GB Snow Sports Specialist Zoë Gillings Renews Optical Payments Sponsorship

By Community | December 14, 2012

Optimal Payments, buy cheap a leading global online payment provider, apoplectic has annnounced that it is sponsoring British Olympian Zoë Gillings, ambulance the GB’s Number 1 Snow Sports athlete, for a further 24 months, in the all important run up to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia in 2014.

Optimal Payments has been a principal supporter of Zoë’s since mid 2011. Zoë had her most successful season in 2011/12, culminating with a podium finish at the World Cup Finals in March 2012. Zoë finished the 2011/12 season ranked 6th in the World having recorded a top 10 finish in every single World Cup competition marking this as Zoë’s most successful season of her career ever. This season, Zoë has just recorded a fantastic 5th place finish at the Montafon World Cup, Austria – the next round of the World Cup series takes place in Telluride, Colorado this coming weekend.

Isle of Man based Zoë has also been proactive in seeking funding for her Olympic challenge, launching two innovative “daily deal” websites, and Optimal Payments is proud to be supporting Zoë in these ventures through its NETBANX solution, which is providing payment processing services to her eCommerce sites in Europe and soon North America. Optimal also provides Zoë with its award-winning Net+ Prepaid MasterCard which can be used wherever she competes around the world.

Zoë Gillings said: “I am delighted that Optimal Payments have renewed their commitment to my Olympic challenge for this all-important forthcoming season and into the 2014 Winter Olympics. Their support, both as sponsor and payments partner, has been great and I am pleased to be working with them. They have proved integral to my success on the Olympic course and in business and I’m proud to be representing them for another year.”

Danny Chazonoff, Chief Operating Officer of Optimal Payments, added: “Zoë’s success last season and her incredible determination made this an easy decision. She exemplifies hard work and it is great to see this in the results she’s delivering. We look forward to another successful season in the run up to the Sochi Winter Olympics.”

The sponsorship of Zoë Gillings follows the announcement earlier this year that Optimal Payments is an Official Partner of the Lotus F1 Team, who finished fourth in the F1 Constructors’ Championship this season.