Killerspin

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Killerspin
Type Private
Industry Sporting goods
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois
Products Table Tennis, Equipment, Accessories, Apparel, Tournaments
Website www.killerspin.com

Killerspin is a table tennis equipment, accessories, and clothing brand that also sponsors and hosts competitions, as well as table tennis related special events. With table tennis becoming a global sport, Killerspin equipment and products are distributed in fourteen countries on five separate continents.

Events[edit]

The company has hosted the largest table tennis events ever held in the United States, including the:

  • Extreme Table Tennis Championship
  • Spinvitational Table Tennis Championship
  • Arnold Classic Table Tennis Challenge
  • Mohegan Sun Table Tennis Championship.

These competitions are often aired nationally on ESPN. With top international table tennis talent and outstanding production, the Killerspin Extreme Table Tennis Championships have become standard for table tennis events in the world. With table tennis being a very diverse sport, fans from around the world will be at events supporting their country. Killerspin has been privileged to be present at the Arnold Sports Festival, hosted by California Governor and film star Arnold Schwarzenegger, for the past six years.

  • Killerspin hosted its Spinvitational [1] and Holiday Open from December 27, 2008 through December 29, 2008 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

Some of the activities will include:

  • Daily Table Tennis Exhibitions
  • Killerspin Table Tennis Product Booth
  • Sanctioned & Unsanctioned Tournaments
  • Recreational Championship Day

Monday, December 29, 2008

  • Adult & Youth Championships for players that have not played in sanctioned tournaments
  • US Table Tennis Association Competition

Saturday-Monday, December 27–29, 2008

  • Over 20 Events from Beginning Level to Olympic Level competing for prize money and trophies

Players invited to the Holiday Open and Spinvitational are:

Killerspin is the official Table Tennis equipment partner of The HardBat Classic, which will take place from June 26–28, 2009 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Killerspin Krew[edit]

Killerspin boasts an impressive team of endorsed players from across the globe. The ‘Killerspin Krew’ has dominated American table tennis, achieving numerous titles including winning every spot on the US Men’s Table Tennis Team. Current team members include:

Affiliates[edit]

On October 13, 2008, The National Collegiate Table Tennis Association announced its exclusive Table Tennis Equipment Partnership [2] with Killerspin for the duration of three years. Killerspin will provide balls and barriers to 17 NCTTA Divisions throughout the country. With this agreement Killerspin becomes the official equipment supplier for College Table Tennis.

Marketing[edit]

Killerspin's media initiatives have brought table tennis to the masses, with televised table tennis competitions that have been broadcast on Fox Sports Net and ESPN worldwide. Killerspin also produces both instructional and event-based table tennis DVDs for consumers.

Killerspin products have been featured in television programs including MTV's Real World, The Simple Life and HGTV’s Don’t Sweat It. Additionally, Killerspin gear and sponsored players were highlighted in the Hollywood feature film, Balls of Fury, and the independent film Ping Pong Playa.

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