World champions Team T1 Entertainment & Sports organization will be partnering up with Nike. The partnership extends across all T1 teams and players, including the League of Legends team and Faker (Lee Sang-hyeok), and will see all T1 athletes wearing Nike footwear and apparel uniforms during competition.
“We’re interested in understanding and learning more about the relationship between improved physicalfitness and athleticism as it relates to gaming. These athletes have unique skill sets that we believe wecan help improve through tailored training methods,” – Brant Hirst, Marketing Director, Nike Korea.
“Partnering with Nike marks a historic moment in our organization’s history as we work to transcend esports and further cement T1’s position as a global brand. Together we are thrilled to bring innovation to the next level through Nike’s premier training programs and performance wear that will help maximize our players’ potential and strengthen the longevity of their careers. Nike is renowned for supporting elite athletes of all types and we are excited to collaborate on apparel for our teams and fans to celebrate T1 in every corner of the world.” – Joe Marsh, CEO of T1.