The Italian Company leader in fitness, wellness and athletic training has been appointed for the seventh time as the official equipment supplier of the Olympic Games.
Technogym will be Official Fitness Equipment Supplier for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games. For Technogym, internationally recognised for setting the standard in athletic training, rehabilitation and wellness, the South Korean Games 2018 represents the seventh Olympic experience after Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016.
Nerio Alessandri – Fonder and CEO of Technogym said:
“We are very proud to have been chosen for the 7th time as the Official Supplier of the Olympic Games. This important achievement represents strong reference on our products innovation and quality standards”.
In PyeongChang and Gangneung, Technogym will equip 13 centres for the athletes to train prior to and during the Olympic Games. The main training center located at PyeongChang, will be open to all athletes taking part to the Games and will be equipped with a wide range of products in order to cover the athletic preparation needs of every sport discipline. The other 12 training centres will be located at additional competition venues and specifically designed for the athletic preparation needs of the different disciplines.
A total number of around 1,000 pieces of equipment will be made available to the 3,000 athletes, coming from 85 different countries and performing in 15 different disciplines. Moreover, Technogym will provide a team of professional athletic trainers to support the athletes as well as all related services (gym layout, installation and technical service).
The PyeongChang 2018 athletes will have the possibility to train on a selection of the best and most innovative products covering all training areas such as cardio, strength and functional training. All Technogym equipment will be fully integrated with the Mywellness cloud, the Technogym digital platform enabling them to stay connected to their own personal training program directly on the equipment itself and via their mobile devices.
The state-of-the-art solutions that Technogym will take to South Korea includes the newly released SKILLRUNTM, the first piece of running equipment – specifically designed for Athletic Performance Training – that combines cardio and power training in a single solution offering the possibility to perform both running sessions to improve cardiovascular performance and resistance workouts to enhance power.
This new product is part of the SKILLINE, a collection of products created to address the SKILLATHLETIC TRAINING, a method developed by Technogym and Olympic champions for everyone who wishes to improve athletic performance. The line includes SKILLMILL, the only non-motorised product that combines power, speed, stamina and agility training, and SKILLROW, the first indoor rowing equipment capable of improving anaerobic power, aerobic capacity and neuromuscular abilities in a single solution.
The Olympic training centres will also include Excite, the widest and most complete cardio training range in the world featuring UNITY, the latest generation “internet of things” based interface, designed to ensure a fully personalised training experience, which allows the athletes to access to their personal training programs via the Technogym’s Mywellness cloud. Kinesis, the Technogym patented technology, will allow athletes to explore the freedom of 360° movement to perform exercises aimed at improving balance, flexibility and posture and simulating sport specific movements.
Besides the partnership with the Olympic Games, Technogym is globally recognised as the reference brand for elite athletic training for the most important sport teams all over the world. In 2018 Technogym will be also Official Supplier of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world leading international supplier of technology and design driven products and services in the Wellness and Fitness industry. Technogym provides a complete range of cardio, strength and functional equipment alongside a digital cloud based platform allowing consumers to connect with their personal wellness experience anywhere, both on the equipment and via mobile when outdoors. With over 2,000 employees and 14 branches globally, Technogym is present in over 100 countries. More than 80,000 Wellness centers and 200,000 private homes in the world are equipped with Technogym.