After months of exhaustive design and on-court play-testing, Ektelon is launching O Series and in the process is taking footwear to a "hole" new level - as evidenced by the new O-Port ventilation system designed into the upper portion of the shoe to deliver exceptional breathability. O Series also builds on the success of the original M Series line by delivering improved Precision Tube technology which rounds the tubes for maximum energy return and greater shock absorption.
Coming in a mid profile, the OC-1 performance shoe is built to provide players with ultimate support and features a gum rubber outsole in an aggressive herringbone tread pattern to allow greater traction, quicker acceleration and improved lateral stability.
"Ektelon is focused on understanding exactly what racquetball players need to win and we pride ourselves on providing them with the best products from head to toe." said Scott Winters, Vice President of Indoor Sports at Ektelon. "For a competitive racquetball player, support and acceleration are key when it comes to footwear and this new line provides both in exceptional fashion. We are excited to introduce O Series as we look to bring the best quality products to players and continue to grow our footwear category."
The OC-1, will be available in two colorways (Black/Red/Silver, White/Black/Silver) starting July 15, 2008 and have a MSRP of $110.
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Moving on, its been a big year for Ektelon's "Three R's": Rocky Carson, Rhonda Rajsich and Ruben Gonzales, who have ended their year ranked #1 in the world
"This has been a uniquely remarkable year and marks a very exciting time for the Ektelon brand," said Scott Winters, Vice President of Indoor Sports at Ektelon. "We are proud of all of our players, but it only appropriate to recognize and celebrate having both the #1 players in the world on the men's and women's pro tour and one of the greatest players of all time in Ruben continuing to succeed at the highest levels. The three R's are not only great players, but wonderful ambassadors for the brand and the sport both on and off the court. We are extremely proud and feel very fortunate to have them playing Ektelon products." Read more
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Lateral movement's important for just about all court sports, which makes it dangerous territory if you have weak ankles. Due to the sheer speed of the exchanges, this is particularly true with Racquetball. Which is why you might want to check these out. The Ektelon T-9 Roadster has a durable upper. But its easy to break in and breathable due to the synthetic leather AIRMesh panels. The added technology in the linings, Dri-Lex, deliver serious moisture management. And as we mentioned, the contoured, thickly padded collar hugs the ankle for comfort and lateral support.
Ektelon T-9 Roadster Indoor Court Shoes
You could seek out a racquet, balls, and accessories, but why would you? These racquetball packs range from the $30-40 range to the $50-60 range with varied components. And they're from the leaders in racquetball equipment (Ektelon, Head, Wilson) so you know they're good quality.
Ektelon High Performance Power Racquetball Pack
Original Price is $109.99, its now available for $69.99
Ektelon Pro Power Pack Racquetball Set - SAVE!!
Another good Ektelon deal, $20 off this pack - $39.99 (was $59.99)
Head Ti.Laser Total Racquetball Pack - New!
You can bring the total racquetball experience to the court with the Head® Ti.Laser total racquetball pack. The racquetball pack includes the Ti.Laser racquet, a can of racquetball balls, a water bottle and a carrying bag. The Ti.Laser racquet is constructed with a composite weave of ultra-strong titanium and ultra-light graphite for maximum weight reduction and optimal stiffness. The carry bag has a shoulder strap and a clear front cover.
A brand new pack, a good price at $34.99.
Wilson All Gear Racquetball Set
The Wilson® All Gear Racquetball Set comes with everything you need to get started. The set includes a Titanium racquet, protective eyewear, 3 championship balls, tips & rules, and a gymsack to carry it all.
$29.99 (down from $34.99)
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