Setting the scene(ry): The winners of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour at the “Nine Queens” freeski event

  07. March, 2012 ,
Instructed by experts from the European Outdoor Film School, the four winners of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour get to shoot a professional outdoor film. The movie will be shown during next year’s E.O.F.T read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: The winners of the Freeride Camp meet in Norway

  05. March, 2012 ,
Six ski enthusiasts from different corners of Europe are now ready to go to Romsdalen in Norway for an unforgettable experience with experienced guides. It is also settled that GORE-TEX Experience Tour has the chance to win two prestigious awards in the PR Report Award in Berlin in April. read more »

GORE-TEX brand and Norrøna partner with Røldal and Freeride World Tour Røldal.

  26. January, 2012 , ,
Norrøna and W.L. Gore & Associates are proud to announce its strategic partnership with Røldal Ski Resort, Freeride World Tour Røldal and Røldal Freeride Challenge. The agreement cements an overlaying partnership beyond supplying products. read more »

GORE-TEX brand presents: Wanna be a queen?

  09. January, 2012 ,
The online video contest qualifier for the NINE QUEENS is running until February 2012. Submit your personal flic and win the only wild card! read more »

GORE-TEX brand presents: The legendary Nine Knights is back and you can be part of it!

  09. January, 2012 , ,
For the 4th time German freeski pioneer and member of the GORE-TEX athlete team, Nico Zacek will gather the world’s most talented freeski athletes for his superstar session at a fantastic obstacle. From the 9th to the 14th of April the famous castle-like kicker set-up will be gracing the slopes of Livigno, Italy, where the winner of the WANNA BE A KNIGHT video contest will have the chance to ride with the biggest names of the sport. read more »

GORE-TEX Products proudly presents: AESTIVATION’S “LIFELONG” is available throughout Europe!

  13. December, 2011 , ,
The long wait for Europe’s premier ski movie “Lifelong” presented by GORE-TEX products is over. Aestivation Entertainment’s offering for 2011 is available for the general public. The feature movie that showcases the best European freeski talent toured throughout the continent with the downdays Movie Tour from the 21st of September. For those who missed the action on the big screen, the film is available on DVD as of mid December as supplement for the Photobook 2012 of the downdays Freeski Journal and Skieur Magazine’s December issue. read more »

Armada and Gore Partner create athlete-driven premium outerwear line for Winter 2012

  18. November, 2011 ,
ELKTON, Md. (November 14, 2011) – W.L. Gore & Associates (“Gore”) , inventor of GORE-TEX high performance fabric technologies for comfort and protection, today announced that it will join forces with Armada Skis, the premier rider-owned, rider-driven independent ski company, to redefine the Vector Series, a high-performance line of outerwear inspired by needs of elite athletes and guides. The line, debuting at SIA and ISPO tradeshows in 2012, will use GORE-TEX fabrics exclusively throughout the full range of jackets and pants for men and women. read more »

Seb Michaud Invitaçion in Argentina 2011

  10. October, 2011 , , ,
The troop of 12 invited riders on the 3rd Seb Michaud Invitaçion experienced 10 days of anthology, in total immersion in the Andes mountain range in Argentina. The “Valle Hermoso” turned out to be a strategic choice as much for the snow conditions as for the filming of high-powered freeride skiing. read more »

The GORE-TEX product history from an outside view

  01. September, 2011 ,
Today we want to share our “find of the month” for September with you. A retailer specialized on clothing and equipment for Snowboarding called “The House” recently produced and published this nice video about the history of GORE-TEX products. read more »

The GORE-TEX Freeride Challenge: Seb Michauds INVITACION 2011 in Argentina

  26. August, 2011 ,
Valle Hermoso 2011 will mark the start of the “Seb Michaud Invitacion III” After Chile in 2010, Seb and his friends will be returning to the “Argentinian Gauchos”. The base camp will set its sights a little higher this year, pitching at 2,200 metres near the small lake in the Valle Hermoso. A few changes to the riders this year, with 4 girls and 2 boys from the Freeride World Tour joining the existing team. Damian, the winner of the Gore-Tex® competition on Facebook, will have an opportunity to take part in this 3rd outing. read more »