Point6 Announces 2014 Athlete Ambassadors


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Point6 Announces 2014 Athlete Ambassadors

Steamboat, Colo. — (April. 23, 2014)Point6, makers of premium merino wool socks engineered to deliver the ultimate in performance and comfort, is proud to announce its team of 2014 athlete ambassadors. The diverse group of athletes will field test products and engage core audiences through inspiring perspectives and stories of their experiences.

Founded in 2008, Point6’s performance merino socks have quickly become a favorite among hardcore athletes and serious amateurs alike. “Our team of ambassadors represents a wide spectrum of accomplished individuals ranging from extreme competitors, expedition guides and pro athletes in various disciplines,” notes Peter Duke, CEO of Point6. “Having so many different sports represented gives us invaluable insight into the performance needs of each type of athlete, and allows us to continually improve our product designs for our customers.”

All Point6 sock designs are engineered with just the right amount of sport specific cushioning, cross stretch and support to deliver exceptionally comfortable, high performance socks for a wide range of outdoor and fitness activities. In addition to inspiring others who share a passion for the outdoors, the Point6 ambassadors will enhance brand awareness, and provide valuable feedback for product testing and development. 

 Photo credit: Peter Whittaker

Photo credit: Peter Whittaker

2014 Point6 Athlete Ambassador Team

  • Brad Johnson – AMGA mountain guide 
  • David Steele – skier, climber 
  • GR Fielding – extreme freeskier
  • Heather Gollnick – Ironman champion, triathlon coach
  • Jay Mcluen – professional golfer
  • Joey Thompson - AMGA/IFMGA mountain guide
  • Kerry Lofy – BASE jumper, freestyle skier
  • Peter Whittaker – mountaineer, expedition leader
  • Roberto Mandje – Olympic distance runner
  • Taylor Seaton - professional freestyle skier

To keep up with the team or to learn more, please visit http://www.point6.com/pages/sponsorships.

More About Point6:

Makers of premium merino wool socks with sport-specific designs engineered to deliver the ultimate in performance and comfort; Point6 was launched in 2008 by merino wool innovators, Peter and Patty Duke. All Point6 socks are made using state of the art knitting and compact-spinning technologies, and the brand is committed to delivering merino wool products of the utmost quality, comfort and durability. For more information, please visit www.point6.com.