Forelle & Wilson
Since the 80s, Forelle & Wilson maintain a strong partnership. From the moment that we started selling Wilson, we became official supplier & exclusive dealer in Europe. Forelle is the place-to-be when it comes to buying your favourite Wilson baseball, softball and American football equipment. Wilson sells for example bags, balls, batting gloves, catcher equipment, clothing and apparel, field equipment, gloves, protective gear, training/umpire equipment and accessories. Curious about what Wilson is all about? Keep on reading!
Wilson was founded in 1913 as the Ashland Manufacturing Company as part of Wilson & Co.. A year later they started making racket strings and violin strings. In 1915 Thomas E. Wilson became the president of the company and he focused entirely on the sports products market, also naming the company after himself (Thomas E. Wilson Co.). In the years that followed, many competitors were taken over and the company grew explosively. In 1931 the company got its current name. After World War II, the company grew into the largest sporting goods manufacturer in the United States. In 1967 the parent company Wilson & Co was taken over, after which the sports department was sold to PepsiCo. Wilson split from PepsiCo in the 1980s, becoming the property of Finnish Amer Sports in 1989.
Many top tennis players play with Wilson rackets, including Pete Sampras and Stefan Edberg played with Wilson rackets. Today, among others, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Juan Martín del Potro are sponsored.
There are many different gloves available in different colours. The gloves have a full mesh back which making them lightweight and made from very soft materials. There all-leather palm provides a great feel and outstanding durability. They also have a double palm construction to keep the pocket stable & wrinkle-free. The rolled dual welting ensures for a long-lasting shape and quicker break-in.
Wilson’s most popular items are the A2000 gloves and A2K gloves. The A2000 gloves are super skin and more durable because of the microfiber material. Furthermore, these gloves are easier to clean than traditional leather. The integrated technologies have a lot of positive add-ons.
The A2K gloves have fine cuts of leather. These gloves also have high quality which makes it last long. In addition, the integrated technologies make the gloves complete. That’s why it’s the most premium glove available.
There are many footballs available in different colours and from different NFL teams. The balls feature a PU composite cover for consistent grip and shape with double laces for a good grip and durability. Wilson’s exclusive light leather formula ensures a softer feel, the dark leather formula ensures a more firm traditional feel, the GST always delivers one-of-a-kind game saving technology.
There are different baseballs available. With its flat seams, this baseball will fly further, giving both pitchers and hitters a true feel of the ball perfect for collegiate practise, adult and youth game play.