Events

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 »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour – The Adventure Is About To Begin …

  21. May, 2014 ,
In July 2010 the GORE-TEX Experience Tour was launched, inviting young people from all over Europe to apply online for a chance to take part in a variety of outdoor challenges. The ambitious objective is to bring together expert heroes and the young outdoor community. The latest chapter in the history of the GORE-TEX Experience […] read more »

“My GORE-TEX jacket has turned into a lamp!” Up-cycling made easy

Not only is the GORE-TEX brand presenting its new styles for the coming 2014/2015 autumn/winter ranges, it is also encouraging people to rethink how they view creativity. Using the motto “Up-cycle your GORE-TEX jacket. Be creative with your hands” it is unveiling five design objects and initiating an Instagram campaign. As long as you like […] read more »

Freeski Mountaineering Camp 2014 (28.3.-30.3.2014)

“She’s the boss!” At least that’s the way Joe Vallone puts it. He’s referring to La Meije, the 3974 metre high mountain that governs the lives of everyone in the nearby village of La Grave and any skiing they may do. The small ski resort of La Grave cowers 2500 metres below the spectacularly rugged rock and ice of the north face of La Meije. Joe is originally from America. As an avid freeskier he came to La Grave many years ago and has stayed on ever since. He was one of the participants in the Freeski Mountaineering Camp, an event that was organised as part of the GORE TEX Experience Tour. The participants were accompanied by legendary freeriders Seb Michaud and Bruno Compagnet and professional alpine mountaineer Christophe Dumarest. Joe and five other ambitious freeskiing enthusiasts from all over Europe were chosen to take part in the event which involved GORE-TEX athletes Seb Michaud, Bruno Compagnet and Christophe Dumarest guiding them down the spectacular descents and steep couloirs of La Meije. read more »

Ten years of sweat, exertion and elation – the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run celebrates its anniversary

Hundreds of amateur and professional runners are exercising rigorously to get fit for 30th August 2014. This is when the starter pistol will be fired in Ruhpolding (Germany) for the jubilee edition of the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run: One of the most spectacular runs in the world is celebrating its 10th anniversary. read more »

Triathlon is distinctly passé: the GORE-TEX brand invites participants to join its Alpine Quattrathlon

  17. February, 2014
Both stunning and formidable – the Alps offer sports enthusiasts end-less opportunities for that unique experience. The latest GORE-TEX Experience Tour is now inviting participants to join a very special out-door alpine event: its Alpine Quattrathlon. On four consecutive days the participants will make their way through four different countries – while engaging in four different sports disciplines. From March 1st, 2014 any-one who is looking for the adventure of a lifetime can register online at www.experience-tour.com. read more »

Gore to launch new business portal for customers and retailers at ISPO 2014

  17. December, 2013 , , ,
Intuitive, user friendly and service oriented: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) is to offer its retailers, customers and consumer oriented fabrics (COF) partners a new online platform. The new business portal is to be officially launched at ISPO 2014. It provides useful information and services related to the GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER® brands in ten different languages. read more »

Henri Lloyd GORE–TEX® Experience Tour winners take on the Clipper Race

  02. December, 2013
Selected from over 600 candidates to fulfil the adventure of a lifetime, the first of the Henri Lloyd GORE-TEX Experience Tour winners arrived in Albany, Western Australia last week after battling the 5,000 mile Southern Ocean ‘Sleigh Ride’ from Cape Town, South Africa. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour entitled “Make your own Bestard Boots and try them out in Majorca with GORE-TEX” gets an excellent reception

From 5th to 7th November, the 16 participants selected, all of them mountain, adventure and outdoor enthusiasts, took part in a unique 3 day programme of activities. read more »

Do-it-Yourself in Mallorca: Manufacture your own boots and put them to the test with Bestard and GORE-TEX Experience Tour

Which hiking boots are the best for upcoming autumn adventures? Your own individually handcrafted ones! The next project of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour will take 15 mountain enthusiasts to the beautiful island of Mallorca (Spain) where they will get the exclusive opportunity to build their own boots directly at the factory of the GORE-TEX brand partner “Calzados Bestard”. Applications can be submitted from the beginning of August 2013 online at www.experience-tour.com. read more »