Specialist journalist died at the age of 47

Mourning for Markus Huber

The ISPO team mourns Markus Huber. The specialist journalist died after a long and serious illness. He was only 47 years old.


Markus Huber was one of the most competent authors in the sporting goods industry, especially in the outdoor sector he was a renowned expert and a valued discussion partner. Huber worked for for several years and was responsible for the former news blog.

He was a founding member of the magazine Sportfachhandel. As a freelance journalist, Huber wrote for SAZ, the Business Newsletter Sporting Goods Intelligence Europe and The Outdoor Industry Compass.

"We were shocked to hear of Markus Huber's death. With him, the entire industry loses one of the most experienced specialist journalists," says Tobias Gröber, Head of ISPO Group.

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