Beynon Sports Surfaces

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Beynon Sports Surfaces is a manufacturer and installer of synthetic all-weather running tracks. They are part of Tarkett Sports and are based in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Beynon Sports Surfaces manufactures three types of outdoor synthetic athletic tracks; spray coat, sandwich (multi layer) and full pour polyurethane. They also offer surfaces for fieldhouses (indoor track) and gymnasiums.

History

In 2001, after three decades with Martin Surfacing, John T. Beynon founded Beynon Sports Surfaces. In the spring of 2008, Beynon Sports Surfaces joined the Tarkett Sports family, which included FieldTurf.[1][2]

In 2009 Atlas Track and Tennis was purchased by Tarkett Sports and merged with Beynon. In 2012 the merge was completed with both companies now going by the name Beynon Sports.[3]

Track and Field

Beynon Sports Surfaces has installed many track and field venues in North America and across the world.[4][5][6][7] One such installation is Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, site of the U.S. Olympic trials.

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

Beynon Sports Surfaces offers many different surfaces for various levels of competition. The BSS 100, 200, 300 embedded, 300 encapsulated, 1000ML 1000, 2000 and 3000 are all IAAF certified.[8]

Beynon Sports has installed 2 of the 4 IAAF Class 1 Facility certified surfaces in North America and has 8 IAAF certified surfaces on the market.[9]

Fieldhouses

Beynon also has various surfaces that can be used for indoor needs.[10]

References

  1. "About Beynon Sports Surfaces". Beynon Sports Surfaces. http://www.beynonsports.com/running-track-about-beynon/. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
  2. "FieldTurf Tarkett acquires Beynon Sports Surfaces and Beynon Enterprises". Athletic Facility Design 3 (7). Archived from the original on 26 February 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120226024457/http://www.athleticfacilitydesign.com/v3i7/13.htm. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  3. "Beynon Sports Surfaces and Atlas Track Merge to form Beynon Sports". 24-7 Press Release. Beynon Sports. 1 March 2012. http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/beynon-sports-surfaces-and-atlas-track-merge-to-form-beynon-sports-265758.php. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  4. Girimonte, Vince. "A Race Against Time for this All-Weather Track Exporter. Quality means Shipping Quickly.". Global Trade Magazine. http://globaltrademag.com/?s=Beynon+Sports. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  5. Heffermann, Todd (24 July 2011). "New track facility could push Salukis to new level". thesouthern.com. http://thesouthern.com/college/siu/article_e995540c-b5ab-11e0-a16c-001cc4c03286.html. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
  6. "Weber State Picks Beynon for Track". urethaneblog.typepad.com. 15 July 2011. http://urethaneblog.typepad.com/my_weblog/2011/07/weber-state-picks-beynon-for-track.html. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
  7. "Beynon Sports Surfaces Catamount Classic". Catamount Sports. 26 March 2011. http://www.catamountsports.com/sports/c-track/recaps/032611aab.html. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
  8. "IAAF Certified Track Surfacing Products" (PDF). IAAF. http://www.iaaf.org/mm/Document/Competitions/TechnicalArea/04/43/19/20110503014706_httppostedfile_Track_Prod_1May11_24335.pdf. Retrieved 29 July 2011. Template:Dead link
  9. "IAAF Certifications". http://www.iaaf.org/about-iaaf/documents/technical#certification-system. Retrieved 7 February 2013. 
  10. "Polyturf Full Depth System". Beynon Sports Surfaces. Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120317054717/http://www.beynonsports.com/images/downloads/PolyTurf1.pdf. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 

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