NAPPA has been the “go-to” resource for parents seeking the best quality products for their families for more than 20 years. The Strider ST-3 No-Pedal Balance Bike received top honors in the NAPPA Toys category, having been selected by a team of independent expert judges and parent and family testers. Each submission is reviewed thoroughly and winners are selected for being the most entertaining, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and enduring in their category.
“We have been steadily growing our family of happy, confident STRIDER riders for 5 years now,” says Ryan McFarland, Founder and CEO of Strider Sports International, Inc. “We are honored to be recognized by NAPPA as a Gold Winner for 2013 and excited about the opportunity this gives us to share the Strider story with a new world of moms, dads and young families.”
Strider Sports is the world’s premier no-pedal balance bike manufacturer. The easy-to-use balance bikes are designed to encourage toddlers as young as 18 months to ride, learn and explore the world on two wheels at a very early age, instilling a love for cycling that is sure to build a safer, stronger, healthier, more environmentally sound future.
“We strive to bring the best, quality products to the attention of the parents we serve to help them make smart buying decisions for their families,” says Julie Kertes, NAPPA General Manager. “Like all our winning products, STRIDER No-Pedal Balance Bikes are among the best products out there for children and families.”
NAPPA holds annual competitions in two categories: Children’s Products Competition and Parenting Resources, identifying the best in a variety of categories; from Toys, Games, Books, CDs, DVDs and Virtual Products to Healthy Food Packaged Goods, Fitness and Parenting Education and Baby Gear & Equipment, among others.
About Strider™ No-Pedal Balance Bikes
If your toddler can walk, your toddler can rider a STRIDER™. Strider No-Pedal Balance Bikes were developed specifically to help toddlers and young children learn balance and coordination BEFORE pedaling. The simple, no-pedal design allows toddlers to learn to ride on two wheels, avoiding tricycle tip-overs and training wheel wobbles, and instilling considerable confidence and stellar bike handling skills sure to last a lifetime. Strider No-Pedal Balance Bikes encourage the development of spatial awareness, balance and basic motor skills so that all children can reach their maximum riding potential faster, better and safer. Available at http://www.StriderSports.com.