WHOOP and USA Cycling team up to optimize Team USA performance

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April 4, 2022

The partnership will provide USA Cycling National Team athletes with free WHOOP membership and discounts for coaches and all USA Cycling members.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ — USA Cycling announced its partnership with WHOOP, the human performance company, on Monday. The partnership will provide National Team athletes and their coaches with the tools they need to optimize athlete training and make informed decisions in the heat of the moment, with visibility into individual and team performance. team based on personalized data on sleep, effort and recovery. Using the Team Dashboard, coaches, trainers, and staff can make better decisions to reduce fatigue, overtraining, and injury in their athletes, while respecting athlete privacy.

“WHOOP has a revolutionary approach to training and performance data management. They will give Team USA athletes, coaches and support staff more information and data points. team to make more informed decisions about each athlete’s performance and recovery,” said Jim Miller, Sport Performance Manager, USA Cycling. “WHOOP provides a clear advantage in understanding recovery and performance. We can unlock a runner’s potential with more data about their activities, the strain they’re under, what’s working for their recovery and running performance.

“We are thrilled to partner with USA Cycling and empower its members to achieve their goals on and off the bike,” said WHOOP Senior Marketing Director for Cycling, Jeremy Powers. “We work daily with some of the best cyclists, coaches and teams around the world. Riders like US Road Champion Lauren Stephens and the EF Education First – EasyPost team use WHOOP day in and day out to be at their best. We are excited to support the work that Jim and Team USA are doing and to be part of the USA Cycling community.

In addition to National Team support, WHOOP will offer USA Cycling members a 15% discount on their products and services, including the all-new WHOOP 4.0. USA Cycling members can access their membership benefits by accessing the Benefits portal on their member account.

Coaches licensed with USA Cycling will receive a 20% discount on WHOOP products. Through athlete empowerment, runners can make more informed decisions about their health by communicating better with their coaches and thereby reducing their risk of injury or overtraining.

To visit USACycling.org for more information on athletes, events and membership programs, and follow @USACycling on all channels for the latest news on Team USA.

For more information, contact Oriol Brull at obrull@usacycling.org.

ABOUT WHOOP (whoop.com)

WHOOP, the human performance company, offers a 24/7 coaching subscription to improve fitness and health. Membership in WHOOP includes the new WHOOP 4.0, a coaching platform designed to optimize behavior, and a community of high achievers. WHOOP members include professional athletes, Fortune 500 CEOs, fitness enthusiasts, military personnel, frontline workers, and anyone looking to improve their performance. Studies show that WHOOP can positively modify behavior, increase sleep, and improve physiological biomarkers. Founded in 2012, WHOOP is based in Boston and has raised over $400 million in venture capital. Visit whoop.com for the latest company news and connect with WHOOP at instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.

ABOUT USA CYCLING (usacycling.org)

USA Cycling is the national governing body for cycling and oversees the disciplines of road, track, mountain biking, cyclocross and BMX. USA Cycling’s mission is to champion accessibility, participation, and excellence in the sport of cycling to make more Americans healthier, happier, and better off on two wheels while achieving sustained success in international racing. . USA Cycling supports cyclists at all levels, from those new to the sport and riding fun rides to world-class racers. The organization identifies, develops, and selects cyclists to represent the United States in international competitions through the support of children’s and interscholastic programs, amateur bicycle racing and grassroots development programs, and the provision of infrastructure essential for running organized races. USA Cycling has 100,000 members, sanctions more than 2,500 events each year, and is a proud member of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC).

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