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U.S. Olympic Committee Launches Third Season Of “Working Out With Team USA Presented By KT Tape”

By United States Olympic Committee | Aug. 29, 2018, 1 p.m. (ET)


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee will release the third season of “Working Out With Team USA presented by KT Tape” on Aug. 31. The series will share the story of five Team USA athletes’ journeys to reach their performance goals in pursuit of their Olympic dreams. All 37 videos will be available on TeamUSA.org/WorkingOut following the 30-minute USOC Productions broadcast, which airs on NBCSN at 9 p.m. ET on Aug. 31.

Follow the “Working Out With Team USA presented by KT Tape” series and stories across Team USA and KT Tape digital platforms and through the hashtag #WorkingOutWithTeamUSA.

“The ‘Working Out With Team USA presented by KT Tape’ series offers an incredible opportunity to get an in-depth look at the strength and dedication of five remarkable athletes, who are all committed to reaching the Olympic stage,” said Greg Venner, chief executive officer of KT Tape. “KT Tape is proud to partner with the USOC once again to bring these stories to life, and to support Team USA and athletes at all levels on and off the field of play.”

The series highlights five KT Tape athlete ambassadors, including beach volleyball pair Sara Hughes and Summer Ross, two-time track and field Olympian Molly Huddle, 2016 Olympian in track and field Boris Berian and 2020 Olympic soccer hopeful Rose Lavelle. Through weekly videos and digital content, viewers will get a detailed look at the athletes’ training regimen and learn how Team USA athletes utilize KT Tape and other tools to achieve peak performance on the world stage.

“We’re excited to continue working with KT Tape on this original USOC Productions series that captures the commitment and determination Team USA athletes embody in pursuit of their Olympic dreams,” said Brian Gordon, USOC senior vice president of marketing and media. “These elite U.S. athletes constantly push their bodies to the limit, and we get to take Team USA fans behind the scenes with these five incredible athletes in pursuit of reaching the pinnacle of their sport.”

Following the NBCSN broadcast, fans can follow the athlete stories on TeamUSA.org, with supporting content on the Team USA digital channels, including KT Tape instructional videos and behind-the-scenes content on Instagram. The complete series and additional information on how athletes use KT Tape will also be available on KTTape.com.

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Featured athletes:

  • Boris Berian (track and field): 2016 Olympian, placing eighth in the 800-meter; captured gold at the 2016 World Indoor Championships in the 800
  • Molly Huddle (track and field): Two-time Olympian, competed in the 5,000-meter in 2012 (11th) and the 10,000 in 2016 (sixth); current U.S. record-holder in the 10,000 and half marathon; won 27 national titles
  • Sara Hughes (beach volleyball): Two-time NCAA beach volleyball champion at the University of Southern California; 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball Rookie of the Year; 2020 Olympic hopeful with partner Summer Ross
  • Rose Lavelle (soccer): Member of the U-23 women’s national team that won the 2015 Four Nations Tournament; Named MVP for the 2014 CONCACAF U-20 Championship; current member of the U.S. women’s national team and 2020 Olympic hopeful
  • Summer Ross (beach volleyball): First athlete to win both the 2010 FIVB Youth World Championships (U21) and the FIVB Junior World Championships (U19) in the same year; 2012 World University Games gold medalist; 2020 Olympic hopeful with partner Sara Hughes

KT Tape is the official kinesiology tape licensee of Team USA through the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. The category leader in kinesiology tape and sports medicine taping products, KT Tape is available to U.S. athletes, coaches and USOC sports medicine staff at both U.S. Olympic Training Centers. KT Tape’s commitment to the Olympic and Paralympic movements also includes relationships with six National Governing Bodies – USA Cycling, U.S. Soccer, US Speedskating, USA Track & Field, USA Triathlon and USA Wrestling. Additionally, KT Tape’s family of ambassadors includes 12 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls.

Fans can support both Team USA and their muscles with the KT Tape PRO USA line. The PRO USA tape is available in red, blue and black and can be purchased online at KTTape.com, as well as at retailers, such as DICK'S Sporting Goods.

About the USOC
Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. The USOC is focused on protecting, supporting and empowering America’s athletes, and is responsible for fielding U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, and serving as the steward of the Olympic and Paralympic movements in the U.S. For more information, visit TeamUSA.org.

About KT Tape
KT Health (dba KT Tape), based in American Fork, Utah, is the category leader in kinesiology taping products, providing pain relief solutions and support for many common sports-related injuries. Used by professional athletes, Olympians and Paralympians, and everyday athletes, KT Tape products have been adopted in nearly every sport. Following the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, KT Tape experienced accelerated growth as its products became widely available in retail channels. Currently, KT Tape products are sold in over 35,000 retail locations in the U.S. and 40 countries worldwide. KT Tape's broad distribution covers sporting goods, food, drug and mass retail channels, as well as clinicians, online retailers and the company's own e-commerce site, KTTape.com. KT Tape empowers consumers with a wealth of educational resources, including a vast library of online videos and on-site demonstrations at more than 150 athletic events each year. With new innovations and an expanding product line, KT Tape continues to strengthen its global presence. For more information, visit KTTape.com.

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