Oakley supplies Canadian Olympic team
Monday, August 5 2013 | 00 h 00 min | News
As the result of a licensing agreement with the Canadian Olympic Committee, Oakley Canada will be the official supplier of high-performance eyewear to Canada’s Olympic team from 2013 to 2016.
The agreement will cover the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, in Russia, the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, and the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games, in Brazil. This fall, Oakley will launch a unique Canadian Olympic Team eyewear collection featuring the same advanced technologies that the Olympic athletes will have.
The proceeds from the sales of these officially licensed eyewear products will directly support the training and development of Canadian Olympic and high-performance athletes.
“I’m so excited that Oakley is joining forces with the Canadian Olympic Team,” enthused
four-time Olympic medallist and Chair of the COC’s Athletes’ Commission, Adam van Koeverden. “Oakley has been one of my greatest sponsors and supporters on and off the water for over a decade, and I think it’s an amazing opportunity for our athletes. In my opinion, Oakley makes the best eyewear on the planet, and like our world-class athletes, they are just as focused on being number one…”