AMP Energy Welcomes Scotty Lago to the Team
– Lago Signs Sponsorship Agreement with AMP Energy Drink –
Purchase, New York, November 23, 2010 – PepsiCo's AMP Energy Drink announces the addition of Olympic bronze medalist, Scotty Lago, to their elite snowboard team roster. Lago joins his FRENDS, Kevin Pearce, Mason Aguirre, Jack and Luke Mitrani and Keir Dillon to comprise the AMP Snowboard Team.
"I'm really excited about joining the AMP Energy team," said Lago. "This is going to be another busy year with a lot of travel and competitions. I want to ride as much as I can so I'm stoked to have the support from AMP and to be a part of a team with my FRENDS crew."
As a member of the US Snowboarding Team, top finisher in national and international competitions and featured rider in some of the top backcountry snowboard films, Lago brings an extensive amount of experience and diversity to the AMP Snowboard Team.
"We're excited to have Scotty join the AMP Energy Drink snowboard team," said Jeff Dubiel, Vice President, Sports for Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages. "Scotty's a genuine person and an incredible snowboarder. He's always ready for the next adventure and knows how to make the most of every moment. That makes him not only a great spokesperson for AMP Energy, but a perfect addition to complete the team."
To find out more information about Scotty Lago, the AMP Snowboard Team and AMP Energy Drink visit: www.ampenergy.com and www.youtube.com/ampenergy.
Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages
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