KEARNS, UT (January 3, 2012) – As the top U.S. short track speedskaters take the ice this weekend for the 2012 US Short Track Championships, athletes making it to the podium will be recognized and awarded with medals by SymbolArts, US Speedskating’s Official Award & Recognition Sponsor.
US Speedskating is also excited to debut a newly branded SymbolArts awards podium where US Speedskating athletes will be recognized and awarded with customized branded medals designed and donated by SymbolArts.
"The launch of an official Award Ceremony at the 2012 US Short Track Championships is an exciting addition to this and all of US Speedskating’s events. We are thrilled with the opportunity to recognize our talented athletes for their accomplishments," said Mark Greenwald, US Speedskating Executive Director.
“SymbolArts is known for producing high quality, creatively designed products. We are thrilled to be able to offer US Speedskating and their athletes with high quality medals and pins for their award ceremony. We also look forward to providing US Speedskating fans with a wide variety of logoed merchandise such as: pins, charm bracelets, key chains, fashion jewelry, coins, patches, lanyards, ribbons, badges and much more,” said Jon Brewer, CEO of SymbolArts.
SymbolArts was founded in 1986 by Utah-native, Mike Leatham, when he set out to establish a company that could provide both creative design and high quality finished products in the custom ring market. His efforts grew into a company that not only produces rings, but other types of high quality jewelry, badges, coins, patches, pins, key chains, collectible items, corporate goods and more.
In addition to joining US Speedskating as Official Award Sponsor, SymbolArts is now an Official Licensee. Please look for SymbolArts merchandise to be featured on US Speedskating’s online store (www.usspeedskatingshop.com) in the future.