APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Venture, Inc., a leader in the distribution of refined and renewable energy products, lubricants, and aftermarket tires and parts announced today that it will be a major sponsor of USA Luge. The sponsorship will extend over the next four years, a time period which includes the 2018 Winter Games being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Since its inception in 1979, the USA Luge has overseen the selection and preparation for the U.S. National and Olympic luge teams. The teams have earned almost 560 medals in senior and junior international competition, making it the most successful Winter National Governing Body.
"We are absolutely thrilled to have U.S. Venture on board," said Director of Marketing and Sponsorships for USA Luge, Gordy Sheer. "This sponsorship will help us in our efforts to recruit, develop, train and support athletes to represent the United States in all luge competitions, from youth races to the Winter Games."
With speeds over 95 miles an hour and vertical drops of 30 stories, the skills of these elite athletes are put to the test. "We are proud to be a major sponsor of USA Luge. Their commitment to winning at all levels of competition reflects our core value of high performance," said U.S. Venture Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Jeff Van Brunt.
About U.S. Venture, Inc.
"For over 60 years, U.S. Venture, Inc. has been recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution of refined and renewable energy products, lubricants, and aftermarket tires and parts. Guided by its company vision, "To be the very best value-adding distributor of products that vehicles consume in North America," they deliver unconventional, creative solutions that give their customers a competitive edge. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, the company's business divisions are U.S. Oil, U.S. AutoForce®, U.S. Lubricants and U.S. Gain."
U.S. Venture believes in giving back to the communities it lives and works in, and beyond. With support from the annual U.S. Venture Open, the U.S. Venture/Schmidt Family Foundation, the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, and Associate's donations, millions of dollars are raised each year and distributed to help fight the root causes of poverty. For more information on philanthropic initiatives and how to get involved, please visit: www.usventure.com/usventureopen
Linda Johnson Boyle
U.S. Venture, Inc.
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