Trend Micro Sponsors Training for Winter Olympic Hopefuls

          Trend Micro Sponsors Training for Winter Olympic Hopefuls

Contributions will support athletes' pursuit of 2014 games

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2013

DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Trend Micro (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a
pioneer in security software and solutions, today announced its support of
aspiring Olympians for the upcoming 2014 winter games. The company is
sponsoring 12 skiers with Flying Ace Productions, a team of handpicked, world
champion athletes from all over the country, as they prepare for the upcoming
games in Sochi, Russia.

A contribution of $1,000 has been provided to each skier to help fund training
efforts. If selected to represent the U.S. at the 2014 Winter Olympics, up to
two skiers will receive an additional $10,000 each. Trend Micro will also
supply security software protection for each of the athletes' computers and
mobile devices.

"We are proud to sponsor these ambitious athletes as they strive to reach
their goals and further their training while representing our country," said
Dan Woodward, vice president, global marketing, Trend Micro. "It is our hope
that this commitment will play a role in helping them qualify for the 2014
Olympics. We believe these competitors exemplify the meaning of hard work and
dedication, and feel they should be rewarded for their continued discipline to
hone their skills while cultivating teamwork."

Trend Micro will contribute to the following athletes who will compete in
events such as freestyle skiing, freeskiing and snowboarding. Athletes
include: Scotty Bahrke, Tahoe City, Calif.; Nevin Brown, Streetsboro, Ohio;
Tommy Coe, Stafford, Va.; Austin Cummings, Heber, Utah; Andre Dumas, Park
City, Utah; Dylan Ferguson, Amesbury, Mass.; Nick Fuca, Park City, Utah; Tim
Gage, Park City, Utah; Allison Lee, Manchester, Conn.; Kiley McKinnon,
Madison, Conn.; Mike Rossi, Long Valley, N.J.; and McRae Williams, Park City,

"We appreciate Trend Micro's commitment to our team as they pursue their dream
to become the best they can be," said Fuzz Feddersen, CEO, Flying Ace
Productions. "Many of our athletes are in the final stages of training before
the snow flies, so Trend Micro's generosity is a welcomed gift. Each
participant is excited for the opportunity to prepare for the upcoming season
which includes the Olympics in Sochi, and have worked tirelessly to push their
limits. This additional support reassures them that our country is behind them
and that they are a true inspiration to us all."

About Trend Micro
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one in server security (IDC, 2013), strives to make the world safe for
exchanging digital information. Built on 25 years of experience, our solutions
for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered data security to
protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the
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an evolving ecosystem. All of our solutions are powered by cloud-based global
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