ANNOUNCEMENT / PRESS RELEASE
Power Plate® Named Official Warm Up and Recovery Partner of APP Tour
Power Plate® Press release
CHICAGO (August 23, 2022) – The Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) announced today a multi-year agreement with Power Plate to be the Official Warm Up and Recovery Partner of the APP Tour.
Power Plate’s world-class products harness the power of tri-planar harmonic whole-body vibration to activate more muscle, improve circulation and flexibility, burn more calories, increase bone density, speed recovery, and help prevent injury. Power Plate is available in more than 120 countries spanning fitness, health, anti-aging, wellness, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, high performance, and professional athletics. Professional athletes and sports teams around the world use Power Plate as a standard training protocol, as well as coaches, trainers, scientists, doctors, and therapists.
As part of Power Plate’s sponsorship, the brand will be on site at all APP Tour events and includes on-site activation, signage, and hospitality opportunities, as well as promotions on social media and APP Tour livestream productions.
“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Power Plate,” said APP Founder Ken Herrmann. “The APP Tour prides itself on having world-class athletes compete at the highest level, and Power Plate plays a crucial role in keeping our players healthy and well-recovered.”
“Power Plate is excited to expand into the world of pickleball. We have been helping athletes of all ages and skill levels train, prepare and recover for all sports and activities – including a big presence in racket sports – for over 23 years and we couldn’t have found a better partner than the APP Tour.” said Lee Hillman, CEO of Performance Health Systems, which owns Power Plate.
Power Plate will be on site at the APP Chicago Open Presented by Lexus in Highland Park, Ill. on August 31 – Sept 4. The tournament will be livestreamed on APPTV, available on YouTube and the APP Tour Facebook page.
About the APP Tour
Founded in 2019, the Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) serves amateurs, professionals, and senior professionals in one of the fastest growing sports in the country. It is the first and only officially sanctioned tour of USA Pickleball. The 2022 APP Tour slate has over 30 tournaments including four international events, with more than $2 million in prize money. The APP Tour also prides itself on developing the next generation of champions through its Next Gen Series and other youth initiatives.
About Power Plate
Power Plate is owned, manufactured, and distributed by Northbrook, Ill.-based Performance Health Systems LLC, a global company delivering advanced technology solutions through its health and wellness equipment. Power Plate utilizes innovative science and technology to enhance movement through vibration for accelerated health, fitness, and wellbeing results to improve quality of life at any age. Using Power Plate is the innovative, timesaving and results-driven way to move better, feel better, and live better.