24 Hour Fitness® Announces Partnership with Five Team USA Athletes Ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

U.S. Fitness Industry Leader Has Sponsored Team USA Since 2004


SAN RAMON, CA - March 8, 2016

As the calendar marks less than 150 days until the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games, 24 Hour Fitness, a proud sponsor of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Official Fitness Center Sponsor of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, announced its partnership with “Team 24 Hour Fitness,” five athletes expected to represent Team USA at the Rio Games.

“Our distinguished athletes come from diverse backgrounds. They are each compelling, inspiring and relatable,” stated Mark Smith, Chief Executive Officer, 24 Hour Fitness. “The athletes that make up Team 24 have embarked on the fitness journey of a lifetime and we look forward to sharing their stories with our members in the weeks ahead. It’s moments like this that reaffirm our commitment to helping people – everyday athletes and U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls alike – reach their fitness goals.”

24 Hour Fitness announces partnership with five Team USA Athletes pictured from left to right: Gwen Jorgensen, Cortney Jordan, Alysia Montaño, Conor Dwyer and Lex Gillette.

Members of Team 24 Hour Fitness include:

Since 2004, 24 Hour Fitness has proudly partnered with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams to support Team USA’s top competitors as they work tirelessly to bring home the gold. More than 100,000 athletes have passed through the Olympic Training Centers and utilized equipment provided by 24 Hour Fitness in their quest to compete at the Games.  24 Hour Fitness also helped design and outfit the High-Performance Training Centers (HPTC) in London in 2012 and Beijing in 2008, and this dedication continues with the HPTC at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Team USA relationship will provide 24 Hour Fitness® club members and team members alike with opportunities to engage with the athletes and the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games:

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly 4 million members in 450 clubs across the U.S. For more than 30 years, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, popular group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.

Please visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you.

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