• Wetsuit wins 220 Tri Mag's Innovative Product of the Year!

    15 Feb 2011   /  Project X , 2XU wetsuit   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    2XU’s Project X:1 Wetsuit has been voted ‘Innovative Product of the Year’ by the readers of UK’s leading Triathlon Magazine, 220Triathlon. 

    Unveiled at the 2009 World Ironman Champs in Hawaii, our Project X:1 Wetsuit represents a revolution in high performance wetsuit technology and is undoubtedly one of our most supremely engineered garments.  A true leader in its field, the X:1 has set a new benchmark and has won an array of fans across the globe since inception.   The readers of the coveted 220Triathlon Magazine certainly know their stuff!

    For a full list of other winners check out the 220 Triathlon Awards 2011.

  • 2XU Signs with Sydney Roosters + Wests Tigers!

    8 Feb 2011   /  2XU Sponsored Teams , Wests Tigers , Sydney Roosters , Official Compression Partner   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    We've expanded our portfolio of elite sporting partners yet again; this time signing as the Official Compression Supplier to two leading National Rugby League teams (NRL); Sydney Roosters and Wests Tigers.

    Under the exclusive new agreements, we're set to supply our highly sought Compression apparel to the Wests Tigers for two years and Sydney Roosters until the close of season 2013.    

    Both leading Sydney teams will utilise 2XU’s highly acclaimed Compression garments throughout the coming rugby league seasons for training, game day and recovery.   

    Damien Austin, Rehabilitation Coordinator for the 2010 Sydney Roosters side, said the Club was thrilled to be partnering with 2XU Compression.

    “2XU is at the forefront of compression technology and promises to provide us with a range of garments which are scientifically proven to aid recovery.”

    Steve Folkes, High Performance Manager for the Wests Tigers is equally pleased with his Club’s new 2XU alliance.

    “After carrying out extensive research on compression brands, we found 2XU was the clear market leader in high performance garment engineering.

    Armed with 2XU Compression, our players are now offered a host of benefits including heightened recovery, increase blood flow, reduced chance of injuries and an extra competitive edge.”

    Throughout the partnerships, 2XU will work with Roosters and Wests Tigers players, as well as Performance and Rehabilitation staff from both Clubs on product development and research projects.  All players will wear 2XU Compression in training, on game day and during recovery sessions to enjoy an array of physiological benefits; from improved circulation and heightened agility through to reduced muscle fatigue and damage.

    Can't wait to get started!  Bring on the NRL Premiership Season for 2011!

  • 2XU's Jessica Gallagher scores at the IPC World Champs!

    2 Feb 2011   /  IPC World Championships , Jess Gallagher , Australian Paralympic Team   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    2XU’s multi-talented Paralympian Jessica Gallagher won 2 medals at last week’s IPC World Athletics Championships in Christchurch, NZ. At her first international athletics meet Jess won a bronze medal in the F13 Javelin and a silver medal in the F13 Long Jump which she also did her PB! She became the first Australian athlete to win a medal at both a summer and winter major international meet ( Paralympics + IPC World Championships) which is an awesome effort. With 18 months till the London Olympics things are looking good!

    Great picture of Jess wearing her 2XU in beautiful NZ!!

  • North Melbourne Kangaroos sign with 2XU Compression!

    1 Feb 2011   /  2XU Sponsorships , NMFC , Kangaroos , North Melbourne Football Club , 2XU Compression   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    We're thrilled to announce another elite sporting partnership, this time with the North Melbourne Football Club (NMFC). Under a new agreement we're set to supply our highly acclaimed Compression garments to the Club’s players for training, game day and recovery. 

    Pete Mulkearns, North Melbourne Football Club Director of Sports Science, is thrilled with the new alliance and the significance it holds for his player group ahead of the 2011 AFL Premiership Season.

    “We wanted a superior, advanced product to enhance the recovery processes and training preparation of our players,” said Mulkearns.

    “2XU was the perfect fit, and we’re delighted to have cemented a two year partnership as we believe 2XU Compression can offer us a significant edge over our opponents.  Be it for travelling, pre and post training or even rest days, we encourage all our players to wear 2XU Compression.”

    “The way we prepare, recover and utilise cutting edge technologies is paramount to the growth and development of the Kangaroos and 2XU is an industry leader in sports recovery apparel.” 


    Throughout the partnership, 2XU will work with the NMFC players, as well as the Club’s strength and conditioning staff on product development and research projects.  All Kangaroos will wear 2XU Compression in training, on game day and during recovery sessions to take advantage of an array of physiological benefits; from improved circulation and heightened agility through to reduced muscle fatigue and damage.

    With a relentless commitment to engineering world-class garments from fabrics which deliver tangible benefits to the wearer, 2XU sets the benchmark in high performance compression. 

    Andrew Swallow (pictured) will appear in the Man Alive section of ALPHA magazine's March issue for 2011.

  • 2XU's Katya Crema at the Ski Cross World Cup!

    31 Jan 2011   /  Ski Cross World Cup , 2XU Compression , 2xu athlete   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    2XU’s Katya Crema checks in from the Ski Cross World Cup in Germany!

    After the Europa Cup in Switzerland we drove to Grasgheren, Germany, for the Ski Cross World Cup. There was a lot of hype surrounding this World Cup when we arrived as Ski Cross is huge in Germany after the sport’s success at the Olympics.

    Between qualifications and finals, I did some spinning on the stationary bike in my 2XU Compression Tights for recovery, trying to remove the lactic acid from my legs. I needed to be fresh for finals.

    My finals was a tough heat! I had a great start and maintained second position right down the course but was piped at the line, finishing third. So close to making semi-finals and a top 8 result. My qualifying time put me in 13th place, still a great World Cup result. It was disappointing to be beaten but I was happy with how I raced. My head-to-head racing is improving and my confidence is building. I know I can mix it with the best girls in the world.

    Next stop World Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah!

  • Cam Brown takes 3rd at the Tauranga Half Ironman!

    11 Jan 2011   /  Ironman Tauranga 70.3 , Cameron Brown , Ironman 70.3   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    It was a tough day at the office for 2XU Ironman champ Cam Brown as he crossed the line 3rd at the Tauranga Half Ironman last weekend.

    Brown pushed his body as he tried to chase down first place, which went to Graham O’Grady, closely followed by Callum Millward.  The 2km swim, 90km bike and 21km run saw Brown cross the line in 25 minutes, 32 seconds.

    Brown is confident in his form ahead of the Taupo Ironman on March 5, so after a few days recovering in his 2XU Compression gear, its full steam ahead with training once again.

    Check out Cam on the news in NZ!


    Great work Brownie!


    18 Oct 2010   /  2XU Ambassador , Cameron Brown , Ironman , triathlon   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    One Hot Minute with Cameron Brown – 10 x Ironman Triathlon Champion

    We caught up with 10 x Ironman NZ Champion Cameron Brown to find out what makes this king of long course tick.  Read on to learn about Cam's favourite training, top pump up songs, biggest vice and the best advice he's ever received.

    Read the full article >

  • 2XU's Sharelle McMahon checks in from Delhi

    29 Sep 2010   /  Commonwealth Games 2010 , Australian Diamonds , Sharelle McMahon   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    We caught up with 2XU Ambassador and Captain of the Australian Diamonds Comm. Games Netball Team, Sharelle McMahon during her first few days in Delhi…

    What’s the best thing about the athlete village?  I might let you know this one after I’ve been here a little longer!

    What’s the food like?  The Dining Hall is AMAZING!  It’s huge and has food from all around the world.  It’s open 24 hours a day, so we have to be a bit careful though!

    How are you dealing with your nerves?  I’m not too nervous just yet!  We are still about a week out from our competition beginning, so I’m sure they will kick in as we get closer. 

    Do you share rooms with other athletes?  The accommodation is set up in Apartments.  The Netball Diamonds have 3 apartments – one for our support staff, and two for the athletes.  I am sharing a room with Vice-Captain Natalie Von bertouch and in the other bedrooms are Cath Cox, Bec Bulley, Natalie Medhurst and Lauren Nourse.

    If so, who is the most untidy? Probably me!!

    What will you be doing to fill in time before your event/match?  There are lots of things to do here in the Athletes Village – in fact as I am sitting here, a live band just started playing!  There are also games rooms, casual dining, beauty shops etc.  The other thing I hope to do a bit of when the Games start is get out to watch some other sports and events.

    Are you superstitious?  Not really, although my ‘routines’ seem to be getting more rigid the longer I play!  For example, I always eat rice on game day, I like to be a bit rushed & don’t like getting to the game too early, I tape my left ankle, then my right, then put on my left sock, then my right, then my left shoe, then my right……that’s not superstitious right…?

    What’s the weather like in Delhi at the moment?  It is really hot in Delhi at the moment.  It is a really dry heat – not too humid

    Do you get time to leave the athlete village during the Comm. games? We’re not really sure about this yet, but if we do, it will be very limited

    What’s coming up next after the games?  We get to have a bit of a break after the Comm. Games!  I am then back into training with the Melbourne Vixens for the 2011 ANZ Championships which start in February.

    How often are you doing your washing in the Village?  Probably too early to say, but we have our own laundry, so will make this much easier.  I would assume at least every second day…

    What are you missing most from home?  My husband, family and friends!

    What 2XU item did you pack?  I have my 2XU Compression Tights with me which will obviously be very important for recovery as we move through our competition. 

    Nice work Sharelle – we’re glad you packed your Compression Tights, good luck!

  • 2XU's Cameron Brown takes out Japan 70.3

    21 Sep 2010   /  Japan 70.3 , Cameron Brown , Ironman 70.3   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    A big congrats to 2XU Ambassador Cameron Brown on a great win at the inaugural 70.3 Japan Half Ironman in Tokoname, Japan.

    After exiting the water 1:45 down, Cam worked hard on the bike to take the lead by the 60km mark.  A smooth run followed to place him comfortably out front to take out the race in a total time of 4:12:00.

    Well done Cam – a great win and some ideal race preparation for the big race on the Big Island of Kona in just a few weeks now!

  • 2XU's Snowsill dominates in Budapest!

    13 Sep 2010   /  Dextro Energy , World Championships , Emma Snowsill , ITU , 2xu athlete   /   0 Comments   /   Comment

    Congratulations to 2XU Ambassador Emma Snowsill on an amazing win at the Dextro Energy ITU World Championship Grand Final on the weekend.

    Winning the race by a whopping one minute and 44 seconds, Emma was just too quick on the day, finishing the race in 1:49:43 and posting an incredible run spit of 33:08!

    Well done Emma!


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