New Deals Build Reach in Europe, Asia & Australia

Orlando, Florida, January 9, 2014 – Phix Doctor, the leading innovator in surfboard repair products, today announced at Surf Expo in Orlando that it has dramatically expanded its global distribution through new agreements in key markets including Europe, Japan and Australia.

“We’re enormously proud that the innovations we have brought to the board repair sector have been recognized and embraced by many of the world’s leading surf products distributors,” said Phix Doctor Founder/CEO Tony Gowen, adding, “From the endless shelf life of our premium products to our carry-on approval from the FAA, we constantly strive to make top quality board repair products that our distributors can sell with confidence.”

In late December, the Company reached an agreement for distribution rights in the United Kingdom and Ireland with Left Point Distribution ( Rights for all of mainland Europe now are held by SURFlounge SAS (

In Australia, FK Unlimited Co. ( is distributing Phix Doctor, giving the Company coast-to-coast availability in the surf-crazed nation. Japan’s One World LTD ( is the latest Phix Doctor distributor, joining Manueverline (, Japans largest distributor to secure a solid base in Asia for Phix Doctor.

“To go from start-up to distribution in the Americas, Europe, Asia, South Africa and Australia in less than two years has been an amazing ride,” said Gowen. “Right now, virtually every board repair professional in the world can get Phix Doctor premium board repair products from a local distributor.”

About Phix Doctor

Based in Brevard County, the epicenter of Florida’s surfing industry, Phix Doctor was founded in August, 2010 by Tony Gowen with the goal of creating innovative surfboard repair products to keep pace with the sweeping changes in surfboard manufacturing processes and materials. Gowen’s history in the business dated back to the early 1980s when he developed and sold board repair products in Hawaii, California and Japan. Among the innovations already brought to market by Phix Doctor are: endless shelf life for premium products, ecologically designed packaging, airplane carry-on approval from the FAA, mail certification from the US Postal Service, an ultraviolet curing light and a fully functional micro-kit for instant emergency board repairs.

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