COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — TYR Sport has renewed its Gold-Level Partnership with USA Triathlon through 2016, the company announced Monday.
The relationship designates TYR as the national governing body's official supplier in several categories, including swimwear; triathlon competition and training apparel; swim training accessories and goggles. Wetsuits and swimskins are now added as an exclusive category.
TYR will suit the top age-group athletes who annually qualify to represent the United States at each ITU World Championship event. TYR will also support the USA Triathlon National Team Program through performance bonuses at select events. Eligible winners include elite American triathletes who race in TYR suits and finish on the podium at the following events: ITU World Triathlon Series installments, the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto and the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Additionally, TYR will remain a partner in staging USA Triathlon's four National Championships each year.
All USA Triathlon annual members will continue to receive a 20 percent discount on TYR products through TYR.com. USA Triathlon Certified Clubs, Coaches and Race Directors are eligible for a discount as well.
"We are thrilled that we are not only continuing our partnership with USA Triathlon, but we are expanding it," said Matt DiLorenzo, TYR's CEO. "During the last five years of partnership, USA Triathlon has proven to be a phenomenal platform to demonstrate our passion for the sport and to reach triathletes of all ages and levels. We look forward to continued collaboration and success as we move toward the world stage for Rio 2016."