PARK CITY, Utah – Women’s Ski Jumping USA is proud to announce HALTI as the Official Uniform Supplier of the Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team heading into the 2013-14 World Cup and Olympic season.
“This is the most important season ever for the Visa Team and we needed the best of the best ski wear. We’re honored to partner with HALTI and the excellence it provides in design and function for our athletes,” said Robbie Beck, executive director of Women’s Ski Jumping USA.
HALTI is providing uniforms for athletes, coaches, and staff of Women’s Ski Jumping USA and USA Ski Jumping, which is the men’s team.
Founded in 1976 in Finland, HALTI is a leader in the designing and manufacturing of outdoor sports and recreation equipment. Named after the highest peak in Finland, the brand is synonymous with the highest in quality, fashion design and technical innovations. Halti is proudly one of the main sponsors and official clothing supplier of FIS (International Ski Federation), the Finnish Alpine ski team and the Slovenian ski team.
HALTI's Olhava and Kvarnby skiwear sported by USA Ski Jumping and Women’s Ski Jumping USA are made out of a material manufactured by Sympatex. The Sympatex membrane is highly breathable, 100 percent wind and waterproof, 100 percent recyclable, Bluesign® approved, and is PTFE-free and PFC-free; guaranteeing ultimate performance in cold weather conditions, as well as environmental sustainability.
“We are very excited and extremely happy to support the Visa Team and the USA Ski Jumping Team,” said Lori Kirk, president SISU SPORTS LLC. “We are thrilled to be able to offer the athletes and administrators alike the highest quality outer-wear available, and in turn the increase in national brand visibility will be instrumental to the development and expansion of HALTI Skiwear in the U.S.”
SISU Sports LLC is the exclusive USA distributor of HALTI Skiwear. Founded in 2010, SISU Sports has become familiar with the HALTI brand and is the distributor in the U.S.
In addition to Sisu Sports and Sympatex, Park City Mountain Resort is proud to contribute to the progress of elite men and women ski jumpers. PCMR has a deep connection with the US Olympic movement, which includes its role as a host venue for the 2002 Winter Games.
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