The Royal Air Force Athletics Association and Kukri announce new partnership
August 28, 2018 | Partnership |
The Royal Air Force Athletics Association and Kukri today announced a 3-year partnership which sees Kukri become the official sportswear provider to the Force. Kukri, group-owned by JD Sports, will remain the RAF Athletics sportswear supplier until 2020, delivering world-class bespoke products and outstanding service. The Lancashire based sportswear company will not only enhance the athlete’s development and performance, it will continuously generate brand awareness for both RAF Athletics and Kukri internationally across the military sector.
Sport is one of the main driving forces of the RAF, promoting self-discipline and determination through health and fitness, encompassing mental well-being, team building and morale throughout the Force. Kukri is very honoured to play a major part in the performance of the RAF athletes, providing sportswear which enhances the development of the RAF athletes.
Chris Marshall, Kukri Sales Director GB & Europe said:
“Kukri is proud to be providing quality bespoke sportswear to the RAF athletes. Our partnership clearly demonstrates our position as market leaders in athletic teamwear and will help us to further strengthen our position in key markets around the world. We are looking forward to working together and providing sportswear which enhances the performance of the athletes across Championships and internal Games.”
Sean Pattison, Senior Aircraftsman & RAF Kit Manager said:
The agreement between Kukri & the Royal Air Force showcases the ability to attract a leading brand, ensuring that our presence can be increased to the wider athletics communities. The hard work and dedication of our athletes will be mirrored by Kukri; allowing our athletes to wear the RAF colours with pride and knowledge that the work that has gone into producing quality performances is matched with quality garments.
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