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USA Triathlon Renews Partnerships with SelfGrip, Raceday Transport

Feb 09, 2015
Multiyear Agreements Benefit USA Triathlon Annual Members Through 2017

USA Triathlon has renewed multiyear partnerships with endurance industry leaders SelfGrip Athletic Tape and Raceday Transport, with agreements in place through December 2017. The partnerships will directly benefit USA Triathlon members and programs.

SelfGrip is a self-adhering, maximum-support athletic tape and is designated as an Official Bronze-Level Partner. As the Official Athletic Tape of USA Triathlon, SelfGrip will offer a 20 percent discount to all USA Triathlon annual members, including athletes and coaches.  

"SelfGrip's association over the last three years with USA Triathlon has been a wonderful growth experience as we have discovered the amazing dedication the athletes commit to on a daily training regimen and how SelfGrip can support them in their pursuit of excellence. SelfGrip's ability to maintain its compression during strenuous events lets triathletes focus solely on their performance and not worry about anything else," said Robert Cavagnaro, SelfGrip Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Athletes who compete at the highest level need additional support, and as triathlon continues to grow, we look forward to supporting USA Triathlon and its events throughout the country."

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Raceday Transport returns as an Official Supplier of USA Triathlon, offering USA Triathlon annual members a $50 discount on bike shipping through the company's Box & Ship Options and Fully Assembled Transport. This includes bike transportation to USA Triathlon's four owned National Championships: Age Group, Collegiate Club, Duathlon and Youth & Junior; as well as ITU World Championship events for members of Team USA, the amateur athletes who represent the U.S. at championship events around the world. Raceday Transport is also the Official Bike Transport of the USA Paratriathlon program, offering a special discount to members of the USA Paratriathlon National Team who will be traveling to the USA Paratriathlon National Championships.

"We are excited to renew our multiyear sponsorship with USA Triathlon," said Marc Sanders, Chief Operating Officer of Raceday Transport. "The Raceday Transport name is synonymous with high-quality events and service excellence - attributes we share in common with USA Triathlon. Traveling athletes will continue to enjoy Raceday Transport's cost-efficient bike transport options and on-site event services to enhance their overall event experience."

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About SelfGrip: Made in the USA, SelfGrip is a premium support bandage that is a combination of an elastic bandage and athletic tape. SelfGrip Athletic Tape helps athletes perform at their best by providing firm compression and maximum support to ligaments, tendons and muscles. The unique 98 percent cotton and 2 percent latex woven technology allows SelfGrip to adhere to itself without the use of pins or clips and without sticking to hair or skin. The exclusive properties of SelfGrip allow it to maintain a firm grip even under water. SelfGrip is also hand-washable and reusable. Visit for more information.

 About Raceday Transport: Raceday Transport offers athletes a convenient, stress-free experience when transporting their bike and race gear. With over 200 bike shop partners throughout the United States and Canada, coupled with 6,300 UPS drop points worldwide, athletes can now travel baggage-free through the airport and collect their bike and race gear directly at the event. Raceday Transport is a Northern California-based worldwide shipping provider for triathlon and road bikes, race gear and athletic equipment. Raceday Transport divisions include Raceday Shipping, Raceday Rentals and Ship-My-Gear. Visit for more information.

About USA Triathlon: USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

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