It’s estimated that only around 3,000 people have ever successfully scaled Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. Japanese mountain climber Hirotaka Takeuchi is among them. But he didn’t stop there. Earlier this year, he became the first Japanese mountain climber to scale the world’s 14 tallest mountains, each one greater than 8,000 meters tall, or between 26,000 and 29,000 feet. And he relied on support from Gore, and GORE-TEX fabric, to reach his years-long goal. read more »
Saturday 6 October 2012 at the D-Store in Rome the intelligent airbag introduced by Dainese will be presented.
Thanks to their respective technologies, GORE-TEX and DAINESE, partners for years, offer the best equipment on the market to motorcycle enthusiasts. Clothing and accessories which are synonymous with comfort, functionality, guaranteed maximum quality, excellent protection and safety. read more »
“Today it is so difficult to find the words to describe this experience…”.
This is how the adventure on the Alps ends for the AlpCross event, an initiative that is part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour 2012, which saw eight outdoor enthusiasts participating in an exciting crossing of the Alps accompanied by climbing legend Hans Kammerlander, professional photographer Bernd Ritschel, alpine guide Yann Delevaux and weather expert Karl Gabl. read more »
During this year’s Olympic Games the German equestrian show jumping team will be well-equipped for the well-known London drizzle. The team will be sporting riding wear by Pikeur, official Olympic outfitter and long-time customer of Gore. read more »
The freshest approach to freeski filmmaking read more »
Benedikt Böhm, Sebastian Haag and Greg Hill prepare for speed ascent of Cho Oyu (8,188 m) read more »
Last Saturday, undaunted by fear of heights or death, Nik Wallenda crossed the greatest waterfalls of all, the Niagara Falls – walking more than half a kilometer on a five-centimeter tightrope. read more »
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Mammut, CEO Rolf Schmid and Mammut management together with the Gore outdoor crew have climbed the 4206-metre Alphubel in the Swiss Alps. read more »
The ISPO AWARD is known as ‘THE’ seal of quality in the sports industry. This year, two jackets with GORE-TEX laminates will receive the essential distinction for their innovation, design and performance criteria: Arc’teryx Alpha SV Jacket has succeeded in the category “Outdoor Apparel”; Haglöfs Vassi Jacket has been favoured by the judges in the category “Action Apparel”. read more »
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 »