evolv Footwear Adds Emily Harrington to Climbing Team

Footwear manufacturer evolv Sports announced today the addition of Emily Harrington as the newest climbing team member.
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evolv Footwear Adds Emily Harrington to Climbing Team

January 5, 2011 (Buena Park, CA) - Footwear manufacturer evolv Sports announced today the addition of Emily Harrington as the newest climbing team member.

A Boulder, Colorado native, Emily is an accomplished rock climber and competitor. In 2005, she finished 2nd in the Sport Climbing World Championships In 2006, she was named Female Climber of the Year at the Teva Mountain Games and the following year Emily was the 2nd American female to climb 5.14b. She served as a USA Athlete Representative at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy, and represented the Access Fund as Youth Ambassador from 2003 to 2006 and currently serves as a National Ambassador for the Access Fund.

“I am honored to join the evolv team and to be a part of a grassroots company that is motivated to support and give back to the climbing community,” says Harrington. “They have a fresh perspective on design, development, and athlete feedback; and I'm excited to participate and represent such a progressive brand."

Jay Peery, evolv's Director of Sales says, “The evolv family is excited to have Emily join our team. Her multi-disciplinary approach to climbing and open demeanor matches our team and company culture perfectly. We look forward to supporting her growth in the sport, as well as working with her on product development and marketing projects."

evolv Company Profile
evolv Sports was founded in Southern California in 2003. In a short time, evolv Sports has become a leading force in the climbing footwear market, producing some of the best performing and selling climbing footwear available. evolv distributes worldwide from its warehouse in Buena Park, CA and maintains manufacturing facilities in the US and Asia.

In addition to climbing footwear, evolv also markets climbing accessories and high friction rubber for outsoles under the TRAX® USA label. evolv sponsors some of the most prolific and talented climbers in the sport and produces a signature line of shoes developed by climbing icon Chris Sharma.

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