“Cross-country skiing is one of the most physically and mentally demanding sports on an athlete’s body, our national team athletes train extensive hours throughout the year and staying healthy is critical to their pursuit of excellence. We are delighted to be partnering with an industry leader in providing the highest quality nutritional products to ensure our athletes are ready to train and perform at their best each day.”

-Bruce Jeffries, Executive Director, Cross Country Canada

Canada's cross-country team to use USANA nutritional products

USANA Health Sciences, a manufacturer of top quality nutritional products, has been named the official nutritional supplement supplier of the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team, the national body for cross-country skiing announced on Tuesday. “Cross-country skiing is one of the most physically and mentally demanding sports on an athlete’s body,” said Bruce Jeffries, executive director, Cross Country Canada. “Our national team athletes train extensive hours throughout the year and staying healthy is critical to their pursuit of excellence. We are delighted to be partnering with an industry leader in providing the highest quality nutritional products to ensure our athletes are ready to train and perform at their best each day.” Under the three-year agreement, USANA Health Sciences will supply the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team and coaches with multi-vitamin products aimed at different age groups that are produced to meet strict pharmaceutical grade standards. USANA will also provide an on line nutritional information and purchase option for the national ski community through Cross Country Canada and USANA’s Web site http://cccski.usana.com. Proceeds from these purchases will go directly into the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team program to enhance training opportunities leading to the 2006 Olympics.

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