Meet the Pack
Bearhug's vision is to create an inclusive supportive community connected through activity.
That starts with the people behind the brand, find
out how Bearhug was born and meet the team
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RHYS GEORGE CEO
FMCG Commercial Background. Mentor to multiple businesses and founder of Visionary Group and Visionary Food Solutions.
Leading the Bearhug pack since its inception in 2016.
Believes he has a 100mph squash serve.
ALEXANDER DAVIES COO
Joined Bearhug as a graduate in 2018 (read Civil Engineering) as the brands first hire.
Fancies himself as a part time adventurer.
In 2014 our co - founder was battling with a long-standing ankle injury that was threatening to put an end to his competitive rugby playing days. Not one to lie down and accept defeat this kicked off a worldwide search until he found a support that could get him back out there. Fast forward two years, the pack was formed and Bearhug was born.
The pack continues to grow as Bearhug is now worn by athletes across the entire sport playing spectrum. From amateur to elite, junior to veteran, men and women alike. The range currently includes wrist, elbow, knee and ankle joint supports along with calf and thigh muscle sleeves.
NICK WILLIAMS RUGBY PLAYER
The now retired talismanic number eight, who established himself as one of the most destructive Guinness PRO14 players of his generation. Ex. Auckland Blues, Munster, Aironi, Ulster & Cardiff Rugby, Cites Bearhug calf sleeves as a key part of prolonging his career.
KATE STRONG ADVENTURER
World Champion Triathlete, Engineer, Plant-based Adventurer, Coach & Consultant, Entrepreneur, Reiki Master, Philanthropist and 3 Time World Record Holder. Judge Kate not by her titles and accolades but on the action she takes today. Kate’s favourite products are the Bearhug Elbow supports!
RICHARD SLOCOCK CLIMBER
After losing his sight in 2016, Richard decided to truly commit to his climbing and within 12 months represented Team GB. He now holds the position as the, UK number 1 and World number 2 visually impaired climber. Richard swears by the Bearhug Wrist supports and trains in them everyday