Durango, CO – May 15, 2019 – Colorado-based sports drink manufacturer, Tailwind Nutrition is proud to be named the recipient of the 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting. The award, a joint recognition from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and the World Trade Center Denver, has been given to Colorado exporters annually since 1970. Tailwind Nutrition was formally recognized at World Trade Day, the Rocky Mountain Region’s premier international trade event due to their rapid growth in global markets.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the Governor’s office, the World Trade Center Denver, and OEDIT for the hard work our Durango team, international partners, and distributors have been doing to expand into international markets,” states Jenny Vierling, co-founder of Tailwind Nutrition. “We are very proud of our contribution to Colorado’s economic presence globally.”
Founded in Durango, CO by endurance athletes, Tailwind Nutrition’s product line-up includes the original Endurance Fuel, a simple-to-use drink mix that replenishes calories and electrolytes and hydrates, and Rebuild Recovery, the first sports recovery drink based on a patent-pending perfectly complete protein. All of Tailwind Nutrition’s products are made in Durango, Colorado and can be found in over 23 countries around the world.
World Trade Center Denver is a business network organization serving the Rocky Mountains Region whose mission is to help its members collaborate locally so they can thrive internationally. Their signature event is World Trade Day, an international trade and investment conference for the Rocky Mountain Region with over 700 participants. Addressing challenges and opportunities in global trade, the annual event features keynote speakers, a networking reception, and a brand expo. Tailwind Nutrition received their award from Lt. Governor Primavera as part of the event’s program.
Since 2012, Tailwind Nutrition has been manufacturing all-natural sports nutrition products that are free of GMOs, dairy, soy, and gluten, are easy to digest, and support an athlete’s fueling and recovery needs during exercise. Owned, operated and manufactured in Durango, CO, Tailwind Nutrition’s specially formulated drink mixes help athletes perform and compete at their highest level without the worry of food allergies or sensitivities. Tailwind is all you need, all day. Really. For more information visit