Former Lifestyle Consultant for Massage Heights Retreat in Omaha, Nebraska Joins USA Bobsled National Team

SAN ANTONIO — Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services, announced today that it is sponsoring Nicole Brungardt, a USA bobsledder and former employee of one of its franchisees. Brungardt, who worked as a lifestyle consultant for Massage Heights West Maple in her home state of Nebraska, was recently selected to join the USA Bobsled National Team and will kick off the World Cup season in Latvia from Dec. 3-9, 2018.

“We are so proud of all Nicole’s achievements thus far and stand in awe of her relentless, unwavering commitment to pursuing her dreams. It truly feels that things have come full circle as we build this partnership together and support her the way she once supported Massage Heights,” said Shane Evans, co-founder and president of Massage Heights. “We’re so inspired by her and feel honored to stand behind her, cheering her on through this next journey with sights set on Beijing.”

Brungardt joined the Women’s Bobsled Team on the North American Circuit in Oct. 2017, and in her rookie season, won three gold medals making her an up-and-coming star in the sport. Prior to bobsledding, Brungardt played volleyball and ran track in both high school and college and was inducted into the Norfolk Catholic High School Hall of Fame, as well as the Wayne State Athletics Hall of Fame.

“Massage therapy has always played a vital role in my success as a collegiate and professional athlete. I rely on it for not only the physical benefits, but for mental relaxation, as well,” said Nicole Brungardt. “As a former employee of Massage Heights, I have a strong personal connection and great respect for the brand, and I’m excited about this new partnership together.”

About Massage Heights

Massage Heights is a family-owned, membership-based therapeutic services franchise company that provides Members and Guests convenient, professional, affordable resort-quality massage and facial services that help people achieve a balanced and healthy lifestyle, in an upscale Retreat environment. Regular massage and skin therapy services help people look and feel their best from the inside out by aiding in the reduction of stress, pain management and increased relaxation, all resulting in the ability to tackle daily life with a higher level of vitality and positivity, truly elevating the everyday.

About Team Nicole USA

Team Nicole USA is a group of sponsors, donors and supporters of USA bobsled athlete Nicole Brungardt. A Norfolk, Nebraska native, Nicole joined the USA Bobsled team in 2017 winning three gold medals on the North American circuit her rookie season. In 2018 she earned a spot on the USA Bobsled National team, competing on the World Cup circuit. Follow her journey at