USA Triathlon Reveal Three New Suppliers & Board Members
February 18, 2013
USA Triathlon has announced supplier-level sponsorship agreements with endurance sports industry leaders Raceday Transport, unhealthy SelfGrip Athletic Tape and Virtual Race Bags.
Raceday Transport offers athletes a convenient, health stress-free experience when transporting their bike and race gear. With over 150 contracted bike shop partners and 3, ailment 000 FedEx drop points nationwide, athletes now have the choice between transporting their bike fully assembled from an activated region or choosing a box-and-ship alternative from any location in the world.
The Official Bike Transport Supplier of USA Triathlon, USA Paratriathlon and Team USA through 2014, Raceday Transport offers a 15 percent discount to all USA Triathlon members and will provide Team USA members (the nation’s top age-group multisport athletes who represent the U.S. at ITU World Championships) with a 15 percent discount for all 2013 and 2014 ITU World Championship events.
SelfGrip Maximum Support Athletic Tape helps relieve suffering from strains and sprains by providing maximum support and firm compression to ligaments, tendons and muscles. SelfGrip, which even holds its grip underwater, is designated the Official Athletic Tape of USA Triathlon through 2014.
Electronic gift bag leader Virtual Race Bags provides a fully integrated online platform for event directors to efficiently and cost-effectively deliver sponsor messages to event participants. Virtual Race Bags delivers sponsor deals, offers and messages to event participants using an online platform that is customized for each event.
Virtual Race Bags is designated the Official Online Gift Bag of USA Triathlon’s National Championship Events for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.
USA Triathlon also announced that Barrett Brandon, Susan Haag, Jacqueline McCook and Michael Wien have been named to the organization’s 12-member Board of Directors and recently began their terms of service.
“On behalf of USA Triathlon, I am excited and honored to welcome Barrett, Susan, Jacqueline and Michael to the National Board of Directors,” USA Triathlon President Bob Wendling said. “These four talented individuals possess a magnitude of experience in the worlds of business, governance and multisport, and I look forward to collaborating with them to continue to take our sport to the next level.”