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Mizuno Partner With Netball Queensland

Netball Queensland signs unprecedented Mizuno partnership for inaugural HART Sapphire Series. Mizuno has today been named as the official footwear partner of Netball Queensland’s 2019 HART Sapphire Series. In a first for the state league in Queensland, Netball Queensland has secured the official footwear partner to service the needs of the 70 semi-professional athletes that will compete in the new competition. Along with the Sapphire Series, the globally recognised sportswear brand has become an official…

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Wave Shadow 2: The Perfect Balance

Wave Shadow 2: The Perfect Balance After testing out the new Wave Shadow 2 over the past couple of weeks, the best way to describe them is ‘Perfectly Balanced’. It has everything you could want in a competitive running shoe. The all new model comes with the same lightweight and ultra responsive sole which incorporates Mizuno’s famous cloudwave technology. That alone, combined with a lower offset of 8mm, makes the Shadow the perfect shoe for…

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Mizuno Netball Launch the #MakeTheSwap Campaign

#MakeTheSwap Mizuno Netball Launch the #MakeTheSwap Campaign Despite being one of Australia’s highest female participated sport, with over 625,000  involved with netball each week, over 70% of netballers aren’t wearing the correct shoes for the sport. The vast majority play in running shoes or generic ‘trainers’ which don’t provide the necessary grip and support for the quick, dynamic movements needed in the game. In addition to improving performance on court, the grip and support provided…

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MADDY PROUD SIGNS WITH MIZUNO

MIZUNO ‘PROUD’ OF NEW NETBALL SIGNING Mizuno are very excited to announce the signing of Australian Fast5 and NSW Swifts player Maddy Proud. At only 16 Maddy began her career with the Adelaide Thunderbird’s where she played 44 games in the Trans Tasman Netball league. In 2017 the South Australian made the move to join the NSW Swifts. She was also selected to be part of the Australian FAST5 squad at the recent FAST5 Netball…

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Announcing Our New Brand Slogan: Reach Beyond

November 1, 2018 Announcing our new brand slogan: Reach Beyond Starting November 1st, Mizuno will update its brand slogan to “REACH BEYOND” The brand slogan “REACH BEYOND” expresses our intent to always strive to go one step further. It is our declaration that we as a brand not only help those who believe in the value of sports and pursing their goals, but we also support the process of reaching beyond those goals and aiming…

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Wave Rider 22 – Review

Wave Rider 22 – Review By Tom Kroyer (Running Coach – Break Your Limits) The 22nd edition of the iconic Wave Rider is here. The Runbirds have been making this neutral runner since 1997. Its almost annual tweaks to the design, shape, fit and form are vocally debated amongst the Wave Rider connoisseurs each update. Was it like the 17? Does it fit as good as the 20’s? A quick history on the Wave Rider,…

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Mizuno Signs a Brand Ambassador Agreement with Spain National Footballer Fernando Torres

Mizuno News Release – 21st September 2018 On Friday, September 21, 2018, Mizuno signed a Brand Ambassador Agreement with Fernando Torres from Sagan Tosu FC in the Japanese League and a member of the Spanish national football team. Fernando Torres will wear Mizuno football boots starting from Saturday, September 22 during the Sagan Tuso Japanese league match. He will also provide feedback for the advancement and development of Mizuno football-related products, and will be involved…

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CLAIRE O’BRIEN SIGNS WITH MIZUNO NETBALL

CLAIRE O’BRIEN SIGNS WITH MIZUNO NETBALL One of Australia’s brightest young netball talents has joined Mizuno’s team of sponsored athletes. 21 year old O’Brien made her Suncorp Super Netball League debut for the NSW Swifts in 2017. She also has experience at youth national level being part of the Australian under 17, under 19 and under 21 squads. The NSW Swifts mid-court had a great debut season in 2017 and had a positive start to…

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Rocked by the Champions in a Rhapsody of the Sky. Montreux Trail Festival: MXSKY

I am lucky enough to have been based in Europe for a fair portion of this year, and along the way I have been fortunate enough to have made a contact or two in the local running scene. It was one of these people who alerted me to the Montreux Trail Festival. Having never heard of Montreux, I instantly became intrigued; travelling and racing in new and exciting places is a big driver in the…

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KATE SHIMMIN SIGNS WITH MIZUNO

KATE SHIMMIN SIGNS WITH MIZUNO Mizuno are proud to announce the signing of Australian Fast5 and Adelaide Thunderbirds player Kate Shimmin. Kate began her career with the Thunderbirds in 2011 where she played for six seasons and was part of the 2013 premiership team. After a one year stint with the Queensland Firebirds she returned home in 2018 to the Thunderbirds. Kate has also been part of the Australian Fast5 team on several occasions since…

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