Sports & Active

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 »

You have to fight for quality

  07. November, 2014 , , ,
The panel discussion consisted of high-calibre participants. The best mountaineers worldwide came together at the Kiku. International Mountain Summit, meeting at the Messner Mountain Museum Firmian in Sigmundskron Castle. Under the motto “Mountain ex.change”, those in charge of the IMS together with journalists analyzed the prospects for better quality reporting of mountaineering related news. With […] read more »

Beaming victors at the end of the 10th Anniversary Edition of the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run

An Alpine Cross event is the supreme challenge for runners from around the globe in their discipline. For around 600 athletes, who started in teams of two, participation in the 10th Anniversary Edition of the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run represented the fulfilment of a dream. Exhausted by the challenges of covering 293 kilometres and tackling 13,700 metres of elevation […] read more »

Gaastra and Gore join forces

Nautical sailing brand offers GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER® products in Spring 2015 Amsterdam, October 9th, 2014: Gaastra, the nautical sailing brand company, will be starting a partnership with W.L. Gore & Associates to use GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER® fabric technologies in strategically selected Sailing and Lifestyle outerwear to create a range of superior performing sailing and casual […] read more »

The Mountain Festival IMS shows willpower

  13. August, 2014 , , ,
The Kiku. International Mountain Summit has completely set up the program for the event’s sixth edition. Starting from October 16th the motto “willpower” runs like a common thread through the event in Brixen(South Tyrol-Italy), where mountaineers, climbers, doctors, experts, tour operators, together more than 60 speakers, will be on the IMS stage. Ticket sales are open. read more »

24 brand partners, 180 styles – the unique GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology conquers the outdoor market

At the OutDoor 2014 trade fair in Friedrichshafen W. L. Gore & Associates will be showcasing its latest innovation in the outdoor footwear market. The GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology can already count 24 prestigious outdoor brands among its partners and hiking enthusiasts can choose from around 180 different models. read more »

GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology model overview S/S 2015

You will find an overview of the new products (Spring/Summer 2015) that feature our new GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology here. read more »

The GORE-TEX brand wins OutDoor Industry Award for the world’s first technology for hiking shoes with all-round breathability

W. L. Gore & Associates has claimed a much coveted OutDoor Industry Award for its new GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology for hiking shoes. These awards are bestowed annually by a jury of outdoor experts at the OutDoor trade fair. read more »

Hiking redefined – the GORE-TEX brand presents the first technology for hiking footwear with all-round breathability

W. L. Gore & Associates once again confirms its innovative strength by taking a historic step forward in the global footwear market. With its GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology the company unveils a radically new technology for durably waterproof hiking boots with all-round breathability. This unique construction keeps your feet drier and enhances your sense of well-being. read more »

ECCO new brand partner to implement GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology for 2015

The Danish brand ECCO is launching its first collection of casual shoes with the GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology. The shoes will be distributed to the global footwear market for spring/summer 2015. read more »