Piggyback Rider® Names Canadian Distributor

Vancouver-based Sports Fleets Ventures to carry new child carrier throughout Canada

BETHESDA, Maryland – The multi-award winning Piggyback Rider®, an innovative and new style of child carrier for toddlers, will be distributed exclusively in Canada by Vancouver-based Sports Fleets Ventures.

“We are excited to have Sports Fleets Ventures join the Piggyback Rider® team,” said Wayne Lifshitz, co-inventor of the Piggyback Rider®. “Their fleet of veteran sales reps will enable us to grow our business in Canada and supply all of our current and future retailers with a new style kid carrier that’s been designed for active families.”

Currently available in a number of independent outdoor sports shops and children’s stores across Canada, the Piggyback Rider will be in select Canadian Tire and MEC locations soon. The Canadian price is $99.99

The Piggyback Rider® is a mutually enjoyable, effortless way to carry a child (2½+ years) on your back. It functions like a backpack, utilizing a shoulder-mounted foot-bar to distribute the child’s weight at your core, enabling a more natural and upright walking posture. The child stands safely on the wide textured foot-bar, holding integrated shoulder handles and secured to the adult by a safety harness.Built from industry leading climbing components and over-engineered for safety, the Piggyback Rider® is unlike any kid carrier you’ve ever seen.

After only a year on the market, The Piggyback Rider® is quickly turning heads in both the parenting and outdoors markets. It recently won the “Best New Product” award at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show and a Gold Medal in the Mom’s Choice Awards.

The Piggyback Rider® has unlimited year-round use, while hiking, touring, shopping, walking, watching, exploring, wandering, bonding at amusement parks, carnival, sporting events, malls, markets and everywhere else you may go.The simplicity and ease of carrying a child with the Piggyback Rider® revolutionizes child carriers and bonds parents and children in active transport.Ride the Bar!

For more information on the Piggyback Rider®, please visit www.thepiggybackrider.com.