TORONTO – Today, adidas Canada and the Canadian Olympic Team announced a four-year partnership agreement naming adidas the Official High Performance Apparel and Footwear Supplier for the Canadian Olympic Team. In the fall of 2013, adidas will launch the all-new Canadian Olympic Team High Performance Collection – specifically designed for athletes and Canadian sport enthusiasts to wear during training. Sport Chek has been named lead retail partner and will carry the entire line of the adidas Canadian Olympic Team High Performance Collection in all 170 Sport Chek stores across the country, launching on November 7, 2013.

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adidas Canada and the Canadian Olympic Team announce a four-year partnership agreement naming adidas the Official High Performance Apparel and Footwear Supplier for the Canadian Olympic Team at the Sport Chek store located at the Eaton Centre in Toronto. (Back row L to R): Jim Gabel, President, adidas Group Canada; the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport); Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee, Michael Medline, President, FGL Sports Ltd.; Christopher Overholt, CEO and Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee. (Front row L to R): Maëlle Ricker, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Snowboard Cross); Charles Hamelin , three-time Olympic Medallist (Short Track Speed Skating); Chris Del Bosco, Vancouver 2010 Olympian (Ski Cross); Erik Guay, two-time Olympian (Alpine Skiing); Meaghan Mikkelson , Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Ice Hockey); Kaillie Humphries,  Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Bobsleigh); Jon Montgomery, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Skeleton).
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/ Winston Chow

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Canadian Olympic athletes have fun with the cameras during the partnership announcement at the Sport Chek Eaton Centre in Toronto. (L to R): Meaghan Mikkelson, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Ice Hockey); Chris Del Bosco, Vancouver 2010 Olympian (Ski Cross); Jon Montgomery, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Skeleton); Kaillie Humphries, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Bobsleigh); Maëlle Ricker, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Snowboard Cross); Charles Hamelin ,three-time Olympic Medallist (Short Track Speed Skating); Erik Guay, two-time Olympian (Alpine Skiing)
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/ Winston Chow

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Meaghan Mikkelson, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Gold Medallist (Ice Hockey) speaks at an announcement at Sport Chek Eaton Centre in Toronto as Erik Guay, two-time Olympian (Alpine Skiing) looks on.
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/Winston Chow

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