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Skins(TM) USA Announces Official Supplier Agreement With Five Professional Cycling Teams

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 General News J E 4
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BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 21 Skins(TM), the global leader inthe development and manufacture of engineered gradient compression technology,announced today it has been named an Official Supplier to Team Inferno, TeamBissell, Team Flexpoint, Kelly Benefit Strategies/Medifast Pro Cycling andSkins/Summit Six Racing Team. The product will be supplied for use to all teammembers, and will be worn for enhanced training, faster recovery and travel.

"We are extremely excited to have Skins(TM), USA as an Official Supplier.Many of our riders have been using the Skins(TM) Travel and Recovery tightsfor years and swear by them, and so we had already budgeted to purchaseSkins(TM) for the squad prior to even discussing this possible sponsorship,"stated Mark Olsen, team manager for Bissell Pro Cycling Team. "Theproducts without question work, and Skins(TM), USA has been great to workwith. We look forward to having an advantage over the competition not usingSkins(TM) for many years to come."

As part of the Official Supplier agreement, Skins(TM) will provide productassortments to the athletes, as well as offer special pricing for additionalpurchases. Chad Thompson, general manager for Team Inferno, stated, "Afterbeing so impressed with the recovery tights we purchased in 2007, we actuallyinitiated a relationship with the Skins(TM) team. We now cannot wait to usethe full Skins(TM) product line. The science is legitimate, and they willprove a real tool for anyone who uses them."

Jon Graff, brand manager for Skins(TM), USA added, "We make it a practiceto never pay an athlete to wear or promote our product. Elite athletes wearSkins(TM) because they truly believe in the technology and know how well theywork. We are so pleased to be Official Suppliers for these five teams becausenow all the team members will use our products to enhance their training,increase their circulation and recover faster after their gruelingpractices and races."

Skins(TM), USA is also an Official Supplier to USA Cycling and USATriathlon. Skins (TM) is available through specialty retailers across thecountry. To find a retailer in your area, or learn more about engineered,gradient compression technology, visit http://www.skins.net.

About Skins(TM) USA

Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Skins(TM) USA oversees distribution inthe Americas, including Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America.Skins(TM) is the global leader for engineered, gradient compression garments,and is worn by professional athletes and active consumers worldwide. Skins(TM)is the official supplier of compression and therapeutic wear to 49 elitesporting teams and individuals covering more than 15 leading internationalsports. Skins(TM) body-molded, engineered, gradient compression garments withBioAcceleration Technology(TM) combine sports and medical science, patenteddesigns and the best in smart fabric technology. Delivering accelerated bloodflow, Skins(TM) are independently proven through scientific testing andlaboratory results to enhance your power, endurance and muscle recovery. Tofind a retailer near you, or learn more about Skins(TM), visit us athttp://www.skins.net.

SOURCE Skins(TM) USA
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