2XU names official compression partner for Basketball Australia

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Basketball Australia has announced 2XU, Australia’s leading high performance athletic apparel brand, as its Official Compression Partner.

The one-year partnership agreement commenced on July 30 2015 and will include supplying all training and recovery compression garments for the Australian Boomers, the Jayco Australian Opals and the Women’s National Basketball League until June 30 2016.

Elite athletes rely on 2XU’s internationally recognised Compression range chosen by the Australian Institute of Sport, Swimming Australia, Rowing Australia, the AFL and Netball Australia. The high performance global brand has built its reputation on using technology to multiply the performance of athletes and taking them beyond what they thought possible.

All players representing the Australian Boomers and the Jayco Australian Opals in the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships Event this weekend and the upcoming Pre-Olympic International Tours will be wearing 2XU compression and recovery garments.

The nine teams participating in the 2015/16 WNBL Championship Season, will also be supported with 2XU Compression product.

“Basketball Australia is another key addition to our portfolio of Australian sports, and shows our commitment to powering the hearts of Australia’s elite athletes.” Explains 2XU CEO Kevin Roberts. “We want to ensure that they have the best product to help them compete at absolute efficiency and recover faster from intense training.”

With a relentless commitment to engineering world-class garments from fabrics delivering tangible benefits to the wearer, 2XU sets the benchmark in high performance sports apparel. Ongoing testing, research and consultation with professional sporting bodies and athletes are integral to the brand’s winning formula.

About 2XU:

2XU (“Two Times You”) was launched in Melbourne in January 2005, and is driven by a relentless company mission to advance human performance through the development of world-leading athletic garments.

In its first year, 2XU graced the bodies of multiple World Champion athletes and has since formed powerful alliances and key partnerships with World Champions across the globe in numerous sports including Triathlon, Cycling, NBA, Swimming, Netball, AFL, Soccer, NRL, NFL and Running. 2XU is also the exclusive Official Compression Supplier to the Australian Institute of Sport.

Designed and tested in consultation with industry experts, all garments employ intelligent physiological design, cutting edge performance fabrics and construction. The premium Australian brand is now stocked in multiple countries around the world.

For additional information about 2XU, visit 2XU.COM.AU