Timing is everything: Casio joins GoPro Mountain Games in Vail as exclusive timepiece and timing partner
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Timing is everything: Casio joins GoPro Mountain Games in Vail as exclusive timepiece and timing partner

Vail, Colo., June 6, 2018 — Vail’s GoPro Mountain Games have become known as one of the best weekends of the year to celebrate mountain sports, music, and lifestyle. Today the Vail Valley Foundation, which organizes the event, announced that Casio watches are the official timepiece and timing partner of the GoPro Mountain Games.

“Casio’s dedication to outdoor adventure is made apparent with their ProTrek watch’s ‘Smart’ capabilities, including HD mapping, GPS and location memory,” said Greg Bloom, Sponsorship Sales Director for the Vail Valley Foundation. “Our GoPro Mountain Games’ die-hards expect to be wooed by the gear brands we partner with. I have no doubt we’ve hit a homerun with Casio and look forward to collaborating to bring super fun experiences to our attendees.”

“Casio is proud to sponsor the GoPro Mountain Games and join in the celebration of mountain sports,” said Mike Princiotto, Marketing Manager of Casio’s Timepiece Division. “Our PRO TREK WSD-F20 was built specifically for outdoor enthusiasts and we can’t wait for attendees to experience the timepiece for themselves.”

Hosted by the non-profit Vail Valley Foundation, the GoPro Mountain Games is the best all-around mountain experience available anywhere in the world. Each June in Vail, Colorado, pros and amateurs compete in more than 13 mountain sports disciplines and more than 25 events including whitewater, IFSC World Cup Climbing, slackline, biking, running, yoga and more. The event draws more than 70,000 spectators and is free to attend. Learn more at www.mountaingames.com.

About PRO TREK Smart

Casio’s PRO TREK Smart line of watches is geared for outdoor enthusiasts. Powered by Wear OS by Google, these timepieces are equipped with a variety of features ideal for outdoor adventures including GPS, Location Memory, Moment Setter, and more. These timepieces also boast Casio’s Triple Sensor technology, in addition to a dual-layer LCD and water resistance. Casio’s PRO TREK Smart line offers rugged, stylish and versatile timepieces with features that enhance any outdoor experience. For additional information on Casio’s PRO TREK Smart line of timepieces, please visit: http://wsd.casio.com/us/en/

About Casio America, Inc.

Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit casio.com/home.

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