OMV partners with Norwegian Ski Jumping team

23 July 2014 16:53
Team Norway now flying with OMV
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The debut of the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix on 25th July 2014 in Wisla (POL) will mark the first appearance of Team Norway with OMV as their new sponsor.

OMV, the official sponsor of the ladies‘ FIS Ski Jumping World Cup series has been a long-standing sponsor of Ski Jumping of national teams, which started in 1989 as partner to the Austrian Ski Association.

"We have partnered with the Austrian Ski Jumping team for 25 years and are also involved in the national teams of other countries. By doing so, we are helping athletes to achieve peak performance. Another focal point is supporting up-and-coming athletes", said Gerhard Roiss, CEO of OMV.

In future, the OMV logo will be displayed on the ski jumping kit of Norway's female athletes, as well as on the helmets, skis and training kit of the male team. The cooperation, which runs until 2016, also involves targeted sponsorship of youth projects in Norway.

For the integrated international oil and gas company, Norway represents one of the most important areas for growth. With its commitment, the company hopes to support local business as well as to strengthen awareness on the local market.