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airweave Supports Quality Sleep of Promising Young Football Players at FC Barcelona La Masia

June 29, 2015
By Business Wire News


airweave, the top-selling brand of premium bedding toppers and pillows in Japan, continues its support of the quality sleep of athletes throughout the world. The company has partnered with FC Barcelona as the Official Mattress Pad/Topper Supplier for the world renowned youth academy at La Masia.

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La Masia (Photo: Business Wire)

La Masia (Photo: Business Wire)

La Masia, the residence of the young football talents and for which the youth academy of FC Barcelona is known and praised all over the world, is a significant factor in FC Barcelona’s European success. In fact, the institution has made significant achievement to have trained superstars such as Lionel Messi, Andrés Iniesta and Gerard Piqué.

The dream of these young football players in training is to be a world-class professional at FC Barcelona or other leading international football teams. airweave supports their efforts to attain their dreams by supplying 110 bedding toppers and pillows for all of the youth at La Masia so they can have quality sleep and rest that lends to better performance on the field.

About airweave
Founded in 2007, airweave, a premium bedding topper, has been offering comfortable support for the best possible quality sleep. The scientifically supported topper allows for more restful slumber through its ergonomic, breathable design, and high resilience which help users turn over more easily. airweave is proven to minimize strain on joints, reduce restlessness while sleeping and distribute weight evenly, all of which amount to a life-enhancing sleep experience that leaves people feeling invigorated and refreshed upon waking. In 2014, Motokuni Takaoka, the founder and CEO of airweave, brought his innovative Japanese technology to the United States via online sales, and in February 2015, airweave opened its first flagship store in Manhattan’s SoHo district. As of June 2015, airweave is available in other regions as well such as China, Singapore and Taiwan with further business expansions around the world being envisioned.

airweave is enhancing the daily life and athletic performance of its users, which include:

  • Several-National Olympic Delegations including the United States, Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland and Japan. Nearly 33% of the medaling athletes at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games were members of Olympic Teams to which airweave supplied bedding toppers;
  • Top amateur and professional athletes around the globe, including two-time Masters Champion Bubba Watson, U.S. Olympic Gold medalist ice dancers, Meryl Davis and Charlie White;
  • Students at the Paris Opera Ballet School, where all beds in the dormitory are furnished with airweave bedding toppers;
  • Students at The Royal Ballet School in London where airweave mattress toppers have been introduced to their younger students at White Lodge dormitory;
  • More than 500 students of IMG Academy whose residence hall features airweave bedding toppers. (Sleep research has been conducted at the academy to measure the effect of airweave bedding toppers on individual athletic performance.);
  • First and business class passengers of Japan Air Lines international flights;
  • Guests at high-end hotels, such as Hòtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, The Ritz Carlton Shanghai Pudong, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing Financial Street and Park Hyatt Shanghai.

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Four benefits of airweave bedding topper

  1. Highly resilient bedding material allows you to turn over more easily and maintain deeper sleep.
  2. Excellent dispersion of body pressure prevents physical strain and minimizes peak pressure points.
  3. Breathability of core material helps to dissipate heat and moisture generated by body during sleep.
  4. Mattress cover and core material are easily washable with water.

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