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USA Wrestling partners with FlipsWrestling

By USA Wrestling | July 14, 2014, 11:01 a.m. (ET)

July 14, 2014.  Colorado Springs, Colorado.  USA Wrestling announced today that it has added another corporate sponsorship to its roster, inking a multi-year agreement with FlipsWrestling.  Under the terms of the agreement, FlipsWrestling’s innovative headphones – which turn into HD speakers with a “flip” – are now the Official Audio Headphone of USA Wrestling.

“Over the past year, we have increased our efforts to partner with companies that support wrestling, and FlipsWrestling certainly fits that description,” said Harris Kalofonos from USA Wrestling’s Partnership Marketing department.  “They have invested heavily in our top athletes, and we are excited that they chose to also invest in our efforts to support wrestling.  The custom USA Wrestling headphones that FlipsWrestling designed are very cool, and, in our opinion, will be a great addition to allowing our USA wrestlers to #BeHeard!”

“We can’t think of a better announcement to kick-off the second year for us than this one,” noted FlipsWrestling’s Rocco Mansueto.  “For me, personally, it is very satisfying – as a longtime competitor – to develop a partnership with USA Wrestling.  We believe in our investments in our signature athletes, and believe that this investment, too, will provide great benefits to both sides, and to the sport of wrestling.”  Mansueto concluded, “We share USA Wrestling’s opinion that the signature USA Wrestling headphones are a great addition to the other cool stuff that USA Wrestling supplies to its athletes.”

Under the terms of the deal, in addition to the custom headphones and “official USA Wrestling partner” title, FlipsWrestling and USA Wrestling will partner on a variety of marketing and activation plans. 

About USA Wrestling

USA Wrestling is the national governing body for the sport of wrestling in the United States and is the sport’s representative to the United States Olympic Committee and International Wrestling Federation FILA. USA Wrestling is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the nation and works to create interest and participation in these programs. Guided by the Olympic Spirit, The organization provides quality opportunities for its members to achieve their full human and athletic potential. In 2013 USA Wrestling surpassed 200,000 members and generated more than 40 million website page views and 5.3 million YouTube channel hits. Its social media presence ranks among the top 10 Olympic organizations worldwide, with more than 315,000 fans and 70,000 twitter followers. USA Wrestling was also one of the first U.S. Olympic National Governing Bodies to invest in a mobile app and web stream most of its major events.

About FlipsWrestling

FlipsWrestling is a lifestyle brand for the toughest competitors on the planet.  It offers innovative headphones/speakers and select clothing to wrestlers and the wrestling community.  More information about FlipsWrestling can be found on www.flipswrestling.com - the only place where a piece of each headphone sale goes back to the wrestling community.  Log on to the website, or follow FlipsWrestling on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to learn more. 

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