Support Provided to Individuals with Physical Challenges as Official Bike Sponsor of the Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge, Official Bike Shop of the CAF Cycling Club and Access For Athletes Grant Program
San Diego, CA – June 22, 2016 – Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) is proud to announce that it has entered a new multi-year partnership with Nytro Multisport as a Global Sponsor. Nytro Multisport is a worldwide leader in providing products and services to the cycling and triathlon markets.
Through the partnership, Nytro Multisport will provide support for individuals with physical challenges and the CAF community as the Official Bike Sponsor of the Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge and Official Bike Shop of the CAF Cycling Club. Additionally, they will support CAF’s Access For Athletes grant program with equipment and bike adjustments.
Nytro will provide equipment, on-site mechanical support at the Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge. CAF Cycling Club Members will receive exclusive discounts and hosted rides.
Nytro has also secured a relationship with SCOTT Sports as CAF’s Bike Partner, which will provide access to top of the line cycling products to challenged athletes and the CAF community. Most notably, this partnership will allow for CAF to effectively distribute more bicycle grants to challenged athletes seeking to ride.
Nytro Multisport and SCOTT Sports will contribute to CAF’s mission by helping individuals with physical challenges pursue an active lifestyle through physical fitness and athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life. This year, CAF awarded 2,098 grants worth over $3.7 million to people with physical challenges.
Challenged Athletes Foundation Senior Director of Business Development Nancy Reynolds said, “Nytro has been a longtime partner of CAF and this relationship will help further support our community of cyclists, event fundraisers and the challenged athletes we serve through our mission by providing life-changing opportunities to people with physical challenges, so they can pursue an active lifestyle through sports and physical fitness.”
Nytro Multisport President, Skip McDowell said, “It is an honor to expand our relationship with CAF in support of the the San Diego Triathlon Challenge, the CAF Cycling Club, and the Access for Athletes Grant Program. In addition to all the individual CAF athletes we sponsor, Nytro along with Scott Sports can now help many more challenged athletes attain their goals. This is a truly inspiring partnership.”
About the Challenged Athletes Foundation
The Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) is a world leader in helping people with physical challenges lead active, healthy lifestyles. CAF believes that participation in physical activity at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life. Since 1994, more than $76 million has been raised and over 13,000 funding requests from people with physical challenges in all 50 states and dozens of countries have been satisfied. Additionally, CAF’s outreach efforts reach another 60,000 individuals each year. Whether it’s a $2,500 grant for a handcycle, helping underwrite a carbon fiber running foot not covered by insurance, or arranging enthusiastic encouragement from a mentor who has triumphed over a similar challenge, CAF’s mission is clear: give opportunities and support to those with the desire to live active, athletic lifestyles To learn more, visit challengedathletes.org or call 858-866-0959.
About Nytro MultiSport
Nytro is a worldwide leader in providing products and services to the cycling and triathlon markets. Nytro’s racing heritage includes sponsoring World Champion cyclists and triathletes from 1992-2015. From beginner to pro, Nytro is the one-stop shop for fast bikes, expert advice, professional bike fitting, and a low price guarantee. Nytro’s multi-million dollar inventory of state-of-the-art gear means that products can generally be shipped within 24 hours. Nytro operates a store on Pacific Coast Highway 101 just north of San Diego and has the best-in-class website in the marketplace, www.nytro.com
About SCOTT Sports
Since 1958 SCOTT Sports has pushed the limits of innovation, technology and design. From the first aluminum ski pole, to the introduction of aero bars and the original plastic motocross boot, we have led the way in the sports industry. Combining endless determination to improve with the methodical intricacy put into each bike-, wintersports-, moto- and running product, SCOTT prepares athletes to reach their highest potential. Learn more at www.scott-sports.com