By Terry Kolesar | Sept. 23, 2013, 12 a.m. (ET)

USA Curling, Denali Throws partner to create curling-themed blankets

(STEVENS POINT, Wis.) - USA Curling and Denali Throws have signed a licensing agreement for the production of curling-themed blankets and other related merchandise.

Denali Throws, a Wisconsin-based business, will create a line of curling blankets for fans of the winter Olympic sport to show off their love and enthusiasm for the ancient Scottish sport. To order the blankets, click here. USA Curling fans will receive a 14% discount on purchases over $100 by using coupon code 2014 at checkout.

"I can just see people wrapped up in these blankets while cheering on their favorite teams rink-side at an upcoming curling event, or snuggling up with a curling-themed Denali throw at home while watching the 2014 Olympics," said Rick Patzke, chief operating officer of USA Curling. The high-quality custom knitted throws are proudly made in the USA.

"On top of all of this, we are proud to be partnering not only with a 'Made in the USA' business but also one that manufactures these high-quality products virtually in our back yard," Patzke said. The USA Curling national office is located in Stevens Point, Wis., just two hours north of the Monterey Mills plant in Janesville. Wis. 

One of several blanket options includes one designed by 2006 Olympian and 2014 Olympic hopeful Cassie Potter of St. Paul, Minn. (top, right image).


Monterey Mills ( strives to be the premium supplier of knitted pile fabric and to be recognized as a leader in the industry. Our goal is to provide our customers with a product they can be proud of and to assist them in the growth of their business. In addition, we strive to provide our valued employees with an environment in which they can learn, grow, achieve success, and participate in the success of our common vision.

Denali(c) Home Collection ( is a division of Monterey Mills, a major manufacturer of pile and fleece products with over 60 years of producing quality products. Our textile manufacturing plant is located in Janesville, Wisconsin; so when you purchase a Denali product, you know that it was proudly made in the USA.

USA Curling is sponsored by AtomAmpd, Nike, Brooms Up Curling Supplies, Sitrin, and The RAM Restaurant & Brewery and is partnered with Ludus Tours, CurlingZone, and RJM Licensing, Inc.

For more information: Terry Kolesar, USA Curling,, 715-344-1199, Ext. 202, or 608-338-9900 (cell).

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