Did you hear?... Sugoi named official supplier of technical apparel to Xterra

Sugoi, a Canadian apparel company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has been named the official supplier of technical apparel to Xterra.

Sugoi, a Canadian apparel company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has been named the official supplier of technical apparel to Xterra for this year's Nissan Xterra USA Championship series, the USA Championship, and the World Championship. Sugoi will supply the winner's jerseys along with a full line of official technical clothing. This year marks the second year that Xterra has been run as a national championship series for pros and amateurs with 30 races scheduled.


Did you hear?... Spyder Active Sports signs on as Official Outerwear Supplier to Canadian Freestyle Ski Team

Spyder Active Sports has signed on as the Official Outerwear Supplier to the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team (CFST). The four-year agreement began April 1. The sponsorship includes jackets, pants, and accessories for the men’s and women’s World Cup and Development Team members, ...read more

Outdoor: Did You Hear?…

>> The newest member of the Mammut Pro Team is Vinzenz Lüps -- a freestyle snowboarder from Munich, Germany. Lüps, 21, won gold at the ISF finals in Switzerland last spring, and he also won this season's freestyle competition opener in the fall. >> ispo and sponsor Volvo will ...read more

Did you hear?... Sugoi names its first-ever agent for the United Kingdom

Sugoi has has named its first-ever agent for the United Kingdom. As of July 1, Scott McDonald, formerly of View From and Saucony, will represent Sugoi. As part of its entry into the UK market, Sugoi's toll-free European phone service network has been extended to the include the ...read more

Did you hear?... Immersion Research names Jess Whittemore to post of technical projects manager

Paddlesport apparel maker Immersion Research has named Jess Whittemore to the newly created post of technical projects manager. Whittemore will oversee all technical gear production and development at IR. He comes to IR after seven years as operations manager at Mountain Surf. ...read more

Did you hear?... Sugoi to fly Roy Fischer and his wife for an all-expenses paid visit to Vancouver

Sugoi is flying Roy Fischer, the Manager of Roy Sports in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and his wife Katja, for an all-expenses paid visit to Vancouver. Paul Done of Sugoi tells us that, "Any of the company's German dealers who placed a minimum Spring 2002 Prebook order with Sugoi were ...read more

Did you hear?... Libby Vance joins Sugoi

Libby Vance has joined Sugoi's design team as merchandise manager where she will bring her experience and talents to work as a liason between the worlds of Sugoi design and sales. She will be contributing to product development, line rationalization and merchandising, among other ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Super cool way to recycle athletic shoes:The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and Nike have announced they are re-lacing their partnership to recycle used athletic shoes, expanding the Nike Reuse-A-Shoe program to every state in the continental United States. In the second ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of Oct. 26 to Nov. 1 >> Planalytics -- www.planalytics.com -- has reported that a winter-like trough of low pressure across the eastern half of the country combined with a warm high pressure ridge strengthening across the Western U.S. will create a four- to five-day ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> The eighth annual Outdoor Industry Association Rendezvous held in Vail, Colo., from Oct. 2-5, brought together 202 industry leaders, a 10 percent increase over last year's attendance. The event was strongly supported by a long list of sponsors including: REI, Merrell, ...read more