December 02, 2015 2 min read
TURBO Rejoins USA Water Polo As Official Competition Gear Supplier
Huntington Beach, CA - December 2, 2015 - TURBO, a global manufacturer of water polo suits, caps, and robes has
signed an agreement with USA Water Polo to rejoin the National Governing Body as the Official Competition Gear
Supplier. As part of the agreement, TURBO will outfit the USA National Teams at every level along with producing
custom products for the ODP program, and the 2016 U.S. Olympic Water Polo Teams. The partnership, which runs
through March 2017 will see TURBO provide discounts to USA Water Polo members in addition to retail opportunities at
USA Water Polo National Events. TYR Sport, Inc. will remain as an Official Outfitter & Training Apparel Partner of
USA Water Polo.
"TURBO brings a long tradition of excellence in water polo and we are excited to welcome them back to the USA Water
Polo family. Their high quality suits, caps, and robes are sure to be an important piece of our success in 2016," said Jeff
Dyrek, USA Water Polo Director of Marketing.
“As Olympians, we recognize the importance of wearing the best technical equipment in the water. TURBO has long
been the choice for Olympic and World Championship Teams in water polo. Our partnership with USA Water Polo
allows our Olympic Teams to compete in the best competition water polo suit and cap. TURBO – built by water polo
players for water polo players,” said Bradley Schumacher, President, TURBO USA.
With headquarters based in Spain, TURBO is distributed domestically in California by TURBO USA and is anchored in
the United States by water polo greats Bradley Schumacher and Wolf Wigo. Schumacher, a two-time Olympic Gold
medalist in swimming at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta played for the U.S. Men’s Olympic Water Polo team in the
2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Wigo, a long-time captain of the Men’s National Team and a three-time
Olympian, competed in the Olympic Games in 1996, 2000, and 2004. Currently he is Head Coach of the UC-Santa
Barbara Men’s Water Polo teams and has also served as a color commentator for NBC Olympics.
TURBO was founded by the Massó family in 1959; since then their mark has been in constant evolution in different
sectors as well as in quality and technology. TURBO is the world leader in dye-sublimation swimwear and continues to
innovate across the market. Present today in sports like SWIMMING and WATERPOLO, being one of the
unquestionable leading marks. Their garments and products are being used by all levels of aquatics from the recreational
swimmers to Olympic Champions. For more information on TURBO visit www.turbo.us.
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