—Canadian company named official helmet, shoe and glove supplier for national body—
VICTORIA—Louis Garneau partners with Triathlon Canada to help fulfill the dream of standing on the podium for athletes in the Triathlon Canada Nation thanks to a new partnership established with Triathlon Canada.
Garneau, the pioneer custom cycling clothing company in North America, will supply helmets, gloves, socks and cycling shoes to Canada’s National Team and National Development team athletes for the 2018 season. The company will also support the team with some Garneau Gennix E1 race bikes to help the development efforts.
“Triathletes spend countless hours on the bike, so we are excited to partner with Louis Garneau to provide access to some of the most critical resources our athletes require for optimal training and medal-winning performances,” said Kim Van Bruggen, chief executive officer of Triathlon Canada. “Louis Garneau and Triathlon Canada have a common focus at our core: support our athletes’ drive to achieve their performance goals. Louis Garneau is a proven performer and we look forward to having a Canadian company with us on our team’s quest to put the maple leaf on the international podium.”
“The success of Canadian triathletes inspires us on a daily basis. We are committed to supporting the sport and delivering the very best product to athletes flying our nation’s flag on the national and international levels,” says Eric Sakalowsky, global marketing director of Garneau.
Garneau, a global company with its head office located in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Quebec, is an international leader in the design and manufacture of sports clothing and accessories. The company has over 400 employees and is ever-growing. Thanks to the sponsoring of high-profile international athletes and teams, and to the sale of its products in over 50 countries, the company is in constant progress and relentlessly centers its efforts on development and innovation. More than ever, athletes all around the world stand out and perform in outstanding fashion thanks to the Garneau brand. For more information, please visit garneau.com.
ABOUT TRIATHLON CANADA
Triathlon Canada is the governing body of the sport in the country. Triathlon Canada’s more than 22,000 members include athletes, coaches and officials from the grassroots to elite levels. With the support of its valued corporate partners – 94 FORWARD, Project, Training Peaks, Zizu Optics, and Polar – along with the Government of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, and Own the Podium, Triathlon Canada develops Olympic, Paralympic and world Champions in all race disciplines. For more information on Triathlon Canada, please visit us at www.triathloncanada.com.
For more information:
Stephany-Alexia Dubeau Chris Dornan
Marketing Assistant Media and Public Relations
Garneau Triathlon Canada
Tel.: 418-878-4889 #393 tel.: 403-620-8731