Continued Commitment to a More Inclusive Outdoors Will Offer Emerging Athletes Helpful Tools and Resources to Accelerate Their Path Toward Sponsorship. Today, The North Face announced it is expanding its world-renowned athlete team with the launch of the new Athlete Development Program designed to recruit and foster emerging athletic talent.
The Athlete Development Program will offer 15-20 emerging athletes the opportunity to earn a 2-year contract with The North Face inclusive of funding, gear, education, and one-to-one mentorship. The program is specifically in search of athletes who are passionate about reaching the next level in one or more of the following sports: climbing, skiing, snowboarding, trail running and/or alpinism.
Athletes must be 16 years of age or older and based in the United States to apply.