Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Sidney Crosby teams up with sporting goods retailer
Sidney Crosby teams up with sporting goods retailer
09
Sep '10
Sport Chek, Sports Experts and Hockey Experts, the sporting goods retail banners of The Forzani Group Ltd., are pleased to announce a five-year partnership with Canadian hockey superstar Sidney Crosby.

"As Canada's largest hockey retailer, the official sporting goods retailer of Hockey Canada and a proud partner of many Canadian NHL teams, we are beyond thrilled to welcome Sidney Crosby to our team," says Tom Quinn, President and COO of The Forzani Group Ltd. "Through his professionalism on and off the ice as well as his dedication and commitment to the game of hockey, Sidney is truly an athlete that all Canadians can look up to."

Crosby's partnership with The Forzani Group Ltd. also includes a commitment to working with The Power of Sport for Kids - a charitable initiative devoted to bringing sports, activity and play to underprivileged youth across the country.

"My time spent on the ice as a kid was me always dreaming of being able to play in the NHL one day," says Crosby. "I am fortunate enough to be able to have that dream come true and know there are other kids out there who share the same passion. Equipment is such an important part of playing the game for safety and performance. With this in mind, I am happy to be working with The Forzani Group and Reebok to provide the equipment with my name on it to the next generation of Canadian hockey players."

"Kids and hockey fans from coast-to-coast look up to Sidney and appreciate the many accomplishments he has achieved in hockey at such a young age, including his iconic goal in Vancouver earlier this year," says Quinn. "As we strive to get even more Canadians involved in an active lifestyle, our long-term partnership with an inspiring athlete of Sidney Crosby's calibre can only help motivate more young Canadians to harness their inner athlete."

As the exclusive retailers of Sidney's Reebok SC87 Signature Collection of sticks, skates, protective equipment and dryland training footwear and apparel, these three Canadian-owned-and-operated sporting goods chains will be offering an even greater selection of hockey equipment inspired by Crosby's outstanding career.

The Forzani Group Ltd. is Canada's largest national retailer of sporting goods, offering a comprehensive assortment of brand-name and private-brand products, operating stores from coast to coast, under the following corporate and franchise banners: Sport Chek, Sport Mart, Athletes World, National Sports, Sports Experts, Intersport, Atmosphere, Tech Shop, Nevada Bob's Golf, Hockey Experts, The Fitness Source, and S3.

Forzani Group Ltd

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: American Apparel

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Gildan to make some American Apparel products outside US

Gildan Activewear, which recently acquired US fashion brand American...

Courtesy: Kolon Sport

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Kolon Sport to set up JV with ANTA for Chinese market

Kolon Sport, an outdoor gear and clothing brand of Korea based Kolon...

Designer Karishma Jumani with Niraj Jawanjal, founder and director of IIFW. Courtesy: IIFW

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2017

IIFW to bring together premium lingerie brands

India Intimate fashion Week (IIFW), dedicated to showcasing the...

Interviews View All

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Vasanth Kumar
Max Fashion India

‘Traditional high-street retailers are now willing to offer franchisees to ...

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala
Jansun

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search