Source: Dollamur Sport Surfaces
(FORT WORTH, Tex.) – Dollamur Sport Surfaces (Dollamur) – the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance sports surfaces for CrossFit, mixed martial arts (MMA), martial arts, wrestling, gymnastics, cheerleading and yoga – today announces it has renewed its partnership with world-renowned CrossFitter Jason Khalipa for 2015.
The 2008 CrossFit Games Champion, Khalipa has six Top-10 finishes and has been referred to as the “Fittest Man on Earth.” In addition to his impressive resume as a competitor, he also owns and manages 20 CrossFit boxes worldwide through the Bay Area’s leading affiliate, NorCal CrossFit. A three-time Team USA CrossFit member, Khalipa launched his CrossFit career in 2006 and has participated in seven CrossFit Games since 2008.
Recently, Dollamur and Khalipa collaborated to develop the most versatile sports surface in the industry, the GO Mat. Proudly made in the USA, it provides more cushioning than a typical fitness mat, making it great for pushups, planks or crunches at home. Using Flexi-Roll® technology, the lightweight surface rolls up quickly for easy storage, transforming any space into a fitness room.
“Combining my industry knowledge with Dollamur’s firepower has produced a multipurpose, high-quality mat ideal for any workout,” says Khalipa, a native of San Jose. “I look forward to continuing to work with Dollamur, taking CrossFit innovation to new heights.”
The sport has seen impressive growth, with a 166% year-over-year growth rate of the CrossFit Games. As the leading mat for multiple sports, Dollamur recognized the opportunity a few years ago to partner with Khalipa, who brings extensive experience and insight to the business of CrossFit.
“Jason’s engineering of the GO Mat has helped transform CrossFit into a multi-billion dollar industry,” says Don Ochsenreiter, Dollamur’s CEO . “The sport has experienced unrivaled growth, exploding from 13 boxes in 2005 to more than 10,000 in 2015.”
Khalipa’s inspiration to create the GO Mat stemmed from his desire to cushion tile, hardwood and carpet with the best sports surface in the industry. He succeeded, developing one of the finest products in the world at an exceptional value. Although Dollamur has developed several earlier models, it has finally constructed the perfect balance of superior-grade, mobility and safety.
The GO Mat starts at $99 and offers a five-year limited warranty. The mat is available in five colors: black, pink, charcoal, red and royal blue. It meets and exceeds multiple impact tests, such as ASTM F1081 and F355.
The 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games season kicks off with The Open on Feb. 26. Athletes are granted the opportunity to participate at a CrossFit affiliate to be judged in-person, or film and upload a workout online.
Based in Fort Worth, Texas and established in 1996, Dollamur Sport Surfaces is the leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-performance competitive sports flooring for wrestling, martial arts, MMA, CrossFit, gymnastics, cheerleading and other activities. Dollamur mats are the preferred choice in hundreds of top-level sporting competitions each year throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, South America, Asia and the Middle East, including many national championships and Olympic-qualifying tournaments.