SOURCE: Mannatech, Inc.

July 21, 2005 18:14 ET

Team Mannatech's "First Family of Board-Breaking" Strikes Again!

COPPELL, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 21, 2005 -- Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX) Two Team Mannatech members, Chip and Glyn Ann Townsend, were crowned champions at the 2005 International Sport Karate Association's (ISKA) annual World Championship held in Orlando, Florida on July 2, 2005. After destroying over a hundred pieces of wood, brick and concrete, Chip Townsend was named the 2005 Men's Overall Grand Champion of Ultimate Board-Breaking for the eighth time. This victory makes him the reigning world champion in the world of competitive board-breaking. Glyn Ann Townsend dominated the women's field and was named the 2005 Women's Overall Grand Champion of Ultimate Board-Breaking.

Team Mannatech is composed of many athletes from around the world who support Mannatech's goal of improving global health and wellness. These athletes, both icons and rising stars, appreciate the value of healthy living and many serve as role models for young athletes and all those seeking optimal health and wellness. Team Mannatech is comprised of world champions in many sports, such as Michael Campbell, from New Zealand, who won the 2005 U.S. Open at Pinehurst in June 2005.

After this ISKA win Chip stated, "I pursue board-breaking as a personal challenge and enjoy the feeling of accomplishment and want to raise the bar for board-breaking as a sport." Dubbed "America's First Family of Board-Breaking" the Townsends joined Team Mannatech in 2004 to help promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. They also teach and train Korean Karate at their Tae Kwan Do academy in Abilene, Texas.

"I watched this event live and was amazed at the skill and concentration it takes to become the ultimate board-breaking champion," said Butch Johnson, Consulting Director of Team Mannatech. "You can see what Chip and Glyn Ann Townsend accomplished on as ESPN rebroadcasts the event throughout the year. We are so proud to have them on our team."

About Mannatech, Incorporated

Mannatech, based in Coppell, Texas, is a wellness solution provider that sells its products through a global network-marketing system throughout the United States and the international markets of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, and Taiwan. For additional information about Mannatech, please visit its corporate website:

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