SOURCE: Leatt Corporation

August 10, 2009 09:00 ET

Leatt Corporation Opens Branch New Zealand

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 10, 2009) - Leatt Corporation (PINKSHEETS: LEAT), a Nevada corporation, the distributor of the Leatt-Brace®, a Neck Brace System designed to help prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the cervical spine (neck), announced today that it is establishing a New Zealand operation for direct distribution subsidiary in the New Zealand market.

A New Zealand company has been registered in the name of "Leatt New Zealand Limited" and as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. This operation will be headed up by Mr. Paris Youroukelis, a current Company sales executive. Paris is anticipating being operational in New Zealand this month and will initially operate from the Auckland area.

Dr. Chris Leatt, inventor of the Leatt-Brace® and Chief Executive Officer of Leatt Corporation, stated, "In today's challenging marketplace, businesses have to pursue opportunities and markets on a global basis. We are no exception to this phenomenon and we believe that direct involvement in the New Zealand market will have a more positive effect for all, from dealers to consumers who are seeking premium protective equipment and support services for their extreme sport pursuits."

Please address all trade enquiries to Paris Youroukelis as follows:

Email:  Paris@leatt-brace.com
Skype: Paris. Youroukelis
Office Tel: 09 416 8300
Office Fax: 09 4168302
Mobile: 021 806662

About Leatt Corporation

Leatt Corporation engages in the design and development of cervical spine protection equipment for various forms of motor sports. The Company offers Leatt-Brace®, a neck brace to helps prevent or lessen the severity of motor sport injuries to the neck. It sells its products through Internet and sales representatives worldwide.

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