Richard Lortie, President of Top Ten Canada states: “We were confident our track record and improvements that we’ve done throughout the years to the special padding used by Top Ten is what’s separating us from the pack. Top Ten has also started supplying the US Olympic Boxing team which tells you what direction the US is heading in, in terms of its equipment standards. Top Ten will also be expanding further into the US market with our newly formed Delaware company, Top Ten USA.
In saying all this we welcome the competition and are confident that our equipment will provide amateur athletes with the best possible protection on the market. We pride ourselves in maintaining our goal and our motto ‘Safety Is Our Success”.
Our partnering with associations such as Boxing Ontario and Boxing Canada has helped Top Ten grow and in turn we have helped these associations be known for using the safest boxing equipment there is today. With this new contract, we are looking at some serious growth in business within the next 5 years, however we vow to continue our association with Boxing Ontario and Boxing Canada and welcome others that may need assistance.
Top Ten, one of AIBA’s three licensees, was confirmed on Monday as the official supplier to two of AIBA’s most premier events – the AIBA World Boxing Championships Chicago 2007 and the AIBA Cadet World Boxing Championships, Baku 2007 – and the All African Games in Algeria.