Author archive for SGB outdoor

  • TENNIS START UP SLINGER BAG SELECTED AS FINALIST IN 2019 SFIA AWARDS

    By SGB outdoor on 13/09/2019
    Slinger Bag, the new, crowdfunded start-up that has captured the tennis world’s imagination by creating the world’s most versatile tennis ball launcher, has been selected by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) as one of just five finalists, from hundreds of entries, in its 2019 Start-Up Challenge.   The SFIA Start-Up Challenge is designed to provide a showcase and […]
  • AN OUTDOOR EVENT FOR OUTDOOR PEOPLE Hike Bike Paddle 2019

    By SGB outdoor on 13/09/2019
    If you are looking for a team away day with a difference or an excuse to get out into the swap your desk for the mountains then Hike Bike Paddle is just the ticket. Open to individuals and teams who are working in the outdoor industry, the challenge takes places in Snowdonia on Monday 30th September 2019 and not only […]
  • Safety has never been so comfortable and lightweight

    By SGB outdoor on 13/09/2019
    Highlights for this ski season from Mammut are three products packed with technical features to help adventurers stay safe in the snow, whilst maximising comfort and ecological sustainabilty.   NEW Pro X Removable Airbag 3.0 (35L)[SRP: £599]: A comfortable daysack whose technical features meet every possible safety requirement; whether snow touring or freeriding for the day. The Pro X is a […]
  • S is for speedy, safe and snuggly this ski season

    By SGB outdoor on 13/09/2019
    Known for combining high-end race performance with on-trend style,  LEKI introduces two styles of gloves and poles for the winter ski season; giving skiers more comfort and power during long, cold days in the mountains. LEKI’s gloves both feature its unique Trigger S glove to pole system which offers the highest security and comfort levels; allowing skiers to quickly and […]
  • ARE YOU PROTECTING YOUR BRAND?

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    AN OIA MEMBERS FORUM ON COUNTERFEITING & IP THEFT The world of counterfeiting and intellectual property theft is ever-evolving and advancing. To provide our members with important insights and preventive measures, we have teamed up with OIA member SnapDragon Monitoring and the intellectual property law firm UDL to deliver this all-important forum. The presentations will cover all aspects of intellectual property […]
  • Elite Mountaineer Nims Purja Joins Osprey & Summits Everest

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
     Osprey are proud to welcome new Athlete, Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja MBE to the team. With over 16 years in the British Military, including Special Forces roles and more than 6 years in a Mountain Guide / Expedition Leader role, Nims now joins Osprey Europe. Nims is currently attempting to climb the 14 x 8,000m peaks in only 7 months – […]
  • A double Hattrick for Isbjörn!

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    Penguin Snowsuit wins prestigious Bäst-i-Test award for sixth consecutive time Sustainable children’s outdoor clothing and accessories manufacturer Isbjörn of Sweden is once again celebrating, after being awarded the coveted Bäst-i-Test for its best-selling Penguin Snowsuit, in the Premium category, for a record sixth time. The popular field test, conducted by the Scandinavian Online Test Institute Bäst-i-Test (Best in Test), saw […]
  • A f ut ur e- pr oof educa t ion needs a st r ong com m unit y !

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    Dear ladies and gentlemen, Thanks to the first-class education you have provided, your graduates are well prepared for their entry into the professional world of work. And it’s guaranteed that some of them will seek and find work in the increasingly popular functional clothing industry. They might be intrigued by the idea of designing aesthetically contemporary outdoor clothing or of […]
  • Dr. Jeanette Loos named Global Head of ISPO Group

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    Dr Jeanette Loos has assumed the newly created position of Global Head of ISPO Group at Messe München. Her areas of responsibility include the strategic refinement of the entire ISPO portfolio, increased synergies among the individual stationary and digital platforms of ISPO and the optimization of processes at the ISPO Group. In her function, she reports directly to Tobias Gröber, […]
  • Management succession within Hestra Gloves, Anton Magnusson assumes role as Managing Director

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    Management succession within Hestra Gloves The board of HESTRA-Handsken AB has appointed Anton Magnusson as Managing Director for HESTRA-Handsken AB and Martin Magnusson & Co AB. Anton assumes his new role effective August 12th 2019. Svante Magnusson will continue in his position as Product Manager for the Dress glove division as well as member of the board in HESTRA-Handsken AB. […]