Under Armour Supports Future Athletes with WIN Global Program

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An accomplished businessman, Anthony W. Deering, has served as Chairman of Exeter Capital, LLC, a private investment firm, since 2004. Alongside his responsibilities with Exeter Capital, Anthony W. Deering is a Director of Under Armour, a leading producer of athletic clothing based in Baltimore. To give back to the communities it serves, Under Armour has undertaken a number of philanthropic initiatives, including WIN Global.

WIN Global aims to empower the next generation of athletes by connecting children in underserved communities to opportunities for playing and practicing sports. To accomplish this mission, WIN Global has undertaken a range of projects, such as improvements to playground areas and the creation of initiatives that teach life skills through sports-driven lessons. In addition, it invests in equipment for participating children and provides support to coaches and other individuals who dedicate their lives to uplifting these communities.

As the name of the program implies, WIN Global seeks to empower communities around the world, and it invites organizations from the communities it serves to apply for grants to further its mission. More information is available online at UnderArmour.com.

Under Armour’s 3 Grey Matter

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3 Grey Matter
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After a successful career with The Rouse Company, where he served as CEO for seven years, Anthony W. Deering is now the chairman of Exeter Capital, LLC, a position he has held since 2004. Anthony W. Deering also sits on the board of directors for Brixmor Property Group and apparel manufacturer Under Armour.

One of the most prominent athletes linked to Under Armour is Golden State Warriors guard and two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, Stephen Curry. Under Armour signed the NBA superstar to an endorsement deal in 2013 and extended the contract through to 2024 after Curry’s banner seasons in 2014 and 2015. To date, Curry’s name has been associated with more than 100 shoe designs for the company.

A recent Curry signature shoe – the Curry 3 Grey Matter – was released in late 2016. The shoe features Under Armour’s patented Threadborne technology, comprised of more durable yarns that are turned into fabric designed to hold up throughout the course of a basketball season. Grey in color, the shoes also promise a solid structure and proper support, with cushioning made to absorb the impacts specific to basketball.