Mizuno Signs Volleyball Athlete Jordan Larson

September 14, 2011

Norcross, GA – (September 14, 2011) Mizuno USA, Inc., announced today that the company has reached a multi-year endorsement deal with volleyball athlete Jordan Larson.  Larson is currently a member of the USA Women’s National Volleyball team, in which Mizuno is the “Official Equipment and Apparel Supplier.”  In addition to serving as a Mizuno Volleyball Brand Ambassador, Larson will regularly contribute blog entries to the Mizuno USA Volleyball website and participate in social media activities, while the US National Team prepares for and competes in the 2012 London Olympics.

Originally from Hooper, Nebraska, Larson is an Outside Hitter for the US National Team, which she has been a member of since 2009.  Larson has excelled in International Competition for the US National Team, helping the team win back-to-back Gold Medals at the FIVB World Grand Prix in 2010 and 2011.  She played collegiately for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers, where she was a three-time AVCA All-American, and won an NCAA National Title as a sophomore in 2006. 

“We are honored to have Jordan Larson as a Mizuno volleyball ambassador,” said Brynn Murphy, Volleyball Promotions Coordinator, Mizuno USA.  “Jordan is an exceptional volleyball player and a great role model for all current and aspiring volleyball players.  She is a fierce competitor with a tireless work ethic. We look forward to following her success with the National Team as they pursue their dream of Olympic Gold.”

Mizuno’s support of national teams extends far beyond Olympic competition all the way to the junior ranks.  Mizuno remains dedicated to developing technologies like DryLite™ technology in apparel, and award winning Mizuno Wave® technology in footwear, which enhances performance and helps players of all ages perform at their very best.

Mizuno USA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuno Corporation, one of the largest specialty sporting goods manufacturers in the world. Mizuno USA, Inc. manufactures and distributes golf, baseball, softball, running, track & field, and volleyball equipment, apparel, and footwear for North America.  Mizuno USA, Inc. is based in Norcross, Georgia.

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