Sports nutrition brand PhD Nutrition has announced the signing of Molly Thompson-Smith as its latest athlete in a two-year partnership deal
The Ladbroke Grove born Climber, who is a five-time national champion and Tokyo 2020 hopeful will join the likes of Olympic medallist Asha Philip, UK multi award winning artist Bugzy Malone and boxing coach and manager, David Coldwell as a Premium Sports Nutrition Athlete.
Molly, who will continue her Olympic qualifying campaign at next weekend’s Bouldering World Cup event in Vale, will use PhD product and nutritional services to support her training and competitions and feature in promotional PhD online content.
Commenting on the deal, Molly said: “I’m excited to be working with PhD Nutrition, they have a great range of products that I’ve been using around training and competitions, and I’ve found that they’re perfect for baking with too!
“I’m looking forward to joining an impressive group of athletes and to having PhD as part of my journey hopefully to the Olympic games next year”.
PhD Nutrition Marketing Director, Mike Walker, added “We’re delighted to be working with Molly and welcome her to the team of PhD athletes.
“Molly absolutely embodies a performance mindset, through her hard work and focus in the gym, to her talent, skill and ambition on the wall. At PhD we’re excited to be supporting her with our range of performance nutrition products and our inhouse nutritional programming experts on her journey to Olympic qualification and beyond”.
Molly signed for thinkBeyond Talent last year in a partnership that will cover profile development, commercial partnerships, communications and appearances in addition to CSR advisory and development. thinkBeyond Talent provides management and social cause strategy to both managed and non-managed athletes and was recently shortlisted for Best Environmental Cause Campaign in PR Week’s Campaign for Good Awards, for its work with Lewis Pugh on The Long Swim.