Archive for the Multi-Sport Category

SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces to be Featured on DIY’s Hit Series ‘The Vanilla Ice Project’

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The Vanilla Ice Project

SnapSports®, the world’s leading manufacturer of modular sport flooring and outdoor courts, will be featured on the upcoming episode of DIY Network’s Hit Series, The Vanilla Ice Project, set to air Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 10PM Eastern Standard Time. The episode includes a complete renovation of a backyard space with the install of SnapSports backyard multi-game court.

The Vanilla Ice Project follows the 90’s pop icon and his crew of contractors as they conduct a massive room by room home renovation, transforming the less than impressive space into lucrative real estate. Sunday’s episode of the hit TV series, now in its third season, will feature a full backyard renovation, replacing an old washed out tennis court with a world class multi-court using the SnapSports® patented outdoor sports surfacing.

“We turned an old, rotten and cracked tennis court into something new with state of the art technology. If you want the best, then this is the court for you.” – Rob Van Winkle, Vanilla Ice Project.

SnapSports® outdoor game courts are the safest and most durable outdoor multi-courts on the market. SnapSports athletic surfaces are Built for Life™ engineered specifically to withstand all the elements, throughout every season, while delivering healthy sports fun to families worldwide. SnapSports patented outdoor courts provide a versatile and seamless surface for a wide range of sports including, BounceBack® , DuraCourt®, and the BounceBack ShockTower®, the most shock absorbing outdoor surface in the world.

“We’re excited for the opportunity to continue our relationship with the DIY Network and the Vanilla Ice Project by having an all-star home court installation for this incredible backyard remodel.” – Jorgen Moller, CEO, SnapSports, Inc.

SnapSports® Athletic Floors and Multi- Courts Official Flooring of the 2011 World Police and Fire Games

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

The 2011 World Police & Fire Games, to be held August 26 – September 5, in New York City, will welcome nearly 20,000 firefighter and law enforcement personnel from 70 different countries who will compete in 69 sports. These top Police and Fire athletes will compete on the multi- patent SnapSports BounceBack® sports surfacing, specifically to accommodate high-impact aggressive play using patent ShockTower® shock absorption technology.

The World Police & Fire Games is the world’s second largest Olympic-style multi-sport event, having been held biennially since 1985, the goal of these games is to highlight the positive benefits of healthy competition and encourage athleticism and fitness in the police and fire community. Over 120,000 square feet of SnapSports® Athletic Floors and Multi-Courts will be in play at this massive sporting competition. SnapSports® Athletic Floors, are manufactured and designed for all skill levels and athletes, providing key benefits in easing joint impact and creating a safer playing surface for athletes, making it a natural fit as the official sports flooring, one of SnapSports’ primary goals is to encourage play and activity among families, and athletes at all ages.

“We are excited be the official sports surfacing of this internationally recognized event and look forward to offering our support to firefighter and police personnel worldwide, who compete and exhibit such stellar athleticism in these games.” – Jorgen Moller, CEO, SnapSports, Inc.®

The 2011 World Police & Fire Games will respectfully coincide with the 10-year remembrance of September 11, 2001. The games will be supported by two powerful themes, of remembrance and gratitude, remembering those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, and expressing gratitude for the support received from around the world.

“With almost 3,000 athletes registered to compete during the first week of open registration, these games are shaping up to be the largest ever. We are fortunate to have our partners, including Anheuser-Busch, Scott Health & Safety, SnapSports, Con Edison and Empire Blue Cross & Blue Shield. They support the important work we are doing and without them we could not produce the Games.” – James Carney, CEO, 2011 World Police & Fire Games.

The World Police and Fire Games are currently the second largest multi-sport event in the world, surpassed only by the Summer Olympics. The event organizers for the 2011 event hope to with the help of their partners and supporters, make these games the largest and most memorable sporting event the world has ever seen.

SnapSports® Installs a Multi-Game Court for Jameer Nelson of the Orlando Magic.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

SnapSports® today announced the completion of two high-profile court installations. The clients, Jameer Nelson, All-Star point guard for the Orlando Magic, and his agent Steve Mountain, each took receipt of custom multi-game courts.

SnapSports is honored to have been selected to provide such high profile clients with our athletic surfacing. All of us at SnapSports love being apart of so many families and we strive to do so everyday
Nelson’s 10,000 square foot, fully enclosed, court includes a 17,000 watt lighting system, a custom 80 foot long batting cage, and markings for over fourteen different games. Mountain’s 5400 square foot enclosed court includes a “dasher board” system for inline roller hockey. The courts were installed in six days by a crew of seven SnapSports employees.

“SnapSports is honored to have been selected to provide such high profile clients with our athletic surfacing. All of us at SnapSports love being apart of so many families and we strive to do so everyday,” says Jorgen Moller, SnapSports CEO.

Nelson plays point guard for the NBA’s Orlando Magic. At Saint Joseph’s University, he became a star of men’s college basketball. More recently, he was a member of the 2009 NBA All-Star Team, sharing the honor with Magic teammates Howard and Rashard Lewis.

SnapSports® Named Exclusive Supplier Of Indoor Sports Flooring For The 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

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.

SnapSports® Sports Floors and Utah Dodgeball Have Teamed for the largest Tournament of the Summer

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

SnapSports Sports provides sports flooring for the 2005 Dodgeball Tournament during the Outdoor Retailers Convention is Salt Lake City, Utah.

July 20, 2005 — August is Tournament Time! The National Outdoor Retailers convention is in Salt Lake City August 10-14th and Friday the 12th is the vendors tournament, outdoors at the Baci restaurant parking lot. Saturday the 13th & Sunday the 14th will be an open tournament for any team wishing to join. This will be held outdoors at the Gateway Mall sponsored by Skybox Sports Grill & “SnapSports™®” who is providing the custom outdoor courts for the tournament!

“We’re were very excited to be chosen as the flooring for the tournament being held during the Outdoor Retailers Convention and some of our employees may even enter the tournament in hopes of seeing some of our industry friends on the court, it will be a great event” Said Jorgen Moller CEO SnapSports™ LLC.