Ashworth Awards has announced its sponsorship of Angela Naeth, the reigning female North American IRONMAN Champion, through 2017.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Angela Naeth said “I’m excited to partner with Ashworth Awards for the 2016 & 2017 racing seasons. They are an incredible family owned-business who see fitness and health as main priorities in their lives and employees. I’m eager to support the team and be a part of such an incredible, giving family.”
Ashworth Awards is a leading provider of awards and medallions across the endurance sports industry – including the Boston Marathon and IRONMAN. In addition to its partnership with events, such as a recent alliance with Challenge Family, the company has also picked up pace in its support of athletes. The sponsorship of Angela Naeth follows a recently confirmed partnership with pro triathlete Alicia Kaye.
Kim Ashworth, Vice President/CMO at Ashworth Awards explained, “We feel it is so important to give back to the triathlon community. Angela is an amazing athlete that possesses amazing prowess on the bike. We are so excited to support her and are looking forward to seeing her amazing results for the next two years.”
Angela Naeth is a world-class professional triathlete who has raced professionally for the last seven years. She has won multiple 70.3’s, two IRONMAN’s and in 2015 went under the nine-hour benchmark for an IRONMAN. She won the North America IRONMAN Championships 2015 in a time of 8:55.
She has a Masters in Physical Therapy and Bachelors in Health Science. Her race experience, education and the coaches she has worked with throughout her career make her knowledgeable in all areas. As Ashworth Awards adds, ‘She’s passionate about helping others and continues to push herself toward personal excellence in IRONMAN distance events.’
For over 50 years, Ashworth Awards has been helping race directors, event coordinators, coaches, industry leaders and many others with their recognition products and awards.
The company adds that ‘by providing the highest quality manufacturing and materials, unbeatable pricing, custom designs, and industry leading customer service’ it has created a seamless experience, assisting in recognizing customers’ event participants as well as acquiring the proper recognition and exposure that events deserve.