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Kap7 International & USA Water Polo Announce New Four Year Partnership


Kap7 has been named the official ball of USA Water Polo
Feb. 15, 2017

Huntington Beach, CA – February 15, 2017 – KAP7 International, Inc., a fast-growing water polo equipment company, has been named the new official ball of USA Water Polo. The multi-year agreement will see KAP7 International, Inc., founded by water polo Olympians Bradley Schumacher and Wolf Wigo, place their signature KAP7 water polo balls into play at a variety of USAWP events. Effective immediately KAP7 balls will be used in many USA Water Polo hosted competitions including the Junior Olympics, Champions Cup, Rock-tober PCA 12 & Under Classic, and all Olympic Development Program events.

“We are excited to enter into a partnership with USA Water Polo. Since founding KAP7, one of our main goals has been to be get the support and endorsement of USA Water Polo. To achieve this goal by becoming the “Official Ball of USA Water Polo” means we have been successful at creating a product that water polo athletes prefer over our competitors,” said Bradley Schumacher, KAP 7 International President and Founder. “Our passion is water polo. With USA Water Polo as a partner, we can continue to grow the sport of water polo in the United States through education, access, and development. We believe the future of our sport is very bright!”

“KAP7 is always trying to find new ways to grow the game and USA Water Polo has the same vision. I couldn’t be more excited to partner with an organization that has given so much to the sport over the past 35 years that I have been involved in water polo”. Said Wolf Wigo, KAP7 International Founder. The four-year agreement runs through end of 2020 and will see KAP7 enjoy premium placement on USA Water Polo’s website and social media channels while also serving as the sponsor of 'Hot Shots,' a reader-submitted photo contest in SkipShot magazine.

“KAP7 International has quickly become a leader in the water polo ball business. You don’t have to look far in the United States to find a KAP7 ball being used at the collegiate, high school or age group level among others so it’s a perfect fit for USA Water Polo, the National Governing Body for the game in America. In addition to producing a first-class water polo ball we are proud to work with KAP7 and support our Olympians in Bradley and Wolf,” said Marty Samuels, USA Water Polo Chief Operating Officer.

About KAP7 International, Inc.
KAP7 was formed to design and build innovative world-class products for the water polo community. The company’s products are "Built by Water Polo Players, For Water Polo Players". KAP7 is committed to growing the sport of water polo around the world. A portion of every sale goes back to the sport. We are club athletes. We were collegiate athletes. We are Olympians. We are fans. We are coaches. We love providing the best products. We love water polo. We are water polo.

Founders: Bradley Schumacher (2 x Olympic Gold Medalist) & Wolf Wigo (3 x Olympian & World Champion)

www.KAP7.com

About USA Water Polo
USA Water Polo, Inc., is the national governing body for water polo in America, overseeing our United States Olympic program as well as 20 different championship events annually, such as Junior Olympics and Masters National Championships. With more than 40,000 members, USAWP also is the sanctioning authority for more than 500 Member Clubs and more than 400 tournaments nationwide. USAWP is committed to the development of the sport throughout the U.S. It fosters grass-roots expansion of the sport, providing a national system of affiliated clubs, certified coaches, and officials.

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