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  • STORM Appoints New Sales Manager to Support Customers & Drive Growth

    By SGB outdoor on 01/03/2019
    UK leading cleaning, waterproofing, and after-care specialist, STORM CARE SOLUTIONS,is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Kirk as Export Sales Manager. Lauren will support and manage all the company’s export customers, as well as drive new business. With key account management and sales experience gained at previous roles including; Terra Nova, Stratstone Land Rover, and Bonnington Plastics, Lauren will […]
  • Vango Wins Big at 2019 Camping Awards

    By SGB outdoor on 15/02/2019
    Vango’s Tahiti 800XL Tent wins ‘Best Inflatable Tent’ category. Leading outdoor equipment manufacturer Vango has won the sought-after ‘Best Inflatable Tent’ award for its Vango Tahiti 800XL tent at this year’s Camping Magazine Tent Awards. The annual awards celebrate the most innovative and technical outdoor products on today’s market, with winners carefully selected by a panel of industry experts, including […]
  • Houdini’s new Houdi features Polartec® Power AirTM and sheds just a fraction of its fibres compared to conventional fleece

    By SGB outdoor on 08/02/2019
    A milestone in the quest to limit microfibre release into the oceans. Polartec’s brand new revolutionary Power Air fabric is revealed this week as the centerpiece to Swedish outdoor brand, Houdini Sportswear’s, new Power Air Houdi. A next-generation fleece jacket which sheds five times fewer microfibres than other high-quality fleece and only a fraction compared to regular fleece. The result […]
  • Vango scoops customer satisfaction awards for third year running

    By SGB outdoor on 08/02/2019
    Leading outdoor equipment manufacturer Vango has won the coveted ‘Best Backpacker Tents Award’ at The Camping and Caravanning Club’s Tent Owner Satisfaction Awards for the third year in a row. The award was presented at a star-studded industry dinner at The Midland Hotel in Manchester on Thursday 17 January 2019, hosted by TV presenter and Camping and Caravanning Club President, […]

    By SGB outdoor on 08/02/2019
    The Obstacle Course Racing World Championships are returning to the UK – and inov-8will once again be the official footwear brand. The 2019 OCRWC will be held just outside London on October 10-13 and will see more than 5,000of the world’s best obstacle course racers battle it out over muddy terrain and the sport’s finest obstacles. In addition to the […]

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    Working in partnership with EcoLogic®, Dakine has developed a new technology for all EVA surf traction that accelerates biodegradation of the material. This provides a more eco-conscious approach to manufacturing and disposal when retiring the use of products. Known as “Friendly Foam”, by adding EcoOne® additives to the EVA foam, the materials will degrade only after entering biologically active landfills. […]
  • Slide Award Winners Announced

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    The Slide tradeshow, which is organised by the Snowsport Industries of Great Britain (SIGB), is currently taking place (22-24 Jan) at the International Centre in Telford showcasing next season’s snowsport products. Exhibiting brands are eligible to enter their top products into the Slide Awards that celebrate the very best new products for the following season. There are 4 categories: hardware, […]
  • La Sportiva and WL Gore combine to equip Scottish avalanche teams

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) forecasters are staying dry and comfortable this winter, through a collaboration between La Sportiva and WL Gore. SAIS is the main source of avalanche information for people venturing onto the Scottish hills, compiling daily hazard forecasts for the most popular areas throughout the winter season, and generating over 3,000 website visits on a busy winter’s […]

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    ThePolaris hat from Tilley is new for spring/summer 2019 and features 3XDRY® Bio PFC freefinishing technology, from Swiss fabric specialistSchoeller, that is based on renewable resources.  Mimicking the protective plant cuticle that repels morning dew and heavy rain it fends off water and dirt so effectively it literally runs of the fabric, while the interior absorbs moisture and wicks it […]

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    Columbia Sportswear, a global innovator in active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment, today announces that it will open its flagship European store in early 2019, located on London’s iconic Carnaby Street. The store will offer 2,465 sq. ft. (230 sq. m) of premium retail space, over two levels, showcasing the very best of Columbia’s range – from innovative, technical […]