PARK CITY, Utah, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Skullcandy, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKUL), a high growth performance lifestyle audio brand, has announced some sizzling new additions to their team: a crew of supermodel ambassadors -- the first of whom is 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton.
The announcement of this multi-year deal with Skullcandy arrives on the heels of Upton's cover reveal and gives the brand all-access to the Sports Illustrated "it girl" in the form of exclusive content, advertising, social media and Skullcandy events. Content plans thus far include a short film and photo shoot both produced in Oklahoma City last week with Kevin Durant and James Harden from the Skullcandy NBA Crew."Skullcandy has collaborated with some of the world's greatest athletes and artists and today we're excited to add Supermodels to that roster," Clarke Miyasaki, Skullcandy's VP Global Business Development said. "We look forward to working with IMG Models and couldn't be more thrilled to have Kate on our team." "I'm a long-time fan of Skullcandy and can't wait to unveil some of the fun things we have planned," Upton commented, shortly after wrapping the content shoot for the company. "I'm thrilled to be on the Skullcandy roster alongside many of the world's best athletes and artists." Kate Upton is the first of the "Supermodel Crew" to be announced. The rest of the lineup will be revealed next month when Skullcandy unveils its evolved look and product range as part of their 2012 Supreme Sound story. To view exclusive content featuring the first member of the Skullcandy "Supermodel Crew" Kate Upton, visit www.skullcandy.com/Kate ABOUT SKULLCANDY: Skullcandy Inc. (NASDAQ:SKUL) became the world's most distinct audio brand by bringing color, character and performance to an otherwise monochromatic space; revolutionizing the audio arena by introducing headphones, earbuds and other audio and wireless lifestyle products that possess unmistakable style and exceptional performance. From the award-winning, optic-inspired Roc Nation Aviator headphones to the evolutionary fitting FIX earbuds and a roster of the world's finest athletes, musicians and artists, Skullcandy continues to redefine world-class audio performance and style. Visit skullcandy.com, or join us at facebook.com/skullcandy. Twitter @skullcandy SOURCE Skullcandy, Inc.