Global, Adrenaline Driven Lifestyle Brand to Sponsor Elite Team for AMA Motocross and Supercross Series
BLUFFDALE, Utah (Feb. 15, 2011) – OGIO, the innovative designer of bags and gear that infuses fashion with intelligent design, today announced its new sponsorship of Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki, a championship-caliber moto team competing in the 2011 AMA Motocross Championship Series. Look for team members carrying OGIO gear throughout the paddock as they race to repeat as AMA Western and Eastern Region Supercross Lites champions.
With recent AMA Hall of Fame inductee Mitch Payton at the helm, the Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki team is comprised of Tyla Rattray, Broc Tickle, Blake Baggett, as well as 2010 AMA Motocross Rookie of the Year, Dean Wilson, and 2010 SuperX champion, Josh Hansen.
"Our company's history is rooted in action sports, so it was only natural for us to align our newest sponsorship with the No. 1 team in the moto world," said Mark Kuryak, Global Vice President, OGIO. "The Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki team members are proven champions who exemplify the adrenaline driven passion the OGIO brand is built upon."
Since its inception, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki has posted more than 25 championships across three divisions, AMA Eastern Region Supercross Lites, Western Region Supercross Lites and Motocross Lites.
"Our team is excited to represent OGIO as we compete for the title this season," said team owner, Mitch Payton. "We've always been big fans of the OGIO brand and what it stands for."
The next stop for the team is San Diego, where they will compete in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, An FIM World Championship event.
For more information about OGIO, please visit www.OGIO.com .
OGIO International, Inc. is a global leader in bag design recognized for products showcasing infused fashion with intelligent design. An award winning brand, the company received two gold medals by Golf Digest in their 2010 “Hot List” issue for its cutting edge golf bag line and was also selected as the official team travel gear for the 2010 U.S. President’s Cup. Founded in 1987, the private, Utah-based company distributes products worldwide under the OGIO brand name, and operates an original equipment manufacturer division to produce gear bags for other internationally known brands. The brand’s collection includes an extensive line of motocross bags; golf bags; snow and skate and packs; messenger bags; school packs; travel bags; motocross hard goods; and other active gear along with a roster of athletes that includes Travis Pastrana, Fred Couples and Bob Burnquist. For more information, visit www.ogio.com .