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New agents for Skechers

Skechers, distributed by Brand Folio LLC, has appointed two new agents. Andy Williams, who has more than 30 years’ experience as an agent, will be representing Skechers in the Western Cape. He boasts an impressive resume having represented Jaguar Shoes, Studio Shoes, and PUMA’s footwear in Cape Town and environs, including Namibia.   Gerhard Vorster…

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Tradition is strong in new Pirates jerseys

The new Orlando Pirates FC home and away jerseys for the 2016/17 season, available from adidas, have gone back to the club’s traditional colourways. While the home jersey retains its traditional black colourway, the three stripes (typically in white) are now in light grey. The jersey also features a Mandarin collar, instead of a v-neck…

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Bonang is new Girl from Ipanema

Bonang Matheba is the new brand ambassador for Ipanema footwear, locally distributed by Intershu Distributors. Matheba, also known as Queen B*, has made a name for herself as a media maven, MC, TV and radio presenter, fashionista and TV producer. Ipanema’s latest photoshoot saw Matheba take to the streets of Brazil, proudly showing off her…

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Merrell Whale of Trail toughest yet

This year’s Merrell Whale of Trail, which took place this past weekend, was the longest, toughest, most diverse and technical trail yet, says Graham Bird of organizer Mountain Runner Events. Bird, also a member of the successful Merrell Adventure Addicts adventure racing team, describes the event as “a celebration of everything that is good and…

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New faces at Sports Trader

  Sports Trader stalwart Rhianah Rhode (middle) is going on maternity leave this month and she has been training Chilton Mellem (right) to take over her duties until she returns at the beginning of next year. He had been thrown in the deep end and has already made contact with you for information for articles…

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Ledlenser gets new president

Ledlenser, which forms part of the Leatherman Tool Group, appointed Thomas Willing in the newly created position of president earlier this month. All Ledlenser managers worldwide will report to Willing, who will report directly to Ben Rivera, CEO and president of The Leatherman Tool Group. Willing’s sound knowledge of the industry and experience makes him…