Events

The GORE-TEX® brand celebrates its 40th anniversary at the European Outdoor Film Tour (E.O.F.T.)

There are no safety nets when climbers scale sheer rock face, and no pause button when steep skiing specialists navigate near vertical slopes: when the European Outdoor Film Tour 2016/17 (E.O.F.T.) has its premiere in Munich on October 5, millions of outdoor enthusiasts in 15 European countries will be on the edge of their seats […] read more »

Glacier debut: GORE-TEX® athlete Greg Hill set to run the first-ever glacier leg of the Transalpine Run

GORE-TEX® athlet Greg Hill
FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM (August 8, 2016) – Ski mountaineer and GORE-TEX® athlete Greg Hill is to run the fourth leg of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine Run, from Mandarfen-Pitztal to Sölden, on September 7, 2016. The evening before he will be talking to the other participants about his “2 mln vertical feet in 1 year” project. read more »

An off-road adventure on two feet with the latest GORE-TEX® trail running shoes

This stylish trail running shoe is a real head-turner: the Arc’teryx Norvan VT GTX® with integrated GORE-TEX® membrane.
Want to run safely and in comfort off-road or even across the Alps? With completely waterproof and highly breathable GORE-TEX® trail running shoes, neither fickle mountain weather nor muddy paths can spoil runners’ fun. The product portfolios of leading running shoe manufacturers now contain the right shoe for every type of runner; from minimalist “natural […] read more »

GORE-TEX® at Salone del Mobile 2016 with METEOMORPHOSIS

A highly technological company with an eye constantly on product research and innovation, known for GORE-TEX®, a high-performance waterproof and breathable fabric, W.L. Gore will be at the FuoriSalone for the second year in a row. At this 2016 edition from 12 to 17 April, it will be present with a special interactive video installation […] read more »

The GORE-TEX® brand launches its search for new ambassador families for its BIG DAYS programme

The GORE-TEX® brand ambassador programme is a guarantor of success: as the recipient of several prestigious awards, the BIG DAYS programm goes into its fourth consecutive year in 2016 using the slogan “Big Days: Small Feet – Big Steps”. Prospective GORE-TEX® BIG DAYS brand ambassador families have the chance to apply for the program at http://bigdays.gore-tex.co.uk/ from 14th […] read more »

GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run 2016: “The Spirit of Trailrunning”

Trailrunning has become established as one of the hottest trends in the running and outdoor sports sector. While the reasons for this boom are complex, runners almost always have the same motivation for running off-road: they are looking for exciting trails in glorious natural settings. The GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run ticks both these boxes and the 2016 […] read more »

Discover the “Hidden Places” of Europe’s metropolises with the GORE-TEX® brand

People love to travel in Autumn and briefly escape the stress of their everyday routines by taking weekend city breaks. This year, the GORE-TEX® brand presents the Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 collection of its internationally renowned lifestyle brand partners by taking journeys off the beaten track in four major European cities. In the search of the hottest […] read more »

“Ride and Surf Lofoten“: GORE-TEX® Experience Tour conquers the mountains and fjords in Norway

GORE-TEX® Experience Tour, Lofoten
Slopes with powder snow are the dream of every freerider – to ride the perfect wave in a natural paradise for every surfer. Powder snow and waves on the same day? The GORE-TEX® Experience Tour (GET) makes this adventure come true. Together with GORE-TEX® athletes Nico Zacek, Seb Michaud, Greg Hill and big wave surfer […] read more »

Opening of registration for the GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN

Four countries – eight stages – nine towns Munich, December 5, 2014 – For the eleventh time about 300 teams of two from over 20 nations will rise to the challenge of the GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN from August 29 until September 5, 2015. The athletes will have to master about 268 exciting trail kilometers and 16,310 […] read more »

IMS Jury enthused by Glacier River

©Jürgen Kössler - IMS
  11. November, 2014 , ,
The winner of the IMS Photo Contest by BMW 2014 comes from Poland. David Kaszlikowski prevailed over 2600 photographers from almost 90 countries to win the Kiku Photo Award, worth a total of 3000 Euro. The professional photographer snapped a glacier river of the famous Baltoro-glacier close to the famous Concordia Square. This square is […] read more »