Rowing’s Development Athletes to Benefit from New Supplier

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Jackie Skender

August 15, 2013 (ISN) – Rowing Canada Aviron and its development program, Row To Podium, are pleased to announce that The Edge Food Energy Company will be an official supplier of food energy bars to up-and-coming athletes.

“It’s a great fit to have a company such as The Edge Food Energy Company supporting young athletes on the road to podium success,” says Chuck McDiarmid, Rowing Canada Aviron High Performance Development Coordinator. “Resources are often focused at those who have already made it to the top, so this program will help those on their journey when they need the support the most.”

Row to Podium ( is Rowing Canada’s leading-edge talent identification and development program with the goal of molding new athletes into future Olympic and Paralympic champions.

It’s a great match for The Edge Food Energy Company, which creates 100% organic food energy bars or “portable nutrition” to meet the energy needs of active people from high performance athletes to weekend warriors.

“The Edge Food Energy Company ( is proud to support Canadian athletes and the Olympic hopefuls of the Row To Podium program. We create our ‘portable nutrition’ products to help people perform at their best and achieve their goals and dreams. There is no better proving ground than the Row To Podium program,” said Hans Trupp of The Edge Food Energy Company. “We love how the Row To Podium program helps young athletes gain all of the skills, training and experience required to be the best in the world. We look forward to fueling these Canadian athletes to podium and giving them The Edge.”

The Edge Food Energy Company has made a tremendous commitment to athletes in the Row to Podium program, contributing to both daily training and “on the road” needs at World Championship events.