August 23/07 9:42 am - New Sponsor for UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup
Posted by Editor on 08/23/07
New Sponsor for UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced Safety Jogger as the new presenting sponsor of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup. The new agreement between the UCI and the Belgian shoe brand Safety Jogger will cover the next UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup season.
"We are very happy to have Safety Jogger on board as presenting sponsor for the upcoming UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup season. This will bring additional support to cyclo-cross, a sport with a magnificent history, and will help develop cyclo-cross outside the countries, where it has been traditionally popular" said Pat McQuaid, President of the UCI.
Safety Jogger is a brand of fashionable Safety shoes and Outdoor shoes. The brand was launched in 2001 by the Belgian company Cortina NV and sells 600,000 pairs a year.
The first leg of the 2007-2008 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup presented by Safety Jogger, will be held in Belgium in October. The Netherlands will host the 9th and final leg of the 2007-2008 season in January.
The calendar of the 2007-2008 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup presented by Safety Jogger is as follows:
21.10.2007 - Kalmthout (Belgium)
27.10.2007 - Tabor (Czech Republic)
11.11.2007 - Pijnacker (The Netherlands)
24.11.2007 - Koksijde (Belgium)
02.12.2007 - Igorre (Spain)
08.12.2007 - Milan (Italy)
26.12.2007 - Hofstade (Belgium)
13.01.2008 - Liévin (France)
20.01.2008 - Hoogerheide (The Netherlands)
For more information on the 2007-2008 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup presented by Safety Jogger, please visit www.uci.ch.