Hockey Australia and 2XU extend their relationship
February 09, 2017
2XU and Hockey Australia extended their relationship with a new one-year contract extension which will see the world’s most advanced compression-wear brand continue as the Official Compression Partner of Hockey Australia.
The deal means that Australia’s national hockey teams, the Kookaburras and the Hockeyroos, will continue to benefit from the compression garments which will aid in their game preparation, performance, and recovery.
2XU Chief Executive Officer, Paul Higgins, is delighted that Australia’s premium compression wear brand will continue to support Australia’s national hockey teams.
"We’re excited to continue our relationship with Hockey Australia and have the Hockeyroos and the Kookaburras remain as part of the 2XU family. 2XU has a proud history providing the world’s best teams and athletes with the world’s best compression to enhance their performance and recovery. We’re thrilled our compression garments will continue to support the needs of Australia’s national hockey teams."
Hockey Australia’s General Manager – Commercial and Communications, Lawrence West said "We are thrilled to be continuing our partnership with 2XU."
"The benefit our teams see from the compressions garments provided by 2XU is immeasurable – from pre-training preparation and post training recovery, to keeping them fresh during travel – the technology provided in 2XU garments is second to none.
"Continuing the partnership was, for us, a no-brainer. The values which we have in common with 2XU including striving to improve at all times, and looking to be the best in the world are really important to us as we both strive to be at the top of our game."
In addition, the agreement will see Australian hockey athletes feature in 2XU promotional materials and campaigns.