Posted 24th Sep 2013

SKINS sign as Official Supplier

SKINS, the compression sportswear company, has signed a three-year  agreement which sees them become the Official Supplier of ‘Compression and Therapeutic garments’ to both Team Bath and Students’ Union Sport at the University of Bath.

The deal means that SKINS will exclusively supply Team Bath’s Super league title-winning netball team with the latest technology-driven compression garments which are scientifically proven to enhance performance and recovery while training or playing, and after exercise.

So, too, will a host of top swimmers, judo players, tennis players and track athletes who train at the renowned Sports Training Village, the home of Team Bath.

SKINS are also backing student clubs in the sports of rowing and rugby with  an exclusive supply of kit and will offer regular promotional discounts to all other Team Bath athletes and members of the University sports clubs throughout each of the three years of the arrangement.

Stephen Baddeley, Director of Sport at the University of Bath said: “This is a ground-breaking multi-sport deal for the University with a top of the range company who share our performance sport values – values that can be transferred to those in sport and fitness at all levels who strive to get the best out of what they do”.

Tom Janicot, Students’ Union Sport Officer said:  “Bath is one of the top Universities in the UK for sport. We take pride in our performance which will now be backed by SKINS in a way which will benefit all student club members. We are delighted to welcome SKINS on board”.

SKINS’ UK General Manager, David Ling  said:  “SKINS are dedicated to helping sportsmen and women achieve their natural best through innovative design. Team Bath and the University of Bath have a world-class reputation for sport and fitness and we are delighted to be partnering them in this innovative arrangement.  We look forward to their success continuing with us as part of the family of great sport that happens in Bath”.

SKINS have also teamed up with Bath Rugby, another local power-house of sport.

About SKINS

In Australia, in 1996, SKINS embarked on a massive challenge: to create a sports garment that improved performance and aided recovery. SKINS invested heavily in research to make this happen and is now Australia’s leading therapeutic compression brand and fast gaining similar recognition around the world.

SKINS continue to make their number one focus research and development in order to improve, rigorously test and expand the range of products. SKINS is the only therapeutic compression sportswear brand supported by numerous independent studies published in peer reviewed medical journals. SKINS are also the only compression garments recommended and endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Please visit www.skins.net for further information.

About the University of Bath

We are one of the UK’s leading universities, ranked number one in UK for student satisfaction in the 2013 National Student Survey (NSS) and in the top ten of all national league tables, including third in the Sunday Times University Guide 2013 behind Oxford and Cambridge.

Our Mission is to deliver world class research and teaching, educating our graduates to become future leaders and innovators, and benefiting the wider population through our research, enterprise and influence. Our courses are innovative and interdisciplinary and we have an outstanding record of graduate employment.

About Team Bath

You can find out more about Team Bath on our website teambath.com

You can also follow Team Bath on Twitter at twitter.com/teambath or facebook.com/teambath

About Students’ Union Sport:

Over 4,000 University Of Bath Students belong to 48 Sports Clubs.

You can find out more about student sport at Bath on www.bathstudent.com/sport

You can follow student sport on facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/SUSportBath

For further information please contact the Team Bath press office at Matchtight Ltd on 01225 383518.


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