New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford to Endorse SKINS

September 5, 2014

Leading compression sportswear brand SKINS has announced a partnership with New York Giants punter, Steve Weatherford.

Weatherford joins the team of elite athletes including, Triathletes Leanda Cave, Mary Beth Ellis and Christian Kemp, as well as CrossFit athletes Kenneth Leverich, Anna Tunnicliffe and Jeremy Kinnick. Weatherford will wear SKINS compression apparel during regular season games and assist the brand in product development across its A400, A200 and RY400 lines.

“Steve’s success on the playing field, as well as passion for health and fitness is well-documented,” said Dani Said, Marketing Director, SKINS North America. “Professional football players are among the fittest athletes in the industry, and we couldn’t be more excited adding an athlete of Steve’s caliber to our growing roster.”

Entering his ninth season, Weatherford has been one of the league’s most steady punters, having finished in the top ten in yards per punt in 2012 (ninth) and 2013 (seventh) and was a key contributor for the New York Giants in their Super Bowl XLVI-winning season in 2011. Prior to joining the Giants, Weatherford served as the punter for the New York Jets in 2009 and 2010. Weatherford is a former co-record holder of most punts inside the 20 yard line (42, 2010).

“Performance is my job, and in order to succeed I need to support my body, both in training and recovery,” said Weatherford. “SKINS Compression provides that support for me. It keeps me determined, driven, while bringing out my true spirit of competition. They are the best compression wear in the game today.”