Coca-Cola Announces Gretchen Bleiler As One Of Their “Six Pack” Of Olympic Athletes.
COCA-COLA “SIX PACK” OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES
A diverse, talented group of Olympic Champions and Olympic hopefuls are joining forces as part of the Coca-Cola “Six-Pack” of Athletes for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The athletes will also serve as Coca-Cola “Ambassadors of Active Living” to help encourage and inspire people to lead active, balanced lives.
The Coca-Cola “Six-Pack” will be featured on special in-store materials In January and February, 2010 to help Coca-Cola celebrate the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. The new “Six Pack,” a group of Olympic Champions, medalists and hopefuls, includes:
Gretchen Bleiler – silver medalist in women’s half-pipe (snowboarding), member of 2006 U.S. Olympic Team
Rockne Brubaker and Keauna McLaughlin – reigning U.S. National Champions in pairs figure skating
Evan Lysacek – reigning World Champion in men’s figure skating, member of 2006 U.S. Olympic Team
Apolo Anton Ohno – five-time medalist in men’s short track speed skating, member of 2002 and 2006 U.S. Olympic Teams
Angela Ruggiero – three-time Olympic medalist in women’s ice hockey, member of 1998, 2002, and 2006 U.S. Olympic Teams
This is the second consecutive Olympic Games that Coca-Cola has featured a “Six-Pack” of Athletes as part of the brand’s Olympic program. The Coca-Cola “Six-Pack” who competed in Beijing in 2008 brought home 14 Olympic medals and encouraged countless across the U.S. to live positively. The group included, Natalie Coughlin, LeBron James, Shawn Johnson, Steven Lopez, Andy Potts and Sanya Richards..