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Gill Athletics Announce Nordic Javelin Partnership

Gill Athletics announces an agreement to be the exclusive North American distributor of all Nordic brand javelins.  This partnership provides Gill Athletics dealers and customers in North America the top performing javelin brands in the world; Gill Athletics OTE and Nordic Sport’s Nordic javelins. The 2012 Olympic women’s gold medal was won with an OTE javelin while the men’s gold medal was won with a Nordic javelin.

“We are thrilled to partner the OTE javelin and the Nordic Elite javelin together,” said Gill Athletics’ CEO David Hodge. “The advantage to javelin programs in North America is increased inventory for immediate delivery, along with a superior choice for all your javelin needs.”

Gill Athletics will now be the choice for championship javelins at all levels. Gill manufacturers the elite level OTE javelins, as well as championship brands Pacer and Gill javelins. Nordic manufacturers the Elite Carbon Competition, Elite, and Aluminum javelins. Both companies will also represent in rubber tipped versions.

“This partnership coupled with our extensive industry leading dealer network, javelin programs throughout North America are empowered with the most innovative javelins in the world, with the world’s best customer service,” said Gill Athletics’ Division Manager Mike Cunningham.

Gill Athletics Announced as NFHS Corporate Partner

Gill Athletics, the oldest and largest manufacturer of track and field equipment in the United States and around the world, has entered into a three-year agreement with the National Federation of State High School Associations as an NFHS Corporate Partner.  Read more HERE.

Mark Hollis

Team Pacer athlete Mark Hollis has been having a banner year, setting his new PR several times this summer.  He currently stands with a 19’1” pole vault personal best! We recently sat down with Mark ‘the Man on Fire” Hollis for a quick take on how he’s doing.  Click HERE to read his interview. Enjoy!

NFHS Vault Box Rule Announcement

The NFHS has posted a rule change regarding a new Vault Box Collar for the 2014-2015 season. Read the announcement HERE.

Gill’s 719 SafetyMax+ Vault Box Collar meets the new NFHS rule. Get ASTM compliant today!

Steve Hooker Retires April 2014

Australian pole vaulter Steve Hooker has retired from Athletics and pursue “the next chapter of my life with my family and friends”. Gill Athletics wants to send proper well wishes and good luck to Steve and his family.

“We loved watching Steve win Olympic and World Champs gold on CarbonFx. We thought he had a real shot at the world record and he surely will go down as one of the all-time great vaulters. We wish him all the best as he enters the next phase of his life,” said Gill Athletics CEO David Hodge.

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