These are the highlights of the third day at ISPO Munich 2018

ISPO Munich 2018: Highlights on Tuesday

Munich is once again the meeting place for the sporting goods industry for four days. More than 2800 exhibitors present their new products. In addition, this year ISPO Munich also offers an exclusive event programme. Highlights of the third day include a visit of swimming icon Franziska van Almsick, mountain sports star David Lama and of course the VIP dinner in the evening.

Entrance West of ISPO Munich.
Entrance West of ISPO Munich.

The highlights on Tuesday start with the RUNNER'S WORLD running shoe talk on the Health & Fitness stage, Hall A6. Here the leading brands show their running innovations, experts discuss the hottest trends.

David Lama joins new partner North Face

During the morning, at 10:30 a. m. for an interview with, Alpine superstar David Lama will visit his new partner The North Face. The Austrian likes to be a guest at the ISPO Munich - and together with Stefan Glowacz he recommended not to miss a pig's knuckle every now and then, even as a top athlete.

Franziska van Almsick appears twice

The multiple swimming world champion Franziska van Almsick honours herself twice at the ISPO Munich 2018. From 12:30 to 13:00 o' clock she speaks on the Health & Fitness stage (A6, central corridor), from 15:30 to 16:00 o' clock she can be seen at the Watersports Village (A4). Van Almsick is now a successful entrepreneur and mother - how she combines both, she explains here.

The future of wintersports at "Dein Winter. Dein Sport."

At the symposium of "Dein Winter. Dein Sport." all is about the future of winter sports. From 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm, ISPO Digitize Area in hall A4, Prof. Ralf Roth from the German Sport University Cologne presents the final report of the study "Wintersport 2.0". This will be followed by a discussion with Wolfgang Pohl (President of the German Ski Instructors' Association), Andy Schimeck (President of BSI & CEO Marmot), Christophe Weissenberger (CEO uvex sports group) and Bene Mayr (Dein Winter. Dein Sport.).

VIP Dinner and ISPO Cup for Gertrude Boyle

The VIP dinner will start at 7 pm with the VIPs and industry leaders. This year Gertrude Boyle (93) will be awarded with the ISPO Cup for her life's work. Born in Augsburg, she fled from the Nazis in 1937 as a Jewish woman with her successful family of entrepreneurs and built up a new and successful life in Portland, where she became president of Columbia Sportswear. She is also known for her social commitment - in 2014, for example, she donated 100 million dollars to cancer research.

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