Descente sponsors USA Triathlon 11/2019 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today announced a four-year partnership with Descente, a global apparel company based in Japan, as the organization’s Official Outerwear Supplier for the next four years. Descente will provide training and outerwear for members of the U.S. National Team, Toyota U.S. Paratriathlon National Team and Project Podium men’s elite development squad, as well as outfitting the USA Triathlon national office staff. “USA Triathlon’s National Team athletes train and race in all conditions as they chase excellence on the world stage,” said Chuck Menke, Chief Marketing Officer at USA Triathlon. “Our partnership with Descente will allow us to outfit our nation’s best in durable and functional high-performance outerwear, so they can focus on reaching their potential.” "Descente is excited to partner with USA Triathlon as it will give a foundation to hone our skills and innovate new technologies in creating state-of-the-art performance wear," said Younju Kim, Marketing Manager of Descente Global Retail. "With the support and collaboration with world-class athletes, Descente looks forward to contributing to the future development of the sports ecosystem." In addition, Descente will create a line of uniquely designed USA Triathlon-inspired outerwear and other apparel to be sold in Asia through an international licensing agreement.
Descente sponsors Honolulu Marathon 09/2017 Japanese sports and outdoor brand Descente has signed a three-year deal with the Honolulu Marathon beginning in 2017. As official apparel sponsor, Descente will provide technical sports shirts to all finishers and volunteers, in addition to being the sole apparel retailer at the Honolulu Marathon Expo.