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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
Investing in the Future
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Think back to P.E. lessons at school - only the fortunate few will be revisited by happy memories. An excellent backhand, impressive cross-country times, ability to shoot hoops with your eyes closed and always picked first for the sport’s team…

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Meeting Jack: A Paralympian in the Making
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In April, we received an email from the organisers of Elevate Arena - a two-day trade show focussing on physical activity, health and performance that we were attending in early May. It was entitled ‘We need your help make Jack’s…

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Dragons' Den: Behind the Scenes...
Sunday, February 26, 2017

The first surprise was being contacted by BBC researcher Ben, who turned out to be both a great advocate and (in his own words) the biggest possible ‘pain in the neck.’ He rang us from out of the blue…

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Dragons' Den: Pre-match Report
Monday, February 20, 2017

It’s less than a week to go before Rugged Interactive (and I) get the sort of exposure on prime time TV that only big money can buy.

Of course, ultimately there’s always a cost and as the dance teacher in…

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Rugged Highlights of 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016

This year, underdogs Leicester City became Premier League champions and Team GB pipped China to 2nd in the medal table at the Rio 2016 Olympics: Here’s our year in seven images…
1. Pro-X Elite at Aspire Academy, Qatar
Aspire boasts the latest,…

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Growing Business Through Funding
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

In these days of ‘Unicorns’ and Facebook it seems as though the world should be lining up at your door to fund your next brilliant idea.

Of course it’s never quite as simple as that…

There never was a time when…

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The Pro-X Elite Arrives In Qatar
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Ever since we sold our first CardioWall Pro-X Elite to Manchester City FC, we had been expecting some interest from foreign shores, as the club is so international. But we hadn’t anticipated that it would come from the Middle East!

The…

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Tom Guest Launches CardioWalls at Manor Green School
Monday, May 9, 2016

In May, London Irish and England 7's Rugby Player Tom Guest officially launched Manor Green School’s first ever interactive CardioWalls on behalf of The Wooden Spoon charity and the Shanly Foundation.

The Wooden Spoon is a rugby charity that supports disabled…

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Pro-X TV Debut - Ziggo Sport
Saturday, March 26, 2016

I like Holland - I like the Dutch and their capacity for straightforwardness and fun is legendary, so when a new distributor in the Netherlands contacted us, it didn’t take too much thought to open negotiations.

Embedded Fitness Netherlands had been…

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