Summer Sanders and Coolibar Partner Against Sun Damage with UPF 50+ Sun Protective Apparel on HSN
MINNEAPOLIS, March 23, 2017 -- Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and three-time melanoma survivor Summer Sanders will appear on HSN as Coolibar brand ambassador with host, Lesley Machado. Coolibar is the industry leader with innovative UV blocking fabrics designed in comfortable styles for travel, leisure or everyday use.
Coolibar, the industry's leading maker of quality sun-protective apparel for the entire family, is recommended by dermatologists worldwide and trusted by skin cancer experts for their proprietary fabrics that help prevent UVA and UVB rays from passing through to skin.
"Working with Coolibar is a natural fit for me due to their commitment to develop the most innovative sun-protective UPF 50+ apparel for people like me, who want to live an active, outdoor lifestyle more safely in the sun," Sanders said.
Coolibar is one of the first clothing companies to earn The Skin Cancer Foundation's Seal of Recommendation and continues to work closely with prominent foundations and medical leaders in the skin cancer community to promote a healthier, safer and more active lifestyle in the sun.
"We are excited about our relationship with Summer Sanders and feel very strongly she is the right person to represent Coolibar given her history, passion and dedication to a safer lifestyle in the sun," said Kendra Reichenau, Coolibar CEO. "We strive to provide the most technically elegant apparel solutions for those who want to enjoy outdoor activities while maintaining a layer of protection from harmful UV rays."
At the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Summer Sanders emerged as the most decorated U.S. swimmer, winning four medals - two gold, a silver, and a bronze. Sanders television career includes correspondent and host highlights: eight years co-hosting "NBA Inside Stuff", first female game-show host on Nickelodeon's "Figure It Out", Olympic analyst and host for NBC, Today Show special contributor, and hosting Fox's "The Sports List". Sanders was a sideline reporter for the NBA, WNBA, and US Open and contributor to Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, and NBC's Universal Sports Network. She hosted Yahoo! Sports award winning web series Elite Athlete Workout and their 2012 Olympic Games swimming coverage. Currently, Sanders can be seen on CBS Sports Network's all female roundtable sports show, "We Need To Talk." Sanders is a health and fitness advocate, producing articles, tips and workouts for various outlets; she is an active Right to Play Ambassador and she is currently filming new projects with her production company, Black Line Media. Sanders volunteers her time as spokesperson for John Wayne Cancer Foundation's "Block The Blaze" campaign after surviving three melanomas. Summer loves the balancing act of athletics, carpool for her daughter & son, and being in front of the camera.
About Coolibar: Coolibar is one of the most recommended and tested sun protective clothing companies in the United States. Based in Minneapolis, the company was founded in 2001 to bring Australia's world-leading sun protection approaches to the American market and beyond by producing and selling sun protective apparel for active families through catalog and online. Dedicated to the highest quality sun protective clothing, hats and accessories, Coolibar guarantees UPF 50+ ratings for the life of their garments. Coolibar has been recognized by The Skin Cancer Foundation, the American Academy of Dermatology and the Melanoma International Foundation for effective sun protection. For more information visit www.coolibar.com or call 1-800-926-6509. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.
Manager, Strategic Partnerships for Coolibar