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POC Debuts the Coron Air Carbon SPIN Full-Face Helmet

Building on the launch of its SPIN and Clarity technologies for mountain bike helmets and eyewear, POC introduces its latest innovation, the Coron Air Carbon SPIN. Designed for downhill and enduro riders, the Coron Air Carbon SPIN is a lightweight, full-face helmet that incorporates POC’s patent-pending SPIN technology to reduce to effect of rotational forces. The helmet is available  at ...

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Limited-Edition SkyRise Rooftop Tent

Oregon-based outdoor lifestyle companies Yakima Products and Poler Stuff have teamed up for the limited-edition SkyRise rooftop tent. The Yakima X Poler SkyRise is a new take on Yakima’s popular tent, featuring Poler’s signature fuzzy camo pattern. “We’re longtime fans of Poler and their down-to-earth vibe, original style and Portland roots. Like Yakima, they’re all about getting outdoors your own ...

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ENKO Running Shoes – A New Revolution in Running?

The ENKO running shoes feature an exclusive mechanical cushioning system made of a patented “double sole”, with more than 50 different parts. These shoes use springs matching the runner’s bodyweight. Thanks to this radical sole, the ENKO running shoe cushions impacts far differently than any other shoe in the world. The ENKO running shoes are the only ones in the ...

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A Specialized Tactical GPS HR Watch – The Garmin tactix Charlie

  Garmin has announced tactix Charlie, a new and improved ruggedized GPS wearable that combines specialized tactical functionality with mapping-enhanced navigation and advanced fitness training features. The third-generation tactix watch introduces preloaded full-color TOPO mapping, wrist-based heart rate, advanced performance metrics and a specific “Tactical” activity profile, along with more than 26 built-in activities for any type of adventure. “Designed ...

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Smart Ski Technology Designed to Measure Skiing Dynamics

Elan Skis, a legacy supplier of handcrafted skis with a commitment to high levels of innovation and detail, continues to push the envelope of cutting edge ski technology with the first integrated smart ski concept designed to measure dynamic ski movement. Debuting the concept at ISPO 2018, the Elan Smart Ski features integrated sensors that measure the skier’s skiing dynamics ...

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FLOW™ – The First Dedicated Sensor to Measure Your Breathing

FLOW – The First Consumer Wearable to Master the Art of Breathing Can conscious control and awareness of breathing increase physical and psychological performance in an athlete? This is the question that Sweetzpot, an athletic wearable company, answers with the unveiling of its next wearable, a combined breathing sensor and heart rate monitor named FLOW, a comfortable chest band that ...

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Ruffwear’s 2018 Spring Product Line

Ruffwear’s Spring 2018 product line is now available with products designed to enhance outdoor adventures for canine athletes and their human companions. From a campsite dog-hitching system to products that make everyday adventures easier and cleaner, Ruffwear products strengthen our Connections Built to Last. Connections Built to Last A climbing rope is a central component of rock climbing, perhaps the most ...

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Mammut’s Product Innovations Win Big At ISPO

At the world’s largest multi-segment trade fair, ISPO Munich, Mammut has won four ISPO awards for product innovations in the outdoor and snow sport categories. The Nordwand HS Flex jacket from the Eiger Extreme collection was rated best in class by an international jury of 45 experts, who selected it as Gold Winner. The roots of the Swiss outdoor company ...

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Vivobarefoot and Sensoria, Debut First Internet Connected Barefoot Running Shoe

Leading global barefoot shoe company Vivobarefoot and Sensoria, a premier wearable smart technology company, announced the debut of the Vivobarefoot Smart Shoe, powered by Sensoria, the first IoT-enabled shoe with an ultra thin sole that allows the foot to do its natural thing. The companies previewed this connected shoe concept at CES 2017 and spent the past year bringing the concept to reality. ...

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GU Energy Labs Celebrates 25 Years with Launch of Birthday Cake Energy Gel 

It all started in a Berkeley, California kitchen in 1993. Just over 25 years ago, Dr. Bill Vaughan formulated the first GU Energy Gel as a more digestible fuel for his daughter, a top ultramarathoner. What he created was a product that enabled athletes to fuel breakthrough performances. Innovation was what launched GU Energy Labs 25 years ago and since then, GU ...

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