Whitsett, NC (March 14, 2016) — Today,CEP Compression, a world leader in performance compression socks and sportswear, announces its official sponsorship for the 2016 Cannondale Pro Cycling Team. The Boulder, Colo.- based UCI Pro Team is one of the top-ranked teams on the UCI WorldTour road circuit.
With this sponsorship in place, CEP will provide the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team with Recovery+ Socks and Recovery+ Pro Tights to support the team after riding long distances and testing their athletic limits. The partnership comes as an extension of CEP’s continued presence in the bike industry. It will support Cannondale Pro Cycling Team athletes before and after exercise with its innovative and world-class performance products.
“High quality sport specific compression garments such as CEP are a key part of our recovery and travel strategy,” said Nigel Mitchell, Head of Nutrition for the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team. “CEP products will help drive our team forward and assist our athletes to conquer the next race.”
CEP is rooted in nearly a half-century of German design and innovation in medical compression technology. The company’s proprietary compression profile improves blood flow, reduces muscle soreness and quickens recovery time, making it the perfect product for both professionals and amateurs.
“CEP is extremely excited to be the official recovery compression provider for the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team,” said Jeffrey Baker, Category Manager at CEP. “We believe that our recovery socks and tights will provide superior support for the team in a sport that requires rapid recovery in order to get out and win day after day.”
For more information about CEP visit cepcompression.com.
CEP is a high-end sports brand that incorporates medical expertise in its innovative, high-quality product concepts that help wearers enhance their athletic performance and stay healthy. What makes CEP such a unique sports brand is its access to state-of-the-art production standards “Made in Germany” thanks to its parent medi, one of the leading companies in the healthcare market, headquartered in Bayreuth. medi works together with acclaimed scientists, sports physicians and athletes to develop special technologies and features that give all products in the CEP collection a unique effect. CEP is famous for its legendary compression legwear optimized for running and now offers a wide range of performance-enhancing products from socks and high-tech functional sportswear to the new Ortho+ product line. Find out more at: cepcompression.com.
About the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team:
Although Cannondale Pro Cycling Team may be the youngest WorldTour team, with an average age of 26, its riders have succeeded in scoring enviable results over the team’s 10-year history. Most notably, the team has won stages at every Grand Tour, Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico, the overall classification at the Giro d’Italia, Criterium du Dauphiné, Tour of Missouri, the Tour of Utah, the USA Pro Challenge, Tour of Alberta and three monuments — Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Il Lombardia. Visit www.slipstreamsports.com for more information.