2 X WORLD CROSSFIT CHAMPION ANNIE THORISDOTTIR RE-SIGNS WITH ZAMST
Two Time World CrossFit Champion re-signs with Zamst, a High Performance Sports Bracing/Support Equipment Manufacturer
Irvine, Calif., July 23rd – ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports protective equipment, announced today a renewal of the current endorsement deal with Annie Thorisdottir, a two time World CrossFit Champion and the only woman to win back to back titles in 2011 and 2012.
“Annie is a world class athlete, and we are proud to have her continue her partnership with the Zamst team,” said Bryan Smeltzer, GM, Zamst US “Seeing first hand the extreme amount of work Annie has put into her recovery this past year, and how ZAMST has been able to support her return to the CrossFit Games has been very rewarding. ZAMST sports bracing and supports products provide a superior level of protection and injury prevention, and aligning with world class, elite athletes like Annie who have dominated their sport allows us to demonstrate the superiority of our products”.
Annie was born in Iceland, nicknamed “Iceland Annie”, has dominated the Games in 2011 and 2012, becoming the only female two time “World CrossFit Champion”, designating her as the “Most Fit Woman on Earth”. This past year Annie recovered from a back injury taking her out of the 2013 CrossFit Games.
“CrossFit participation has exploded over the past several years, and we are proud to have Annie leading our Zamst brand in the CrossFit and Strength/Conditioning markets” said Bryan Smeltzer, GM Zamst, “Zamst is committed to providing specific solutions to athletes bracing/support needs”.
“I am proud to again to be part of the Zamst Elite Team,” said Thorisdottir. “Both the Zamst product and team, have been critical to my recovery over the past year, and I look forward to continuing our partnership. Whether during competition or post workout recovery, Zamst has me covered”.
PRO FOOTBALL DEFENSIVE SENSATION VON MILLER SIGNS WITH ZAMST, A LEADING SPORTS BRACING & SUPPORT COMPANY
Denver Star Linebacker Pegged as U.S. Spokesman for ZAMST, a Top Tier Bracing & Support Company
Newport Beach, Calif., November 14, 2012 – ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports bracing and support equipment, announced today a worldwide endorsement deal with professional football star Von Miller. A unique physical specimen at 6’3” and 235lbs., Miller possesses a rare combination of both speed and strength which are key characteristics at the heart of the ZAMST brand identity.
Prior to being drafted by Denver with the second overall pick in the 2011 pro football draft, Miller turned heads at the pre-draft combine recording an 11.15 second 60-yard shuttle shattering the previous record for linebackers. He also finished in the top-three of several other tests including the 40-yard dash, vertical jump and broad jump. Miller was able to use these strengths to record 11.5 sacks as a rookie last season while earning several all-league accolades, including top defensive rookie honors.
“As an athlete and person, Von is a terrific ambassador of the ZAMST brand, “said Bryan Smeltzer, general manager of ZAMST US. “Von’s unique combination of power and speed provides a great platform for ZAMST to showcase our premium bracing and supports product line. Our Precision Engineered Support products protect and reinforce the elite athletes of the world, and we are proud to have Von on our team “.
ZAMST is a premier bracing and support company that has been providing elite athletes across the world with prevention and injury solutions since 1992. With a heritage in the medical field, the company has created its product line through a rigorous development process, which includes in-depth consultation with doctors, trainers and elite athletes to ensure high performance functionality.
“As a professional athlete, taking care of my body is a top priority,” said Miller. “The unique line of ZAMST products allows me to continue performing at high level through all the aches and pains of the season. I consistently use products during practice to help keep me healthy and ready for game day.”
Halfway through the 2012-13 pro football season, Miller leads the league in tackles for loss with 21 and has already recorded 10 sacks in just 9 games. Over the course of his young career, he has tallied a total of 21.5 sacks in 24 games.
As part of the endorsement deal, Miller will be used internationally for in-store, print and online marketing activities for ZAMST.
ZAMST is a market leading brand of sports protective equipment, and used by professionals athletes worldwide. ZAMST offers a full line of premium injury prevention and protection sports bracing and supports products, featuring anatomically correct designs, high performance materials and superior construction. ZAMST is a division of the NIPPON SIGMAX Co., Ltd (Tokyo, JAPAN) with privately-held, wholly owned subsidiary corporations, SIGMAX AMERICA (Newport Beach, CALIFORNIA), SIGMAX EUROPE (Annecy, FRANCE) and SIGMAX CHINA (Shanghai, PRC). For more information, call toll free 877-ZAMST-US (877-926-7887) or visit www.ZAMST.us.