Seattle and the MLU announced today an official jersey sponsorship with Point6 Socks.

Headquartered in Steamboat Springs, Colo., Point6 creates exceptionally soft merino wool products built for optimal comfort and performance.

As part of the sponsorship deal, the Point6 logo will be featured on the front of the Seattle Rainmakers jerseys.

“We are very excited to be sponsored by Point6 Socks,” said Rainmakers General Manager Rusty Brown. “Living and playing in the great Northwest, we know that good foot care can go a long way to being happy whether you are an athlete, day hiker or backcountry enthusiast.”

MLU-branded socks will be available directly through the MLU Shop and featured on Point6’s homepage.

This partnership also features major cross-promotional social media marketing from Point6, the Rainmakers and the MLU.

As the official sock of the MLU, Point6 will outfit every MLU player with performance-engineered socks made from the finest merino wool from sustainably farmed sheep in New Zealand.

“The Seattle Rainmakers and all MLU athletes deserve the best performance socks to maintain the highest level of performance on the field,” said Point6 Operations Chief, Drew Williams. “Point6’s partnership with the MLU allows players to test the limits of our product and aid us in our neverending quest to make the best wool sock ever.”

About Point6

Point6 socks are made from the finest merino wool using 100-percent compact spun yarns for the outdoor, snow sports, running, cycling and active lifestyle markets. Point6 founders, Peter and Patty Duke helped introduce merino wool to the outdoor industry over 20-years ago and subsequently brought Point6 to market in 2008. All Point6 socks are proudly made in the USA with imported yarns using state of the art knitting and compact-spinning technologies. The brand is unwavering in its commitment to deliver merino wool products of the utmost quality, comfort and durability. For more information, please visit

About The Author

Paul has worked in online content, freelance writing and education for the past ten years. A native of Baltimore with roots in Philadelphia and Los Angeles, Paul grew up in a family of Ultimate enthusiasts. He graduated with his undergraduate degree in English from Goucher College in Baltimore and his Masters in Education also from Goucher. Paul was the captain of Goucher College Ultimate and then played with the Philadelphia Area Disc Alliance, Central Maryland Ultimate Association and the Los Angeles Organization of Ultimate Teams. As the Director of Content, Paul handles the online content for the MLU site and eight team sites.

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