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Evolv Sports is Official Climbing Shoe of USA Climbing

Buena Park, CA (February 28, 2013) – Footwear manufacturer Evolv Sports announces its partnership as the official climbing shoe of USA Climbing.

“This will be the second year of our partnership with USA Climbing” says Mychele Lepinsky, Director of Marketing for Evolv. “This partnership gives us an excellent opportunity for brand development, but we also see this as way to support the growth of the climbing community, especially youth climbing.”

The program for the 2013 USA Climbing competitions includes the American Bouldering Series Championships this February and March, and the Sport Climbing Series Championships and Collegiate Climbing Series Nationals, both in April. Evolv will be the official climbing shoe of all three of the series and will also be headlining Team Championship components in the American Bouldering Series, Collegiate Climbing Series, and Sport Climbing Series.

As part of this partnership, Evolv will provide Regional Championship winners with a custom banner to take back to their home gym. National Team Championship winners will receive a customer banner as well as cash and Evolv footwear.

“Stepping up our partnership to this new level is a natural progression. We’re thrilled to be the official climbing shoe through 2015,” commented Lepinsky.

About Evolv Sports
Evolv Sports was founded in Southern California in 2003. In a short time, Evolv Sports has become a leading force in the climbing footwear market, producing some of the best performing and selling climbing footwear available. Evolv distributes worldwide from its warehouse in Buena Park, CA and maintains manufacturing facilities in the US and Asia.

In addition to climbing footwear, Evolv also markets climbing accessories and high friction rubber for outsoles under the TRAX® USA label. Evolv sponsors some of the most prolific and talented climbers in the sport and produces a signature line of shoes developed by climbing icon Chris Sharma.

About USA Climbing
USA Climbing is the recognized National Governing Body of Competition Climbing in the United States and is based in Boulder, CO. USA Climbing hosts more than 200 climbing competitions each year. USA Climbing is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.