Athlete Performance Solutions to make Innovative Nike Footwear available to athletes who participate in the sports found in the Olympic Games
New company is the Authorized Licensee for NIKE’s pinnacle footwear for Sailing, Rowing, Fencing, Weightlifting, Boxing and Shooting
Portland, OR (August 12, 2010) – Athlete Performance Solutions will team with NIKE, Inc. to bring innovative footwear solutions for athletes who participate in the sports found in the Olympic Games to retail outlets around the world. The new company will market, distribute and sell NIKE’s pinnacle, performance footwear for Sailing, Rowing, Fencing, Weightlifting, Boxing and Shooting.
"I commend NIKE for their continued commitment to developing innovative footwear for athletes who love the sports found in the Olympic Games,” said Eddie Brown, Founder and President of Athlete Performance Solutions. “To date, it has been very difficult for these athletes to find the footwear they require at retail. I am pleased that Athlete Performance Solutions will now help bring NIKE’s pinnacle, performance footwear to the retail community serving the needs of athletes participating in these sports around the world."
"Developing innovative footwear for athletes is something to which NIKE has been committed for many years,” said Erik Sprunk, Vice President of Merchandise and Product. “The ability to make these unique products available to more athletes is something we are very pleased to be able to offer through our new partnership with Athlete Performance Solutions."
About Athlete Performance Solutions: Athlete Performance Solutions is an Authorized Global Licensee of Nike, Inc. marketing, distributing, and selling Nike’s pinnacle, performance footwear for several sports. Athlete Performance Solutions is committed to working with the retail community serving the needs of athletes. For more information, visit www.athleteps.com.
About NIKE Inc: NIKE, Inc. based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned Nike subsidiaries include Cole Haan, which designs, markets and distributes luxury shoes, handbags, accessories and coats; Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories; Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Umbro Ltd., a leading United Kingdom-based global football (soccer) brand. For more information, visit www.nikebiz.com.
Contact: Athlete Performance Solutions Eddie Brown (503) 708-3730 info@athletePS.com
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