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Boomerang Team Sponsors 2012

Team Sponsorship Sends boomerang carnets® Out and Back Again

Nine-Year Relationship

Boomerang carnets® has been a proud sponsor of the United States Boomerang Association (U.S.B.A.) and its world-class boomerang team since January, 2004. We discovered the professional team when we were launching our boomerang carnets® ATA Carnet brand in December, 2003.

Since then, boomerang carnets® has sponsored the U.S.B.A. and its team through 5 World Cup Championships: Brazil 2012, Italy in 2010 (U.S. Team brought home the World Championship), Seattle 2008, Japan 2006 and France in 2004.  In addition, we've sponsored several National Championship and regional tournaments.

An Emerging Sport With International Fans

The emerging sport has enthusiasts all over the world, from countries as far away as Japan, Brazil and Australia, to name a few.

The return flight of a boomerang inspires awe and wonder and the sport attracts athletes from many walks of life and corners of the world. The new photos in our gallery below capture the spirit of the sport and our ongoing support. Boomerang Videos

 

U.S.B.A. Sponsor Photo Gallery

Photo #1: 2012 National Champion, Richard Bower, receives the trophy from U.S.B.A. President, Matt Golenor, presenting on our behalf. In 2010, CIB increased its U.S.B.A. sponsorship to include the National Champion trophy.

 

Photo #2: Boomerang throwing athletes from all over the United States compete to win the title "National Champion" and to earn a place on the United States Boomerang Team and compete at the international level.

The sport's Long Distance event requires an extra large playing field; therefore, competition is sometimes held at a different location than the rest of Nationals. The North American Long Distance Open (NALDO) was held in Delaware, Ohio this year.

Photo #3: 2012 U.S.B.A. Long Distance Champion, Adam Stankiewicz

Photo #4: These are the American Long Distance Boomerang players who competed for the Long Distance title in 2012.

Photo #5: 2010 U.S. Boomerang Team in Rome, Italy for the World  Championships. The U.S. Team brought home the world champion title that year while competing in 3 squads.

 

Photo #6: Rad Revolution squad won for Team USA and brought home the title.  View their celebration video.

Many thanks to David Hirsch and other U.S.B.A. members  for these photos. David is the 2005 National Long Distance Champion and a world record holder, at 126 meters, for men 50 and over.

  

The modern sport of boomerangs as we know it today began in the 1960s. Today, there are 25 countries with national boomerang organizations and a World Cup is held every two years. There are Individual tournaments (with Novice, Intermediate and Advanced divisions), Team Tournaments and informal games.

The USA Boomerang Team, selected by the United States Boomerang Association (USBA), has represented the United States in eighteen World Boomerang Championships; starting Down Under in 1981 with the first Australia vs. USA Boomerang Championship, and most recently Brazil in 2012.   A US Team has won 11 out of 18 Championships. For more information on the USBA go to www.usba.org.

 
American boomerang player Dan Johnson.