LOS ANGELES, CA – March 25, 2013 – adidas Gymnastics has announced a partnership with gymnast Jake Dalton, a member of the US National Team and reigning American Cup and Winter Cup champion.
“I am excited to work with adidas because they are such a well-respected athletic company, and I am excited my name is going to be associated with their brand image.” said Dalton. “I have wanted to work with adidas for a long time, and I am just honored that they want to work with me.”
The reigning NCAA All-Around Champion, Dalton was a member of the 2012 Summer Olympic US Team, and won a Bronze medal at World Championships in 2011 as member of the US National Team. He is also the reigning US National Champion in Vault and Floor Exercise, successfully defending his 2011 Gold-Medal winning performances in these events.
“Jake Dalton possesses tremendous talent and great heart, inspiring and motivating young gymnasts in the United States and internationally. He has a bright future ahead of him and we are excited to help him achieve his dreams.” said Alice Chao, CEO of Elegant Sports, global licensee of adidas Gymnastics. “We look forward to partnering with Jake to develop innovative products and grow our brand and business.”
Dalton is the latest gymnast to be added to the greater adidas family. Other adidas athletes include 2010 NBA MVP Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls, three‐time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Dwight Howard of the Los Angeles Lakers, and FIFA World Player of the Year Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona.
adidas Gymnastics will launch a Spring/Summer 2013 range, which will be a selective offering of training and competition leotards for women, available online in mid-April and plans to expand the collection throughout the year, with mens apparel available in the coming months. For more information, visit their official website at www.theelegantsports.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/adidasgymnastics, or on Twitter @adidasgym.
About Elegant Sports
Elegant Sports is the global licensee for adidas Gymnastics apparel, footwear, and accessories, responsible for the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of all adidas Gymnastics products worldwide. Elegant Sports’ adidas Gymnastic ranges consists of a wide array of products for training and competition. Elegant Sports distributes adidas Gymnastics products in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.
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