Kettlebell Kings is excited to announce our sponsorship of The Austin Huns, the new professional rugby team based in our hometown of Austin, Texas. We are really excited to collaborate with The Huns and believe this will be a great way to show the applications of kettlebell training to high level, professional sports like rugby. Kettlebell Kings and The Huns are planning lots of cobranded content which will feature the team improving their strength and conditioning with Kettlebell Kings bells and demonstrating the best training movements for the rigors of professional rugby. The 2017 season is currently in playoffs so we are very excited The Huns will have an entire offseason to train with Kettlebell Kings leading into their 2018 debut in Major League Rugby. Below are more details from the press release by The Austin Huns!
AUSTIN HUNS RUGBY ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH KETTLEBELL KINGS
The partnership will provide the team access to premium brand kettlebells used by top-level athletes, helping the athletes to get ready for their upcoming year in Major League Rugby. Kettlebells are an ideal training tool for rugby athletes because of their versatility in their ability to build endurance and stamina as well as power and strength.
Founded in 2012 by three friends, Kettlebell Kings carries one of the widest selections of kettlebells online, ranging from 5 to 203 lbs, in addition to free shipping on all orders. The company, which has been featured in Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Women’s Running, has experienced success due in part to their relentless pursuit of creating some of the most high-quality kettlebells available, along with outstanding customer service and strategic partnerships like that with the Austin Rugby team, which help grow the their audience.
“Our professional athletes have a really intense training regimen leading up to and during each season, and it’s important to not only have the right training strategy, but also the best tools,” says HRM General Manager Thierry Daupin. “And we are so fortunate to have a great partner like Kettlebell Kings to provide our players top-quality equipment.”
“We are really excited to be working with the Huns Rugby Management,” says Kettlebell Kings Co-Founder Jay Perkins. “We decided we wanted to be a part of rugby in the United States after watching the world championships last year. We are always on the lookout for great partners like them, where we can help each other reach our individual goals together. We are really excited about the position and direction of rugby in the United States as well as the Austin team, which is why we wanted to be a part of it.”
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The Huns are coming off a great 2017 season, having recently won the Red River Rugby Conference Championship and advancing to the national playoffs. Their next match is this Saturday, May 20 against San Francisco Golden Gate at the USA Rugby Men’s Club National Playoffs in Tucson, Arizona. Austin is one of nine U.S. teams announced as part of Major League Rugby in 2018.
For more information on the Huns, visit austinhunsrugby.com. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram (@austinhunsrugby) and Twitter (@AustinHunsRugby). You can find more info on Kettlebell Kings at www.kettlebellkings.com. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram (@kettlebellkings) and Twitter (@KB_Kings).
ABOUT AUSTIN HUNS RUGBY:
The Austin Huns Rugby Football Club was founded in 1972 as one of the first rugby clubs of its kind in central Texas. For more than 40 years, the Huns have developed an organization and a culture that have produced winning teams, first class coaches and players, and a training and competition facility that is unmatched by any other in the region. The club is dedicated to developing athletes for national and international rugby competition, who are also constructive and contributing members of the community. The Austin Huns take pride in their contributions to improving the City of Austin and the culture of athleticism in the United States. Visit www.austinhunsrugby.com for more information.
AUSTIN HUNS MEDIA CONTACTS:
Trey Hicks | Trey@giantnoise.com | 512.382.9017
William Mills | firstname.lastname@example.org | 512.590.1861
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