CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTC: LEAT.PK), a global marketer and distributor of the Leatt-Brace®, a neck brace system designed to help prevent potentially devastating injuries to the cervical spine (neck) for helmeted sports, today announced that its Leatt-Brace GPX Pro neck brace has been named one of the 2011 Products of the Year by Transworld Motocross magazine.
Transworld Motocross notes that "the Leatt-Brace GPX Pro was designed to be the most ventilated and most comfortable brace on the market and features a carbon fiber chassis, new padding and weighs only 600 grams, the lightest neck brace available." It was first introduced at the Anaheim I Supercross by riders Broc Tickle and Ryan Dungey.
"Being selected as a 'Product of the Year' by Transworld Motocross magazine is the equivalent of being recognized by your peers and we are extremely honored," said Leatt CEO Sean Macdonald. "We created the GPX Pro to be the pinnacle of all neck braces, fit for professional and amateur riders alike. Riders who wear this brace can compete with the confidence that they are protected by the best technology available."
Other attributes of the GPX Pro include:
- Removable, washable, new open-celled lightweight Velcro-free padding
- Collarbone cutout engineered to keep helmet and brace away from most fragile bones
- Unique one piece rear support designed to break away in severe impact scenarios
- Greatest range of motion of any Leatt-Brace
- Alternative Load Path Technology™
More information on the LEATT products can be found at www.leatt.com.
About Leatt Corporation
Leatt Corporation develops, distributes and markets personal protective equipment and ancillary products for all forms of sports, especially extreme motor sports. The Leatt-Brace® is an award-winning neck brace system considered the gold standard for neck protection for anyone wearing a crash helmet as a form of protection. It was designed for participants in extreme sports or riding motorcycles, bicycles, mountain bicycles, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles and other vehicles.
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SOURCE Leatt Corporation