Bauerfeind ANZ is excited to announce a three-year partnership extension with The Queensland Rugby League(QRL).
Following on from the successful launch of the partnership in 2020, Bauerfeind will continue to support the recovery and high performance of both the men’s and women’s Queensland teams as well as the wider QRL network of athletes.
Bauerfeind combines more than 90 years of expertise to develop an extensive range of high-quality, braces and supports, insoles and compression products.
Bauerfeind ANZ managing director Walid Yassine said the continuation of the partnership with QRL and the Maroons was an exciting prospect.
“We assisted the successful Maroons squads at the back end of a rigorous year when State of Origin was at the end of the season and where recovery was key,” Yassine said.
“We are proud to continue to complement the trainers and physios in the Maroons camps to help the squad perform at the highest level for another three years.”
Maroons physiotherapist Rob Godbolt said the importance of Bauerfeind, and their recovery technology, would continue to be a massive contributor for the squad.
“Physio for the Maroons is all about injury management for the players,” Godbolt said.
“Compression is a huge part of our recovery... if you do it right, you’ll be three steps ahead of where you’d be if you didn’t.”
As part of the partnership, Bauerfiend ANZ will also support the wider club network across Queensland, including Intrust Super Cup clubs via a range of product offers as well as education and training opportunities.
Being a firm fixture of Olympic medical care since 2002, an official NBA partner, as well as doing work with a host of sporting teams from NRL, AFL, NBL and A-League, it is clear why Bauerfeind are trusted to be the best in bracing, compression and injury supports in Australia and worldwide.
PARTNERS IN ELITE QUALITY
Bauerfeind have cultivated a global reputation as a manufacturer and supplier of the best supports and compression for injury, performance and rehab, used by athletes and surgeons alike the world over.
Having been developing and refining compression technology for over 90 years, the German standard in engineering is combined with the most advanced and diverse medical technology, to ensure perfect fit anatomical compression for each and every person.
AN ATHLETE’S BEST FRIEND
Since 2002, Bauerfeind have been the official partner of the Olympic Games. Working alongside the IOC, we’ve taken care of Olympians and Paralympians from all countries, helping them to recover faster from injury, get back to performing quicker and leave pain behind.
Closer to home, Bauerfeind have worked alongside Australian athletes from all sports to get the most out of each performance, helping those with and without injury to give it their best.
We’ve helped out stars from the Matildas, Wallabies, Sydney Kings, Tennis Australia, UFC, MMA, A-league soccer, AFL, NRL and more.
When you look at this list coupled with the challenges this year has brought to professional athletes, it’s no surprise QLD Rugby and Bauerfeind have partnered to help players perform at their best.
Kevin Walters puts it best when he said "with the State of Origin being hosted after the grand final, the recovery of our Queensland Maroons players is more important than ever."
Learn more: Is this compression an athletes secret weapon?
WHAT MAKES BAUERFEIND DIFFERENT?
Each and every product has it’s own benefits however the below outlines a few key features which make Bauerfeind products different from our competitors:
Ultra-breathable weave: All our compression and supports are made from a special type of knit fabric that vents heat more effectively than any other support around. The air-knit construction pulls hot air and sweat off the skin and keeps the skin and body from overheating.
Medical-grade: Bauerfeind products all adhere to medical-grade standards. We have been making compression since 1929 and have contributed to pioneering the field. This is what draws doctors and medical teams from, sporting codes across the world, to Bauerfeind.
Durable and hardy: German engineering is synonymous with quality that lasts, and this is clear in our products. High quality materials made and hand-finished in our factory in Germany to provide the best support and a quality product that will last.
Perfect fit: The anatomic fit of our products, based off over half a million measurements, mean you’ve got the best fit for your body so the product stays in place and does it’s job, so you can do yours.
Here are links to some of the products the QLD Maroons are using:
- Upper leg
- Lower leg sleeve
- Arm sleeve
- GenuTrain knee brace
- MalleoTrain ankle support
- MalleoLoc ankle brace
FOR THE 2021 STATE OF ORIGIN SERIES, BAUERFEIND ANZ HAS PARTNERED WITH THE QUEENSLAND MAROONS TO PROVIDE THE SQUAD WITH CUTTING EDGE MEDICAL-GRADE COMPRESSION, BRACES AND SUPPORTS.
Learn more: Bauerfeind Performance
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Bauerfeind products are developed at our innovation and manufacturing facility in Zeulenroda, Germany. Based on years of scientific research, our award-winning braces and support garments are highly recommended by medical professionals and athletes worldwide.
Original QRL Press Release: https://www.qrl.com.au/news/2021/06/02/qrl-and-bauerfeind-will-continue-to-help-players-excel/