Become a Sponsor
Sponsor Team Min Gamelin
On Track to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games
Become an athlete sponsor for Yura Min and Alex Gamelin, the 2017 South Korean Ice Dance Champions, and benefit from a productive commercial relationship with athletes tracking to represent the Republic of Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Competing at this pinnacle event, is not a pipe dream for these athletes. They are well-positioned, and in the running, on the Korea Skating Union 2016/17 PyeongChang Olympic Team Roster.
For perspective, it takes 15 to 20 years, or more, of full-time training under top-level coaches for ice dancers to achieve world-class readiness. During those years, added to the cost of coaching, choreography, music, ice fees, equipment and costumes, is the cost of travel and lodging for international competition. For an ice dance team, training and competition takes enormous sums of money, and what’s more, there are no shortcuts. Financial backing falls almost exclusively on the parents during the rise up, but to go the distance, sustainable support must come from commercial athlete sponsorships. When it comes to Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin, sponsors can benefit, not only compelling marketing and public relations content, but from attractive, personable, articulate, and responsible brand ambassadors.
Apart from becoming a sponsor, individual and corporations may simply give to the Min Gamelin Athlete Fund. Charitable giving offers potential tax advantages for both corporates and individuals. The team is approved to receive charitable athlete support through the New England Amateur Skating Foundation (NEASF). NEASF is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. In general, giving is considered tax-deductible in the United States, based on the tax circumstance of the individual or corporation. The Foundation administers giving from individuals and organizations for approved skaters worldwide. It’s important to note, funds pay only for valid expenses such as ice time, coaching, equipment, costumes, and competition-related travel. With this in minds, athletes submit skating bills to the fund administrator, who in turn, pays the bills directly.
Take a few minutes to learn more about sponsoring Team Min Gamelin
or giving to the Min Gamelin Athlete Fund.
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