Optima Corporation acquires Creatures of Leisure

Optima Corp adds Creatures of Leisure to its recent acquisitions in the U.S. surf market. Optima currently distributes West Surfing Products in the U.S. “Creatures of Leisure has an amazing team and creates outstanding products. We hope to grow Creatures into the top accessory brand in the US surf market, explains Jim Watson, President/CEO of Creatures of Leisure USA.

Creatures of Leisure is one of the top worldwide surf accessory companies that produces traction, leashes and board bags. Dominating the surf accessories market, Creatures currently has the world’s best team of riders including Fred Patacchia, Taj Burrow, Jake Patterson, Mike Todd, Mick Fanning, Roy Powers, Luke Egan, Joel Parkinson, Jason Franco, Anthony Petruso, Shane Powell, Cory Arrambide, Mikala Jones, Dane Zawn, Matt Keenan, Brett Simpson, Dane Reynolds, Erica Hosseini, Danny Nichols, Kyle Knox, Maz Quinn, Justin Wiegand, and Charlie Carroll. Creatures plans to expand its US team.

“Creatures of Leisure is the top accessory brand in Australia with an unstoppable team. After reviewing the Australian and US surf accessories markets, we feel they are an excellent brand to join West Surfing. We believe strongly in aligning brands that can compliment one another in the US market, states Optima Board Member Mike Lesher.

Optima Corp. will begin handling distribution of Creatures of Leisure immediately, with the new 2005 line shipping this holiday season.

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