OTTAWA, ONTARIO (May 29, 2019) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is pleased to announce a partnership with RockTape, a world-leading producer of kinesiology tape, topical pain relief and joint support accessories. Throughout the partnership, RockTape Canada will serve as CKC’s official Kinesiology Tape supplier and will provide complimentary on-site services for taping, physiotherapy and chiropractic treatment at the National Team Trials and Championships.
“We are very excited to be partnering with RockTape Canada to provide cutting-edge educational opportunities and provide our integrated support teams with a great quality product”, said Casey Wade, CEO at Canoe Kayak Canada. “We know our Canadian athletes and Integrated Support Team (IST) will benefit from this partnership. There are many athletes who use kinesiology tape and having RockTape on-site at our major national competitions will help elevate the quality and service our athletes receive at competitions.”
Over the coming year, RockTape Canada will hold educational workshops with National Teams and coaches, provide free taping, chiropractic and physiotherapy services at events as well as supply National Teams during summer and winter training camps.
“We’re incredibly excited to partner with Canoe Kayak Canada”, said Stefano Scalia, Head of Marketing for RockTape North America. “RockTape’s products help athletes move more, better and with less pain. We are equipped and eager to support the demands of Canoe Kayak Canada’s athletes in all of their need for the best in sport medicine.”
Though RockTape has already collaborated with several high-profile sporting organizations such as Major League Baseball, USA Diving, USA Water Polo and the Reebok CrossFit Games, Canoe Kayak Canada is one of the first National Sport Organizations in Canada to join forces with the company who focuses on helping athletes move better with less pain. Athletics Canada and the Canadian Lacrosse Association are also partnered with RockTape.
For more information on RockTape, including a complete list of products and services they provide, visit www.rocktape.ca.
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About Canoe Kayak Canada
Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada, one of Canada’s top performing summer sports with a total of 24 Olympic medals, and a leader in the Paralympic movement. Canoe Kayak Canada is a member-based organization that includes an intricate network of clubs as well as provincial, territorial and divisional paddling associations. Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe – most notably the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior, Under 23 and Senior World Championships. Follow Canoe Kayak Canada on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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