Archive for February 10th, 2020

  • GB Snowsport partners with Snowsports experts Snow+Rock

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
    GB Snowsport and Snow+Rock today confirmed a partnership to mark the two-year countdown to the start of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games in 2022. The tie-up will see GB Snowsport and household favourite Snow+Rock partner up to and during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. On Monday GB Snowsport CEO Vicky Gosling visited the flagship Covent Garden store alongside representatives […]
  • Nikwax Launches the World’s Best Performing Hydrophobic Down: NHD+

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
     Nikwax Hydrophobic Down+ is the first and only 10,000 minutes hydrophobic down.  Nikwax is proud to set a new standard in high performance, PFC-free insulation materials. NHD+ exceeds 10,000 minutes of shake time on the IDFB 18A Hydrophobic Shake Test. That is 7 days of constant exposure to water.  Why down items lose their insulating properties when they get wet  […]
  • Extending the lifespan of functional textiles and outdoor equipment sustainably with natural care

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
     The protection and care products from ATSKO are based in beeswax und coconut.   Ravensburg/Munich, February 2020 – Everyone who likes to be out in nature, obviously wants to preserve it. Functional textiles, shoes and outdoor equipment are not only supposed to protect against weather influences but should also have as little impact on the environment as possible. That is why […]
  • HDry, a sustainable choice for waterproof footwear based on the “more efficient use of less material” approach

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
     Waterproof/Breathable function in footwear requires the use of different kinds of materials (membranes), chemical substances and cement.   Busto Arsizio/Munich, February 2020 – The standard system in the industry is currently based on a sock-shaped waterproof lining (also known as ‘bootie’) which is completely separated from the external shoe layer (upper), leaving room for water to penetrate the shoe. As a […]
  • STORM Appoints New Sales Manager to Support International Growth

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
      UK leading cleaning, waterproofing and after-care specialist, STORM CARE SOLUTIONS, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Boothas Export Sales Manager. Michael will support and manage all the company’s export customers, as well as drive new business within the UK and internationally. Michael has worked in the outdoor sector for the past six years for companies including Trekmates, […]