DENVER, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — BAZI International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BAZI) announced today that the Company during 2010 expanded its endorsement contracts to include 2010 professional women’s basketball rookie of the year, Tina Charles and women’s surf prodigy, Anastasia Ashley.
Tina’s decision to partner with BAZI was influenced by the Company’s affiliation with Heart for Africa. Originally from Queens, New York, Tina was a first draft pick for a women’s professional basketball league in the 2010 and won a Gold Medal with team USA and the World Championships. On October 5, 2009, Charles was selected to be one of the USA National Team members to travel to the 2009 Ekaterinburg International Invitational. She was the only college player on the team. Tina was named the USA Basketball 2009 Female Athlete of the Year, for her contributions to the Gold Medal earned at the 2009 USA Women’s World University Games, the Gold Medal earned at the 2009 Ekaterinburg International Invitational, and the undefeated collegiate season at UCONN that lead to a National Championship.
Anastasia Ashley is the world’s most progressive female surfer in the modern day surfing world, recently becoming the 2010 Pipeline Women’s Pro Champion. Living on the “North Shore” has prepped her to be the most progressive female surfer right now and leading the lifestyle of female surfing. Progressively pushing the board above the lip with air’s and barrels; this beach beauty grew up between the shores of Hawaii, and Southern California. A talented prodigy, she went on to win 2 NSSA national titles and rack up an impressive resume of accolades including being named the “rookie of the year” for the Triple Crown of Surfing and winning the Corona Pro Surf Series. Over the past years, she has garnered much attention for her surfing, but also for her vivacious personality and looks, being featured in many magazines including FHM and Maxim, and TV shows including shows on the MTV network, and Last call with Carson Daly. Anastasia strives to give back to the community, and is actively involved with the Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the world’s waves and beaches.
“We are very excited to have partnered with two extraordinary and talented athletes,” stated Kevin Sherman, CEO of BAZI. “These women are leaders in their sports, society and are passionate about giving back to their communities which makes them a perfect fit with BAZI.”
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