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James Bell-Booth

Newstalk ZB Interview: Earshots founder James Bell-Booth

July 08

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Newstalk ZB Interview: Earshots founder James Bell-Booth

James Bell-Booth

4 x World Champ warms up with Earshots

May 29

4 x World Champ warms up with Earshots

Earshots Crew

Helping Women in Riding - An Earshots Partnered Event

May 18

Helping Women in Riding - An Earshots Partnered Event

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Johnelle Hosking

The Benefit of Joining a Riding Team - with Sam Fox

June 09

The Benefit of Joining a Riding Team - with Sam Fox

Johnelle Hosking

How Earshots help Sam Maffett Power On

May 31

How Earshots help Sam Maffett Power On

Johnelle Hosking

Wellington’s Festival of Fitness celebrates 35 years

May 30

Wellington’s Festival of Fitness celebrates 35 years

Earshots Crew

Rainbows and Metal - The Creative Mind of Emma Olofsson

“the sound quality is perfect, and you can still hear what’s going on around you.” Emma feels very comfortable wearing Earshots whilst riding, and says, “music 100% gets me in the zone and helps me...

April 19

Rainbows and Metal - The Creative Mind of Emma Olofsson

Earshots Crew

Beating the Odds - from Injury to Inspiration

Before Earshots, Paul hadn’t come across any earbuds that were truely wireless, “I used to blast music on my phone speaker because I never felt comfortable wearing earbuds.” But with the magnet tec...

April 08

Beating the Odds - from Injury to Inspiration

Johnelle Hosking

Earshots at Sea Otter Cycling Festival

March 30

Earshots at Sea Otter Cycling Festival

Earshots Crew

Eat, Sleep, Train, Race & Repeat - Tim Berkel

When Tim is in the racing zone, music is his love. It gets him going and keeps him moving. You’ll rarely catch Tim without his Earshots in - “I use them everywhere,” he says, “in a meeting, before ...

March 21

Eat, Sleep, Train, Race & Repeat - Tim Berkel

Johnelle Hosking

Earshots team places 2nd in Coast to Coast

It’s the ultimate multisport adventure and the Coast to Coast threw in some dramatic weather this year to make the epic event even more challenging.

February 21

Earshots team places 2nd in Coast to Coast

Johnelle Hosking

REVIEW: Earshots take massive step forward

One thing that hasn't changed dramatically from last year is how secure these feel when on, although it's worth noting they do fit my ears better overall. The magnetic SHOCKLOCK system ensures once...

February 10

REVIEW: Earshots take massive step forward

Johnelle Hosking

REVIEW: You've Never Worn Buds Like These by Glen Hart at NewsTalk ZB

January 27

REVIEW: You've Never Worn Buds Like These by Glen Hart at NewsTalk ZB

Johnelle Hosking

Customer testimonial: Mike Mylonas

So, would I recommend earshots? Absolutely. For me, they offer so much that they actually add value to my adventures. Yes, my adventures may not be as extreme, remote or as long as someone else, bu...

January 15

Customer testimonial: Mike Mylonas

Johnelle Hosking

Finding her tribe - Sarah Bauer

Sarah Bauer has found trail running to be the perfect way to explore and make some like-minded friends.

November 29

Finding her tribe - Sarah Bauer

James Bell-Booth

Progression keeps us alive

November 10

Johnelle Hosking

Rest and reset for enduro rider Rae Morrison

After the ups of the Enduro World Series it’s down time for pro enduro rider Rae Morrison.

October 28

Rest and reset for enduro rider Rae Morrison

Johnelle Hosking

Tāne Toa: A warrior on the World Circuit

Tuhoto Ariki Pene’s feet and wheels are back on Aotearoa soil after competing on the world downhill circuit. He made his mark on the elite riders and made some friends along the way.

October 19

Tāne Toa: A warrior on the World Circuit

Johnelle Hosking

Two professional riders, four walls and a bike: Surviving MIQ

Pro downhill rider Sam Blenkinsop isn’t one to sit around, so when he had to do his second stint in MIQ, he had to be creative with how not to go nuts.

October 12

Two professional riders, four walls and a bike: Surviving MIQ

Johnelle Hosking

Running through life’s hills and flats - Rob Bathgate

October 07

Running through life’s hills and flats - Rob Bathgate

Emily Thompson

A way of life: Wyn Masters

“It’s a tough road to making it to be a pro rider and every little bit helps.”Wyn is basically a two wheel addict, loves everything about the sport and will be riding as long as he can, “riding and...

September 27

A way of life: Wyn Masters

Johnelle Hosking

Young gun with a competitive edge: Cassie Voysey

“I always listen to music or motivational speeches when I train. The earbuds I had fell out all the time but EarSHOTS stay in, which is great, they are the best headphones for riding. Plus, they ha...

August 10

Young gun with a competitive edge: Cassie Voysey

Johnelle Hosking

SPOKE: earSHOTS Review

EarSHOTS has come into the game strong and decisive with an offering that is extremely well finished and leaves you thinking, why aren’t more products this intuitive to use and maintain.

July 13

SPOKE: earSHOTS Review

James Bell-Booth

Customer review: The release of the ride: Nate Kennedy (Brisbane, Australia)

Nate says when he first checked out earSHOTS he liked the backstory of them being invented by a rider who was fed-up with earphones not being up to the task. “That makes them different. They fit so...

June 17

Customer review: The release of the ride: Nate Kennedy (Brisbane, Australia)

Johnelle Hosking

Sky News Australia: earSHOTS Review

June 08

Sky News Australia: earSHOTS Review

Johnelle Hosking

IMBIKE Mag: earSHOTS Review

The four hour use time is long enough for most rides, and the sleek charging case and build give you that quality feel. Definitely a thumbs up from us.

June 04

IMBIKE Mag: earSHOTS Review

Johnelle Hosking

Moving up the ranks: Luke Meier-Smith

“it’s just so awesome riding with your mates, going fast and pushing your limits. I’d rather that than being a normal person working nine to five. I just want to ride my bike and I love pushing mys...

June 02

Moving up the ranks: Luke Meier-Smith

Emily Thompson

Customer review - Stepping up to the challenge: Sheree Phillips

May 20

Customer review - Stepping up to the challenge: Sheree Phillips

Emily Thompson

earSHOTS new shipping innovation

May 14

earSHOTS new shipping innovation

Johnelle Hosking

Downhill Champ on the Rise - Tuhotoariki Pene

Getting the ride/life balance is key to Tuhoto’s success and he is fortunate to combine both, working for Rotorua Trails trust, growing and maintaining Rotorua’s epic trail network, so make sure yo...

April 28

Downhill Champ on the Rise - Tuhotoariki Pene

Emily Thompson

VIDEO: Ryan De La Rue tears up Bluederby with earSHOTS

April 15

VIDEO: Ryan De La Rue tears up Bluederby with earSHOTS

Johnelle Hosking

earSHOTS Rider Lynette Deacon - Two’s Company, Three’s a Charm

Lynette is hoping for third time lucky at the NZ qualifying round this April in Nelson. Upbeat pop music really helps on the long endurance climbs in the Whakarewarewa forest. Although not her usua...

March 29

earSHOTS Rider Lynette Deacon - Two’s Company, Three’s a Charm

Johnelle Hosking

Sam Fox goes green and gold

Congratulations to Sam Fox, not only is he the newly crowed Australian National XCO (cross country) and XCC (short track) champion, he is also our newest earSHOTS athlete.

March 22

Sam Fox goes green and gold

Emily Thompson

Runners Tribe interview with earSHOTS founder James Bell-Booth

March 19

Johnelle Hosking

Customer Spotlight: earSHOTS fueling the stoke up the steep Mt Oxford

Taking every opportunity he can to get out to the hills, the self charging case means he is always ready to go, favouring the steep and technical trails on Mount Oxford, over long road miles. Then,...

March 17

Customer Spotlight: earSHOTS fueling the stoke up the steep Mt Oxford

Johnelle Hosking

earSHOTS ambassador, Dave Jaggs Coast to Coast Race Report

All that time spent training hard and listening to earSHOTS bluetooth headphones paid off and he came 12th Overall and 2nd Age Group in one of the World’s toughest endurance events. Well done Dave! 

March 10

earSHOTS ambassador, Dave Jaggs Coast to Coast Race Report

Johnelle Hosking

Sam Fox; Blood, Sweat & Sound that goes into aspiring professional riding

March 04

Sam Fox; Blood, Sweat & Sound that goes into aspiring professional riding

Emily Thompson

Vital MTB Gear Review

February 17

Johnelle Hosking

earSHOTS goes the distance with Coast to Coast

Dave has been using earSHOTS throughout his training and preparation for Coast to Coast 2021 on his runs, bike rides and even on the water in his kayak. Finishing top 10 in the mountain run event a...

February 09

earSHOTS goes the distance with Coast to Coast

Johnelle Hosking

Tailwind gets behind earSHOTS

earSHOTS bluetooth headphones have revolutionised Mark Drew from Tailwinds run to town, with solo mode allowing removal of one ear piece to have an ear on the sound, another on the ground listening...

February 03

Tailwind gets behind earSHOTS

Emily Thompson

Powering the sounds of Aussie trail rides

January 08

Powering the sounds of Aussie trail rides

Emily Thompson

earSHOTS Mission: Bryn Dickerson slays NZ trail

December 31

earSHOTS Mission: Bryn Dickerson slays NZ trail

Emily Thompson

earSHOTS Christmas Bundle

December 16

Emily Thompson

Inspiring the next generation of riders

November 26

Inspiring the next generation of riders

Johnelle Hosking

Customer Spotlight: Music & riding give energy to recover from injury

November 26

Customer Spotlight: Music & riding give energy to recover from injury

James Bell-Booth

Winning anything, takes BLOOD, SWEAT & SOUND

November 16

Winning anything, takes BLOOD, SWEAT & SOUND

Emily Thompson

Win with NZ Mountain Biker & earSHOTS

November 06

Win with NZ Mountain Biker & earSHOTS

Johnelle Hosking

What a WHAKA 100!

October 26

What a WHAKA 100!

Johnelle Hosking

Former Gopro CMO joins earSHOTS

October 20

Former Gopro CMO joins earSHOTS

Johnelle Hosking

Whaka 100 & Sam Blenkinsop

October 14

Whaka 100 & Sam Blenkinsop