Boards and Fjords

Skiing, Canada

Born by the Sea, Raised by the mountains ...a Helly Hansen motto that has been brought to life in the film short Boards and Fjords.  And just like their journey from sea to sky, this story has been featured in Pacific Yachting,  Mountain Life Magazine, Ski Presse as well as a lauch screening at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.  

And now, without further ado, we proudly present....Boards and Fjords!

Published December 15

What it Means to Win

Event, Canada
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As active members of society, we have all found ourselves at a start line at one point in our lives. Fingers tingling, breath steady, mind still, muscles engaged...as we narrow in on that finish line. Competition - it's win or lose - and you'd be lying if you haven't been fueled by the thrill of the WIN! And yet it seems as though one of the most successful events Helly Hansen has partnered with results with only winner after winner crossing the finish line. At24hr Tremblant, beyond the allure of a race,what brings thousands of competitors out to ...

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Published December 10

Hearts are Aglow as Racers Prepare for this Year's 24hr Temblant

Event, Canada
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It takes a good cause to warm the hearts and bodies of those participating in this year's 14th edition of 24hr Tremblant where more than 2,300 skiers, walkers and runners will take over Mont Tremblant to support the cause of sick or underprivileged children. HH Ambassador JF Plouffe will be burning the midnight oil with fellow racers making sure that everyone is both warmed-up and staying warm as they participate in this great event. With the registration period not yet ended, more individuals and teams have signed up to participate than in previous years. So far, 248 teams will meet ...

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Published December 3

What Does It Take To Be World Champion?

Sailing, United States
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After an extremely successful season sailing, we caught up with Helly Hansen ambassador Tim Healy to find out what led to their success this season. Team Helly Hansen, comprised of Gordon Borges, Geoff Becker, Paul Abdullah and Tim Healy , recently won the first-ever J70 World Championship, held in Newport, Rhode Island. In reflecting on the event, helmsman Tim Healy sent us the following response to our question, “What did it take to win?” “For us, the key was preparation. In order to have our minds in the right place, we had to feel satisfied that we had done absolutely ...

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Published December 3

Sugar Mountain Premieres to Sold Out Crowds in Australia

Skiing, United States
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The crew from Sugar Mountain converged in Australia to showcase the film they have been working on for the past year.  They welcomed in sold out crowds and a great atmosphere to the premiere to properly launch their Alaskan adventure film.  The premiere was a huge success and the team has shared these pictures with us from the amazing event.

Could you not make it to the premiere or did you miss the free 48 hour premiere of Sugar Mountain  on our Facebook?  You can still catch Sugar Mountain online!  Head over now to get excited for the season: http://vimeo.com/ondemand/sugarmountain/107769018

Published November 30

Looking Back at the Ultratrail Collserola, by Sarah Eriksson

Outdoor, Spain
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Sarah Eriksson, Helly Hansen ambassador and trail runner from Lanzarote, traveled to Barcelona last weekend to enjoy the tracks of the only in-town trail running event: the Ultratrail Collserola. She ran the Mitja Volta race (45km) and finished 2nd in the female division. Thanks Sarah for the great race! Read Sarah´s insider review: Thinking about where to do your first trail marathon? Go to Barcelona. If you are looking for a race where city meets trail, this is it - Ultratrail Collserola. The city as your backdrop in the Collserola Park and the climate, although in the midst of November, ...

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Published November 27

Panorama Mountain Resort is now part of the Helly Hansen family!

Skiing, Canada
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Take a left off Powder Highway in beautiful British Columbia and find yourself at premier ski and snowboard destination Panorama Mountain Resort. This new partneship begins November 2014, where Helly Hansen will outfit the majority of the ski patrollers, instructors, employees and retail operations. “We think of Panorama as being Pure Canada, and there’s no hiding the fact that a pure Canadian winter demands sturdy outdoor gear. Our resort has welcomed riders from around the world for more than 50 years and we’re excited to partner with Helly Hansen who are undoubtedly as passionate about the mountains as we ...

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Published November 19

Marmot Basin Mountain is now part of the Helly Hansen family!

Skiing, Canada
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Announcing Helly Hansen's new partnership with Marmot Basin Mountain! Beginning in November 2014, Helly Hansen will outfit the majority of the ski patrollers, instructors, employees, and retail operations of this ski and snowboard destination nestled inside Jasper National Park. “We’re confident Helly Hansen’s apparel and outerwear will keep our guides, safe, dry, and comfortable in any weather condition that develops here in the Canadian Rocky Mountains,” said Brian Rode, vice president of marketing and sales for Marmot Basin Ski Resort. “They share our deep-rooted passion for the mountains and the importance of being comfortable, dry and safe in any weather.” ...

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Published November 13

The award for Best Film on Mountain Culture goes to....

Event, Canada

Beyond events and athletes, Helly Hansen proudly supports outdoor filmmakers. This past weekend, at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, Helly Hansen had the honor of awarding the prize for Best Film On Mountain Culture to directors Andrew Hinton and Johnny Burke for their beautiful film Tashi and The Monk. Tashi and The Monk takes viewers on a journey into the mountains and into a realm where love and compassion is the lifeblood of a community that rescues orphaned and neglected children. Jury member Nicholas Brown comments, “Mountains can be brutal places to live. Perhaps this goes some way ...

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Published November 11

Meet the Patrollers – a tale from the Fernie Ski Patrollers - Forest

Skiing, Canada

So often we see them off in the distance beyond the yellow caution rope. Sometimes we catch a glimpse as they whiz by with a sled in tow. Occasionally, we are lucky enough to share a chair lift with one as they head back up the mountain where we might have time enough to strike up a quick chat. The Ski Patrollers are the ones who make it possible for us to enjoy what we love to do. Day in and day out, they ensure the mountain is safe and use their expertise to minimize the surprises mother nature might ...

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Published November 11

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