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Current CEO of Haglöfs Peter Fabrin is stepping down, and after him comes Carsten Unbehaun. Unbehaun has hitherto been Regional Director at the parent company Asics.
A$AP Rocky is one of the hottest rappers in the world – and an in-demand spokesperson. Now, the US sporting goods company Under Armour has concluded an endorsement deal with the rapper.
For 12 years, the sports brand Erima has supported German gymnastics champion Fabian Hambüchen. Now, the outfitter and the former professional gymnast and gold medal winner at Rio 2016 are ending their partnership, which had lasted even after the end of Hambüchen’s career.
These days, René Wildhaber hits the road almost exclusively on his E-MTB. He previously used it to ease his training plan, and explains here how it works.
Antje von Dewitz is CEO of the outdoor equipment manufacturer Vaude, which puts great emphasis on its sustainability in its publicity campaigns. In the first part of the interview, the daughter of the company's founder tells us about how important Vaude's stance on sustainability is, when it pays off and why Vaude is a pioneer in this field.
Mrs von Dewitz, it is often difficult to replace functional materials for outdoor clothing with environmentally friendly alternatives. How does Vaude solve this fundamental problem?
There are two sides to developing sustainable products: On the one hand, it is costly and takes a great deal of effort. Materials are expensive or don't even exist, which sometimes really stretches us to our limits. On the other hand, sustainability drives innovation.
As part of a new series, ISPO.com is introducing the movers and shakers of the sports business and their jobs. “My sports job,” part 4: Raphael Brinkert is founder of Jung von Matt/sports.
In its annual Soccer Star Check, the Jung von Matt/sports agency has determined a ranking of German footballers with the highest brand value. The winner 2017: Bastian Schweinsteiger. The former international, who now plays in the North American Major League Soccer at Chicago Fire, replaces Jerome Boateng at the top.
The brand value, which is represented by the study with a numerical value of up to 100, is composed of the four individual values play style, personality, archetype and celebrity. Schweinsteiger has a total score of 90 and places Philipp Lahm (brand value 85), who has since retired, in second place.
Last year's winner Boateng slipped to fourth place after a season with many injury problems and 78 points (previous year: 91 points).
Since an accident 15 years ago, the former BMX and mountain biking pro Tarek Rasouli has been in a wheelchair. He’s remained loyal to his sport as a successful businessman. He co-invented the Red Bull District Ride – here, he explains how biking continues to further develop: with its professionals and recreational athletes.