COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today announced partnerships with Zoot Sports, Spring Sports Nutrition, AIRWAAV and Select Physical Therapy, four brands in the cycling apparel, nutrition, athlete performance technology and sports medicine and physical therapy categories.
“USA Triathlon’s alignment with Zoot Sports, Spring Sports Nutrition, AIRWAAV and Select Physical Therapy will benefit the entire multisport community. Each of these companies is committed to maximizing the potential of age-group athletes, supporting our U.S. Elite National and Teams, and driving additional value for race directors, coaches and clubs,” said Victoria Brumfield, Chief of Staff and Chief Business Development Officer.
USA Triathlon’s official cycling apparel sponsor, Zoot Sports specializes in triathlon training and race-day apparel. Zoot has grown to be a global premier endurance sports brand, distributed worldwide and is the creator of the first triathlon-specific race suit.
“We are extremely proud to partner with the national governing body of triathlon in the United States as the official cycling apparel sponsor,” said Shawn O’Shea, President of Zoot Sports. “For nearly 40 years we’ve been providing triathletes with the ultimate performance apparel and accessories. Together with USA Triathlon, we aim to grow the sport through creating world-class apparel, supporting local triathlon clubs, and encouraging new athletes to enter the sport as a part of a healthy lifestyle."
The official nutrition partner of USA Triathlon, Spring Energy is a sports nutrition company dedicated to providing healthy and powerful fueling choices for all caliber of athletes. Spring Energy will provide nutrition support for the U.S. Elite Triathlon National Team and Toyota U.S. Elite Paratriathlon National Team. Since its founding in 2014, Spring has provided endurance athletes with wholesome, 100% real food gels and drink mixes that keep muscles energized and GI problems at bay.
“We are so excited to be chosen as the official nutrition sponsor of USA Triathlon. We truly believe Spring is a game-changer in the world of endurance sports, offering healthy, delicious, and extremely effective sports fuel,” said Spring Energy co-founder Rafal Nazarewicz. “We hope to change the way triathletes think about their fuel.”
The presenting sponsor of the 2022 USA Triathlon Race Guide featuring more than 800 local races around the U.S., AIRWAAV️ is a performance technology brand that developed the AIRWAAV ENDURANCE Performance Mouthpiece, which increases an athlete’s airway opening by up to 25% for optimized breathing, improved endurance, and faster recovery. AIRWAAV’s mission is to champion high intensity and endurance athletes in their quests for personal accomplishments and achievements.
"Our mission is to champion elite endurance athletes and help them achieve their goals," said Bob Molhoek, Chief Marketing Officer of AIRWAAV. "We're thrilled about our partnership with USA Triathlon because it represents many of those athletes and the broader triathlon community and embodies the same purpose."
Select Physical Therapy is the official sports medicine and physical therapy partner for USA Triathlon. Select Physical Therapy is also the presenting partner of the six-event USA Triathlon Pikes Peak Swim Run Series, which includes five Youth Splash & Dash races and the USA Triathlon Pikes Peak Swim Run presented by Select Physical Therapy on June 25 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs. Select Physical Therapy will provide USA Triathlon members in the state of Colorado, and particularly the Colorado Springs area, with outpatient rehabilitation services to aid in performance, recovery and overall wellness. Select Physical Therapy’s services will be made available to all Colorado-based USA Triathlon elite and amateur athletes — including members of the U.S. Elite Triathlon National Team and Toyota U.S. Elite Paratriathlon National Team who spend time training at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
USA Triathlon annual members can access their exclusive partner discounts for by logging into their USA Triathlon membership profile at member.usatriathlon.org.
About Zoot Sports
Founded in Kona, Hawaii, in 1983, Zoot Sports specializes in triathlon training and race day apparel. Zoot has grown to be a global premier endurance sports brand, distributed worldwide and is the creator of the first triathlon-specific racesuit. Zoot continues to draw on its history in the sport and its athletes to deliver the most comprehensive, technologically advanced, and complete multi-sport product line in the world. Visit Zoot online at zootsports.com.
About Spring Sports Nutrition
Spring Energy is a sports nutrition company dedicated to providing healthy and powerful fueling choices for all caliber of athletes. Since its founding in 2014, Spring has seen numerous endurance athletes shift away from traditional, unhealthy maltodextrin-based products, in favor of Spring’s wholesome, 100% real food gels and drink mixes that keep muscles energized and GI problems at bay. Spring boasts a variety of natural flavors from strawberry and mango to peanut butter and coffee, as well as vegan options. Join us in revolutionizing sports nutrition by giving Spring a try. Spring Energy is endurance fuel you WANT to eat.
AIRWAAV® is a performance technology brand for athletes who train hard and strive to achieve a competitive edge. AIRWAAV’s mission is to champion high intensity and endurance athletes in their quests for personal accomplishments and achievements. Designed for the driven endurance athletes chasing their personal best, the AIRWAAV ENDURANCE Performance Mouthpiece increases your airway opening by up to 25%. It’s scientifically proven to reduce your respiratory rate by 20% for increased endurance and reduce cortisol build-up by 50% for faster recovery times.
About Select Physical Therapy
Select Physical Therapy knows that injuries are never scheduled, but relief can be. If you're injured, their licensed clinical experts can help – even without a referral. Come directly to Select Physical Therapy to start your healing journey or request an appointment here. With more than 49 convenient locations, they are proud to serve the Colorado Springs, Denver Metro, Golden, Boulder and Colorado’s Front Range. They provide each person an exceptional experience in a safe, compassionate environment. Select Physical Therapy, the official physical therapy partner of USA Triathlon. Select Physical Therapy is proud to partner with USA Triathlon and help athletes at every level. Select Physical Therapy works to ensure athletes receive the best care, including injury prevention, recovery and performance enhancement.