FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wild Pepper Sports Launches Fashion-Inspired Line of Volleyball Apparel New company headed by executives from sporting goods and fashion industries. TEMECULA, Calif., April 10, 2014—Wild Pepper Sports, a new line of fashion-inspired volleyball apparel, has launched. Bringing a flair for color and design, and pushing the boundaries of athletic style, Wild Pepper redefines team spirit. Wild Pepper Sports is headed by Janice Bashore, Audrey Taylor and Charlotte Tarantola. Bashore and Taylor have a combined 50 years’ experience in the sporting goods industry, with brands such as Mizuno USA, Asics and Fila. Tarantola has designed for several major design houses in her 20-year career, and founded her own label, Charlotte Tarantola, in 1996. “We are pleased and excited to provide volleyball teams with a new way to express their team spirit and each athlete’s individuality,” said Bashore. “Wild Pepper’s line includes bright colors, fresh designs and a touch of sparkle that is decidedly fun.” Wild Pepper debuted to rave reviews at the SCVA Junior National Qualifier March 22 – 24, as athletes and coaches enjoyed giveaways and registered to win one of two $300 wardrobe gift certificates. Wild Pepper’s traveling show room, Big Pinky, a 1973 Airstream Sovereign travel trailer, completes the total brand experience with lights, sound, video effects, while showcasing the full line of Wild Pepper apparel. Upcoming Big Pinky tour dates, where Wild Pepper’s line will be shown, include: Reno-Sparks Convention Center April 12 – 14 Reno Sparks Convention Center April 25 – 27 The Volleyball Festival, Phoenix Convention Center June 26-29 To learn more about Wild Pepper and Big Pinky, visit or call 800-294-5373.