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October 1, 2014 - Vancouver B.C. - Garmatex Technologies, Inc. (“Garmatex”), a leading inventor of intelligent fabric and apparel solutions, has partnered with BASE360 Inc., an innovative manufacturer of safety products for high risk sports, to bring a new generation of protective hockey wear to the Canadian market. READ MORE
BASE360 is pleased to announce that our BODYARMOUR® portfolio of cut protective shirts, pants and socks will be available exclusively at Canadian Tire for the 2014 season. Enhancing safety and preventing injuries in hockey is an important component in keeping the game fun and competitive at all levels of hockey. BODYARMOUR® provides all the performance of a light weight base layer with added Cut Protection Zones™ (CPZ) that protect the critical areas of the wrist, leg (calf) and ankle from laceration from a sharp skate. Look for BODYARMOUR® at your local store or visit online at Canadian Tire.
BASE360® (formerly Pro-Formance Insights) launches its new BASE360® brand. View the Products tab to visit our online store or visit a local retailer near your.
Look for our new website in the coming weeks!!
Traditional hockey equipment doesn't protect all of the critical areas of the body. With injuries mounting at all levels of hockey, get a base layer built for the game and don't risk a preventable injury.
Skates are sharp. Don't take any chances. Get your BASE on!
See why people are talking about BODYARMOUR® and BASE360™ products as an evolution in protective equipment.
Skate Blade Injuries are Tough to Eliminate - February 1, 2014 - Tribune Review. Read the FULL STORY about the recent injury to Penguins Zach Sill who's wrist was cut by an errant skate blade.
London Knights (OHL) goalie Antohony Stolarz suffers skate injury to leg and will miss the next 4 weeks. View FULL STORY.
September 2013 - BASE360 is proud to be an official sponsor of the Ottawa 67's (OHL) and is excited to work with the organization to promote a fun and safe hockey experience in the local community.
October 2013 - Think it can't happen in House League? How about at practice? Antonino (12 years old) suffered a laceration that took 8 stitches to close and kept him off the ice for 2 weeks. We forget how sharp the skates are. As a parent we do not want to think of our children getting hurt. Prevention is the key to safety. Antonino is now back on the ice wearing BASE360 and enjoying the game he loves.
This is what a hockey skate can do to your wrist.
Nov 11, 2013 - Leafs centerman Bolland recovering after severing a tendon from a skate laceration. Read More
April 8, 2013 - Flyers prospect Eric Wellwood suffers gruesome skate cut in an AHL game on Sunday.
February 14, 2013 - (TSN) - Senators Lose Karlsson to achilles injury; fall to Penguins.
PITTSBURGH -- The Ottawa Senators lost a lot more than a game.
Star defenceman Erik Karlsson went down with a left Achilles injury when he was cut by a skate blade late in the second period in the Senators' 4-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
"It's a tough blow," Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson said. "Obviously, the way he's playing and how much he means to our team, it feels terrible and I feel really bad for him."
November 19, 2012 - Saskaton, Saskatchewan - Skaskatoon Blades player Jesse Astles severs wrist during CHL hockey game.
TEAM 1200’s “Healthy Scratches” Afternoon Show: Garry Galley (CBC HNIC), Jason York and Steve Lloyd discuss BODYARMOUR® and why skate lacerations in the NHL and minor hockey should be a concern. (courtesy Team 1200).
April 12, 2012 - Darren Helm had surgery to repair lacerated tendons in his right forearm Wednesday night and will miss the rest of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs for the Red Wings. READ STORY
April 4, 2012 - Maple Leaf center Grabovski requires 20 stitches to close skate laceration.
November 25, 2011 - Thank you to the many parents and players who continue to provide testimonials about our hockey products. Always happy to hear about potentially serious injuries that are avoided by wearing BODYARMOUR® gear.
Prevention is key to safety in hockey.
August 2011 - Wrist lacerations can be severe, as evidenced in this recent injury sustained by a minor hockey player. The laceration required 4 stitches, but the young man will be back on the ice with his teammates as soon as he is ready .
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