Cypress, Calif. - Yamaha Motor
has launched a first-of-its-kind promotion with GoPro, the world's most
versatile camera, to give away free HD HERO2 Motorsports Edition cameras to
Yamaha ATV customers in the first half of 2012.
Through the unique promotion, anyone who buys a 400cc and
above Yamaha ATV* by the end of May will receive a free GoPro HD HERO2 (a $299
value) from Yamaha. Full details are on Yamaha's website: http://tinyurl.com/Yamaha-GoPro
"Yamaha is excited to offer a free HD HERO2 camera to ATV
customers in 2012 through this new promotion with GoPro," Steve Nessl, Yamaha's
ATV/SxS group marketing manager, said. "We've used the HERO cameras on
motocross tracks, on trail rides, in the sand dunes and even when out
hunting. It's a great camera and we expect this will be an exciting offer
for motorsports and outdoor enthusiasts alike."
The HD HERO2 camera can be worn or mounted on just about
anything utilizing GoPro's numerous mounts and accessories. This
versatility matches well with Yamaha's wide ranging ATVs, from the
highest-performance sports ATVs to the most durable and off-road capable
utility 4x4 models.
Yamaha's Dustin Nelson wore a GoPro camera while racing
his YFZ450R to a record fifth championship in the 2011 motocross season (http://www.youtube.com/user/quadXracing?feature=watch)
and Yamaha's Whitetail Diaries (http://www.whitetaildiaries.com/episodes.html)
hunting show on NBC Sports mounts the cameras to the best selling** big bore
utility Grizzly 700 with EPS to capture dramatic action in the field.
"The versatility of the HERO cameras and the quality that the GoPro brand
represents, make this a great fit for Yamaha's ATV customers," Nessl
said. "Yamaha produces the most high-performance, toughest and off-road
capable vehicles and is an avid supporter of the many lifestyles in which our
products are used. This new GoPro promotion is another example of how
Yamaha is supporting our customers' lifestyles and exceeding their
The HD HERO2 shoots high quality HD 1080p video and has
numerous still image settings to capture 11 megapixel photographs that are
magazine-spread quality. GoPro (http://gopro.com/) also produces a premier
line of accessories including the LCD BacPac, the award-winning 3D HERO System
and the upcoming Wi-Fi BacPac / Remote Control Combo kit and GoPro App for
*Eligible models: All new, unused and previously unregistered
2008-2012 Yamaha ATV models 400cc and greater. Customer must purchase eligible
model between Jan. 1, 2012 and May 31, 2012. Offer good in the United States excluding Hawaii.
**Based on Polk
total new ATV registrations in the U.S. that compete in the Yamaha
defined Big Bore Utility ATV segment for CYTD 2010.