Angel Paintball Sports Shuts Down
Paintball.com is sad to report today that Angel Paintball Sports, one of the most important companies in the tournament industry, has shut their downs. The announcement was made through a Angel Paintball Sports representative, though an official press release has yet to be released. Many players remember Angel as quite possible the first mainstream electronic tournament marker, having paved the way for the electro revolution. The company then went on to produce a wide range of tournament products and apparel.
Here is the statement in full:
"A Sad Day
I have learned that Angel Sports is ceasing operations. I don’t know all the details, not sure it really matters. They will make announcements concerning this shortly. I have been assured by the UK office that parts will be available to service the markers. The details of this arrangement should become clear in the near future, and should be announced by the UK office this week. For the near future, both myself and Bob at Fix My Angel (www.fixmyangel.com) have parts in stock in the US for your customers.
I have some items in stock personally, and will be willing to honor your dealer pricing (or give you an even better deal) where I can on those items. Anyone looking for accessories, or especially clothing, please contact me asap and we’ll see what we can work out. Once these items are gone, I am not sure I can get more.
Because I feel an obligation to the players, teams, and dealers I have worked with, I will continue to monitor and use the firstname.lastname@example.org email. I have been assured that it will work for some time. If that turns out not to be the case, I have set up a personal email account, email@example.com that I will begin to monitor if the angelsports.com email fails or ceases to exist. I will continue to maintain and monitor my mobile number so that any of you that wish to reach me will be able to do so.
Angel Paintball Sports"