Sports & Active

The call of the mountains – GORE-TEX brand again partner at the International Mountain Summit in 2015

Trekking with GORE® C-KNIT™ Backer Technology

For the seventh consecutive year the International Mountain Summit invites outdoor enthusiasts from 12. to 18. October to Brixen in South Tyrol. The GORE TEX® brand has been a part of the mountain summit as a brand partner right from the start. This year’s engagement will include the brand’s own programme package and an evening lecture on “Mountain Xtreme by GORE-TEX®.” As part of the festival Gore will also be presenting a GORE-TEX® product innovation specifically engineered for the jackets of hikers, trekkers and freeriders.

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“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 »

Wanderlust takes over Europe

Hiking tour with GORE-TEX® SURROUND™ product technology
  22. September, 2015 , , ,
According to a recent study by the GORE-TEX brand, Europeans express their unified love of hiking in different ways. Of all the nations surveyed, the Dutch like hiking the most at 84 percent, with the British lag behind at 45 percent. What 15 percent of Spanish respondents fear most is getting lost or finding a […] read more »

“1beats2” innovation: one-piece WINDSTOPPER® cycling jersey eliminates the need for an extra layer

At long last, W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) will unveil its “1beats2” design solution at EUROBIKE 2015. Constructed with a lightweight, elastic three-layer WINDSTOPPER® laminate, the cycling jersey eliminates the need for an additional layer in certain weather conditions. At varying temperatures between +10°C and +20°C, bike riders will no longer need to constantly put […] read more »

New 3-layer GORE-TEX products for long-lasting outdoor enjoyment

Life Cycle Assessments show that durability is the single most influential factor in improving several environmental impacts Not just for the professionals: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has developed new GORE-TEX products with GORE C-KNIT™ Backer Technology specifically engineered for hikers, trekkers, and freeriders, offering the ruggedness of a 3-layer laminate teamed up with the […] read more »

Gore and MONTANE® enter new licensing agreement for GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER®

  30. January, 2015 , , , ,
W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) is proud to announce the addition of a new outdoor brand customer: MONTANE®.  Based in the North East of England, Montane is a pioneer of lightweight, innovative mountain clothing and equipment.  It aspires to produce cutting edge, lightweight, breathable clothing for ambitious athletes who require above all else supreme functionality […] read more »

Keep your feet dry this winter with GORE-TEX ski mountaineering boots from Dynafit and Scott

  29. January, 2015 , , ,
At ispo 2015 W.L. Gore & Associates is presenting the first GORE-TEX thermo-mouldable ski mountaineering boots from Dynafit and Scott. The three different models will keep feet dry and comfortable thanks to their waterproof and breathable construction. These boots are engineered systems and specifically target mountain guides and ambitious winter sports enthusiasts undertaking longer ski […] 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 »

Improved technology for warmer hands – GORE-TEX Gloves + Gore warm technology

W. L. Gore & Associates knows what sports enthusiasts need. That’s why it has developed its + Gore warm technology for new GORE-TEX gloves that keep hands warmer for longer. As of winter 2015/16 complaining about cold hands will be a thing of the past – thanks to a product innovation of Gore: GORE-TEX Gloves with the new […] read more »

The new brand and product architecture of GORE-TEX Gloves makes life easier

The GORE-TEX brand makes buying gloves easier than ever before. This coming 2015/16 Autumn/Winter ranges, Gore has introduced an intuitive product architecture that consumers can easily understand. Also being revealed is the new + Gore warm technology for GORE-TEX Gloves that keeps hands warmer for longer. GORE-TEX Gloves offer enduring weather protection and comfort combined with balanced heat transfer and […] read more »