Austin-based Hyper Wear was created in 2007 to bring products with innovative fabrics, materials and design to sports performance training, physical education and fitness, tactical training, and health and rehab. Their key products include the weighted Hyper Vest Pro and the SandBell sandbag weight. They also sell cooling vests, SteelBell medicine balls, logo apparel and fitness training DVDs. Cosmo Raines, President and Founder, invented and patented the Hyper Vest weighted vest prior to development of the SandBell in 2009. Their revolutionary training solutions include the Hyper Vest® PRO weight vest, Hyper Vest COOL cooling vest, SandBell, WaterBell and SteelBell dynamic free weights.