+++ Swedish DTC brand RevolutionRace is entering into a partnership with the former German national team captain and Bayern Munich football player Philipp Lahm as brand ambassador

+++ Norrøna has expanded its ambassador team for 2023 with U.S. backcountry skiers Owen Leeper and Darcy Conover, Norwegian snowboarder and Olympic silver medalist Mons Røisland, U.S. trail runner and gravel biker Robin Viera and U.S. skier, surfer and trail runner Ren Walkenhorst

+++ Pierer Mobility is recalling Husqvarna E-Bicycles, GasGas and R Raymon model year 2022 e-bike models with Clarks braking system and ordering an immediate sales stop for all undelivered models

+++ Berghaus has launched Ascension Series, a collection of short films that share inspiring stories of adventurers who have defined themselves outside, promoting new standards of inclusivity in adventure filmmaking and the outdoors +++



+++ F.lli Campagnolo has announced a €1,000 extraordinary bonus for its workers in connection with the company’s positive results in 2022

+++ Compass Diversified’s (CoDi) board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $50 million of its issued and outstanding common shares +++



+++ Scandinavian tackle company Fairpoint Outdoors, the owner of the Westin and Kinetic brands, has appointed Richard Taylor as its country manager for England, Scotland and Wales

+++ Julbo has appointed Stefano Cronst as country manager for Italy

+++ Strava has announced Tara Comonte, the CEO of TMRW Life Sciences, as a new board member

+++ Textile manufacturer Milliken & Company, the owner of Polartec, has announced that David Heiman, a sales professional with 15 years of experience in performance fabrics, has joined the group’s Textile Business decor team in the U.S. as an account manager for the outdoor fabrics category

+++ Michael Unger, who has been in the fishing sector for 40 years, is leaving Svendsen Sport and the industry to join Outfit International, specializing in apparel and footwear for the hunting market

+++ U.S. sock specialist Darn Tough Vermont has hired Kristen Graf, previously director at Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE), as global director of environmental and social responsibility +++



+++ W. L. Gore & Associates has announced that its apparel rental program in North America, Outerwear On Demand, will expand its collaboration with Evo for the 2022/23 ski season to include the Seattle-based outdoor retailer and adventure brand’s retail locations in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Snoqualmie Pass, Washington, in addition to the existing participating locations in Denver, Colorado, and Whistler, British Columbia

+++ British B-Corp Alpkit is set to open its tenth store this March in Inverness, based in the Ledge Climbing Gym (Scotland’s only Olympic standard bouldering wall), taking over the old Bensons for Beds unit +++


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