SHOCK DOCTOR SPORTS LAUNCHES A PINK GEAR GIVEAWAY
TO PROMOTE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Cutters Gloves and Shock Doctor to Give Away 1500 Limited Run Pink Performance Gear,
Donation Will Be Made to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
MINNETONKA, Minn. (July 30, 2013) - Cutters Gloves andShock Doctor, both brands of Shock Doctor Sports, proudly announces their Pink Gear Giveaway, a 2013 breast cancer awareness campaign. 1500 limited run and custom pink protective and performance gear products from both companies will be given away from August 1 - 30. As part of the efforts to raise awareness of the disease amongst athletes, Shock Doctor Sports is getting the word out in August, when many athletes are breaking in new gear for the upcoming fall season.
With pink protective products available in stores and online through October, recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month worldwide, Shock Doctor Sports will donate to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. in an effort to provide continued breast cancer research, education and support.
Darci Eckermann, Shock Doctor and Cutters Gloves Director of Marketing says, "Breast cancer awareness has never been more prevalent in sports than it is now, and it is extremely important that we continue to educate young athletes about the importance of 'pink'."
1500 Cutters Gloves and Shock Doctor Products Giveaway Details: For the first time in Shock Doctor Sports history, the company will offer consumers the chance to win pink Shock Doctor mouthguards, as well as pink Cutters Gloves. To start the season off right, athletes are encouraged to enter the promotion via Shock Doctor and Cutters Gloves Facebook pages.
- Shock Doctor will host their pink mouthguard giveaway from August 1-15, with fans entering to win on the Shock Doctor Facebook page at facebook.com/shockdoctor. Fans can enter daily for a chance to win a pink mouthguard of their choice.
- From August 16-31 fans can enter to win Cutters Gloves on the Cutters Facebook Page to win. facebook.com/cuttersgloves. Athletes of any age can enter daily for a chance to win a pair of pink x40 receiver gloves.
Fans of Cutters and Shock Doctor are encouraged to enter daily to try to win. Winners are randomly selected and are notified immediately if they won. For those who won, they will be given a promo code that they can enter at www.shockdoctor.com/promotion/ to receive a free pair of pink gloves or mouthguards.
For more information about the National Breast Cancer Foundation or the Pink Gear Giveaway, please visit the newly designed Shock Doctor and Cutters Gloves micrositewww.shockdoctor.com/promotion/, where the complete line of pink protective gear is available for purchase.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. After increasing for more than 2 decades, female breast cancer incidence rates began decreasing in 2000, then dropped by about 7% from 2002 to 2003 (www.cancer.org).
ABOUT NATIONAL BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION, INC.
NBCF's mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need. This mission includes increasing awareness through education, providing diagnostic breast care services for those in need, and providing nurturing support services. Breast cancer is one of the leading health crises for women in the United States. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. There is currently no known cure for breast cancer, and its early diagnosis is critical to survival.http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/
ABOUT SHOCK DOCTOR SPORTS
Trusted by youth, amateur, and pro athletes in a growing number of sports including hockey, baseball, football, basketball, lacrosse and more, Shock Doctor Sports manufactures, markets, distributes and sells under the brand names Shock Doctor® and Cutters Gloves®. With an athlete-centric approach, Shock Doctor Sports is committed to developing game-changing technology, revolutionizing the industry and raising the standard for technical and functional performance. The number one mouthguard company in the world for over a decade, Shock Doctor is the undisputed market leader in premier mouthguard technology and is known as the creator of fearless, performance-driven sports protection equipment. Made with their exclusive C-TACK™ Performance Grip Material, Cutters Gloves is an industry leading line of gloves and accessories for football and other sports including baseball, fitness, golf and soccer. Shock Doctor Sports products are available in over 9000 retail locations in over 50 countries worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located at 110 Cheshire Lane, Suite 120, Minnetonka, MN 55305. For more information, visit www.ShockDoctor.com and www.CuttersGloves.com.