British National Racquetball Championships for a second year
The world’s largest racquetball brand, Ektelon, will again
provide the prizes for
the National Racketball
at Edgbaston Priory in May.
will provide rackets and bags to the Winners, Runners-up and Plate
winners across all 15 events, from the flagship Men’s and Women’s
Open events through to the Over-70.
"We are delighted to be supporting the 2008 Championships”, said
Bob Johnson, Director of Solo Sports, UK distributors of Ektelon.
"Ektelon has become the leading racquetball brand in the US and we
are launching a comprehensive product range for the coming season
which we are confident will soon lead the brand to the same status
in the UK."
Johnson (MD, Solo Sport) and Championship Director Rob Shay (right)
online Racket Specialists, will again provide t-shirts for all
players during the tournament.
of Just Rackets has noticed an upsurge in demand for Racketball
equipment over the last year, and as a county squash player himself,
may even grace the courts during this year’s event.
“Racketball is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK, and
England clubs are reaping the rewards of introducing the sport to
their members,” says Justyn Price, England Squash Area Manager
London, who has recently been given national responsibility for
fact England Squash is now fully committed to promoting
racketball, and several leading ES personalities are committed
racketball players - ES Chair Zena Wooldridge is a national
age-group event winner, while Jim Lord, Director of Development and
Competitions is the current National Over-35 Champion.