The 2012 450cc Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Champion, Ryan Dungey, has recently signed on to listen to Skullcandy headphones in 2013. Dungey is a world class athlete with eight different proffesional titles under his belt and no intentions of slowing down. Dungey looks at his list of sponsors and calls them, "the best brands in the business," which is fitting for such a talented rider. Keep an eye in Target stores (another on of Dungey's esteemed sponsors) for a collaborative effort to bring Skullcandy headphones to Dungey fans everywhere. Below is an exclusive welcome to the team edit with Dungey rocking some orange earbuds, and below that is the press release sent out by Skullcany early last week.
PARK CITY, Utah – January 2, 2012 – Today, Skullcandy, Inc. (Nasdaq: SKUL), a high-growth, performance lifestyle audio brand, announced the addition of Ryan Dungey, a 2-time Supercross Champion, 3-time AMA Motocross Champion and a 3-time Motocross of Nations Champion. Dungey joins an elite family of athletes, which includes NBA All-Stars Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose, 2-time ASP World Tour Champion Mick Fanning, Street League Skateboarding Champion Sean Malto, Olympic Medalist Danny Kass, and several other top artists and influencers.
“I try to pair myself with the best brands in the business to help me achieve my goals and keep pushing forward. My sponsors are the very best at what they do, which is why I’m excited to be a part of the Skullcandy Family. It’s one of the best lifestyle audio brands out there,” Dungey said.
Dungey’s current sponsors include KTM, Red Bull, Fox, Nike, Oakley, and Target, which is one of Skullcandy’s largest retailers. Skullcandy and Target will be working together to offer Dungey’s fans and followers unique opportunities to purchase Skullcandy products at Target throughout the 2013 season. More details will be announced on this program in early 2013.
“Ryan joins an elite family of athletes and artists who, like the Skullcandy brand, are committed to performing at the highest level,” said Nate Morley, VP of Marketing, Skullcandy. “He’s one of the best riders in the world, and he’s a great fit for our brand. We’re thrilled to welcome Ryan to the Skullcandy family.”