CEO / Creative Director
Founding Black Mamba Elite as a simple motivational name back in 2006 between a group of friends, it wasn’t until 2010 that Symon decided to make the big leap of faith and make it an apparel brand. Selling only cotton t-shirts and hoodies, the brand soon caught on with people wanting to support a new clothing line and it’s ethos behind the name Symon created. In 2012, demand meant growth and new options, in which he partnered up in business with Paul Whittle and took Black Mamba Elite official in 2013 as Directors and a Limited company, with a serious approach to creating motivational inspired apparel for athletes using technical fabrics. Vastly experienced in marketing and creative, Symon currently oversees all media aspects of the brand as well as apparel design concepts. His drive, passion and ambition to succeed is the heartbeat of the label, and is consistently striving to improve Black Mamba Elite’s reputation in the UK and internationally.
My Sport: Athletics, 200m. although i have done 60m,100,400 for Preston Harriers
Favourite apparel item: Our compression tights, unique and functional.
Favourite athlete: Wallace Spearmon Jr, great to work with him now!
Memorable moment at Mamba: Many! But x2 Olympic champion Felix Sanchez wearing our speedsuit live on the BBC for the City Games was incredible.