Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water Partners with Three-Time Medalist Olympic Medalist Aly Raisman

Raisman to Offer Advice, Reflect on Her Journey, and Provide a Sneak Peek into Her Training Routine for 2016

BOSTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Poland Spring®Brand 100% Natural Spring Water welcomes two-time Olympic gold-medalist Aly Raisman back from the west coast. Poland Spring and Raisman will be at the American Cup at the DCUCenter in Worcester, Mass. to celebrate her preparations for 2016 with fans. Poland Spring was Raisman’s first New England sponsor after returning from London in August of last year.

“This past year has been a whirlwind since capturing gold in London and I’ve loved every minute of it. I have a lot of exciting things coming up, but I have to say that I am excited to get back in the gym this summer and start thinking about 2016,” said Raisman. “Getting back into my routine in the gym will require a lot of hard work. Poland Spring 100% Natural Spring Water has been my water of choice through my years of training and competing, and it’s wonderful to have the brand’s support. Poland Spring shares in my vision to be the best I can be both in and out of the gym.”

Raisman will greet fans at the American Cup, including twenty gymnasts from Brestyan’s American Gymnastics Club, the gym where Raisman trained prior to London. She will provide advice to inspire young gymnasts, including a glimpse into how she will prepare for 2016. Over the next three years of training, Aly will complete an estimated 9,300 beam routines, 56,000 back handsprings, 280,000 core exercises, and, to stay refreshed and hydrated, she will consume over 469 gallons of water.

“We’re so proud of Aly’s accomplishments and enthusiasm,” said Seona Skwara, Senior Brand Activation Manager. “She continues to inspire individuals on their own journey to achieve their goals and we are thrilled to see Aly share and talk to her fans about how hard work defines being their best.”

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About Nestlé Waters North America
With 36 years of experience providing refreshment in the bottled water segment, Nestlé Waters North America is the nation’s leading bottled water company. The company produces six regional natural spring water brands in the U.S., distributes three international brands, produces Nestle® Pure Life®, its nationally distributed purified bottled water, and most recently, added ready-to-drink iced teas. The company’s dedication to quality products, employee development, bringing shared value to communities, and its commitment to environmental stewardship, especially in the areas of water use, energy and packaging, has led Nestlé Waters North America to be third largest non-alcoholic beverage company by volume in the U.S.

About the DCU Center
The DCU Center is owned by the City of Worcester and managed by SMG, the world’s leading private management and developing firm for public assembly facilities. Headquartered in Philadelphia, SMG provides management services to over 200 public assembly facilities including arenas, stadiums, performing arts centers, theatres and convention, conference and trade centers. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through SAVOR… Catering bySMG, which currently services 65 accounts worldwide.