Nu Skin Partners with U.S. Figure Skating
The United States Figure Skating Association has announced that Nu Skin (NYSE: NUS), a leading company in the creation and global distribution of personal care products, has agreed to become an official supplier of the USFSA. Nu Skin was also an Official Sponsor of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City and is a current sponsor of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Teams.
As an official supplier to the USFSA, Nu Skin will supply its full line of products and an athlete salon at the 2003 State Farm U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Dallas, Texas, Jan. 12-19. Nu Skin and the USFSA are also developing programs that leverage Nu Skin's direct sales model to benefit USFSA clubs and their members.
In addition to marketing opportunities at U.S. Figure Skating events, Nu Skin will also receive advertising and editorial opportunities in SKATING magazine, the official publication of the USFSA, and exposure on U.S. Figure Skating Online, www.usfsa.org. 1984 Olympic silver medalist and three-time U.S. ladies champion Rosalynn Sumners, who serves as a spokesperson for Nu Skin, will contribute columns to appear in SKATING magazine as well as make appearances on behalf of the company at U.S. Figure Skating events.
Commenting on the agreement with Nu Skin, USFSA President Phyllis Howard said, "Nu Skin is a proven supporter of Olympic-level athletes and we are very pleased to welcome their support to the U.S. figure skating family." "As a world leader in the sport of figure skating, the USFSA looks forward to our new relationship with Nu Skin, a worldwide leader in beauty products."
|A Nu Skin representative applies makeup for pairs skater Emma Phibbs Wednesday at the State Farm U.S. Championships.|
"The vision of Nu Skin's partnership with the USFSA grew out of being the exclusive personal care sponsor of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games," said Lori Bush, president of Nu Skin Personal Care. "We're pleased to embark on this new relationship with USFSA to help support the beauty and sport of figure skating."
About Nu Skin
Nu Skin is a division of Nu Skin Enterprises. Nu Skin Enterprises affiliates operate in over 30 markets including Asia, Europe, North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Founded in 1984 in Provo, Utah, Nu Skin markets more than 100 premium quality personal care products created specifically for person-to-person distribution. To order products, contact a local Nu Skin distributor, call the company's toll-free order line in the United States at 1-800-487-1500, or visit the company's Web site at www.nuskinusa.com.