Original Buff Renews Annual Endorsement with Captain Rick Murphy

Buff® Headwear announces the proud, annual endorsement of legendary saltwater angler, Captain Rick Murphy, starting November 1, 2008.

Buff® Headwear, known for their innovative, versatile and multifunctional headwear, announces the proud, annual endorsement of legendary saltwater angler, Captain Rick Murphy, starting November 1, 2008.

“Buff® is honored to support Captain Rick Murphy and his well-respected career as a renowned saltwater angler,” says Shirley Choi Brunetti, general manager, United States.

“Captain Murphy has been a fan of Buff® since Buff® Headwear's inception into the US market in 2003 and recognizes how deeply Buff® resonates to anglers across the country.”

Captain Rick Murphy is extremely well respected amongst saltwater fishermen as a professional angler and voice to saltwater fishing enthusiasts around the world. Starting out as a professional fishing guide in South Florida, Captain Rick Murphy now boasts over 25 years in the saltwater fishing industry as a professional and well-known saltwater angler.

Captain Murphy is the host of the popular Sportsman's Adventures television show created by Emmy award winning producers, as well as the Emmy winning SUN Sports' Chevy Fishing Report. Additionally, Captain Murphy has been named champion of numerous fishing tournaments such as the prestigious Gold Cup Invitational Tarpon Tournament and is a member of the number-one Redfish Tour Fishing Team in the world.

“After 25-plus years of being exposed to the sun, there is no time like the present to be wearing full-face protection and that is why I wear the Buff®. It covers my ears, nose, neck, and even my baldhead when fishing. It's cool, comfortable, and provides full protection,” says Captain Rick Murphy, professional saltwater angler.

Original Buff® looks forward to working side by side with Captain Rick Murphy and feels confident that his expertise in the angling market will greatly benefit Buff® on many fronts. Captain Rick Murphy will be involved with consulting on product development and testing, as well as helping to gain further momentum in the angling market.

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About Buff® Headwear
Original Buff® is based outside of Barcelona, Spain, and opened a U.S. sales office in early 2003. Popular for more than a decade in Europe and used since the show's inception on CBS's Survivor television series, Buff® Headwear is distributed in more than 42 countries. Buff performance headwear is all about versatility and simplicity – one garment serves many functions. Among other uses, a Buff can be worn as a hat, neck gaiter, balaclava, bandana, scarf, hair band, helmet liner, headband, and pirate-style cap or as a sun, wind or dust screen. Designed to offer technical performance and protection from the elements during a wide range of outdoor activities and sports, Buff® Headwear is available in hundreds of styles and designs. For more information on the entire line of Buff performance headwear, call 707.569.9009 or visit the Buff® website.