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Suunto at the OutDoor show

Mika Holappa of EMEA spoke to Sports Trader at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen show about the Suunto Quest and Movescount website. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

SteriPEN's latest water purification

Blake Tucker of Ram Mountaineering, distributors of SteriPEN in South Africa, spoke to Sports Trader at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen trade show about the latest SteriPEN model, the SteriPEN Freedom, which will be available in South Africa end of 2011. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

Silva 2012

Marcus Haas of Fiskaars spoke to Sports Trader at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen show about the latest developments from Silva for 2012. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

Latest from Sea to Summit

Malcolm Loos of Adventure Inc, distributor of Sea to Summit equipment in South Africa, spoke to Sports Trader at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen show about the latest developments from Sea to Summit that will be available in South Africa. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

New from Petzl

John Fontyn of Eiger Equipment, distributor of Petzl equipment in South Africa, spoke to Sports Trader at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen show about the latest product developments from Petzl for 2012 that will be available in South Africa. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

Award-winning products from Pacsafe

Rob Schlipper, managing director of Pacsafe, spoke to Sports Trader about the latest developments from Pacsafe at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen trade show. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

Merrell 2012

Shaun Bohnsack, product line manager for EMEA for the Merrell brand, spoke to Sports Trader about the latest developments from the Merrell brand at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen trade show. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

LED Lenser at the OutDoor Trade show

Heinz Neumann, from Zweibruder Optoelectronics, showed Sports Trader the different mounting options for the H14 LED Lenser headlamp at the OutDoor Friedrichshafen trade show. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

New developments from Karrimor

Gary Bardsley, head of Karrimor International, introduced some of the latest Karrimor backpacks for 2012 at the OutDoor Friedrichshafen trade show. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

Award-winning products from Jetboil

James Bartho of Jetboil International spoke to Sports Trader about their award-winning products at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen show. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

New ranges from Inov8

Inov8 founder, Wayne Edy, took Sports Trader through two of their new shoes for 2012, the Bare-X Lite 150 and another of their models specifically designed for Crossfit, at the Outdoor Friedrichshafen show. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

New developments from Hi-Tec

Ed van Wezel, Hi-Tec's new CEO, spoke to Sports Trader about why they moved their head office to Amsterdam and their range of Infinity running shoes. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

New technologies from Columbia

Chris Arauja, creative manager for Columbia international, went through Columbia's latest technologies that they will be incorporating into their garments for 2012. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

New outdoor accessories from Coghlan’s

Rob Coghlan of Coghlan's limited, showed Sports Trader some of their latest products for 2012 at the OutDoor Friedrichshafen show in Germany. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

New designs from Buff

Leo Rust from Adventure Inc, South African distributors of Buff technical scarves, showed Sports Trader the latest products from Buff for 2012. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

New launches from Black Diamond

Douglas Heinrich, category director for lighting and gloves at Black Diamond international, showed Sports Trader the latest Icon headlamp for 2012. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

Asolo at OutDoor Friedrichshafen 2011

Asolo chairman, Marco Zanatta, introduced his brand to Sports Trader at the 2011 OutDoor Friedrichshafen show. For more information visit the Sports Trader blog.

Outdoor industry overview

The 18th edition of the OutDoor trade show reached new heights as it experienced a 5% increase in visitors, 10% increase in media representatives and a 3% increase in exhibitors. Brands use the OutDoor Show as a platform to showcase their latest products – over 200 products made their world premiere at this year’s show. SA Sports Trader was there to report on the latest from the brands available in South Africa. Press speaker Frank Gauss and Eugenio di Maria, Sporting Goods Intelligence Europe editor, gave us an overview of the outdoor industry. Keep an eye on our blog to see upcoming videos from the latest products from brands.

Highlights at the OutDoor Friedrichshafen show

The OutDoor Friedrichshafen show, this year held from 14 - 17 July, will once again be one of the biggest international events on the outdoor calendar. Trade visitors can look forward to a hub of activity as brands will be showcasing their latest products, technologies and ranges. For the latest press releases, programmes and show information visit www.outdoor-show.com.

Don't miss Wandering Fever

Wandering Fever, a documentary depicting the personal and professional journey of South African endurance racer, Ryan Sandes - arguably one of the best multi-stage ultra-marathon runners - is expected to be released later this year. The film is entirely self-funded by director Dean Leslie and producer Greg Fell. The pilot teazer was released as a preview for interested investors, for more information go to www.wanderingfever.com.

Tatum Prins at FEAT

The second talk of the FEAT (Fascinating Expedition & Adventure Talks) showcase was held in Cape Town on the 12th of February 2011. FEAT is an evening of time-limited presentations by South African adventurers - each speaker only having seven minutes to tell of a specific aspect of an adventure. In this talk Tatum looks at the variables that make adventure racing a challenging sport, including the dangers and a nasty encounter with stinging trees at a multiday race in Australia last year. Speakers at FEAT included Allyson Towle with Marc Booysen, Benita de Witt, Braam Malherbe, Hanli Prinsloo, Johnny Cronje, Monde Sitole, Nick Bennett, Peter van Kets and Tatum Prins. Tatum Prins was one of our panel of experts for our Equipping the off-road runner article in the latest issue of Sports Trader.

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival held their World Tour in Cape Town in September 2010. It showcased some of the top international outdoor extreme filmmakers. The festival ran in South Africa from the 17th to the 23rd of September.

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