Saskatoon clothing company makes it to the Super Bowl

MEE Sports will be making the jackets for the Denver Broncos cheerleading team.

MEE Sports will be making the jackets for the Denver Broncos cheerleading team

Peter Wills holds a completed jacket made for the Denver Broncos cheerleaders. (Victoria Dinh/CBC)

A Saskatoon clothing company will be getting some face time during the 2016 Super Bowl 50.

"After the Denver Broncos beat New England and made it to the Super Bowl, the next day we had a call from the head cheerleading coach asking if we could produce jackets for them," said Peter Wills, operations manager for MEE Sports in Saskatoon. 

"They were concerned that there would be rain in San Francisco, where the Super Bowl was being held this year."

According to MEE Sports, everything is designed and sewn together in Saskatoon. (Victoria Dinh/CBC)

The company has been around for 29 years and has only been involved in creating cheerleader clothing for the past seven.

"It's really become our niche market," said Wills.

MEE Sports have also made clothing for the likes of the Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins and New York Jets.

"All of the designs are our own unique design that we create for all of our clients," said Wills.

He said everything is also produced and sewn together in Saskatoon.

As for the status of the rushed order, the 32 jackets made for the cheerleading team will be on their way to San Francisco on Monday. 
The Sea Gals wearing jackets produced by MEE Sports at last year's Super Bowl. (MEE Sports)

This will be the second time the company's clothing will be featured during a Super Bowl game. According to Wills, MEE Sports produced jackets for the Seattle Seahawk's cheerleaders, the Sea Gals, the year the team won.

"Seattle did win the year they were wearing our jackets, so we like to feel we're good luck," said Wills.


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