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ESW May 14, 2021 Weekly News Report

April 30, 2021

AWARDS

USA Triathlon, Elk Grove Village Present 4 Star Endurance With Entrepreneur/Business Plan of the Year Award ESW

USA Triathlon Announces Winners of 2020 Multisport Awards Presented by Wahoo Fitness ESW

BUSINESS

USA Cycling releases details of Inclusion Conference ESW

TSG Consumer Partners to Sell Stake in Nuun to Nestlé Health Science Businesswire

Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run partners with MarathonFoto to capture athletes’ images at The Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run ESW

IMT Des Moines Marathon Announces Wolfe Eye Clinic to Provide Athletes with Digital Images ESW

Pic2Go Partners with The Steamboat Marathon 2021 to deliver Race Day Photos to Participants ESW

bluerub CHAFE now distributed in the UK ESW

Nike Reveals Details Into When Employees Will Return to HQ Footwear News

Orbea to move US operations to Boulder Bicycle Retailer

EARNINGS

Asics sees Q1 sales climb 25 percent and gross profit increased 32.3%. SGBMedia

Merrell, Saucony Lead the Way for Wolverine. For the three months ended April 3, revenues rose 16.3% to $510.7 million. Footwear News

Nautilus rides home fitness boom to record results. Quarterly revenue was up 120% to $206 million. SGB Media

As Nike Sales Fall in China, Competitors Cash In. Sportswear competitors Anta and Li Ning are seeing record sales and both are reportedly in the running to buy Reebok from adidas. Front Office News

Dorel Sports sees Q1 revenue increase by 43.6% to $270.3 million. bikebiz

Adidas Raises Outlook, Sales Jump 156% in China. First-quarter earnings, reporting net income of $605 million. Front Office Sports

EVENTS

USA Cycling’s Statement on the Delay of Announcing the 2021 Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships ESW

Japanese towns abandon plans to host Olympic athletes for Tokyo 2020 due to growing concerns over COVID-19 during the fourth wave of infections. Inside the Games

This is how US triathletes qualify for the Tokyo OlympicsTeam USA

Women’s Tour de France set for 2022 according to Tour director. ESPN

Trail Running Has a Harassment Problem. These Women Are Here to Stop It. Runner’s World

What Is Old Is New Again as IRONMAN 70.3 Timberman Returns: Laconia, New Hampshire Announced As New Host City For Historic New England Triathlon ESW

Life Time Opens Registration for 2021 Chicago Triathlon August 28-29 ESW

IRONMAN VR Team Challenge Enters Second Week of Showcasing The Asia Pacific Region On Facebook Watch Via The IRONMAN Now Page With Teams Taking On A Sprint Distance Duathlon Simulation ESW

Celebrating Sisterhood on Bikes ESW

Yokohama Cycle Style Festival presents the augmented Yokohama City Downtown with 2 virtual crit races on ROUVY ESW

Kiwis Osborne, Kingsford take XTERRA Oak Mountain Titles ESW

GIVING

The IRONMAN Group and IRONMAN Foundation DE&I Initiative “Race for Change” Kicks Off Community Engagement Efforts at Certified Piedmontese IRONMAN North American Championship in Tulsa ESW

Three triathlon hopefuls keep their Olympic qualification hopes alive ESW

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Stages Cycling Introduces Power Meter for Latest Cannondale SI Cranks ESW

Po Campo Introduces Visi-Hemp®, the World’s First Reflective Hemp Fabric, in New Micromobility Commuter Collection ESW

With AI poised to revolutionize the endurance sporting industryPodiumRunner lays out where we are, and what we can expect to see in the coming years.

Island Brands USA Launches Summer’s Two New Favorite Beers ESW

Adidas, Allbirds Collab on Lowest Carbon Emission Shoe. GearJunkie

Outside’s 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide.

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Virtual Running Club Launches New Mobile App, Offering More Convenient Access To Platform ESW

SPONSORSHIPS

Decathlon Signs Jamal Hill, U.S. Ranked Number One Paralympic Swimmer, to Sponsorship ESW

Jaybird Announces Partnership With U.S. Soccer Champion, Kelley O’Hara ESW

deboer wetsuits partners with 8x IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 Champion, Amelia Rose Watksinson ESW

Runderwear Becomes Official Undergarment of The Road Runners Club of America ESW

BayPort Foundation joins J&A Racing as the Title Partner and Premier Charity of the Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon Weekend ESW

AdventureCORPS® announces Joe Nimble® as the Official Shoe of Badwater® ESW

BASE Performance Provides Custom Apparel for USA Triathlon ESW

STUDIES

Boston Marathon study finds younger, faster runners are at greater risk for heatstroke. Canadian Running

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