Rookies Look to Make Rip City, 'Fit City'; Portland Trail Blazers' Roy, Aldridge Added to Nautilus' FITJAM06 Lineup
Aug 4, 2006

VANCOUVER, Wash. -- (Aug. 4, 2006) -- Two of the newest Portland Trail Blazers today announced they will make a public appearance this weekend's FITJAM06 -- a fitness celebration for both adults and kids to be held at Nautilus World Headquarters.

Brandon Roy and LaMarcus Aldridge will meet with fans and sign autographs from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday at the company's outdoor basketball courts. A full schedule of activities will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

Nautilus World Headquarters is located at 16400 SE Nautilus Drive (Mill Plain and SE 164th). There will parking on campus as well as in surrounding lots in the Vancouver Technology Center.

Nautilus equipment is used at the Trail Blazers' practice facility, and the company is one of the team's corporate sponsors.

"We're delighted to host these two talented individuals and hope their appearance will inspire people to bring their friends and family to enjoy a great weekend that encourages health and fitness," said Ron Arp, senior vice president of corporate communications for Nautilus, Inc.

FITJAM06 activities on Saturday include: free inflatables and a climbing wall, health and fitness exhibits, fitness demonstrations, corporate athletic events, and a huge truckload sale. Families can join the fun all weekend by participating in a 5k walk/run, 3-on-3 basketball games and basketball clinics for players of all skill levels.

The event also features softball and flag football games, and special appearances by Trail Blazers mascot Blaze, the Bowflex(R) Stunt Team, Blazer Dancers and the Seahawks' Seagals.

A complete schedule is available at

About Nautilus, Inc.
Headquartered in Vancouver, Wash., Nautilus, Inc. is a pure fitness company that provides tools and education necessary to help people achieve a fit and healthy lifestyle. With a brand portfolio that includes Nautilus(R), Bowflex(R), Schwinn(R)Fitness, StairMaster(R), and Pearl iZUMi(R), Nautilus manufactures and markets a complete line of innovative health and fitness products through direct, commercial, retail, specialty and international channels. The Company was formed in 1986 and had sales of $631 million in 2005. It has 1,600 employees and operations in Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Illinois, Virginia, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, China, and other locations around the world. More information is at


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