COROS SA TEAM:

Vivo Vita Sport is the Authorized Distributors for COROS Wearables, Southern Africa.

Passion behind the business:

The VVS team consists of two individuals whom both have a passion for sport and the outdoors. Acknowledging the fact that we have the same interests, we started Vivo Vita Sport in 2012.

Mari Du Toit

Mari Du Toit has 13 years of experience in sales and marketing. Having previously represented well-known brands such as New Balance, Hi-Tec and Uswe Hydration packs. She has a true passion for every brand she is associated with and believes that doing business the right way, is non-negotiable.

Janine Muller

Janine Muller has 8 years of experience in the sales industry. PGA of SA, Rudy Project, Hi-Tec and Uswe are brands she has been associated with. Product knowledge is something she prides herself by. She is also a very loyal individual and seeks to build long standing relationships with customers.

What does Vivo Vita mean:

It means “Live Life”. And this is why we decided to combine our passion for sport with the outdoors. Providing exceptional service, sourcing “niche” products, and living both of these out to our customers.

COROS INTERNATIONAL Milestones:

Jan 27, 2021

Deployed a second successful product launch during the first month of 2021, the APEX PRO WHITE. The APEX PRO WHITE drew inspiration from the contrasting ice and rock of Mammoth Lakes, a beloved playground of COROS athletes and employees.

Jan 18, 2021

Always evolving, COROS kicked off the new year with an exciting firmware update that included the following features: .01 of a second and following app features; custom workouts in track mode, weather tracking, checkpoints and enhanced map layering using Map box technology.

Jan 12, 2021

COROS successfully launched the Desert Sol VERTIX, a seasonal, limited edition colourway of the Flagship model. This launch symbolized a rebirth, a rising from the ashes of 2020, which was quite possibly the most challenging year of our generation.

Nov 24, 2020

COROS introduced World Marathon Record Holder Eliud Kipchoge to its Pro Athlete Team. In addition to the individual sponsorship of Eliud, COROS has also announced that they will become the official GPS Watch partner of the NN Running Team which includes some of the top track and road runners in the world (including Eliud Kipchoge).

Nov 4, 2020

COROS introduced several new water sports activities, including a unique Speed surfing mode co-developed with the leading authority in speed surfing – GPS-Speedsurfing.com. The list of water sports modes is: Speed surfing, Windsurfing, Whitewater, Flatwater, Rowing and Indoor Rower.

July 2020

The release of the limited edition COROS VERTIX Mojito, only 200 units were made world-wide. The watch features the brand-new nylon watch band, which is 50% lighter than the standard silicone band. The nylon bands are released in 4 colours and will be available for all COROS watch styles.

Aug 25, 2020

The Launch of the PACE 2 the lightest GPS watch ever made along with several key software features including wrist-based heart rate, the first native and complete Stride integration by any wearables company and the expansion of the COROS training platform to include full daily/weekly/monthly training plans.

July 2020

The release of the limited edition COROS VERTIX Mojito, only 200 units were made world-wide. The watch features the brand-new nylon watch band, which is 50% lighter than the standard silicone band. The nylon bands are released in 4 colours and will be available for all COROS watch styles.

May 2020

COROS introduces strength and training modes. A complex interval building program with the ability to share with training partners and download workouts from professional athletes. In addition, the strength mode includes a library of over 200 workout types along with animated instructions for performing each exercise.

Feb 29, 2020

COROS has more than 10 professional athletes and ambassadors toe the line at the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta, GA. Newly signed Desiree Linden led the team with a 4th place finish.

Feb 2020

COROS signs its first professional road athletes, led by 2x Olympian Des Linden, along with US Record Holder Parker Stinson, 12x All American Emma Bates, Kelly Taylor, and Reed Fischer.

Jan 13, 2020

COROS Pro Athlete Hillary Nelson and Jim Morrison take their VERTIX watch in a single day push to Antarctica’s highest peak Mt Vinson. The brand’s top of the line watch is tested in some of the world’s harshest conditions.

Jan 2020

COROS expands its Pro Athlete team to include professional climbers and mountaineers led by the legendary Steve House.

Nov 2019

COROS VERTIX awarded as the Best Altimeter Watch by Outdoor Gear Lab.

Nov 2019

COROS APEX wins 2019 Runner’s World Gear of the Year.

Nov 12, 2019

COROS launches the Performance Optimization Device (POD) providing advanced running metrics.

Nov 12, 2019

COROS introduces the first of its kind Track Running mode to its watch lines. A proprietary algorithm allows the user to select their lane for accuracy never before experienced by a GPS watch on a standard 400m track.

Oct 2019

COROS APEX Pro awarded Best in Gear by Believe in The Run.

Sep 17, 2019

COROS launches APEX Pro Premium Multisport GPS Watch.

Aug 2019

Team COROS sets out to UTMB 2019 – COROS Athletes Hillary Allen of USA finishes 2nd at TDS and Matie Maori of Spain finishes 3rd in the full UTMB.

May 23, 2019

VERTIX tracks Roxanne Vogel as her climbing watch as she sets the fastest door to door Mt Everest climbing record.

May 14, 2019

COROS launches VERTIX GPS Adventure Watch – the brand’s most powerful watch yet with 60 hours of GPS battery life, plus the first watch in the range to include a Pulse Oximeter.

Mar 2019

COROS APEX awarded Best in Class by Triathlete 2019 Buyer’s Guide.

Feb 2019

COROS APEX wins 2019 Runner’s World Editors’ Choice.

Jan 9, 2019

COROS launches APEX 24h World Record Limited Edition to celebrate Camille Herron’s record achievement covering 163 miles in 24 hours – a record she would later eclipse.

Dec 9, 2018

Ultrarunner Camille Herron wears COROS APEX 46mm during her World Record breaking 24 hours run. Her watch has 32% battery remaining.

Oct 25, 2018

COROS launches its third-generation smart cycling helmets: Safe Sound Road, Urban and Mountain.

Oct 25, 2018

COROS launches APEX Premium Multisport GPS Watch in two sizes – 46mm and 42mm allowing for greater user customization.

August 2018

Ultrarunner Dominic Grossman and Sally McRae join COROS as the brand’s first two Pro Athletes.

May 15, 2018

COROS launches its first GPS watch: PACE Multisport GPS Watch.

Feb 2018

COROS moves its US headquarters from Virginia to Southern California.

Dec 5, 2017

COROS announces its second product and raises $130,974 USD from 835 backers during the Indiegogo campaign for OMNI Smart Cycling Helmets.

Sep 7, 2016

COROS announces its first product: LINX Smart Cycling Helmet and 1,135 backers pledge $319,765 soon after the Kickstarter campaign was launched.

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