01 Feb WIBIT Sports | 20 years of Fun on the Water
WIBIT Sports, 20 years of Fun on the Water
20 th company anniversary! Get a real look behind the scenes of Wibit Sports – who they are, where they come from and what they believe in!
More About WIBIT Sports Company
Every company has a story. We love looking back at 20 years, sharing and smiling at all the serendipitous events that had to occur for Wibit to come into existence.
1994: Soccer team mates
Our co-founder, Robert, from Canada, attends his brother’s wedding in Germany and on a whim decides to try out for a German soccer team where he meets Romann. They become instant friends.
1996: 1st Euro Water Trampoline
Robert and Romann see their first water trampoline in an American water sports magazine and decide to be the first to import them into Europe.
1997: The Boot in Dusseldorf Exhibiting at the BOOT show in Dusseldorf, their one and only trampoline is stolen and their newly formed company is almost dead in the water. Despite this, the two friends keep their tails up and continue the business.
2000: The Aqua Park is born! The co-founders see the need for a commercial grade floating park and begin to design and produce their own high quality products.
2007: Playful inspiration Inspired by “LEGO”, a new interlocking and modular style of water park is conceived to reinvent the category.
2008:The evolution of waterplay Looking for a fresh and suitable image for the fun products, the company excitedly rebrands itself. The Wibit brand is born!Can you guess how we came up with our name?
2014: INFINITY configuration With the INFINITY configuration Wibit reaches a new dimension of playing on the water that allows for endless paths and never ending fun.
2015: Say it on the water™! The new WibitTAG system is the world´s first floating sign people can actually play on and provides an iconic identity to each location.
2017: Today … Wibit is the world leader in floating water parks and continues to innovate its products for both open water resorts and pools. An estimated 12 million people in over 75 countries and across 6 continents have been wibitzed by now … When will you?