Under Armour has been named the official performance partner of USA Boxing and will provide athletes at all levels of competition – Youth, Junior Olympic and Elite – with apparel and footwear.
Under Armour will outfit the teams with training and competition gear for the next six years, including the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games.
Under Armour has developed a custom collection of boxing gear featuring Armourvent technology to withstand high intensity action. It also developed the Title Hunter boxing boot; which utilizes Under Armour ClutchFit technology to give a flexible feel with locked-in support.
Said Peter Murray, VP, global brand and sports marketing, Under Armour. “We are honored to support USA Boxing’s incredible legacy of building champions on the Olympic stage and beyond, as we work together to help strengthen the sport in the U.S. grassroots to elite levels.”
USA Boxing team members first appeared in Under Armour uniforms and footwear at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Additionally, Under Armour’s hometown of Baltimore will host USA Boxing’s second Trials Qualifying event September 7 to 12.
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