Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Icebreaker Bodyfit to keep Olympians warm in Vancouver winter
Icebreaker Bodyfit to keep Olympians warm in Vancouver winter
11
Jan '10
Icebreaker, the New Zealand company that pioneered the outdoor merino wool apparel category, has been named the 'official base layer supplier' of the 2010 New Zealand Olympic Committee.

The company will provide the 50 Kiwi athletes competing in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games with its Bodyfit base layer garments including three different tops, leggings, socks, gloves and scarves. The team began wearing its Icebreaker in late October when it met for the Winter Games in Central New Zealand.

The featured Bodyfit+ base layer garments the team are wearing is from Icebreaker's new Bodyfit+ range, and features an all over black and white camo print made up of the two main islands of New Zealand.

Icebreaker will keep New Zealand Olympians warm in the Vancouver winter -- and cool under pressure as they wear natural, sustainably-produced New Zealand merino garments and accessories that perform superbly on the mountain.

“We are very proud to be involved with Icebreaker,” said Tery Daly, Commercial Director of the New Zealand Olympic Committee.

“It is a honour for Icebreaker to be providing performance apparel for our home team,” added Jeremy Moon, Icebreaker Founder and CEO. “Their Bodyfit+ print, featuring both islands of New Zealand – will remind them that all of New Zealand – including the merino sheep that provided the fibre for their underwear – will be supporting them.”

Icebreaker is sold in over 2,000 stores in 24 countries. Icebreaker introduced its Bodyfit+ product in 2009, which features all-over prints on its garments, a new process developed for merino that took eight months to perfect. Icebreaker's Bodyfit system of active performance base layers, offers three weights of pure merino. Each layer can be worn solo, or layered for insulation against the cold. Icebreaker now has 10 distinct pure merino fabrics in its system, which includes underwear, mid layer, and outerwear.

Icebreaker

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th May 2017

Special package creates 7,50,000 jobs in garment sector

The special garment package of Rs 6,000 crore that was introduced by...

Md Siddiqur Rahman, president, BGMEA, addressing a press conference with other dignitaries. Courtesy: BGMEA

Apparel/Garments | On 29th May 2017

BGMEA asks govt for 5% incentive for 2 years in Budget

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association...

Textiles | On 29th May 2017

Tintex, Bruckner bring new effects to knitted fabric

The textile company Tintex has joined hands with the system supplier...

Interviews View All

C Kamatchisundaram
Voltas

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Priyanka
Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search