The new signings, led by two-time Olympian Donn Cabral, will train
with the HOKA-sponsored New Jersey*New York Track Club
GOLETA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HOKA
ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands
(NYSE: DECK), continues to fill out its elite track and field
roster with the addition of six athletes affiliated with the New
Jersey*New York (NJ*NY) Track Club. Two-time Olympian and NJ*NY Track
Club veteran Donn Cabral is signing with HOKA ONE ONE for the first
time, and the HOKA-sponsored club is also adding Graham Crawford,
Cecilia Barowski, Ce’Aira Brown, Stephanie Van Pelt and Kenyetta
The club’s athletes will debut a new HOKA NJ*NY kit, inspired by the New
York City skyline, on Feb. 11 at the NYRR Millrose Games .
“Donn is a highly-accomplished athlete and has been a cornerstone with
the NJ*NY Track Club, so we are thrilled to have him running head-to-toe
in HOKA products,” said Mike McManus, Sports Marketing Manager at HOKA
ONE ONE. “Furthermore, the additional signings represent the future of
middle distance running, and we are excited to solidify our track and
field roster going forward with these talented athletes.”
Cabral was a steeplechase finalist in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. Prior
to that, the Princeton alumnus was an All-American athlete and is the
American collegiate record-holder in the steeplechase.
Crawford is coming off a top finish in the 2016 Olympic Trials 1500
meters, and Barowski raced the 800 meters at the 2016 Trials. Rounding
out the new additions to the NJ*NY Track Club are Brown, Van Pelt and
Iyevbele, each of who will be focusing on middle distance events in 2017.
The NJ*NY Track Club is a designated USA Track & Field Elite Development
Club under the direction of famed track and field coach Frank “Gags”
For more information about the New Jersey Track Club visit: http://njnytc.com.
For HOKA NJ*NY Track Club kit images, logos and athlete images visit: https://drop.deckers.com/msjG245W.
About HOKA ONE ONE®
HOKA ONE ONE® is the fastest growing premium running shoe brand in the
world. Two life-long runners launched HOKA in 2009, after years spent
handcrafting and shaping lightweight shoes with extra-thick midsoles.
Initially embraced by ultrarunners because of their enhanced cushioning
and inherent stability, HOKA now offers shoes for all types of athletes
who enjoy the unique ride the shoes provide. For more information visit www.hokaoneone.com
or follow @hokaoneone #hokaoneone.
About Deckers Brands
Deckers Brands is a global leader in designing, marketing and
distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories developed for
both everyday casual lifestyle use and high performance activities. The
Company’s portfolio of brands includes UGG®, Teva®, Sanuk®, Ahnu®, HOKA
ONE ONE® and Koolaburra®. Deckers Brands products are sold in more than
50 countries and territories through select department and specialty
stores, Company-owned and operated retail stores, and select online
stores, including Company-owned websites. Deckers Brands has a 40-year
history of building niche footwear brands into lifestyle market leaders
attracting millions of loyal consumers globally. For more information,
please visit www.deckers.com.