Our Elevation Shell Jacket wins the Red Dot Design award

Skiing, Norway
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Oslo, Norway (March 22, 2016) Helly Hansen’s Elevation Shell Jacket has become the 139-year-old brand’s most award-winning product with recent accolades coming from the Red Dot design jury in Essen, Germany. This month the Elevation Shell Jacket was recognized as a leader among 5,214 new products in the competition reviewed by a jury of 41 design experts, including ICE and Transrapid designer Alexander Neumeister, fashion icon Jimmy Choo and automotive design legend Chris Bangle. The professional-grade Elevation Jacket received the award based on its functionality, degree of innovation and recognized quality. Built for big mountain skiers, the jacket features ...

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Published March 22

Helly Hansen partners with the only Norwegian skier in the FWT

Skiing, Norway
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Dennis Risvoll (28) has signed a clothing deal with active wear supplier Helly Hansen. Risvoll is the first Norwegian skier in three years taking part in the Freeride World Tour, and is aiming high. He is now gearing up for success wearing Helly Hansen’s ULLR collection from top to bottom. Dennis Risvoll started his professional career at the age of 18. Growing up in Vågå, in the western part of Norway, with perfect skiing conditions right outside his doorsteps, Risvoll has become one of Norway’s finest freeride skiers. Spending hours in the snow throughout his life has yielded strong results, ...

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Published January 11

Helly Hansen is the Choice of Professionals at Aspen Snowmass

Skiing, United States
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Aspen Snowmass and Helly Hansen extend their long-term strategic partnership through 2019 ASPEN, Colo. (Jan. 7, 2016) – Aspen Snowmass today extended a four-year agreement on its strategic partnership with Helly Hansen that tasks the ski apparel and workwear manufacturer with designing uniforms for more than 3,400 mountain professionals at four premium mountain resorts in Colorado. The relationship that started during the 2008 ski season will now extend through 2019. Trusted by professionals since 1877, Helly Hansen, the world’s premier uniform provider for more than 100 winter resorts and guiding operations, has worked with Aspen Snowmass over the past eight ...

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Published January 8

Helly Hansen is the apparel of choice for Sailing World’s NOOD Regattas

Sailing, United States
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Newport, RI (January 6, 2016) – Sailing World is pleased to announce that Helly Hansen, a global leader in technical sailing apparel with more than 135 years of experience protecting professionals on the water, will continue as title sponsor for the brand’s elite sailing series, the NOOD Regattas. In its 28th consecutive year after beginning in 1988, the National Offshore One Design Regattas, also known as the “NOODs,” are the longest-running and most popular sailboat racing series in North America. The national regatta series kicks off with its first event in February, at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club in Florida. ...

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Published January 6

Catching up with HH Ambassador Mats Grimsæth

Sailing, Norway
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After three months of sailing we asked HH Ambassador Mats Grimsæth to give us an update from his journey sailing the Norwegian coastline. "I have been living and sailing in my sailboat for three months now, and it’s still unreal that my biggest dream has become a reality. I started my journey from my hometown Larvik, sailed the first leg of 332 nautical iles from Larvik-Bergen all on my own. I felt like a champion when I arrived in Bergen, and was proud knowing that I could handle the sailboat all by myself in different conditions. When I was planning ...

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Published November 23

Meet “Chasing Shadows" athlete and HH Ambassador Øystein Aasheim

Skiing, Norway
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As part of this year’s Warren Miller production “Chasing Shadows" we asked HH ambassador Øystein Aasheim to share some memories from filming in Alaska; “Just as we arrived in Cordova, it started snowing, and did so for almost two days straight. I don´t think I´ve ever been as excited as I was at that point; on my first trip to Alaska, and it seemed to never stop snowing. Eventually, the weather cleared, and we flew up into the Chugach to set up camp. The whole day went by walking around with powder to our waists, stamping out places and setting ...

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Published October 29

Sailing for life with Segelrebellen

Sailing, Germany
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Cancer patients fight to have their normal lives back. The German non-profit organization “Segelrebellen”, or “Sailing Rebel”, makes it their goal to support young adults who suffer from cancer - with sailing. These sailing adventures, organized by Segelrebellen, are not pleasant onboard holidays. The participants endure several challenges throughout the duration of the trip to develop strength and motivation, both critical attributes on their paths to recovery. At Helly Hansen, we believe that the Segelrebellen sailing enterprises are a great way to encourage young adults suffering from cancer, and we are pleased that we can provide them with Helly ...

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Published October 7

Aschenbrenner Racing Team gearing up for prestigious regatta on Bermuda

Sailing, Denmark
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The King Edward VII Gold Cup is the oldest match-racing trophy in the world for competitions involving one-design yachts. It was given at the Tri-Centenary Regatta at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1907 by King Edward VII in commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of the first permanent settlement in America. The regatta will be sailed from the 6th -11th of October. The boats used at the regatta were originally designed in 1936, which means they are a heavier and slower design compared to what the Danish team normally competes in. This is the first time the Danes will sail in ...

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Published October 5

(Re) discover the outdoors with the ItsGreatOutThere competition

Outdoor, Germany
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With the competition ItsGreatOutThere , Helly Hansen invites you to rediscover the outdoors. But don´t do it alone !Outdoor sports give us so much and we believe it’s high time to share the benefits. We should all encourage and help someone else to experience the power and joy of outdoor activities. And that’s exactly what we’d like the participants to do …This is your last chance to win prizes on itsgreatoutthere.com. For the final photo competition #TakeSomeoneOutdoors – there is over 5,000€ worth of outdoor gear to be won! This is also your last chance to win the unforgettable outdoor ...

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Published August 21

Jamie Holley and his crew aboard Manikiki win the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Marblehead

Sailing, United States
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More than 130 boats in nine classes competed in the final day of racing at the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in Marblehead. The four-day event wrapped up with Jamie Holley and his crew aboard, Manikiki, winning the class title for the Rhodes 19 fleet, as well as the regatta’s overall title. The win secures his team a berth at the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Championship, hosted by Sunsail, in the British Virgin Islands in October.The 33-boat class shifted around each day with each race being won by different boats. Ultimately, Manikiki won with 60 points from 11 races, followed by ...

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Published July 28

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