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New Radical for a New Era

May 22, 2007 02:01 PM

HEAD has launched a new tour racquet – the MicroGel Radical – offering aggressive, competitive players the ultimate feel and unique touch – through HEAD’s newest technology, MicroGel.

The modern game of tennis has evolved into an era of harder hitting, increased spin and more aggressive spin speed. HEAD is leading the game with a modern update of Andre Agassi’s former weapon of choice

“In today’s fast-paced, aggressive game, competitive players need a racquet that provides ultimate feel,” said Kevin Kempin, vice president of sales and marketing, HEAD Penn Racquet Sports. “Our new technology creates amazing response qualities and is wrapped up in cool-looking high-tech racquets.”

"To promote the launch of the new HEAD Microgel Radical and Microgel ExtremeTeam, there will be a Pre-Launch Demo Day at the Kennesaw Location of the PGA Tour Superstore (2911 George Busbee Parkway) on June 9 from 2-4pm, aswell as at the Roswell Location (1005 HolcombWoods Parkway) on June 16 from2-4pm.

Come out and test drive the newest HEAD Radical, as played by Andre Agassi, Andy Murray, and Amelie Mauresmo!"

The MicroGel Radical line will available in June 2007 and include the following:

  • The MicroGel Radical OS: An oversize tour racquet that offers a large sweet spot with the remarkable feel of MicroGel’s Rock Solid Performance. An excellent racquet for a wide range of competitive players.
  • MicroGel Radical MP: Everything a tour player wants in control, now with even more feel from HEAD’s MicroGel technology.
  • MicroGel Radical Pro: Ideal for the faster playing style of aggressive players. MicroGel provides outstanding feel, while the open string pattern provides added pop and spin.

In addition, HEAD will introduce the new Radical bag line and the C3 Rocket string. The bags have a great new look, with fresh colors, cool design and bold branding. Made from high quality materials with excellent new features, these truly functional bags offer players all the space they need. The new bag lines are designed with extreme abrasion and dirt resistant material on the bottom; longer, padded shoulder straps; metal buckles; and a detachable, adjustable, convertible shoulder strap system. The C3 Rocket string is a mainstream string featuring C3 technology. This string combines maximum elasticity with great touch and outstanding control.

ABOUT HEAD: Head NV is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of premium sports equipment. Head NV’s ordinary shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“HED”) and the Vienna Stock Exchange (“HEAD”). The company’s business is organized into four divisions: Winter Sports, Racquet Sports, Diving and Licensing. Products are sold under the Head (tennis, tennis balls, squash and racquetball racquets, Badminton equipment, alpine skis and ski boots, snowboards, bindings and boots), Penn (tennis and racquetball balls), Tyrolia (ski bindings), and Mares/Dacor (diving equipment) brands. The company holds leading positions in all product markets and the equipment is endorsed by some of the world’s top athletes including Andre Agassi, Ivan Ljubicic, Marat Safin, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Patty Schnyder, Anastasia Myskina, Bode Miller, Johann Grugger, Marco Büchel and Maria Riesch.




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