Stand Up Paddle Boarder and Paddle Surfer, Brit Oliphant, Joins Hydro Flask Ambassador Team

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Stand Up Paddle Boarder and Paddle Surfer, Brit Oliphant, Joins Hydro Flask Ambassador Team

Oliphant relies on Hydro Flask to stay hydrated in the hot Hawaiian sun

Bend, Oregon - Hydro Flask, the award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks, recently launched a new Ambassador Program, featuring a diverse, carefully chosen set of representatives that embodies the spirit of the brand. This month, Hydro Flask is proud to spotlight its stand up paddle boarding and paddle surfing Ambassador: Brit Oliphant.

A native of Bend, Ore., Oliphant recently graduated from high school and relocated to Paia, Hawaii, where she could pursue her love of water sports. A natural athlete, Brit has competed in nearly every sport throughout her youth, although she now focuses on stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and paddle surfing. Oliphant recently placed 1st in the 12th Annual Surftech Jay Race, a women’s SUP competition. She also placed 2nd in the 2013 Surftech Shootout and 5th in the H20 Overdrive Summer Series. When not competing, Oliphant shares her love of SUP by teaching the sport to other enthusiasts.

“Between surf contests and stand up paddles races, it’s important for me to stay hydrated on the go,” said Brit Oliphant. "I use my Hydro Flask for when early morning surf checks become all day beach days. I’m always amazed that it keeps my water cold after sitting in the sun for hours."

Brit’s “Top 5 Accessories for Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Paddle Surfing:”

  1. “My pink Hydro Flask to keep my water cold in the hot Hawaiian sun”
  2. “BIKINIS! Lots of them!”
  3. “My Kialoa paddle”
  4. “The ocean”
  5. “Support from family and friends”

For more information about Brit Oliphant, visit http://www.hydroflask.com/ambassadors/13.

“It’s exciting to see our Ambassadors relying on their Hydro Flask to stay hydrated during their respective sports,” said Scott Allan, CEO of Hydro Flask. “From hot yoga to ultra running to stand up paddle boarding, Hydro Flask is a ‘go to’ accessory for many endurance athletes.”

About the Ambassador Program

The Hydro Flask ambassadors are more than just professional athletes and craftspeople who happen to use Hydro Flask products – they are people who are passionate about their sport or trade, their Hydro Flask(s) and their community. The ambassadors span veteran professionals to up-and-coming athletes in the realms of skiing, snowboarding, ultra running, yoga, rock climbing, canoe sailing, stand up paddle boarding, cycling, and cross-fit. Additionally, the ambassador team includes craftspeople that bring passion and a pursuit of perfection to their trade, such as coffee roasting and craft brewing. Despite the diversity, all share the core values that reflect the Hydro Flask brand. For more information on the Hydro Flask Ambassador Program, visit http://www.hydroflask.com/ambassadors/.

About Hydro Flask

Hotter. Colder. Longer.

Hydro Flask® began in the summer of 2009, in beautiful Bend, Oregon with the mission to save the world from lukewarm beverages. Using only high-quality, 18/8 stainless steel, Hydro Flask delivers what people on the go have been looking for: a durable, insulated flask that keeps hots hot and colds cold. Each flask incorporates double wall vacuum insulation, BPA-free materials, food grade stainless steel, a range of fun, bold colors, and a lifetime warranty. Hydro Flasks are both reusable and recyclable.

In addition, Hydro Flask believes that great flasks and great causes go hand in hand, and through its charitable arm, 5% Back, offers a program that allows consumers to allocate a portion of the net profit from their flask purchase to a charity of their choice. For more about Hydro Flask’s charitable mission and commitment to making a difference in the community, visit 5% Back.

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