NEW YORK – The United States Olympic Committee announced today plans to install 130 airweave bedding toppers at its Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Chula Vista, California. The airweave toppers will help ensure quality sleep for American athletes who are aiming for gold at the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
“We are extremely proud of our ongoing relationship with the U.S. Olympic Committee and the incredible American athletes who represent Team USA,” said Mr. Motokuni Takaoka, CEO and president of airweave. “We look forward to our continued partnership, offering Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls the rest and quality of sleep they need to be at the top of their game.”
Airweave, the top-selling premium bedding topper in Japan, recently opened their U.S. flagship store in New York City’s SoHo district. The new store introduces U.S. consumers to the brand’s luxury, innovative high-performance bedding toppers, the benefits of which are backed by ongoing sleep studies.
Airweave bedding toppers have been proven to enhance the daily life and athletic performance of its users, including top amateur and professional athletes around the globe such as U.S. Olympic gold medalist ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White, U.S. Olympic ice skater Gracie Gold, two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson and LPGA Tour star Paula Creamer. Other users that have benefited from the bedding topper include students at the Paris Opera Ballet School, The Royal Ballet School in London and IMG Academy.
Founded in 2004 by president and CEO Motokuni Takaoka, airweave is one of the leading manufacturers of premium bedding toppers. airweave began when Mr. Takaoka took over his uncle’s plastics company. Realizing that the plastic resins produced through an injection molding process had unique physical properties, Mr. Takaoka developed prototypes for an entirely new application that would revolutionize the bedding industry. The result was the airweave mattress topper, whose state-of-the-art core material consists of three-dimensional resin fibers that offer a higher level of comfort for the best quality sleep. airweave is proven to minimize strain on joints, reduce restlessness while sleeping and distribute weight evenly, all of which amount to a life-enhancing sleep experience that leaves people feeling invigorated and refreshed upon waking. Already a phenomenon in Japan, airweave has become a category leader nationally. For additional product and retail store information, visit airweave.com.
About the USOC
Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the U.S. Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, while serving as a steward of the Olympic and Paralympic movements throughout the country. For more information, visit TeamUSA.org.