U.S. Ski & Snowboard Announces Global Partnership With airweave
PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 16, 2018) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard has today announced that airweave is the latest world-class brand to join the Olympic sports organization’s growing roster of partners as the Official Bedding Supplier. As a primary element of the partnership, airweave will supply mattresses to U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s athletes to help them maximize performance throughout the year ahead.
“We are proud to continue our history of supporting U.S. national team athletes and their performance,” said airweave CEO and President Motokuni Takaoka. “We look forward to watching the U.S. Ski & Snowboard teams compete knowing they are well-rested thanks to airweave.”
“Sleeping well is an incredibly important part of an athlete’s preparation and recuperation in training and competition,” said Troy Taylor, U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s High Performance Director. “Having airweave on board with our team is a vital part of the intricate planning that we do with our athletes in competition throughout the year and we are delighted to welcome airweave into our U.S. Ski & Snowboard family.”
The Sponsorship includes airweave’s total sleep solution of mattresses, toppers, pillows, duvets, and a limited edition travel blanket for use while U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes are competing internationally and at the Sleep Center at the Center of Excellence in Park City, Utah. In addition, airweave will be utilizing individual athletes from their High Performance Team as brand ambassadors on social media.
Trusted by The World’s Elite
Having fostered relationships with top athletes, businesses and institutions has become a crucial part of airweave’s R&D which includes years of studies with top sleep scientists and IMG Academy on the relationship between sleep quality, bedding, and athletic performance. U.S. Ski & Snowboard joins airweave’s list of global partners which includes The Ritz Paris, Royal Ballet School, and Japan Airlines.
Airweave is the Japanese bedding manufacturer known for their unique mattress core material airfiber® and the belief that “Tomorrow Starts Tonight.” Offering optimum breathability, even pressure distribution and support airfiber® is the latest in sleep surface technology while also being 100% washable and eco-friendly. Having expanded to a range of bedding, lifestyle and technology products in Japan, airweave Founder and CEO Motokuni Takaoka introduced his line of mattresses to the United States online through airweave.com and select retail partners in 2014. Airweave aims to be recognized as a global sleep solution brand, designing innovative products for use at home, while traveling and everywhere in between.
About U.S. Ski & Snowboard
U.S. Ski & Snowboard is the Olympic sports organization based in Park City, UT providing leadership and direction for elite athletes competing at the highest level worldwide and for tens of thousands of young skiers and snowboarders in the USA, encouraging and supporting all its athletes in achieving excellence wherever they train and compete. By empowering national teams, clubs, coaches, parents, officials, volunteers and fans, U.S. Ski & Snowboard is committed to the progression of its sports, athlete success and the value of team. One of the oldest and most established sports organizations worldwide, directly tracing its roots back to 1905, U.S. Ski & Snowboard receives no direct government support, operating solely through private donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to fund athletic programs that directly assist athletes in reaching their dreams.