Wilson Is Official Ball in National Senior Games Presented by Humana
23 Feb, 2015
The National Senior Games Association has announced Wilson Sporting Goods Co. will be the Official Game Ball sponsor for the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors. The agreement with Wilson includes baseball, basketball, racquetball, softball and tennis for the 2015 National Senior Games Presented by Humana. The biennial championship event will be held July 3-16 at Competition venues in Bloomington, Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. Upwards of 12,000 athletes 50 and over are expected to compete in 19 medal sports and three demonstration sports.
"We are excited and grateful to have Wilson as our partner," said Sue Hlavacek, NSGA Director Of Events and Programs. "Sporting equipment is a significant need for us, and having Wilson as our Official Game Ball satisfies the desire to offer the highest possible quality of play that our great athletes deserve."
Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a division of Amer Sports, is the world's leading manufacturer of sports equipment, apparel and accessories. Through its dedication to creating products that enable athletes at every level to perform at their best, Wilson has earned its place as a leader in sporting goods for over a century.
"Wilson has been at the heart of sports history for more than 100 years,” said Kristina Peterson-Lohman, Director of Corporate Communications.
"As a company, we are focused on supporting athletes who pursue their personal performance goals with the best and most innovative equipment possible. We're proud to support the athletes of the National Senior Games."
For more on Wilson, visit www.Wilson.com.
About NSGA: The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) is a nonprofit member of the United States Olympic Committee that promotes health and wellness for adults 50 and over through education, fitness and sport. NSGA governs the biennial National Senior Games, the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors. NSGA sanctions 51 state and affiliate members across the country that host qualifying Senior Games or Senior Olympics competition.
The 2015 National Senior Games Presented by Humana will be held July 3–16, 2015 in Bloomington/Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. For more information, visit www.NSGA.com