The Boat Race Company Limited are delighted to announce Crewroom as the Official Supplier of performance wear for The 2015 Boat Race season.
Putney-based performance rowing supplier Crewroom will provide the athletes with race and training kit for The BNY Mellon Boat Race and The Newton Women’s Boat Race seasons.
David Searle, Executive Director of the Boat Race Company Limited, said: “We are delighted to announce Crewroom as official kit supplier to The BNY Mellon Boat Races for the 2015 Season. It is an important period for both Crewroom and ourselves with The Newton Women’s Boat Race moving to the Tideway. We are confident that the clothing provided will enable our athletes to perform to the best of their ability, producing an exciting and high quality contest.”
Crewroom, an award-winning company, are the UK distributor for JL Racing, who are world-renowned for their high quality rowing clothing with unique technical fabrics worn by many international and university crews around the world.
Commenting on the announcement, Kate Giles, Founder and CEO of Crewroom, said: “To be an integral part of these historic events is something of which all of us at Crewroom are very proud. As a young British company, we acknowledge the rich history and tradition associated with The Boat Race and we’re excited about our involvement in 2015, particularly as it will be the first year that the women’s crews will race on the tideway.”
“Our kit remains first choice for many elite international rowers and we work closely with the athletes to ensure the technical innovation is the very best it can be at the highest level in the sport.”
Giles, who founded the company in 2000, added: “I’m confident the teams in both The BNY Mellon Boat Race and The Newton Women’s Boat Race will be impressed with the product we will be providing and look forward to cheering on all the crews on the day and throughout the season.”
The BNY Mellon Boat Race and The Newton Women’s Boat Race will take place on Saturday 11th April 2015 at 5.50pm and 4.50pm respectively.