Author: Teresa Hartford

Reebok x Gensler: Fuel Your Tank

Reebok and architecture giant Gensler have teamed up again on a concept to convert gas stations in the U.S. into fitness centers. The concept focuses on three different types of gas stations from rural America to urban cities to give people the opportunity to get fit and eat healthy. The architects at Gensler focused their conceptual drawings on rest stops along power grids to create a future where travelers can stop, fuel and generate their own energy thru exercise. Larger gas stations on major highways would be converted into “recharge zones” with healthy farm-to-table menus, juice bars and meditation...

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The Tiger Of The Himalayas

In 1990 Apa Sherpa reached the summit of Mount Everest for the first time. Since then he has taken 21 expeditions to the top of the world. Nobody else in the world has climbed the highest mountain on earth more times. And he has never lost a client. If Apa had gotten the chance to choose between all his success and all his records he would have chosen to be a doctor to help the people of his native land in Nepal. In 2010 Apa founded the Apa Sherpa Foundation with the help of his best friend Jerry Mika, pictured above...

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Made in Milwaukee

 For more than 110 years, Wigwam Mills’ Sheboygan-made socks are a constant in our changing retail landscape.   Since 1905 Wigwam Mills has been knitting high quality socks, headwear and accessories right here in the USA. Even without the company history, a manufacturer making socks in Sheboygan and not overseas is a testament to the company’s strength in manufacturing and preserving family roots. From knitting needles to knitting machines, Wigwam’s past, has been shrunk and expanded repeatedly over the years, experiencing both success and a few failures. While the family-owned company continually reinvents itself there is one constant since 1905,...

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Columbia. Tested Tough By The U.S. Freestyle Ski Team

PyeongChang 2018 will host the XXIII Olympic Winter Games — and the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team will be ready to tackle the cold and bring home the gold wearing uniforms by Columbia. The best athletes in the world demand the best gear in the world. The innovation and inspiration that Columbia’s designers poured into these uniforms is a direct result of working directly with the U.S. freestyle ski team for the past seven seasons. The 2018 collection features Columbia’s proprietary fabric technologies including OutDry Extreme and Omni-Heat Reflective combined with a snow camouflage pattern to help mask body movement. Technical trims like...

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Item Of The Day: The North Face “Imagination” Apparel

Urban ski meets the imagination of a boy in the current short video “Imagination” produced by Sherpas Cinema that represents the next step in the Sherpas Cinema series of street ski segments. In the video, Tom Wallisch, pro freeskier, shred through the snowy streets of Nelson, BC wearing The North Face Apparel. Here are the pieces he worn on the bunny hills. Product Shots Top Row Left to Right: Men’s Montana Gore-Tex Gloves, Men’s Repko Jacket. Bottom Row Left To Right: Men’s Fort Point Insulated Flannel Jacket, Men’s Rarig Bib.  Photos courtesy The North Face...

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The Best Running Stores In America

 At The Running Event in Austin, TX this week, six awards were presented by category to The Best Running Stores In America through a nomination process. Here are this year’s award honorees.   Canada Store Of The Year Award | Frontrunner’s, Victoria BC The North Face Never Stop Exploring Award | Runner’s Roost, Denver, CO Asics Sound Mind, Sound Body Award | Ragged Mountain Running Shop, Charlottesville, VA Brooks Run Happy Award | Caroline Yasuda, Naperville Running Co., Naperville, IL Saucony Run For Good Award | Varsity Sports, Baton Rouge, LA Nike Just Do It Award | Catherine Moloznik, Fleet Feet,...

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Item Of The Day: OluKai Nohea Moku Hulu

Good Things Come In Pairs    The iconic OluKai Nohea Moku Hulu gets a redesign for Fall 2017 with Leather + Wool. OluKai’s Nohea Moku Hulu is the brand’s first venture into the world of wool. Featuring drop-in heel and no-tie bungee laces. Wool is a thermal regulator that reacts to changes in your body temperature — keeping you warm when it’s cold and cool when it’s hot. Wool is hypoallergenic — resistant to bacteria, mold and mildew. Wool is easy to clean. Wool is a natural, renewable fiber that’s eco-friendly, sustainable and 100 percent biodegradable. Wool is easy...

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