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U.S. Olympic Triathlon Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen Joins the Polar Team

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NEW YORK – January 18, 2017 Polar, the leader in wearable sports and fitness technology for nearly 40 years, welcomes 2016 Olympic Triathlon Gold Medalist and two-time ITU World Champion Gwen Jorgensen to the team. A 17-time winner of ITU World Triathlon Series events, Jorgensen joins Polar’s growing team of renowned running and endurance athletes including Molly Huddle, Kate Grace and Mirinda Carfrae. Polar’s Smart Coaching and reliable metrics-based guidance will support Jorgensen as she aims to reach her next athletic accomplishments.

NEW BALANCE LAUNCHES RUNIQ AS BRAND’S FIRST WEARABLE DEVICE PROUDLY MADE BY RUNNERS FOR RUNNERS

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Innovative New Smartwatch Showcases Collaboration with Intel, Google and Strava as well as alliance with Jabra in debut of PaceIQ sports headphones - BOSTON, January 4, 2017– Global athletic leader New Balance announced its inaugural smart wearable from the Digital Sport Division with RunIQ, a “made to run” smartwatch built in collaboration with leading digital, hardware and software companies, including Intel, Google, and Strava, at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.  In tandem with the launch of RunIQ, New Balance will also debut PaceIQ, Bluetooth wireless sport headphones, with sound by Jabra- the provider of premium sound solutions for sports enthusiasts. RunIQ delivers the perfect combination of the best running features in a stylish accessory that you can wear all day.

ASICS CONTINUES TO DELIVER LIGHTWEIGHT TECHNOLOGY AND COMFORT FOR RUNNERS

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New ASICS GEL-NIMBUS® 19 Model Propels Long Distance Runners - Irvine, Calif. (December 15, 2016) – ASICS America Corporation has announced its iconic running shoe for long distance runners, the GEL-NIMBUS®, will be updated for 2017. The GEL-NIMBUS 19 model has been updated and upgraded to deliver a shoe that features unrivaled lightness and maximum comfort for neutral runners and underpronaters, without compromising on its legendary responsive cushioning.

adidas Unveils UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley, The First Mass-Produced Running Shoe Made from Parley Ocean Plastic

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Portland, Ore. November 4, 2016In a game-changing move for a more eco-innovative future, adidas today unveiled the UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley running shoe; the first mass-produced footwear created using Parley Ocean Plastic. The revolutionary footwear will launch mid-November, with 7,000 pairs available.

Olympians Molly Huddle and Kate Grace Join the Polar Team

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NEW YORK – October 18, 2016Polar, the pioneer of wearable sports and fitness technology and the leader of heart rate monitoring for more than 35 years, welcomes two world-renowned runners to their team: Molly Huddle and Kate Grace. Both U.S. Olympic Trials Champions, Huddle holds the 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter American records on the track while Grace won the 800-meter final. As both athletes continue to strive for excellence, Polar’s Smart Coachingand reliable metrics-based guidance provides 360-degree tracking for a well-rounded training experience.