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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 »

Warm hands on the mountain: top tips from the GORE-TEX® athletes

Reaching the summit of K2 or making the first ascent of “Odyssee”, a route up the north face of the Eiger, the GORE-TEX® athletes are in constant search of new adventures. Wearing the right gear on their expeditions is of paramount importance. David Lama, Stefan Glowacz and co. know that effective hand protection is essential. […] 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 »

Pep Guardiola rejects the rain by using GORE-TEX® products

  19. August, 2015 ,
Guardiola is impressed by the perfection applied to the development and quality of the brand Feldkirchen-Westerham, August 19, 2015 – W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) and Pep Guardiola announced today a four-year partnership where Guardiola will globally represent the GORE-TEX® brand and Gore branded apparel and footwear. The trainer of football club FC Bayern […] read more »

Pep Guardiola rejects the rain by using GORE-TEX® products: An interview with Guardiola

  19. August, 2015 ,
Question: Why did you agree on this partnership? Pep Guardiola “For many years my family and I have worn GORE-TEX® jackets and shoes in our daily life, be it for outdoor sports activities or in the city. I like the philosophy of the company and therefore I’m happy to be a spokesperson for the brand. […] 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 »

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 »

GORE-TEX® Athletes and Event-Sponsoring

We have a long tradition of sponsoring professional athletes and selected projects. One of our first endeavours was to support Reinhold Messner in the late seventies with a product engineered with GORE-TEX® product technology on an expedition in the Himalayas. Since then, we’ve been working with numerous athletes around the world and have supported hundreds […] read more »

Once upon a climb: Fans meet Edurne Pasaban and Stefan Glowacz at the International Moutain Summit 2011

Within this year’s International Mountain Summit (IMS) in Brixen, Italy, the GORE-TEX® Experience Tour offered 20 lucky participants from 22nd to 24th October, 2011, the unique opportunity to meet their idols in person. Mountaineering professionals Edurne Pasaban and Stefan Glowacz shared their experience and personal advice exclusively with the winners read more »