HOKA ONE ONE, a division of Deckers Brands, is delighted to announce it has just signed three-time Olympian athlete, Steph Twell on a three-year contract.
Steph’s incredible Olympic experience includes running the 1500m in Beijing, 5,000m in Rio and marathon in Tokyo. Steph is also a former World junior champion on the track, Commonwealth Games medallist, multiple World and European finalist and the current Scottish national record holder for the marathon, running 2:26:40 in Frankfurt in 2019.
Steph will be joining HOKA’s current 73 strong team of triathletes, trail stars, and road and track athletes and will join forces with top EU-wide talent: triathlon legend and Olympic gold medallist, Jan Frodeno (DE); winner of the HOKA Project Carbon X 2 100k women’s race, Audrey Tanguy (FR); IRONMAN champion, Joe Skipper (UK), and Dutch favourite, Tessa Kortekaas (NL), to name a few, along with UK-based athletes Adelle Tracey, European Championship finalist and World Championship semi-finalist, Jess Judd who is the current UK 5000m champion. Jess also just recently ran 67.52 on her half marathon debut at the Houston Half Marathon - it’s the fourth fastest time ever by a British woman. Jess is also only the third woman in history to have run inside 2 minutes for 800m and 68 minutes for half marathon.
Mike McManus, Global Sports Marketing Director, said: “We are incredibly proud to welcome Steph Twell to the HOKA team. She has always shown an unwavering dedication to the sport and holds over a decade of incredible achievements under her belt. We look forward to providing her with high performance, innovative footwear and apparel as she competes in some of the world’s most challenging races. We look forward to celebrating Steph’s future successes on the finish line.”
Steph Twell added: “I am thrilled to be a new member of the HOKA family. I feel so lucky to be a part of such an innovative and supportive team and can’t wait to share my running journey with HOKA by my side. I feel that HOKA brings quality, practicality as well as performance to all aspects of my running interests- from track to trails!”