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  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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. […]
  • NEW Casio Pro Trek Smart Watch – With Heart Rate Monitor

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    Heart Rate Monitor Enables Users to Pace Themselves when Road or Trail Running Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced today that it will release a new addition to the PRO TREK Smart series for outdoor enthusiasts. The new WSD-F21HR, to be released September 13, 2019, is an outstanding smartwatch for efficient, effective fitness training, as well as mountain climbing and trekking. […]
  • New SDEA Display Directory launches – full of innovative and exciting products and services

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    The new SDEA Display Directory is available now free of charge to display buyers and specifiers.  Brimming with creative, specialist products and services for retail, hospitality and leisure interiors, the new Directory is a vital tool for all, both large and small.  The vibrant new design opens the door onto a visually stimulating and comprehensive guide, including exclusively commissioned editorial. […]
  • CYCLE SURGERY ARE PROUD TO SUPPORT BBC CHILDREN IN NEED

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    CYCLE SURGERY ARE PROUD TO SUPPORT BBC CHILDREN IN NEED Cycle Surgery, together with BBC Children in Need, have come together to launch the first ever BBC Children in Need cycle jersey. Launching Thursday 15th August, the one-of-a-kind, unisex cycling jersey will be available from Cycle Surgery both in-store and online. Created by Primal, Europe’s leading designer and manufacturer of […]
  • GP Batteries’ Powerbank Chosen by Regatta to Power Heated Waterproof Jackets

    By SGB outdoor on 23/08/2019
    GP’s powerbank picked over competitors’ for its performance and safety credentials World leading manufacturer of primary and rechargeable batteries, GP Batteries has teamed up with leading outdoor apparel brand Regatta Great Outdoors, to bring powerbank heated waterproof jackets to the high street this autumn. The stylish women’s Voltera Heated Jacket and men’s Volter Shield Heated Jacket (both SRP £240) are […]