Team USANA Partners Recognized By Utah Sports Commission with Prestigious
Honors at Governor's State of Sport Awards
SALT LAKE CITY, April 18, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences
Inc.(NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional supplements company, congratulates the
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association(USSA) for being named Team Utah Partner of
the Year and Women's Ski Jumping USAathlete, Sarah Hendrickson on being named
Olympian of the Year by the Utah Sports Commission, at the 2013 Governor's
State of Sport Awards. USANA is the official health supplement supplier of the
USSA and WSJ-USA.
Organized in 1999, the Utah Sports Commission focuses on sport development to
grow Utah's economy, enhance the state's image worldwide and leverage the
state's world-class sports assets to enhance Utah's position in the global
sports marketplace. Since 2000, the committee has partnered with 146
Olympic-related events, including more than 90 World Championships or World
Cups, and has hosted more than 500 sporting events, generating $1.6 billion to
the state's economy.
"USANA works endlessly to provide high-quality and NSF-tested products to more
than 600 elite athletes each year, and we are honored to be able to contribute
to the health and nutrition of these world-class organizations and athletes
that make up what has become Utah's impressive sports landscape," said USANA
Chief Communications Officer Dan Macuga. "We are honored to be partners of
these teams and assist in the success of our sports community."
The USSA was recognized for providing athletes with all of their training
needs under one roof at its Center of Excellence facility in Park City, and
helping make Utah the center for Olympic sport in America by building on
Utah's Olympic legacy. Hendrickson was honored for her season achievements and
help in keeping the WSJ-USA team No. 1 in the world.
The Governor's State of Sport Awards honors excellence in sport and Utah's
sport's industry on behalf of the Governor and the state of Utah.This year's
awards were determined by approximately 58,000 votes that were tallied from
seven countries to decide nominees and winners in nine categories. The event
included a keynote address from eight-time Grand Slam Champion Andre Aggasi.
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 its FDA-registered facilityin
Salt Lake City. USANA's products, used by more than 600 professional athletes,
are developed by the company's award-winning team of scientists andsold
directly to Preferred Customers and Associates in 18 international
markets.USANA has earned NSF Certified for Sport® certification for its
SportsPak, Essentials™(Chelated Mineral and Mega Antioxidant), Proflavanol®
C100, Active Calcium™, Procosa®and BiOmega™ products. It has also earned NSF
dietary supplement certification for its HealthPak™.
USANA is the No. 1 Rated Brand in Direct Sales Based on Customer Satisfaction
in ConsumerLab.com's 2013 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users. 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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