August 22, 2012

Poland Spring signs deal with Olympian Aly Raisman

The 18-year-old who won two gold medals and a bronze says Poland Spring has been an important part of her training regimen for years.

The Associated Press

BOSTON — Gold-medal gymnast Aly Raisman has signed her first major endorsement deal since returning from the London Olympics.

U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman displays her gold medal for the artistic gymnastics women's floor exercise final at the 2012 Summer Olympics in this Aug. 7, 2012, photo.

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U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman jumps on the beam to start her exercise during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Needham, Mass., native this week signed a one-year deal to endorse Maine-based Poland Spring water.

The 18-year-old Raisman, who won two gold medals and a bronze, says the endorsement was an easy decision because Poland Spring has been an important part of her training regimen for years.

Poland Spring officials say Raisman shares the company's goal of being the very best.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Poland Spring is owned by Stamford, Conn.-based Nestle Waters North America.

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