MARKHAM, ON, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - At a time when only 9% of children ages 5-17 get the 60 minutes of heart-pumping activity they need each day and 47% of adults are overweight, Steven Holmes officially announces the formation of goba Sports Group; a global group of companies committed to inspiring people to Go Outside and Be Active.
From a father's determination to create a safe trampoline for his kids to a couple of guys selling shoes out of the back of a car – goba Sports Group is built on the spirit of entrepreneurship and the passion to create safe, high quality outdoor products.
"goba Sports Group is committed to sourcing, manufacturing and distributing high quality products that encourage outdoor activity," says Steven Holmes, Chief Activity Officer. "I believe that more than ever savvy consumers are looking for products and brands that can help them in their pursuit of a healthy, active lifestyle."
Along with their distribution partners, goba Sports Group represents eight brands including but not limited to Springfree Trampoline, Athletic Locker, Teva, Hoka One One, Umbro and tgoma. With operations across the globe delivering quality outdoor products in the categories of Performance, Team, Recreational and Family Yard activities.
"Unlike some other sporting goods companies, we've got the infrastructure to build, acquire and license brands that fit into the same value of encouraging people to go outside and be active," says Holmes.
About goba Sports Group: goba Sports Group is a fully integrated organization with competencies in product design, engineering, manufacturing, sourcing, marketing, e-commerce, sales, customer service, retail distribution and logistics. With operations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China and Europe goba Sports Group Inc., was formed in 2017 with one simple mission: encourage people to go outside and be active.
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For further information: Media Contact: Cheryl MacLean, Director of Marketing, 289-800-7378, [email protected], www.gobasports.com