2XU and Port Adelaide Football Club team up for 2017 Season
December 15, 2016
2XU and the Port Adelaide Football Club have joined forces for the 2017 AFL Premiership Season, with Australia’s leading high performance compression brand announced as the club's official compression apparel partner.
The agreement will see 2XU supply the 146-year-old football club with the world’s most scientifically advanced compression garments for training, game preparation, performance and recovery.
Paul Higgins, Chief Executive Officer for 2XU, is delighted to see Port Adelaide join 2XU’s extensive list of high performance sports teams who wear and trust Australia’s premium sports compression brand.
“2XU has a long and proud history providing the world’s most advanced compression garments to the best teams in world sport. To have the Port Adelaide Football Club join the 2XU family is another significant achievement for us and we look forward to working with the club throughout the 2017 season,” he said.
Port Adelaide’s High Performance Manager, Darren Burgess, was equally pleased with the club’s affiliation with 2XU.
“Port Adelaide is delighted to be involved with a world class organisation like 2XU. 2XU performance and recovery compression garments are renowned as the best in the business and our team could not be happier to partner with them,” he said.
Born in 2005 and based in Melbourne, 2XU is a premium Australian sports apparel brand driven to advance human performance through the development of world-leading compression garments.
2XU is at the forefront of the global sports compression wear market and is considered the most technical sportswear brand in the world. 2XU garments employ intelligent physiological design, cutting edge performance fabrics and construction that are designed and tested in consultation with sports scientists and industry experts.
Present in 71 countries around the world, 2XU has graced the bodies of multiple world champion athletes and is the official compression partner of the Australian Institute of Sport, the Australian Paralympic Committee and the Australian Football League.
2XU has also formed powerful alliances and partnerships across numerous sports world-wide including triathlon, cycling, NBA, swimming, netball, soccer, NRL, NFL and running.