Audi Extends U.S. Ski Team Sponsorship

November 15, 2012

Audi of America announced today that it will return as the official automotive sponsor of the U.S. Ski Team.

As a returning sponsor, Audi will continue to support the U.S. Ski Team’s athletes for the next five years, while supplying Audi vehicle transportation in the United States and Europe for teams including alpine, freestyle and nordic.

As part of Audi’s continued commitment to World Cup skiing, Audi will remain as title sponsor of the Audi Birds of Prey Race Week at Beaver Creek Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2013. Audi will also be associate sponsor at the Nov. 24-25, 2012 Nature Valley Aspen Winternational, the Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2013 Visa Freestyle International at Utah’s Deer Valley Resort, and the Mar. 20-24, 2013 Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships at Squaw Valley.

Audi’s all-new performance S Models — S6, S7 and S8, the all-new Audi RS5 and the Audi R8will be on display at various events throughout the 2012-13 season.

“Audi and the U.S. Ski Team are committed to high performance, unparalleled technology, innovation and willpower,” said Loren Angelo, General Manager of Brand Marketing for Audi of America. “Our sponsorship with the U.S. Ski Team has been a natural fit since 2007, and we’re excited to continue our relationship for another five years.”

“The U.S. Ski Team and Audi are strong partners with a focus on performance,” said U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association President and CEO Bill Marolt. “Audi’s commitment to excellence is in alignment with our own Best in the World vision. As a global partner in the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup, the relationship with Audi and the U.S. Ski Team is a natural complement.”