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  • Harrow Sports Athlete Raneem El Welily Crowned 2016 Windy City Open Champion

    Professional Squash World No. 3 Triumphs at WCO Two Years in a Row


    Harrow Sports is proud to announce that Harrow Elite Team member; Professional Squash player Raneem El Welily is the 2016 Windy City Open (WCO) Champion. Making history at the 2015 Windy City Open World Series Event as the first Egyptian woman to win the title, Raneem became the defending champion late Wednesday evening in Chicago at the Professional Squash Association sanctioned tournament. In an impressive 3-1 triumph over winner of the most recent World Series event, Nour El Sherbini, Raneem came from behind to win in four games, 9-11, 11-6, 11-3, 11-6. Raneem uses Harrow’s Vapor Squash Racquet.

    Ranked third in the world, this victory marks a return to form for the 27-year-old. It is the first PSA World Title for Raneem since September 2015, when she was ranked No. 1 in the world.

    Raneem had this to say: “I’m lost for words right now…I never thought I’d be No.1 after winning here last year so I’m just going to take it one step at a time. It’s all about baby steps and taking it one match and one point at a time. That’s the strategy. I need to work hard to make sure I have that same attitude and hunger on court for the rest of the season.”


    Raneem is a member of Harrow Sports’ ELITE Team; made up of the top Professional Squash Players from around the world. Raneem turned profession in 2002, winning the World Junior Championship in 2005 and 2007 before going on to win her first senior Tour title in 2009. Raneem continued to rise in the ranks, reaching World No. 2 in 2012, and completing the most successful year of her career in 2015; winning the Tournament of Champions, the Windy City Open, and the Alexandria International to close the gap and claim the No.1 spot in the world. She was named the PSA Women’s Player of the year for the 2014/15 season and in 2016, is ranked currently ranked No.3 in the world.

    Harrow ELITE Team Members that also competed in the 2016 Windy City Open include Alan Clyne, Karim Abdel Gawad, Marwan ElShorbagy, Leo Au, Ryan Cuskelly, Chris Hanson, Heba El Torky, Omneya Abdel Kawy, Samantha Teran, Fiona Moverley, Hania El Hammamy, Low Wee Wern, Donna Urquhart, Amanda Sobhy, Salma Hany Ibrahim, Annie Au, and Nele Gilis. Congratulations to all!

    Shop Raneem's Harrow’s Vapor Squash Racquet and the full Harrow Squash Racquet Collection.

  • Harrow Sports Hires MLL Player in Commitment to Athlete-Driven Innovation

    Major League Lacrosse All-Star Brent Adams to Join Harrow in Versatile Role


    DENVER - Feb. 8, 2016 -- Global sporting goods leader Harrow Sports is pleased to announce the hiring of Major League Lacrosse All-Star Brent Adams in a multifaceted role as Brand Ambassador, Sales Consultant, and Product Development Advisor, Lacrosse.  The position was created to amplify specialized, athlete-driven knowledge across departments and to continue Harrow Sport’s commitment to creating revolutionary products for elite athletes.  Brent comes to Harrow Sports from a Branding Development role at Lax.com, a top online retailer for lacrosse equipment.

    “I am honored to be a part of Harrow Sports. The commitment of everyone in this company to integrity, ingenuity, and customer service is what makes our organization special,” says Adams. “I look forward to continuing Harrow’s history of being on the cutting edge.”

    As a lifelong athlete, Adams embodies the Harrow Sports mission; to provide innovative and quality sporting goods equipment that cater to the needs and desires of customers. In this new role, Brent will identify market needs and evaluate products to fill these gaps, with an emphasis on accelerating innovation, elevating design, and aligning product and customer service excellence. The hiring of Adams is part of Harrow Sport’s long-term organizational strategy to sharpen focus on the needs of high performance athletes, while establishing meaningful relationships with customers.

    “Brent brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Harrow,” says Harrow Sports C.E.O, Mark Hayden. “His dedicated background in collegiate and professional athletics, in addition to his work in marketing make him an ideal addition to Harrow’s already outstanding team.”

    Adams’ lacrosse career stretches back to All-Country honors as Team Captain at Norwalk High School in Connecticut. He then attended Fairfield University where he was a 2012 All-American selection and two-time All ECAC First Team selection. Adams was the 53rd pick of the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft by the Chesapeake Bayhawks before being acquired by the Boston Cannons. In 2015, Adams was selected to play in the MLL All-Star Game in Houston, Texas, as well as an exhibition game with Team USA versus The University of Denver.

    “After following his on-field success, we are very excited to add Brent to the team,” says Keith Krasney, Harrow Sports Director of Sales. “I can’t wait to see him bring his skill and tenacity to Harrow”

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  • Harrow Sports Athlete Triumphs at The UCS Swedish Open 2016

    Professional Squash Player Karim Abdel Gawad Wins Biggest Title of His Career


    DENVER, CO - February 8, 2016 -

    Harrow Sports is thrilled to announce Professional Squash Player Karim Abdel Gawad is the 2016 UCS Swedish Open Champion. Ranked ninth in the world, Gawad was seeded second and beat Tarek Momen in the final with a 12-10, 8-11, 11-9, 3-11, 11-4 victory. Gawad’s winning this prestigious Professional Squash Association World Tour title marks the first time an Egyptian has won the Swedish Open in twelve years, and is also the biggest win of 24-year-old Gawad’s career; his first PSA M70 crown.

    “I am delighted to win my first ever 70 K tournament,” said Karim. “It’s one of the happiest moments of my career so far!”

    Joining the Professional Squash Association in 2008 at the age of seventeen, Karim immediately made a name for himself by winning the first PSA World Tour event that he competed in, the 2008 Goshen Cup. In 2013, he was the youngest player to crack the World top 20, and received the 2013 PSA Young Player of the Year award. In November of 2015, Gawad won the Edmonton Open, the biggest title of his career up until the Swedish Open. Most recently, Gawad won the January 2016 Men’s Harrow Greenwich Invitational. The UCS Swedish Open title is the 13th PSA World Title of Karim’s career. Karim uses Harrow Sports Vibe Squash Racquet ( AVAILABLE HERE: http://bit.ly/1oluahy ).

    “It was a tough battle between Karim and Tarek Momen, with great squash from great players. Karim really dug deep and we at Harrow Sports could not be prouder of Karim, or more excited for his continued success,” Harrow C.E.O Mark Hayden said.

    Karim joined Harrow’s ELITE Team in March of 2012. The ELITE Team is made up of top Harrow­-sponsored Professional Squash Players from around the world. In the UCS Swedish Open, Harrow ELITE Team members Laurens Jan Anjema, Alan Clyne also competed, making it through to Round One.

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  • Harrow Sports Declares Dedicated Focus on International Sales

    New-Hire Seanna Keating to Develop National Racquet Sales in Canada

    Harrow Sports, a global leader in specialty sports equipment and apparel, announces an ambitious expansion of international sales of racquet sports with the appointment of Seanna Keating as National Racquets Sales Manager, Canada. Harrow’s Racquet Sports division manufactures and distributes first-class equipment and apparel for the sports of Squash, Platform Tennis, and Pickleball.

    "Harrow is an incredibly vibrant and innovative company that I have watched grow over the past 10+ years in Canada.  It is exciting for me to be part of a great brand with a bright future," says Keating.

    Keating comes to Harrow Sports with over fifteen years of sales and account management spanning corporate, sporting goods, and institutional sales industries, with her last ten years in Sales and Key Account Management for sporting good product lines such as Dunlop Racquets and K-Swiss. Seanna’s remarkable career embodies the extensive experience necessary to assure Racquet Sports, Canada’s success. Specifically, Seanna brings expertise in sales and sales management, marketing strategy, key account management, strategic planning, new business development, sales operations and merchandising.

    "Seanna will bring a wealth of experience to our distribution efforts in Canada. We look forward to adding her leadership to our growing sales team," says Jeff Corey, Harrow Sports National Sales Manager.

    Beyond her demonstrated business acumen, Seanna exemplifies Harrow Sports mission as she is a lifelong athlete. A squash player since age ten, she joined the Professional Squash Association in 2003 and went on to claim the World Doubles title, as well as three Canadian Open Doubles titles, and most recently the National Teams Championships. Additionally, she sits on the Squash Canada High Performance Committee as Vice Chair. Keating’s extensive history in the squash world and exceptional reputation for success in sporting goods sales are a tremendously strong set of qualifications.

    Harrow Sports VP of Racquet Sports, Dave Rosen had this to say, “This is a very exciting time for Harrow. Seanna is a lifelong friend and her passion, enthusiasm and impressive playing history bodes well for Harrow's racquet sports future in Canada.”

  • Harrow Squash Player Ryan Cuskelly Surges Past Opponents To Clinch U.S. Pro Squash Series Title


    Pro squash player Ryan Cuskelly caps off a full year of outstanding performances and wins by claiming series title

    DENVER, CO, February 05, 2016 - ­­ Harrow Sports announces that world­-renowned Professional Squash player and Harrow ELITE Team athlete Ryan Cuskelly is the 2015 Champion. The U.S. Pro Squash Series consists of 20 Professional Squash Association sanctioned events, with players participating in a minimum of four tournaments and collecting points at each. Cuskelly completed in five tournaments throughout 2015, amassing 1,380 points total. The runner up is Harrow Player and ELITE Team member, Alan Clyne.

    "I'm really happy to win the U.S pro series it really tops off my best year so far on the PSA tour. Also being based in the U.S., it's extra special for me as I play most of my events here and can see the US pro series really growing as there are more and more tournaments every year," said Cuskelly.

    Ranked No. 16 in the World, Cuskelly's winning series included victories at the Oregon Open, a runner­up finish at the Charlottesville Open, a final four position at the Pittsburgh Open, a quarter­final place at the Houston Open, and a qualifying finals exit at last month's Motor City Open.

    Ryan Cuskelly joined Harrow's ELITE Team in March of 2015. The ELITE Team is made up of top Harrow­sponsored Professional Squash Players from around the world. In the U.S. Pro Squash Series, ELITE members Alan Clyne placed second, and Abdulla Al Tamimi came in seventh.

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    2016_PDS_Gator_New                      PRESENTED BY  harrowlogo_2015The 2016 Inaugural Presidents Day Showcase, presented by Harrow, takes place February 13 - 15 in Sarasota, FL. Hosted by USA Field Hockey, the tournament consists of teams in the U-16 and U-19 Divisions and serves as a showcase for athletes to have the opportunity to play in front of both college recruiters and USA Field Hockey selectors. CLICK HERE for more info...





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    Harrow created the Custom Men's Hockey Jerseys for Hamilton College's Pink The Rink promotion for cancer awareness at the game, with proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society.
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    We let Harrow ELITE Team Athlete Amanda Sobhy take over our Instagram for the Harrow Greenwich Invitational January 23 - 25


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    SObhy[ CLICK HERE ] to see more of Amanda's Posts

    We also teamed up with Beyond Sticks for a Harrow Field Hockey gear giveaway during the Jonas Blizzard! Here's the winning photo:Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 9.47.17 AMScreen Shot 2016-01-28 at 9.44.50 AM

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    January was a busy month for #teamharrow athletes...

    The 2016 Midwestern Grand Prix was the penultimate leg of the American Platform Tennis Association's Grand Prix series, taking place January 8-10 in Cincinnati, OH.
    In the men's quarterfinals, Harrow's Martin Bostrom and Sebastian Bredberg won three-set battles in the second and the third rounds, and went on to beat their competitors in two sets in the quarters. Bostrom and Bredberg made it to the semi-finals, placing 4th in Blanchard Cup Standings. Both players use the Ballistic Platform Tennis Paddle.

    On January 9th, Harrow Canada sponsored professionals Nick Sachvie and Mike McCue capture Gold for Ontario in the Canadian Team Championships
    Team Ontario Mens Team Nationals Mike McCue and Nick Sachvie

    #TeamHarrow absolutely dominated the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions January 7 - 14.
    Check out our Full Event Recap HERE...

    Harrow Field Hockey's Rachel Dawson held a yoga clinic for athletes with Freedom Hockey Club in Annapolis, MD on January 18th.
    Check out all the Harrow gear! Rachel uses the RD8 International Low Bow.

    The Harrow Greenwich Invitational squash tournament took place January 23 - 25th at The Field Club of Greenwich, Greenwich Country Club and Round Hill Club. One of the most prominent Squash events in the United States, the tournament saw #teamharrow ELITE TEAM's Amanda Sobhy, Nele Gillis, Donna Urquhart, Salma Hany Ibrahim, Heba El Torky, Samantha Teran, and Rachael Grinham compete in the Pro Women Main Draw, with Sobhy and El Torky facing off in the Finals. Here's a behind-the-scenes photo of the two.

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    The Men's Main Draw had ELITE TEAM athletes Karim Abdel Gawad, Abdulla Al Tamimi and Laurens Jan Anjema compete, with Gawad making it through to the Finals.

    For the most up-to-date Harrow News, Follow us on Twitter @HarrowSports 

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