SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA) has extended its individual partnerships with Sochi contenders U.S. freeskier Grete Eliassen and Nordic combined teammates Billy Demong, Bryan Fletcher and Taylor Fletcher through 2014. The accomplished skiers will continue to act as the nutritional company's global brand ambassadors as they prep for the Winter Games.
"It's been a privilege to be a part of Team USANA, especially with my teammates," Demong said. "We're looking at taking our sport — that until 2010, had never medalled in the Olympics for the United States — to the next level and making an even better showing this February. We couldn't do that without the support of sponsors like USANA."
Demong and the Fletcher brothers concluded last season with team bronze at the World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme, Italy, while Eliassen secured a bronze medal at the World Championships in Voss, Norway.
"Working with USANA this past year has been amazing," Eliassen said. "Not only have their products aided in my training and recovery times, USANA has given me peace of mind when it comes to taking supplements. I know I don't have to worry about testing positive for banned substances, which has allowed me to fully focus on competing at my best."
USANA continues to provide its NSF- and HFL-tested nutritional supplements to more than 600 world-class athletes, including winter sport organizations; U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, U.S. Speedskating, Women's Ski Jumping USA, Cross Country Canada, Speed Skating Canada and members of the Korean National and Short Track Speed Skating teams.
For more information about USANA's products and company, visit USANA.com.
*The mentioned athletes are either distributors or dedicated users who have received compensation for their partnership and/or complimentary USANA products.
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and energy products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. Learn more about USANA by visiting our web site http://www.usana.com or the official USANA blog http://whatsupusana.com.
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