Shoreham-Wading River High School Honored as Recipient of Russell Athletic's Fourth Annual "Fight Like Dylan Award"
Long Island, NY School Awarded $50,000 Grant; Celebrated On-Field at 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl
BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Dec. 29, 2014 -- Russell Brands, LLC has announced Shoreham-Wading River High School as the recipient of the fourth annual "Fight Like Dylan Award," which honors the courageous life of Dylan Rebeor, a high school football player who lost his battle with cancer and whose last wish was for new uniforms for his teammates. In honor of Dylan's character, courage and consideration of others, Russell is awarding a $50,000 team uniform and equipment grant to Shoreham-Wading River High School for demonstrating determination through adversity.
Entries Open for Russell Athletic's Fourth Annual "Fight Like Dylan Award," Honoring Teams Triumphing Over Adversity
$50,000 Grant to be Awarded to a High School Team at the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl
BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Sept. 17, 2014 -- Russell Brands, LLC, announced today it will begin accepting entries for the fourth annual Russell Athletic "Fight Like Dylan Award," named in honor of Dylan Rebeor, a high school football player whose last wish was for his teammates to receive new uniforms. Through this initiative, Russell Athletic will donate apparel and equipment via a $50,000 grant to one high school team that has demonstrated determination through sports, paying tribute to Dylan's remarkable character, courage and consideration of others. This year, submissions can be made at www.fightlikedylan.org.
Russell Athletic CarbonTek shoulder pad system made with same high-performance carbon fiber as Boeing 787 Dreamliner
BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Aug. 27, 2014 -- Russell Brands LLC and Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that they are working together to incorporate excess carbon fiber from 787 Dreamliner production in Russell Athletic protective athletic gear.
Russell Athletic And Little League® Introduce New Uniforms For The 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series
Little League motto "Character, Courage and Loyalty" Featured in the Fabric
BOWLING GREEN, Ky., July 24, 2014 -- Russell Athletic and Little League® today announced new uniform combinations for the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series, created and designed specifically to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Little League. The announcement of the new uniforms continues a long-standing relationship between Russell Athletic and Little League Baseball and Softball that dates back more than 30 years.
"CarbonTek with OS Technology" Features Superior Protection with Revolutionary Design & Fit
Bowling Green, Ky. (June 3, 2014) - Russell Brands, LLC today introduced "CarbonTek with OS Technology™" (patent pending), the first ever Russell Athletic® football shoulder pad system. The CarbonTek shoulder pad system, which demonstrated a significant reduction in transmitted force in comparative testing with competitive products, will provide football players with the latest evolution in protective gear. The new shoulder pad system has been tested on-field by elite athletes and undergone scientific and field evaluations by leading experts to demonstrate superior impact management, fit and performance.