Leatt Corporation Appoints Autofocus as Distributor in Australia and New Zealand

Nov 02, 2006, 00:00 ET from Leatt Corporation

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leatt
 Corporation (Pink Sheets:   LEAT), a Nevada, USA Corporation headquartered in
 Cape Town, South Africa, that develops, sells and distributes the Leatt-
 Brace(TM), a Neck Brace System designed to help prevent potentially
 devastating motor sport injuries to the cervical spine (neck), today
 announced that it has appointed a distributor in Australia and New Zealand.
     During a recent visit to Australia to present the Leatt-Brace(TM) to
 CAMS, the Australian motor sports sanctioning body, Dr. Chris Leatt,
 President and C.E.O. of the Leatt Corporation, met with potential
 distributors of the Leatt-Brace(TM) in Australia and New Zealand and the
 Leatt Corporation is pleased to announce that Autofocus has been granted
 the rights to distribute Leatt-Brace(TM) products throughout these two
     As part of the Company's efforts to create a global marketing and sales
 network for the Leatt-Brace(TM), Autofocus will have the rights to market
 and distribute both the Leatt-Brace(TM) MOTO GPX, Leatt-Brace(TM) MOTO R
 and all parts and accessories associated with these two products throughout
 Australia and New Zealand.
     "Having a company like Autofocus to assist us in our efforts to bring
 the Leatt-Brace(TM) to the attention of drivers and riders around the world
 will prove to be invaluable in the long term," said Dr. Chris Leatt,
 President and C.E.O of the Leatt Corporation. He further added, "By
 appointing Autofocus as our distributor in Australia and New Zealand, we
 are increasing the extent of our international sales and marketing.
 Autofocus provides us with a physical presence in these territories, which
 should enhance our sales and marketing endeavors in these markets. We are
 looking forward to providing the brace to people around the world who
 desire the added protection afforded by wearing the brace during motor
 sport activities."
     About The Leatt Corporation: The Leatt Corporation is the exclusive
 global distributor of the Leatt-Brace(TM), a Neck Brace designed to prevent
 or lessen the severity of potentially devastating motor sport injuries to
 the cervical spine (neck). The company's operations and research and
 development of the core products currently take place at the Leatt
 Corporation's offices in Cape Town, South Africa.
     About Autofocus: Autofocus (www.autohold.com.au ) is an importer and
 distributor of high profile motor sport and electronic equipment. Autofocus
 also supplies the Factory Ford Racing teams in Australia with motor sports
     For more information on the Leatt-Brace(TM), please visit the company
 website at www.leatt-brace.com . The contents of the Web Site are not part
 of this release and the Web Site is solely for product information
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 Company and possible inability to establish market share against competing
 products in many markets, current limited distribution channels for the
 Company's products, actions of our competitors, the limited cash flow of
 the Company and the resulting reliance on the private placement or sale of
 Company securities to finance operations (the extent to which affects our
 ability to develop new products and markets, the time and expense involved
 in such development activities, the level of demand and market acceptance
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     Investor Relations: Please contact corp@leatt-brace.com or call +1
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