Even more expertise for our editorial team: Andi Spies becomes Editor at Large of

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Whether as author of, editor of BLUE Magazine, moderator and journalist - Andi Spies is no stranger to the sports industry. As of now, he supports as Editor at Large.

Andi Spies beim Fahrradfahren

"As Editor at Large we use Andi Spies exactly where he can play out his full strength: As a trend scout for outdoor sports, journalist with real industry insights and ambassador of," says Christoph Beaufils, Product Owner of "We want to grow internationally with, find new formats, and follow our promise of inspiring sports even more closely. This is where Andi plays a key role in accompanying this from the editorial side."

The graduate sports teacher Andi Spies (54) has been active as a journalist in action & outdoor sports since 1996. Already since 2014 he is part of the editorial team of "The fact that Andi is now even closer to is an important strategic decision," says Karsten Lohmeyer, Chief Content Officer of and Managing Director of the agency "If anyone knows the big megatrends and their impact on sports, it's Andi. We are looking forward to trenchant content full of insights from the world of sports, important impulses from his network and to him representing to our clients and partners."

Enthusiastic outdoor sportsman shares his knowledge

Like many in the industry, Andi Spies has turned his hobby into a profession and is an active outdoor sportsman: snowboarding (splitboard touring), mountain biking, surfing and climbing are among the activities that define Andi Spies' leisure time and profession. When he has a little more time or vacation, he is on the road with his van, in the mountains and on the coasts of Europe.

Andi Spies beim Wandern im Schnee
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Andi Frank
"Outdoor sports are an important balance for me: Refueling energy, inspiration, clearing my head - that's best done in sports and in nature. I'm looking forward to bringing this passion to"
Andi Spies

In addition to his work as Editor at Large of, Andi Spies will continue to lead his content studio "Textkommissariat" and serve as editor of the surf and travel magazine BLUE.

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