USA Gymnastics has announced that GK Elite, a brand of Elite Sportswear, L.P., will serve as the Official USA Gymnastics National Team Gymnastics Competition and Training Apparel Partner through 2024.
A partner of USA Gymnastics in various capacities since 1989, GK will be the exclusive provider of competition and gymnastics training attire for National Team athletes and will be the exclusive gymnastics apparel retailer at USA Gymnastics premier events. GK Elite’s partnership will also include supporting the expansion of mental health services and programs that USAG currently provides to the National Team.
“We are extremely pleased to continue our longstanding relationship with GK Elite,” USA Gymnastics Chief Operating Officer Lauryn Turner said. “Their experience designing and outfitting our National Team athletes, and their work with the grass roots community, is unrivaled. For over three decades, GK Elite has supported our athletes, and we look forward to collaborating with them through the current quadrennium.”
“GK is honored to continue outfitting the best gymnasts in the world through this multi-year partnership with USA Gymnastics,” said Matt Cowan, President of Elite Sportswear. “Our commitment to supporting and growing the sport of gymnastics, across all disciplines and levels, is at the core of GK Elite and this partnership allows us to extend our dedication and commitment to all athletes across the country.”
USA Gymnastics fields National Teams at as many as 20 international events each year. GK will outfit U.S. National Team athletes in competition attire at major competitions over the next two years, including World Championships, The World Games, Pan American Championships, World Cup events, Gymnastics Team Trials, and the Paris Olympic Games.
As USAG’s exclusive gymnastics apparel retailer, GK also will have a significant presence at all major USA Gymnastics domestic competitions. Events in 2022 still on tap include the U.S. Classic July 28-31 in Salt Lake City, and the U.S. Gymnastics Championships August 18-21 in Tampa.