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Bandai Hyper Yo-Yo - Alex Garcia THP
Exhibit #3463
TypeEvent
Condition9
Date1998
OwnerRick Brough
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Bandai Hyper YoYo Hard Gear hat from 1998. These special THP (Team High Performance) hats were only available directly from members of THP. In this case, from U.S. National Yo-Yo Contest champion Alex Garcia. The "Yo for it! Alex Garcia T•H•P" is machine embroidered. The left side of the hat has a Bandai patch and a Yomega patch sewn onto the hat. Both companies were sponsors of the talented THP that travelled the USA and Japan putting on yo-yo demonstrations and promotions.

See also...
• Bandai–Hyper Yo-Yo hat, Yo For It! Alex Garcia T•H•P, black/white.
• Bandai–Hyper Yo-Yo Super Spinner hat, Japan, black/white/grey.
• Bandai–Hyper Yo-Yo Super Spinner hat, USA, red/white/blue.

In the late 90s, a variety of "Hard Gear" pieces were marketed to go along with the Duncan, Bandai, and Yomega yo-yos that were sold. Some of these items included head and wrist sweat bands, face towels, neckerchiefs, gloves, portable power drinks, t-shirts, wallets, finger tape, waist packs, and storage cases.
Other Views
Side A, angled, large
Close-up of embroidered writing
Side B, angled, large
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