CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a global developer, marketer and distributor of personal protective equipment for all forms of sports, including extreme motor sports, and whose products include the flagship Leatt-Brace®, a neck brace system designed to help prevent potentially devastating injuries to the cervical spine (neck) for helmeted sports, announced today that it has surpassed 50,000 likes on Facebook. Management attributes this milestone to the international reach, reputation and quality of Leatt multi-sport products.
Users of the Company's products have enthusiastically shared their experiences on the fan page. Facebook fan, M. Hightower, wrote: "I crashed hard at Thunder Valley MX yesterday going about 30-35 mph and I hit a huge kicker and went over the bars. My bike landed on me and I got nailed by another rider. I swear that amount of tumbling would have shattered my neck like ice, and your chest protector saved my back from being punctured by my bike. I give full gratitude to the people at Leatt. I'll always use Leatt products the rest of my life as long as I live."
Rider, C. Stewart, wrote: "Love my brace!" and posted a photo of himself in gear (Click here).
Another fan, K. Hunt, posted: "Thanks Leatt we will NEVER buy any other neck brace."
Sean Macdonald, Leatt CEO said: "We are very pleased at the response we are receiving from people all over the world who have used our products, or who know and understand the value of the Leatt brand. This milestone comes at a very important time for Leatt, as we prepare to introduce a variety of new products that take the success we have created with our brace and body armor systems into a wider range of sports including some winter sports."
About Leatt Corporation
Leatt Corporation develops 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. For more information, visit: www.leatt-corp.com | www.leatt.com
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