The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos will rest assured knowing their teeth (and smiles) are in the safest possible hands after Hockey Australia secured a partnership with Addlon and OPRO mouthguards.
Addlon is the national distributor of OPRO’s self-fit mouthguards which is recognised as the world’s most innovative and technically advanced mouthguard range.
The three year partnership will see all Kookaburras and Hockeyroos athletes receive award winning OPRO custom-fit mouthguards.
Hockey Australia’s pathway athletes – comprising U18 Futures squads, U21 Junior squads, and National Development squads – will be provided with Power-Fit mouthguards.
A company born and based out of the United Kingdom, OPRO has grown to become the most innovative and progressive mouthguard company in the world and has twice been awarded the Queen’s Award for Innovation.
Recognising the unrivalled technology in their mouthguards, OPRO is also the Official Mouthguard provider of over 85 world class sporting associations across the globe, including Rugby Australia, Great Britain Hockey, New Zealand Rugby and the UFC.
“The team at OPRO are experts in their field and the volume and calibre of the sports, teams and associations they partner with is testament of that,” said Hockey Australia Commercial Partnerships Manager Tyler Lovell.
“Head and mouth protection is imperative at every level of hockey, so to have this partnership with Addlon providing OPRO mouthguards to our elite athletes is a significant coup.”
“OPRO is known for producing world class mouthguards with the highest levels of protection, all with safety and comfort in mind.
“This will give our athletes great confidence when they take to the pitch whether for training or matches in their pursuit for excellence and being the world’s best.”
Greg Eime, OPRO Self-Fit Brand Manager at Addlon, said, “As the Australian distributor of the world’s finest mouthguards we’re delighted at Addlon to be partnering with elite sporting teams like the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos.
“We look forward to working with Hockey Australia to showcase the ultimate in mouthguard technology for hockey players across all levels in Australia.”
Daniel Lovat, Commercial Director at OPRO, added, “It’s a huge honour to be partnering with Hockey Australia and to support their world class athletes.”
“Mouthguards are essential for protecting players at all levels of the game and we really look forward to working with Addlon and Hockey Australia to ensure all players across Australia have access to our leading range of mouthguard technology.”