Team Polartec Wins at Lineman’s Rodeo

176 teams of the best linemen from around the world competed in the 28th annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, KS on October 15th.  The competition tests traditional tasks and skills of lineman including the Hurtman Rescue, Pole Climb and CPR.  Each team is composed of 3 competitors, 2 linemen and a ground man.  […]

2011 APEX Award Winners Available Now

Each year, Polartec honors the finest Polartec-based garments with a prestigious Polartec APEX Award. We announced the North American and European winners back in May. Most of these pieces are now available for purchase. Check ’em out!

Polartec at the 2011 OutDoor Show in Friedrichshafen, Germany

Outdoor Friedrichshfen 2011 – 900 exhibitors and 20,000 attendees, all checking out the latest spring gear at the Germany tradeshow.  Popular items at the Polartec booth: Polartec NeoShell®, Polartec Power Shield Pro® and all the Polartec Apex Award winners. Of course, the best part about Friedrichshafen is THE PARTY!  Polartec throws the biggest and best […]

Putting Power Shield Pro to the Ultimate Test

The Elk Mountains Grand Traverse is a 40-mile backcountry ski race that starts at midnight in Crested Butte and finishes in Aspen, CO. When it comes to fabrics and layering, there’s no better test for warmth, weather protection and breathabilty. Every year racers invariably have to contend with sub-freezing temperatures, howling winds and whiteout snow […]