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Rio 2016 Olympics Countdown!

14 Aug

Ri0 2016 is only one year away!

In October of 2009 it was announced that the 2016 Summer Olympic Games would take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 2016 Summer Olympics are unique in the fact that it is the first time that the Olympic Games take place in a South American country. The games will begin with the opening ceremony, set to take place on August 5, 2016, and will end with the closing ceremony on August 21, 2016. Preparations have already begun for the 2016 Summer Olympics, with Brazil spending billions of dollars to get everything ready.

We can’t wait!

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Jessica Moore- Summer Success!

29 Jul

July 2015 has been a successful month for Jess.

Jess has won:

• The ladies West Midlands Area Double Trap at Griffin Lloyd Shooting Ground.

• The Junior Ladies Olympic Trap British Grand Prix at Bisley Shooting Ground.

• Travelled to Suhl, Germany competing in the Junior World Cup Olympic Trap event and came 4th overall.

• Won the Junior Ladies Olympic Trap UK Championships at Beverley Shooting Ground.

• Recently returned from Maribor, Slovenia representing GBR Junior Ladies Olympic Trap team competing in the European Championships and won the European Team Bronze medal.

Jess has used MacWet gloves throughout her success and loves how well they work in all weather conditions. “A glove which assists me in my shooting, no matter what the climate throws at me, the grip with the gloves never lets me down”

We wish Jess continued success and are extremely proud that she uses MacWet gloves.

 

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Wimbledon is on its way!

23 Jun

Wimbledon is a great British Institution, not only is it the oldest tennis tournament in the world it is also regarded the most prestigious.

Every year thousands of tennis fans head to Wimbledon to watch their sporting heroes hit balls at one another over 100mph! Not to mention indulging in strawberries and cream!

In honour of the start of Wimbledon we have put a list together of interesting Wimbledon facts….

1. In 1995 Tim Henman became the first ever person to be disqualified from Wimbledon.

2. During the Wimbledon Championships 54,250 balls are used- stored at 68 degrees F.

3. During World War II, 5 bombs hit Centre Court, destroying 1,200 seats. It took 9 years for the court to be fully restored.

4. Each year at Wimbledon 28,000kg of strawberries are eaten along with 7,000 litres of cream.

5. The records for fastest serve are Taylor Dent, clocked at 148 mph (2010) and Venus Williams with 129 mph (2008)

 

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The Top 5 Places to Play Golf in the World

11 May

1 –  Augusta National- Augusta,Georgia

 

2 –  Cypress Point- Pebble Beach, California

 

3 –  Turnberry Ailsa- Turnberry, Ayrshire

 

4 –  Pine Valley- Pine Valley, New Jersey

 

5 –   Royal Melbourne- Victoria, Australia

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The Top 5 Places to Scuba Dive

17 Mar

MacWet gloves can be used in a vast variety of different sports and activities, one of which is scuba diving. MacWet’s own ‘all grip, no slip’ technology allows the wearer to maintain complete feel and control.

We’ve put together a list of the 5 top diving spots in the world, see below:

1. Punta Gorda, Costa RicaDivers

2. Beqa Lagoon, Fiji

3. Papua New Guinea

4. Palau, Micronesia

5. Cayman Islands, British Overseas Territory

 

The Cheltenham Festival Begins Today!

10 Mar

The Cheltenham Festival has started today, with the event taking place over the next 4 days. It is one of the biggest horse racing events of the calender, with prize money second only to the Grand National. In 2014, over 230,000 racegoers attended with approximately £250 million wagered in total.

Tony McCoy, who can often be seen wearing MacWet gloves, has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the National Hunt season. Despite being champion jockey twice at Cheltenham, the last time being 1998, many are hoping that he can pull out all the stops and go out with a bang.

Keep up with what’s going on live here: http://bit.ly/1E8nxlC

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The Top 5 Places to Shoot in the UK

2 Mar

Looking for some of the best places to shoot in the UK? Check out the list below:

1. Ardverikie, Inverness-shire

2. Ashcombe, Wiltshire

3. Balmoral, Aberdeenshire

4. Barningham and Holgate, North Yorkshire

5. Bereleigh, Hampshire

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MacWet for Biking

24 Feb

Are you a keen mountain biker? MacWet gloves could be the perfect addition to your gear. Our ‘all grip, no slip’ technology ensures that you have maximum feeling, control and grip in all weather conditions.

There are two versions of our gloves available for purchase. Our ‘Micromesh’ gloves are developed specifically for use in warmer weather, allowing your hands to breathe. Our ‘Climatec’ gloves offer water resistance and protection from the wind in colder conditions, all the while allowing the wearer to retain complete feeling in their hands.

You can find out more or purchase a pair of gloves here.

Congratulations Rory!

4 Feb

Rory McIlroy took the trophy at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the weekend.

McIlroy averaged the longest in the field at 317.9 yards, his mantle being the longest in the Desert! McIlroy managed to hit 83.3% of Greens in Regulation (GiR) – the fifth most successful in the category over the course of the week. His birdie chances were converted and his razor sharp putting gave him an average of 1.676 putts per GiR, 15th best in the field!

McIlroy’s performance left him an amazing average of 66.5 shots per rounds, better than his nearest competitor Alex Noran!

 

Natalie Povey

4 Jun

Natalie Povey is a MacWet sponsored young rider from North Wales. She first began riding at the age of fifteen, and is a Para Equestrian Dressage rider. Natalie acquired her first taste of competition in 2003 and 2005 when she competed in the RDA National Championships. The same year she started Para Equestrian Dressage and competed at the RDA Regional Qualifiers and National Championship. Natalie carried on competing whilst studying and was later selected to join the Equestrian Dressage Development Programme.

 

Natalie has been busy over the last two weeks, qualifying for the British Para Dressage National Championships at Hickstead, achieving two first places with 67.6% and 69.31% with Foxy who will now be working on white board training. She also attended a World Class Development squad session the previous weekend which went well. Furthermore, Natalie and Foxy have been nominated for the Bishop Burton CPEDI** – their first international together taking place at the beginning of July.

 

We wish Natalie all the best for the upcoming year!