Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 28, 2010
The Gladiator® custom mouthguard has been named the Official Mouthguard of Hockey East and ECAC Hockey. A high-performance custom mouthguard for adult and youth athletes, Gladiator® is manufactured by Sport Guard International (SGI).
“Gladiator® is committed to educating coaches, administrations, trainers and student-athletes on safety and comforts of its mouthguards. They are a great addition to our growing list of Hockey East partners,” said Hockey East Commissioner Joe Bertagna. “We are pleased to have Gladiator® on board.”
"Gladiator® is honored to be associated with ECAC Hockey," commented Bobbie Quinn, Gladiator® Co-founder. "We look forward to extending our expertise to the League's staff members. Gladiator® looks to establish a strong commitment to the League's personnel and share its expertise on design and comfort of its custom mouthguards. We’re committed to the athletes and will remain on the cutting edge of design and development of custom fit mouthguards and welcome the opportunity to extend our expertise to ice hockey players, coaches, trainers and their dedicated fan base,” says Bobbie Quinn, Gladiator® Co-founder.
The Gladiator® custom mouthguards fan base extends to the parents of athletes. And with top protection ratings by the Academy for Sports Dentistry, Gladiator® custom fit mouthguards have become the sport mouthguard of choice for both adult and youth athletes, as evidenced by this new partnership with Hockey East and ECAC Hockey.
“I became passionate about helping protect athletes effectively when my son suffered a concussion while playing ice hockey. Today, Gladiator® mouthguard design ensures not only 1,000% more protection than other mouthguards, but also something equally as crucial: comfort. After all, a protective mouthguard can’t do its job unless it’s actually being worn,” asserts Quinn.
Gladiator® custom mouthguard features include:
Protection – Multiple layers of EVA laminate and a custom fit protect teeth and help guard against head injuries and concussion. Mouthguard designs are sports-specific, giving players a competitive edge on the ice, in the field, on court, in the ring, or anywhere sports are played.
Breathability – A “Free Flow System” enhances athletic performance, as athletes wearing the Gladiator® custom mouthguard can breathe more easily, getting more oxygen and optimizing endurance.
Comfort – Each custom fit Gladiator® provides maximum protection while still allowing the wearer to speak and breathe easily.
“Cool” factor – The Gladiator® can be personalized with team colors and logo or other personal design options. Logo/team number personalization is free.
Confidence – Adults, youth, and the parents on the sidelines can feel confident, knowing that the best in protection is in place. Athletes can “go all out” with Gladiator®.
Lifetime protection – A model of the mouth is used to create each custom Gladiator®. Once this has been done, additional Gladiators and replacements are priced at a 50% discount for the life of the model.
Gladiator® can be made for braces and all stages of oral development in young athletes. All product and purchasing information can be found at the CustomGuards.com website. Or call toll free 1- 877-8GUARDS.
About Gladiator® by SGI:
For more than 20 years, Sport Guard International (SGI) has been involved in the dental products industry. Passionate about perfection through extensive research and development, SGI continues to revolutionize the high-heat/pressure, multi-laminated mouthguard. Customers can order Gladiator® directly, eliminating the need for dental visits to be fitted for a custom mouthguards. In this way, SGI has created an affordable product that will give every athlete at any age the opportunity to have the best protection possible. SGI is currently the largest consumer-direct custom mouthguard provider in the United States.