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Global Rescue evacuates member after Swiss ski accident

As an experienced skier who has skied in Switzerland for several weeks every year for decades, Global Rescue member Dr. Martin Kosich never imagined he would need to be evacuated from that country in early 2013 due to a freak skiing accident. “I’ve been skiing for 30 to 40 years, and then this happened. I’ve had […]

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Stoeckli joins US Ski Team supplier pool

Stoeckli Swiss Sports AG has reached a four-year agreement with the United States Ski and Snowboard Association as an Official Supplier to the U.S. Ski Team. Michael Jaquet, USSA Chief Marketing Officer, recently announced the new agreement. ”Alpine racing is thriving in America right now and being able to add partners to our supplier pool, especially […]

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Uvex launches new high-speed helmet concept

FUERTH, Germany —  Uvex is winter sport. Uvex is racing. The name uvex is found wherever there are international competitions. Throughout the world it stands for success, innovation and safety. Made in Germany says it all. Once again, this Fuerth-based helmet expert revolutionizes helmet technologies by introducing a new racing helmet concept: +technology. The + […]

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The new POC Skull Orbic H.I. MPS.

New POC helmet measures own integrity

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – POC is pleased to present its product line for winter 2014/15, which includes the Skull Orbic Comp H.I. MIPS helmet, an avalanche backpack and exciting collaborations with ZEISS, ICEdot and Beats by Dr. Dre. The Skull Orbic H.I. MIPS helmet introduces a new technology, known as a Helmet Integrity (H.I.) Sensor which […]

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The Basis: A second film by Tucker Marshall

The Basis, a film by Tucker Marshall featuring Volkl, HWK, Lange, and Uvex.

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Swix Sport announced as official wax partner of NASTAR

BOULDER, Colo. – NASTAR, the largest public grassroots ski race program in the world, has named Swix Sport the exclusive wax partner for the 165,000 Nature Valley NASTAR racer days in 2014. Swix Sport has been making ski wax and accessories since 1946, and is the wax industry leader in the snow sports. Swix Sport […]

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Briko wins ISPO Award for Vonn’s new helmet and goggles

Briko has been awarded two 2014/15 ‘best of’ ISPO Awards, one for the Vulcano helmet and another for Lava goggles. The Vulcano 6.8 (branded as Vulcano FIS in the United States) is the brand new helmet of Lindsey Vonn, while the Lava 7.6 goggles implement NASA technology. “I am very proud that right with our […]

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POC introduces Skull Orbic Comp at Beaver Creek World Cup

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – POC, a leading manufacturer of skiing and cycling helmets, apparel and accessories, introduces the Skull Orbic Comp, a new ski race helmet designed to improve safety for competitors. The Orbic Comp is the flagship model of an entire new line of POC products. The helmets were first seen at the 2013 SIA […]

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Vonn Briko event postponed due to crash

Due to Lindsey Vonn’s crash during downhill training yesterday (Nov. 19), her Briko-sponsored signing session scheduled for today in Vail, Colo., has been postponed until further notice. “Don’t know the exact extent of the injury yet, but best not to sit for a few hours after her crash… she’d probably be uncomfortable,” said Briko representative Chris Clapp, […]

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The Unseen Underdog: A film by Tucker Marshall

The Unseen Underdog, a film by Tucker Marshall featuring Volkl, HWK, Lange, and Uvex. More of Tucker’s videos available here.

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