SeasonFive Partners with First Descents to Outfit Team FD’s Watersports Athletes

Tuesday, 15 March 2011
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SeasonFive is pleased to announce its partnership with outdoor adventure therapy non-profit First Descents and its athlete-driven fundraising force, Team FD. Maker of advanced technical apparel for watersports, SeasonFive is providing custom competition tech tops for Team FD’s kayak, standup paddleboard and paddling athletes. Team FD is made up of athletes and cancer survivors at all levels of competition, each sharing the goal of supporting First Descents and the young adult cancer population. 

First Descents is a non-profit organization providing free outdoor adventure therapy to young adults fighting, surviving and living with cancer. For more information on joining Team FD click here.

“It was an obvious choice of us to support Team FD and First Descents,” says SeasonFive CEO Mike Fischer. “Their camps have always been rooted in the healing power of watersports and we’re so impressed by their efforts to empower their campers “We just want to be a part of it.  So we’re happy to provide Team FD with SeasonFive gear to keep them training and competing more comfortably.”

SeasonFive’s Team FD competition tops are designed from Atmos 1.0 fabric, engineered to block outside elements while allowing vapor and heat to be released. The proprietary fabric blend is developed with minimal seams to ensure the user stays more comfortable longer. Atmos 1.0 fabric is 10,000 mm waterproof and 10,000 g/m breathable. The foundation of SeasonFive products, the Barrier Line offers men’s and women’s specific tops and bottoms, with flatlock comfort seams and muscle support. 

About First Descents
First Descents is a non-profit organization offering young adults with cancer a free week-long outdoor adventure experience designed to enable them to climb, paddle and surf betond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same. www.FirstDescents.org.

About SeasonFive
Based in Breckenridge, CO, SeasonFive was established to bring a new perspective to apparel and gear to the outdoor and action sports community, building innovative products without compromise. Born out of the search for better solutions, SeasonFive seeks to keep water sports enthusiasts warmer, cooler, drier, comfortable, protected and stronger through its technical apparel.   www.seasonfive.com  www.twitter.com/seasonfive  www.facebook.com/seasonfive

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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