This new approval will greatly impact our sales and marketing efforts in the many markets outside the U.S. and is a strong complement to our long standing endorsement as the official playing surface of USA Team Handball.” – Robert Dougherty, SnapSports.
Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 08, 2012
SnapSports®, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of premium modular sport surfaces, and official flooring of USA Team Handball, has been officially recognized and approved by the International Handball Federation. The administrative and controlling body for International Team Handball has certified SnapSports surfacing as meeting international and IHF standards.
Handball, a team sport formed at the end of the 19th century, pits two teams of seven players against each other, with the purpose of scoring in the opposing team’s goal. Handball games are played primarily in indoor sport facilities, on indoor sport surfacing. Formed in 1946, the International Handball Federation has been the organizing body of Championship Handball play since the end of World War II. The IHF is composed of approximately 795,000 teams and 19 million players worldwide.
“We’re excited to be recognized by the IHF, the world governing body for team handball, as a supplier of quality sports flooring. This new approval will greatly impact our sales and marketing efforts in the many markets outside the U.S. and is a strong complement to our long standing endorsement as the official playing surface of USA Team Handball.” – Robert Dougherty, SnapSports.
SnapSports multi-patented Indoor BounceBack Shocktower® surfacing is engineered to accommodate aggressive play, provide unmatched traction and durability, and meet the unique demands of the sport of Handball. SnapSports exclusive ShockTower® Technology ensures a consistent playing surface; excellent coefficient of friction designed to keep the surface in place, and is guaranteed to reduce the impact on athletes’ joints and limbs by being engineered specifically with performance and safety in mind.
Based in Salt Lake City, Utah - The team at SnapSports have been engineering, manufacturing and providing the world's leading outdoor multi-courts, basketball courts and modular sport surfaces for nearly four decades! As the pioneers of the modular sports surfacing industry you play on today, the SnapSports team continues to develop the most advanced, multi-patented, modular sport surfacing and outdoor game courts for top athletes and families all over the world. With unparalleled experience and a high performance product line, SnapSports is the industry’s undisputed champion. SnapSports manufactures 24 x 7, in a 100,000 square foot ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certified facility and is supported by an authorized global network.
SnapSports is the official sport surface provider for the United States Futsal Federation, AAU Basketball ‘Jam on It’, Volleyball Festival, Special Olympics, World Police & Fire Games, AAU Basketball ‘All Under One Roof’, Veteran Wheelchair Games, Colorado Crossroads, National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championships, AAU ‘Big Mountain Jam’ and USA Team Handball. In addition, SnapSports is an approved FIBA Associate Manufacturer and SnapSports athletic surfaces have been tested and comply with the European Union EN-14094 standard.