Riedell Skates Announces Partnership with U.S. Figure Skating
Riedell Skates is excited to share that it has entered into a four-year partnership with U.S. Figure Skating, the governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States.This partnership formally recognizes Riedell Skates as an official supplier for U.S. Figure Skating athletes, coaches, and officials.
The recognition as an official supplier solidifies Riedell’s place as a leader in the figure skating world. With decades of experience in the industry, Riedell is known for producing quality ice skating equipment that is trusted by elite skaters across the globe. As part of the partnership, Riedell will provide boots and blades to support U.S. Figure Skating’s growth and inclusivity efforts, and will also offer a generous coaches’ discount.
“Riedell has been making skates for over 75 years, serving skaters from their first steps on the ice all the way to their Olympic dreams,” Riedell Sales and Marketing Director Elizabeth Thornton said. “We are excited to partner with U.S. Figure Skating as an official supplier and we look forward to continuing to support U.S. athletes with the highest quality skates for all levels.”
“This partnership marks a significant milestone in our ongoing pursuit of bringing endemic sponsors into U.S. Figure Skating and creating value for our members,” Annie White, U.S. Figure Skating’s Senior Director of Marketing and Sales said. “Riedell’s reputation for producing top-quality skates is widely recognized, and we are excited to collaborate with a brand that shares our passion for elevating the sport.”
For over 75 years, Riedell has been the leading innovator in the ice skating market. In 1945, Paul Riedell and his wife Sophie founded Riedell Skates with one goal in mind: to produce and offer only the finest quality skates available in the market. By manufacturing only top-quality, hand-crafted skating boots made in Red Wing, Minnesota, their founders built a reputation for supplying the world’s best skates with exceptional fit and comfort.
About U.S. Figure Skating
U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States as recognized by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee and the International Skating Union. U.S. Figure Skating comprises more than 800 member clubs, collegiate clubs and high school teams, and more than 1,000 registered Learn to Skate USA programs representing over 242,000 members. U.S. Figure Skating is charged with the development of the sport on all levels within the United States, including athletes, officials, sanctioning of events and exhibitions, and establishing the rules and guidelines by which the sport is governed.