Body Glove Signs First Team Rider From Middle East

Body Glove International Announces Their First Team Rider in the Middle East

PRESS RELEASE:  Redondo Beach, California USA [April 17, 2013] – Mohammad Rahma, known to the locals as "Mo", has made quite a splash in the Middle East as one of the first UAE born Nationals to be well on their way in making a name for himself in the high profile Pro Surfing World. Body Glove International has added Mo to their already impressive surf team as the first team rider in the Middle East.

Having surfed in exotic places like the Middle East, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Seychelles Mauritius and South Africa, Mo "is super stoked" to be part of the same team as his surfing hero, Jamie O' Brien. "It means the world to me" he added. His goal is to someday qualify for the ASP World Tour. When not surfing, Mo enjoys hanging at the mall and with friends and also going to the movies.

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Founded in 1953, Body Glove is a leading, worldwide water sports brand specializing in wetsuits, swimwear, clothing, footwear, accessories, and technology accessories. The company sponsors one of the most respected surf and wakeboard teams in the industry with such powerhouse names as pro surfers Jamie O'Brien, Cheyne Magnusson, Anthony Walsh, Alex Gray and Holly Beck and wake boarders Rusty Malinoski, Harley Clifford, Bob Soven and Jeff McKee. Body Glove and Jean-Michel Cousteau and his Ocean Futures Society have formed a legendary alliance to help preserve and protect the ocean while providing ocean and diving geared equipment to water enthusiasts around the globe. Some of the proceeds from the sale of those products go directly to Ocean Futures Society. Through Reef Check, SIMA's environmental fund, and the Surfrider Foundation, Body Glove also works to preserve the purity of the waters it loves. Body Glove products are sold in the U.S. by a network of independent retailers. Body Glove is also sold in approximately 50 countries internationally.