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Skins to Sponsor USA Rugby

21 Sep, 2015


Skins has partnered with USA Rugby, the national governing body for the sport of rugby in America, as an official supplier of compression product. Through this partnership, Skins will provide USA Rugby men's and women's national teams with compression garments for training, travel and recovery.

"Rugby is a very important channel for Skins, with Skins the official compression supplier for many national teams heading into the 2015 Rugby World Cup that kicks off this week. The true essence of Rugby epitomizes everything we stand for at Skins, which is why partnering with USA Rugby was a natural fit," said Skins North America General Manager, Johnny West. "The organization shares our vision in upholding the true spirit of competition and represents the relentless and never complacent attitude that we adopt. We are thrilled to partner with USA Rugby and the support the team in their journey through the 2015 World Cup and beyond."

Headquartered in Boulder, CO, USA Rugby is charged with developing the game on all levels, overseeing four national teams, multiple collegiate and high school All-American sides, and an emerging Olympic development pathway for elite athletes. Its partnership with Skins, which began July 2015, follows a desire from USA Rugby and its elite roster of active members to have compression wear leader, Skins, available to assist in performance and aid recovery for players who are continually training, competing and traveling throughout the season.

"USA Rugby partners with like-minded brands whose values and overall mission mirror our own, and Skins couldn't be a better fit," said Nigel Melville CEO of USA Rugby. "The product, like the brand, was created with integrity and maintains the highest standard of quality providing our national teams with world class products that will support their continued improvement on the field of play."

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