SnapSports, the industry leading manufacturer and provider of premium modular sports surfacing and game courts, will supply over 42,000 square feet of their indoor BounceBack® sport flooring for the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games being held in Boise, Idaho February 7-13, 2009. The SnapSports flooring is being featured during the floor hockey exhibitions at the Expo Idaho.
“We chose to go with SnapSports, Inc. because they were very open to working with us and our needs. Their sports flooring products are superior quality & performance and we are getting the best of both worlds here,” said JP Benlian – Director of Development Special Olympics.
Every four years, thousands of Special Olympics athletes from around the world come together to showcase their athletic skills and celebrate the true spirit of competition through winter sports. Through the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games, Special Olympics athletes will transcend the boundaries of geography, nationality, political philosophy, gender, age, culture and religion. This event will transform participants, community leaders, and fans world-wide through sportsmanship and spirited competition. These Games will help citizens throughout the world appreciate the values of respect and compassion, which the athletes and their supporters live by every day. ” Everyone at SnapSports were thrilled to learn that we were going to be part of the Special Olympics set on a global stage with athletes from all over the world showcasing their talents on a SnapSports athletic sports surface” said Jorgen Moller – CEO SnapSports.
The SnapSports surface the athletes will be competing on is the industry’s most advanced suspended modular sports flooring.The BounceBack® flooring has multi-patent design features including the SHOCKLOCK® spring back locking system and the 3/4″ multi-tower EnergyReturn® under-structure. The patent features of the BounceBack flooring system provides superior performance as well as an added level of absorption to reduce impact on joints and limbs, reducing injury to athletes.