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Javelin Technologies

June 08, 2016 12:10 ET

Media Advisory: Meet Olympian Javelin Thrower Liz Gleadle in Vancouver June 21-22

Gleadle Will Meet the B.C. Team of Sponsor Javelin Technologies, Show Off Her 3D-Printed Designs, and Give a Javelin-Throwing Lesson

OAKVILLE, ON--(Marketwired - June 08, 2016) -

What:
Javelin Technologies is supporting top Canadian athlete Liz Gleadle as she trains to be a repeat Olympian. On June 21, Gleadle will visit with employees and customers of Javelin Technologies in Vancouver and use 3D-printed scissors to cut the ribbon at the official opening of their new 3D design training centre and 3D printing lab. See the 3D-printed items Gleadle designed, as well as some of the coolest 3D designs made by inventive Vancouverites. On June 22, Javelin's B.C. team and the media will see Gleadle in action and have a chance to learn how to throw javelin.

When and where:
1. Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.
At the Javelin Technologies official opening and open house
480 Smithe St., Unit 103, Vancouver

2. Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at noon
At UBC's Rashpal Dhillon Track & Field Oval to throw with Gleadle
3085 Wesbrook Mall -- parking across the street in Wesbrook Village (3378 Wesbrook Mall) -- 2 hours free
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Who:
Liz Gleadle (@Javelizz) is a Canadian track and field athlete who competes in javelin and is currently ranked sixth in the world. Gleadle took the gold medal at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am competition with a clutch throw of 62.83 metres. In May 2015, she broke her own Canadian record (throwing 64.83 metres, a personal best) while winning the Golden Grand Prix meet in Kawasaki, Japan. On May 8, 2016, she captured top spot in that same event.

At the 2012 London games, Gleadle qualified for the final with the 11th best throw overall and finished 12th in the finals. She was born in Vancouver, BC and is now based in Lethbridge, AB.

Javelin Technologies will be represented by co-managing directors John Carlan and Ted Lee, and Javelin's west coast 3D printing lead Dubi Finklshtein. Javelin's customers are leading the pack in 3D design and 3D printing in B.C. Several will be on hand to showcase exceptional 3D printed architectural models, movie props, and more. (Expected to attend: All-Sea Enterprises, Carrotwerx Creative, CETATEK, Unlimited Design, and UPS Store #477.)

Background:
Javelin Technologies sells and supports SolidWorks® 3D design software solutions and offers a range of Stratasys 3D printers. Gleadle has been collaborating with Javelin's applications experts on two 3D design projects: an insert for her carrying case to keep her cherished javelins safe and a custom physiotherapy aid.

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