Slinger enters Puerto Rico with new distribution agreement


With over 25 years of experience representing major tennis and consumer brands, San Juan-based Trading and Logistics Group Inc. will bring the Slinger Bag and Slinger brand to tennis players across the region.

BALTIMORE, November 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – slinger® (OTCQB: SLBG), a leading company in connected sports technology, today announced its latest distribution agreement with Trading and Logistics Group Inc. to bring the Slinger bag and the Slinger brand to tennis fans across Puerto Rico. Trading and Logistics Group Inc. was founded by Tony Esteves with a mission to represent excellent products in the fields of tennis, sports and consumer goods in Puerto Rico, and works with brands such as DIADEM Tennis in addition to Slinger. San Juan-based Trading and Logistics Group Inc will work closely with Slinger to roll out a local campaign to build awareness of Slinger with leading tennis retailers and among amateur and recreational players, college players as well as top coaches.

“We are always proud to put another pin on the tennis map at Slinger”, noted Mike Ballardie, CEO of Slinger. “Tennis is truly a global sport, and Puerto Rico has a number of stars on the international stage and, like many places around the world, a recent surge in interest in the sport, driven by the pandemic and the desire to compete, to remain adaptable and to practice sport in complete safety and from a distance. We believe Slinger is well positioned to keep this growing enthusiasm in the sport alive for years to come and to make training and practice more accessible to tennis players in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico has been well represented on the international stage by tennis stars, from Gigi Fernandez to Monica Puig, who won the very first gold medal at the 2016 Olympics (Fernandez has won multiple gold medals in the years 1990 representing the United States). “The current tennis environment here in Puerto Rico is very exciting,” said Tony Esteves, founder of Trading and Logistics Group Inc. “We are delighted to join with Slinger in bringing their innovative products for the tennis market to the many tennis players in Puerto Rico. “

The Slinger Bag quickly became one of the most sought-after consumer technology products in tennis, receiving widespread acclaim in the process and is now sold in over 60 countries on five continents and has entered into distribution agreements of a worth over $ 250 million over the next five years.

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slinger® is a leading connected sport company focused on providing innovative game improvement technologies and equipment for tennis and other ball sports. slinger® improves the skills and enjoyment levels of players of all ages and abilities and initially focuses on building his brand in the global tennis market, through his Slinger bag® Tennis ball launcher and accessories. Slinger Has Backed Its Proof Of Concept With Over $ 250 Million In Retail Value Under Global Distribution Agreements Since Spring 2020 For The Slinger Bag®. Led by CEO Mike Ballardie, Former Prince CEO and Racquet Sports Director Wilson EMEA, Slinger® disrupts traditional global sports markets with its patented, highly transportable and affordable Slinger bag® Launcher and its suite of connected applications and SaaS services.

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