SHREVEPORT, LA, November 17, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Following up on being chosen for the cover of the prestigious Hammacher Schlemmer Christmas catalog, SkyRunner
, the maker of the world's first PowerSport Aircraft is partnering with Santa to create a new way to bring Christmas joy. While Santa remains loyal to his reindeer, he has also realized that his sleigh needs updating, and so he is choosing the SkyRunner Mk3, the world's first PowerSport Aircraft since Santa's first sleigh as his new ride for 2017.
In an exclusive interview, Santa noted that even Rudolph can't get to very difficult locations, and since SkyRunner can do 70 MPH off-road, and flies over 40 MPH at heights up to 10,000 feet, it is the perfect new alternative for his very important trips.
Consistent with Santa's gift-giving model, SkyRunner
is announcing a sweepstakes in which families can win a free day with SkyRunner where they can experience the gift of flight and off-road adventure. To launch the Sweepstakes, SkyRunner is sending 18-wheelers across the country with unique pictures of Santa and Mrs. Claus in their new ride. Each truck has messaging appropriate for the iconic settings Santa is traveling to, and information on entering the Sweepstakes.
SkyRunner is partnering with Grabbr.com
, a Social Referral Marketing Platform, to run the Sweepstakes. Anyone can text the word SkyRunner to the number 555888 or scan the QR code below and follow the steps to enter to win a full day of flying! Grabbr facilitates people sharing about SkyRunner with their friends in exchange for entering to win a day of SkyRunner for themselves and their friends and family!
Stewart Hamel, the developer of SkyRunner, commented that "Whenever people see SkyRunner, they immediately ask if they can fly in it so we thought it would make a great Christmas present for a family and their friends to have a whole day of adventure." He added that "In the spirit of the season, a portion of all SkyRunner sales through New Year's Eve will be used to buy gifts for children affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as an additional way of spreading Christmas joy."
Developed and refined over years of testing, with input from some of the leading authorities in the world, SkyRunner makes flying easier, safer, and more affordable than ever, and combines the practical benefit of owning a world-class ATV with a very economical and safe way to fly.
SkyRunner is FAA approved as a Light Sport Aircraft. Since SkyRunner can carry two passengers and more than 580 pounds of usable weight in flight which is the heaviest approved takeoff weight of any LSA, Santa has plenty of ability to carry lots of gifts around the world.
Michael Rybarski, Managing Partner at LifeChange Ventures and a Senior Advisor to SkyRunner, stated: "We're making entering the Sweepstakes as easy and fun as it is to learn to fly SkyRunner. We encourage people to look for the trucks throughout the country. We've equipped each truck with unique GRABBR beacons that will send information on entering the sweepstakes to Android users near the trucks. In addition, anyone can enter at any time by simply going to SkyRunner's Facebook page or website at FlySkyRunner.com
Each truck is also equipped with GPS trackers, so fans can follow Santa and SkyRunner around the country in real time. Rybarski continued, "We can let people know when the trucks are coming into their areas, and who knows, Santa and SkyRunner may be showing up in New York or Chicago around the time of their Christmas parade!"
Mr. Hamel commented further: "We were honored to be selected for the Hammacher Christmas catalog and look to give back with this promotion that allows children to receive gifts, but also to give a very special gift to one lucky family and their friends."SkyRunner
is a privately-owned company with its production facilities located in Shreveport, LA. It is committed to the highest quality, and safety in the products it builds-- making the dream of flight both real and practical for businesses, individuals, and enthusiasts.