USANA Signs Four Elite Skiers as Newest Brand Ambassadors
Grete Eliassen, Billy Demong, Bryan Fletcher and Taylor Fletcher to Represent
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 18, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --USANA Health Sciences, Inc.
(NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, today announced that it has signed
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) athletes as its newest brand
ambassadors: freeskier Grete Eliassen and Nordic combined skiers Billy Demong,
Bryan Fletcher and Taylor Fletcher. The company provides nutritional
supplements to more than 600 elite athletes worldwide and is the Official
Health Supplement Supplier of the USSA.
Recently named to the 2013 U.S. Freeskiing Slopestyle Pro Team, Eliassen has
quickly become one of today's best all-around skiers. In seven years, the
adrenaline-charged athlete has secured four U.S. Open titles, six Winter X
Game medals and has set a world record hip air by soaring more than 31 feet
into the sky. Eliassen, who recently graduated from the University of Utah,
will next hit the slopes January 9 for the U.S. Grand Prix in Copper Mountain,
"USANA is considered to be the best in their industry and I am honored to able
to represent them as one of their ambassadors," said Eliassen. "Thanks to
their amazing products, I feel really good and am excited to see what the
season has in store for me."
Known for his determination and commitment to the sport, Demong has earned 21
World Cup podiums, including nine wins, and eight U.S. Championship titles
during his 13-year career. The four-time Winter Games participant became the
first American to win Olympic gold in a Nordic event at the Vancouver Games,
and has secured World Championship titles alongside team members, Bryan and
All three of the elite skiers were recently named to the 2013 U.S. Nordic
Combined Ski Team—A Team and will compete January 5 at the FIS Nordic World
Cup in Schonach, Germany.
"It's reassuring to know that I can count on USANA to provide me with the
high-quality nutritional products my body needs and know that I don't have to
worry about testing positive for any banned substances," said Demong. "With
Sochi just over a year away, I need to be able to compete and feel my best,
and I know with USANA's support I will achieve those goals."
USANA continues to provide its NSF and HFL-tested nutritional supplements to
more than 600 elite athletes worldwide and insures its products with a
million-dollar Athlete Guarantee.
For more information about USANA's products and company, visit USANA.com.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based
nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements and personal
care, energy, and weight-management products in theirFDA-registered
facilityin Salt Lake City, Utah. USANA's products, tested by NSF
International and used bymore than600 professional athletes, are developed
by the company's award-winning team of scientists andsold directly to
Preferred Customers and Associates in 18 international markets.Named one
ofOutsidemagazine's"Best Places to Work"for four consecutive years, USANA
has received more than 100 state, national and internationalaccolades,
includingUtahBest of State, Stevie Awards, Australian Business
Awards,NutriSearchEditor's Choice and others.Learn more
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Media Contact: Ashley Collins
Executive Director of PR, Social Media, and Communications
USANA Health Sciences, Inc.
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