Bordentown, NJ – September 26, 2012 – Top Touring racquetball professional Charlie Pratt has joined Ektelon, signing a three year agreement which includes playing and using Ektelon’s entire line of products. Pratt joins IRT Pros #3 Jose Rojas and #8 Andy Hawthorne to give the brand great men’s pro tour exposure with three players ranked in the top 10.
Charlie has been playing on the International Racquetball Tour (IRT) full time since 2009. He achieved his highest season end ranking of #8 in 2012 and is looking forward to rising up the ranks even higher during the next three years. “I’ve always admired Ektelon and the way they take care of their players and I look forward to the first Grand Slam event of the season so I can get out there with my EXO3 RG Toron racquet.” said Pratt. Charlie also double-duties at IRT tournaments, by serving as the official referee of the tour.
Charlie, who hails from Portland, Oregon, is known as a real road warrior during the season. You can catch him at all IRT Tier 1, Grand Slam and Satellite events, and World Outdoor Racquetball (WOR) tournaments as well. You will also be able to join Charlie at demos and clinics in the Portland area or possibly at an IRT event near you!
“Charlie is a up and coming player to look out for. He has been training hard all summer and we look forward to him living up to all of his potential this season using our Ektelon product.” says Ektelon Pro Player Manager, Aimee Ruiz.
Be sure to check out Charlie on his Facebook Player Page by searching: Charlie Pratt Racquetball.
Based in Bordentown, New Jersey, Ektelon is a division of Prince Americas, LLC. Ektelon has enjoyed the longest, most successful reign of dominance in the sport of racquetball. Ektelon’s heritage includes some of the top players in the sport’s history including former No. 1 players Mike Yellen, Dave Peck, Ruben Gonzalez and Rhonda Rajsich. In addition, Ektelon has introduced more revolutionary technologies and programs to the sport than any other company. Ektelon innovations include oversized racquetball racquets, the Racquet Taper System (RTS), Power Ring® racquets and Total Racquet Customization, VisionGrip and EXO3 among others. For more information please contact 800-283-2635 or www.ektelon.com.