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    Body Glove Invades Surf Expo

    Redondo Beach, CA – August 30, 2011 – Body Glove is going big for the industry’s largest tradeshow, Surf Expo. With events planned for each day of the show, there will be movies, athletes and new product to preview.

    Body Glove is kicking off the festivities even before the show starts by participating in the Stand UP Paddleboard demonstrations. The Surf Expo Demo Day is going to be held the day before the show opens, September 7, 2011 at the Orlando Watersports Complex from noon until 6:00pm. So be sure to come down, try out the Body Glove paddleboards and let us know what you think.

    Body Glove will open the show with brand new products in wetsuits, boardshorts, SUP, women’s swimwear and more. Get up close and personal with the PR1ME wetsuit, check out the new Stand Up Paddle line and see all the women’s swimwear on the Body Glove runway models.

    Throughout the 3 day show Body Glove pro surfers Jamie O’Brien, Cheyne Magnusson, Maria del Mar, Justin Quirk, pro wakeboarder Jeff McKee and dive instructors Jenna Meistrell and Scott Smith will be doing interviews from inside the PADI First Breath dive tank. See them each day at 9:30 am and 4:30 pm.

    On Friday, September 9, at 6:00pm you see a showing of Drop Zone: Fiji, a part of the award winning Drop Zone Series. The movie will be introduced with music by DJ MyG from Indamixrecords.com. The screening will be held in Meeting Room S220A. Come enjoy one of the most epic surf and dive adventures featuring pro athletes Cheyne Magnusson, Alex Gray, Holly Beck, Maria del Mar and Bede Durbidge and have some beers with the Body Glove crew. All attendees are invited to join and you can enter to win a trip to Fiji as well as other Body Glove SWAG! Come by the Body Glove or PADI booths for entry info.

    For more information on Body Glove products and athletes go to www.bodyglove.com and for daily updates visit Body Glove on Facebook.

    About Body Glove

    Founded in 1953, Body Glove is a leading, worldwide water sports brand specializing in wetsuits, swimwear, clothing, footwear, accessories, and technology accessories. The company sponsors one of the most respected surf and wakeboard teams in the industry with such powerhouse names as pro surfers Jamie O’Brien, Cheyne Magnusson, Anthony Walsh, Alex Gray and Holly Beck and wake boarders Rusty Malinoski, Harley Clifford, Bob Soven and Jeff McKee. Through Reef Check, SIMA’s environmental fund, and the Surfrider Foundation, Body Glove works to preserve the purity of the waters it loves. Body Glove products are sold in the U.S. by a network of independent retailers. Body Glove is also sold in approximately 50 countries internationally.

    Media Contact:
    Sarah Lalau
    Body Glove
    [email protected]

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