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TriggerPoint™ Announces the Official Members of Team TriggerPoint for 2016

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Nine new athletes added to the Team TriggerPoint Roster

(Austin, TX – February 23, 2016) –TriggerPoint™ , a division of the Implus LLC, is pleased to announce the selected members for the 2016 Team TriggerPoint. Alongside the returning 19 athletes from the 2015 team who are runners, triathletes and mountain bikers, the nine new team members are Jeff Mutchie, Ross Young, Raul Rueda, Spencer Shellberg, Milica McDowell, Cherie Peñaloza, Nat Harward, Frank Pucher, and Brian Gumkowski.

Team TriggerPoint athletes span across the country and demonstrate a passion for healthy living, a commitment to their local endurance sports community, and an understanding of the TriggerPoint brand and mission. Team members race in custom TriggerPoint kits and enjoy membership perks, including products and education from TriggerPoint and other team partners that include Balega, FuelBelt, ROKA, ICE Friction Technologies, Garmin, Skratch Labs, and ISM Saddles. Team members are expected to volunteer in the community and act as positive brand ambassadors through training, competitions, and through social media.

“TriggerPoint is committed to helping athletes stay healthy throughout training and competitions,” said Marco Garsed, Vice President of Marketing for Implus. “We are excited to continue to partner with athletes who are leaders within their communities and who are passionate about the TriggerPoint brand. Our innovative products and education empower athletes from every sport with the tools and education to help them to train consistently, address tightness and mobility issues and ultimately, achieve stronger performances.

The team is managed in conjunction with Team Sports, Inc., a progressive sports marketing firm with a deep history in managing teams, and who will continue to handle the day-to-day team operations and athlete support.

TriggerPoint™ massage and recovery products are used by leading professional and amateur athletes, fitness enthusiasts and trainers worldwide and are available online at and in retail locations, globally. With a focus on education and helping people to feel better, TriggerPoint™ offers an Online Education Portal that includes user-friendly videos and information on the best methods for using the products.

About TriggerPoint:

TriggerPoint™, a division of Implus LLC, is a brand that empowers people to move better. Our innovative products are supported by simple instructions that empower anyone to manage their own therapeutic care. Our mission is to provide innovative education and products that increase, enhance or rehabilitate natural ease of movement in anyone who craves an active lifestyle. TriggerPoint is headquartered in Austin, TX and sells therapeutic self-care products and professional education around the world. For more information, please visit

About Implus LLC

Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Implus has evolved to become an innovative provider of products ranging from footcare and seasonal accessories to fitness and recovery solutions. Implus’s brand family includes Sof Sole®, Yaktrax®, Apara®, Airplus®, Sneaker Balls®, Sof Comfort®, Little Hotties®, Penguin®, Perfect Fitness®, ICETrekkers®, FitDeck®, DryGuy®, TriggerPoint®, FuelBelt®, Harbinger® and Balega®. Implus proudly distributes in over 75,000 retail outlets across North America and in 70 countries worldwide. For more information, please call 800-446-7587 or visit

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