Mongoose hopes to bring the China National team success at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Mongoose and National Team executives will sign the formal contract during the press conference.
Mongoose is also sponsoring a pro BMX freestyle team in China, which currently includes top Chinese cyclists Moulder Rui, Liang Lemin and Chen Haofeng and Max Chen, who also manages the team. “Mongoose has a winning heritage and we sponsor some of the world’s best athletes in the BMX category,” said Chris Hornung, CEO of Pacific Cycle, owner of the Mongoose brand. “The Chinese team has huge potential in BMX racing and we believe that by sharing our successful experience, we can help produce a competitive team for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.”
Mongoose plans to expand its sales and distribution in China and is currently in negotiations with potential distribution partners.
Mongoose has a significant presence at the Shanghai Bike Show currently, with a large booth demonstrating a variety of BMX and MTB products and information about Mongoose team initiatives in China. Mongoose is also presenting a BMX freestyle stunt show three times daily at the Show. Visit Booth E1-0115.