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2XU appointed Official Compression Partner of AIS
Posted by: Press Releases
Posted on: Thursday 21st May 2009


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Triathlon Consultants (www.triathlonconsultants.com) are pleased to announce that 2XU has been chosen as the Official Compression Clothing Partner to the Australian Institute of Sport - the full press release and detail is below.

In addition to becoming Official Compression Partner to the AIS, 2XU compression was chosen by the Cervélo TestTeam and Garmin/Slipstream Cycling Pro Team and is the official compression supplier to Belgrave Harriers. 2XU compression is supported by football's Robbie Earle and was recently chosen by Katie Price when she ran the London Marathon in April.

Further information about 2XU compression can be found at www.2xushop.co.uk/compression or by contacting Mike Trees on 0118 934 6799.


2XU’s high-performance compression apparel has now been officially recognised as a world-class collection, with the range being selected by pre-eminent sporting body, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

AIS Athletes in 2XU Compression – Official Supplier to the AIS

Engineered from world class materials, 2XU Compression has proven it’s all about the fabric. Boasting circular knit structure, a 50/70 Denier fabric for unparalleled strength and the most accurate, graduated compressive design, 2XU supplies the premier compression products on the market today.

AIS Senior Sport Physiologist (Fatigue and Recovery), Dr Shona Halson, said that 2XU’s compression collection truly represents the pinnacle in high performance compression wear and is therefore a worthy exclusive Official Compression Partner to the AIS.

“It’s important for the AIS to partner with companies who have a similar dedication to the pursuit of excellence and can provide our athletes with top of the range, high performance products. We are excited to be partnering with a company that shares our values, understands the importance of research and is committed to ongoing product development.

The AIS is always looking for the edge and together with 2XU we will be conducting research into the physiological benefits of compression products. This will feed into 2XU’s product development, and will help our athletes stay at the top of their game.”

While compression has been used in the medical industry for 150 years, only recently have a number of research articles and studies been published which confirm the benefits of wearing compression garments both during and after exercise. With an obsessive focus on delivering superior fabrics and tangible benefits, 2XU has built a highly technical compression range which reflects relentless research and development.
2XU Director of Sales and Marketing, Aidan Clarke, is thrilled to be declared the Official Supplier of compression products to the AIS.

“The selection as Official Compression Partner to the AIS demonstrates our steadfast commitment to superior product development, testing and garment research is paying off.  We’ve worked hard to develop a reputation for producing only the finest sporting apparel in the market, and we’re exceptionally proud of this,” said Clarke.

With a superior researched design, 2XU Compression leads the field in high performance compression.  Compression is one of the fastest growing segments of 2XU; a reflection of the world-class fabrics used and ongoing feedback from elite athletes and leading sports institutes around the world.

For more information on 2XU compression, visit www.2xu.com.


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