Richmond Football Club names 2XU official compression partner

2XU has welcomed a new partner to its network of world-leading athletes, sports teams and sports associations, selected by Richmond Football Club as its official compression partner for the next three years.

The partnership will see players train, perform and recover in the worldโ€™s No.1 sports compression from next season, with Club members also set to benefit via access to exclusive discounts and offers to shop the world-leading 2XU range.

Founded in Australia in 2005, 2XU is the global leader in sports compression and high-performance sports apparel. 2XU compression is independently proven by the Australian Institute of Sport and other world-leading research teams to deliver physiological benefits including 5% increased power, 18% increased blood flow, 19% reduced muscle movement and 47% reduced muscle soreness.

Richmond CEO Brendon Gale welcomed the announcement.

โ€œWe are delighted to be involved with a world class organisation like 2XU,โ€ Gale said.

โ€œ2XU performance and recovery compression garments are renowned as the best in the business and our Club looks forward to working with them over the next three years.โ€

2XU compression is designed and tested in consultation with sports scientists and industry experts to help athletes of all abilities train, perform and recover at their peak. Available in more than 40 countries worldwide, 2XU is the sportswear brand of choice for the worldโ€™s best athletes, sports teams and organisations.

2XU co-founder and Director of Product Development Jamie Hunt said the partnership was the ideal fit for 2XU.

โ€œ2XU and the Richmond Football Club are two leaders in their fields, and weโ€™re excited to support the Club to achieve continued success over the next three years,โ€ he said.

โ€œFrom training to match day, travel and recovery, 2XU compression is proven to multiply human performance and give athletes the edge over the competition. We look forward to sharing the many benefits of 2XU compression with players, members and fans.โ€

The Club joins fellow elite sporting organisations including the Australian Institute of Sport, Athletics Australia, Basketball Australia and Rugby Australia as an official compression partner of 2XU.