Thursday, August 22, 2013

Shock Doctor's Protective Gear For This Upcoming Ski and Snowboarding Season

Known as the creator of fearless, performance-driven sports protection equipment and apparel and the number one mouthguard company in the world for over a decade, Shock Doctor has recently launched a new insole line, expanded their Performance Sports Therapy line and added new mouthguards to their growing list of protection gear. 

·         Nano 3D Mouthguard ($49.99). It’s the easiest and best way to protect your teeth.  The Nano 3D offers all the protection of a Shock Doctor mouthguard in an unltra slim design so you can speak easy. This extremely lightweight piece of equipment forms to fit your exact bite, helping to eliminate bulk and improve airflow. Our enhanced protective shock frame now offers a thinner wall, designed to absorb and disperse impact away from the point of contact. One third smaller than traditional mouthguards, the Nano 3D is the smallest, lightest mouthguard for elite athletes who need to speak freely without sacrificing protection.

·         822 Wrist Sleeve Wrap Support, $24.99:  Find comfort and stability with this close fitting wrist sleeve, designed to provide for full dexterity and a natural grip. This product is highly recommended when recovering from a minor to moderate wrist injury and is adjustable to your perfect fit. Eliminate any further setbacks with the Wrist Sleeve-Wrap Support.

·         1009 Active Ultra Insoles, $39.99 Performing at your best means going the extra mile, training that extra 5 minutes and pushing beyond your limits. In doing so, you put your most important piece of equipment - your feet - through a tremendous amount of stress. In order for you to perform your best, your feet, ankles and knees need to be free from pain and joint fatigue. The Shock Doctor Active Ultra Insole is specifically engineered for higher-impact performance and full-foot alignment for the most long-lasting support and stability. The Shock Doctor Active Ultra is ideal for all athletes who want to compete without compromise.

·         870 Knee Stabilizer, $39.99 Experience excellent knee support with the 870 Shock Doctor Knee Stabilizer. This pre-curved, anatomical design tapers to both the upper and lower leg for a comfortable, compression fit. Fully equipped with padded patella buttress, the kneecap is firmly secured and protected so you can continue to move with confidence.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013


Newport Beach, CA, August 15, 2013 -- HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury residential brokerage firm representing fine properties across Southern California, and the only exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty for coastal Southern California and Desert regions, has announced that the prestigious Newport Beach-based Roger’s Realty Inc. has joined its firm.

A native of Corona del Mar, Roger McKinnon founded Roger’s Gardens in Newport Beach, which is internationally recognized for its exclusive gallery of rare garden and home furnishings from around the globe. He later joined his father, Charles McKinnon, in forming Roger’s Realty Inc. in 1975. The elder McKinnon helped build the company on the cornerstone of integrity, discerning ethics and faithful dedication to clients. Roger’s Realty Inc. became a specialist in the dynamic luxury real estate market of the greater Newport Harbor area. 

“As another preeminent luxury residential brokerage in Southern California, we are proud to welcome Roger’s Realty to the HÔM Sotheby’s team,” said Mike Shapiro, HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty Chairman. “Our core focus on the coastal luxury market, and shared philosophy to provide clients with the best possible service and experience, make this an ideal fit.”

“Just like HÔM Sotheby’s, we have always focused on exceeding client expectations at Roger’s Realty,” said Roger McKinnon about joining HÔM. “We are proud to join HÔM Sotheby’s with its upscale service, technology and international resources.”

HÔM Sotheby’s will have a new office located at 2737 East Coast Highway (at Goldenrod) in Corona del Mar. The office can be reached at 949.675.2311.

HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty is a luxury residential brokerage firm representing fine properties across southern California. HÔM is the only exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty for coastal southern California and Desert regions. With eight offices in Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Balboa Island, Palm Springs, La Quinta, Rancho Mirage and Desert Falls, the Corporate Office is located at 1200 Newport Center Drive, Suite 100, Newport Beach, California 92660  949.554.1200
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Eddie Guardado Foundation's OC Suitcase Soiree Featured in Riviera Magazine's Events - Tickets Now Available

Interested in helping raise money for Orange County families impacted by autism, click HERE for more information on the event and to buy tickets.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Shock Doctor Sports Launches A Pink Gear Giveaway To Promote Breast Cancer Awareness


Cutters Gloves and Shock Doctor to Give Away 1500 Limited Run Pink Performance Gear,
Donation Will Be Made to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

MINNETONKA, Minn. (July 30, 2013) - Cutters Gloves andShock Doctor, both brands of Shock Doctor Sports, proudly announces their Pink Gear Giveaway, a 2013 breast cancer awareness campaign. 1500 limited run and custom pink protective and performance gear products from both companies will be given away from August 1 - 30.  As part of the efforts to raise awareness of the disease amongst athletes, Shock Doctor Sports is getting the word out in August, when many athletes are breaking in new gear for the upcoming fall season.
With pink protective products available in stores and online through October, recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month worldwide, Shock Doctor Sports will donate to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. in an effort to provide continued breast cancer research, education and support.

Darci Eckermann, Shock Doctor and Cutters Gloves Director of Marketing says, "Breast cancer awareness has never been more prevalent in sports than it is now, and it is extremely important that we continue to educate young athletes about the importance of 'pink'." 

1500 Cutters Gloves and Shock Doctor Products Giveaway Details: For the first time in Shock Doctor Sports history, the company will offer consumers the chance to win pink Shock Doctor mouthguards, as well as pink Cutters Gloves. To start the season off right, athletes are encouraged to enter the promotion via Shock Doctor and Cutters Gloves Facebook pages. 
  • Shock Doctor will host their pink mouthguard giveaway from August 1-15, with fans entering to win on the Shock Doctor Facebook page at Fans can enter daily for a chance to win a pink mouthguard of their choice.   
  • From August 16-31 fans can enter to win Cutters Gloves on the Cutters Facebook Page to win. Athletes of any age can enter daily for a chance to win a pair of pink x40 receiver gloves.

Fans of Cutters and Shock Doctor are encouraged to enter daily to try to win.  Winners are randomly selected and are notified immediately if they won. For those who won, they will be given a promo code that they can enter at to receive a free pair of pink gloves or mouthguards. 

For more information about the National Breast Cancer Foundation or the Pink Gear Giveaway, please visit the newly designed Shock Doctor and Cutters Gloves, where the complete line of pink protective gear is available for purchase.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. After increasing for more than 2 decades, female breast cancer incidence rates began decreasing in 2000, then dropped by about 7% from 2002 to 2003 (


NBCF's mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need. This mission includes increasing awareness through education, providing diagnostic breast care services for those in need, and providing nurturing support services. Breast cancer is one of the leading health crises for women in the United States. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. There is currently no known cure for breast cancer, and its early diagnosis is critical to survival.

Trusted by youth, amateur, and pro athletes in a growing number of sports including hockey, baseball, football, basketball, lacrosse and more, Shock Doctor Sports manufactures, markets, distributes and sells under the brand names Shock Doctor® and Cutters Gloves®. With an athlete-centric approach, Shock Doctor Sports is committed to developing game-changing technology, revolutionizing the industry and raising the standard for technical and functional performance. The number one mouthguard company in the world for over a decade, Shock Doctor is the undisputed market leader in premier mouthguard technology and is known as the creator of fearless, performance-driven sports protection equipment. Made with their exclusive C-TACK™ Performance Grip Material, Cutters Gloves is an industry leading line of gloves and accessories for football and other sports including baseball, fitness, golf and soccer.  Shock Doctor Sports products are available in over 9000 retail locations in over 50 countries worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located at 110 Cheshire Lane, Suite 120, Minnetonka, MN 55305.  For more information, visit and

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Ballpark Blueprints Launches Line Of Baseball Stadium Blueprints


Animal Blueprint Company Artist Expands Art Collection to Include Legendary Baseball Stadiums

San Juan Capistrano, CA – It doesn’t matter if you are a fan of The House That Ruth Built or bleed Dodger Blue, the newly launched Ballpark Blueprints offers a collection of iconic baseball stadium renderings. 

Artist Robert Redding, is known for his architectural renderings, hand drawn in the original format of blueprints and sketches used by design and construction professionals in the 1950’s.  His first collection, Animal Blueprint Company (, features blueprints of dogs, cats and horses.  Wildly popular amongst the pet-set, Robert wanted to expand his art collection to include his other passion: Baseball. 

The Ballpark Blueprint collection features 30 stadiums, including: Yankee Stadium (1923-2008), AT&T Park, Busch Stadium, Citi Field, Dodger Stadium, Fenway Park, Oriole Park and Camden Yards, Progressive Field, Wrigley Field, Ebbets Field, Tiger Stadium (1912- 1999).  Available exclusively at UncommonGoods, the framed prints retail for $185 (Framed: 20" H x 26" W, Print: 12" H x 18.5" W). Printed on museum grade, archival paper, each stadium print is framed in a black poplar wood using acid-free archival board.

For the avid fan that sees their home team stadium as hallowed grounds, Ballpark Blueprints offer baseball fanatics the chance to honor their team at home.   With a bird’s eye view of each stadium, the renderings call out details of the baseball diamond; stadium design specs and a key team statistics. The artwork features a distressed finish to give the look and feel of working blueprints used by architects, engineers and construction supervisors in mid-20th century.

"UncommonGoods has supported my work since the beginning.  I am happy to develop this exclusive collection of Baseball Stadiums for them.” says Robert.  “Many of my life's best memories involve playing and watching baseball.  I love that my passion for the game can be expressed now in my art. ”

Ballpark Blueprints, located in San Juan Capistrano, California, offers a modern take on mid-century inspired architectural renderings of iconic baseball stadiums and is sold exclusively at UncommonGoods.  The artist, Robert Redding, also created Animal Blueprint Company (, animal renderings featuring a variety of animals including, dogs, cats and horses drawn in the original format of blueprints and sketches used by design and construction professionals in the 1950’s.  All art is made in the USA.

UncommonGoods ( is an online marketplace offering creatively designed, high-quality merchandise at affordable prices. At UncommonGoods, we believe that creativity and the expression of individuality represent two great human treasures. We have set out to create a business that makes uncommon goods accessible to everyone. Founded in August 1999, UncommonGoods is privately held and headquartered in New York City.