfielder for Collingwood, Luke Ball on Team Shock Doctor, the company’s elite group of professional athletes who serve as brand ambassadors.

Committed to producing the most innovative protective equipment in the world for athletes at every level of the game, Shock Doctor is looking to Ayers to serve as a product development advisor, giving detailed input from a professional player’s perspective for the company’s football protection products while also serving as a representative for the brand both on and off the field.

“I am very excited to join Team Shock Doctor and look forward to working with them to develop new and improved sports protection equipment for football players at every level of the game,” says Ayers.

“We are happy to welcome Akeem Ayers to our stellar line-up of athletes on Team Shock Doctor,” says Tony Armand, Chief Executive Officer of Shock Doctor. “Akeem’s leadership and professionalism on and off the field sets him apart and makes him a role model for upcoming NFL football greats.”

An All-American linebacker at UCLA, Ayers is a smooth, agile defender and proven playmaker, having recorded six interceptions, 14 sacks, seven forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries during his three collegiate seasons. As an NFL rookie, Ayers had the opportunity to make an immediate impact for Tennessee’s defense.

When the Tennessee Titans report to camp this summer, Ayers will make his debut in:

Shock Doctor Custom Mouthguards

• Shock Doctor ShockSkin protective padded apparel and equipment

• Shock Doctor Velocity Motion 360 Base Layer Apparel

• Shock Doctor Chin Straps

• Performance Sports Therapy wraps, supports and sleeves

About Shock Doctor, Inc.

The number one mouthguard company in the world for over a decade, Shock Doctor is the undisputed market leader in premiere mouthguard technology and is known as the creator of fearless, performance-driven sports protection equipment and apparel available in over 8,000 retail locations in over 50 countries worldwide. Shock Doctor’s athlete-centric approach and commitment to developing game-changing technology, which has earned seventeen patents to date, has continuously revolutionized the industry and raised the standard for technical and functional performance. Trusted by youth, amateur, and pro athletes in a growing number of sports including hockey, baseball, football, lacrosse and more, Shock Doctor products combine cutting-edge design and premium materials with the latest technology to achieve the ultimate in protection and performance.