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History of Gear Series: Dr. Rachel Gross / The Legacy of Bob Gore | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Dr. Rachel Gross / The Legacy of Bob Gore | Highlander Podcast

January 22, 2021

Dr. Rachel Gross joins the History of Gear to talk about the legacy of Bob Gore and the creation of Gore-Tex. 

Read Dr. Gross’s piece on the Science History Institute website about Bob Gore’s impact on the industry.

https://www.sciencehistory.org/distillations/bob-gores-cozy-revolution

Check out more work from Dr. Gross on her website and stay in touch with her on Twitter.

https://rachel-gross.com/

https://twitter.com/rachelsgross?lang=en

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

History of Gear Series: Outdoor Biz Podcast Interview - Chase Anderson | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Outdoor Biz Podcast Interview - Chase Anderson | Highlander Podcast

January 19, 2021

On this episode of our History of Gear Series, we air an interview from the Outdoor Biz Podcast. Host, Rick Saez interviews Chase Anderson, the Program Coordinator for the Outdoor Product Design & Development program about the Outdoor Recreation Archive, the importance of outdoor history and the origins of the OPDD program.

Listen to this and other episodes with Rick on his website or wherever podcasts are found.

https://www.theoutdoorbizpodcast.com/podcast/chase-anderson-ep-258/

Check out the Outdoor Rec Archive and the OPDD Program on their website and on Instagram.

https://www.instagram.com/outdoorrecarchive/

https://libguides.usu.edu/c.php?g=1004210&p=7274682

https://www.instagram.com/usuoutdoorproduct/

https://opdd.usu.edu/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Outdoor Update: 01-14-21 - Acquistions and Sales by Peloton, Under Armour, and BassPro | Highlander Podcast

Outdoor Update: 01-14-21 - Acquistions and Sales by Peloton, Under Armour, and BassPro | Highlander Podcast

January 14, 2021

On this episode we share some of the latest news from the outdoor industry!

Peloton Acquires Precor for $420M from Amer Sports / Anta

https://sgbonline.com/peloton-to-acquire-precor/

BassPro Buys Sportsman

https://sgbonline.com/bass-pro-explores-going-small-with-sportsmans-warehouse-buy/

Poshmark IPO and the Rise of Resale

https://www.wsj.com/articles/poshmark-set-to-join-the-ipo-boom-11610557667

https://www.uschamber.com/co/good-company/launch-pad/retailers-fuel-resale-trend

Hipcamp Raises $57M Series-C Round for Campsite Bookings

https://restor.insideoutdoor.com/hipcamp-raises-57m-for-campsite-bookings/

UA Sells MyFitnessPal

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/under-armour-enters-into-definitive-agreement-to-sell-the-myfitnesspal-platform-to-francisco-partners-301163499.html

IKEA Buys 11,000 of Georgia Forest

https://www.fastcompany.com/90594218/why-ikea-just-bought-an-11000-acre-forest-in-georgia

TNF x Gucci

https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/gucci-the-north-face-collaboration/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Amelia Arvesen / Freelance Journalist + Creator of Honing Her Craft | Highlander Podcast

Amelia Arvesen / Freelance Journalist + Creator of Honing Her Craft | Highlander Podcast

January 11, 2021

Amelia Arvesen, Freelance Journalist and Creator of Honing Her Craft, talks about her pathway into a career in outdoor journalism and her latest venture telling stories about creative women.

Connect with Amelia in the links below!

https://www.ameliaarvesen.com/

https://honinghercraft.substack.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/aarvesen/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Chris El-Deiry, Owner of Mountain Equipment Research Group | Highlander Podcast

Chris El-Deiry, Owner of Mountain Equipment Research Group | Highlander Podcast

January 4, 2021

Chris El-Deiry, Owner of Mountain Equipment Research Group, talks about his career in field testing at Black Diamond and his current role providing field testing services for brands across the industry.

Connect with Chris on LinkedIn and check out their website:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-el-deiry-665934101/

https://mountainerg.com/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

John Sears - Vice President at Gregory Mountain Products | Highlander Podcast

John Sears - Vice President at Gregory Mountain Products | Highlander Podcast

December 28, 2020

John Sears, Vice President and General Manager at Gregory Mountain Products, speaks to Outdoor Product Design & Development about his pathway into the outdoor industry through industrial design and his work in soft goods and packs.

Connect with John on LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-sears-5a12a927/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

History of Gear Series: Mark Erickson / Jan Fletcher - Early Days of The North Face | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Mark Erickson / Jan Fletcher - Early Days of The North Face | Highlander Podcast

December 21, 2020

Mark Erickson, one of the first designers at The North Face and Jan Fletcher, who led the company’s production efforts, join the History of Gear Series to talk about the early days of the company and their contributions to the outdoor industry.

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Outdoor Update: 12-17-20 - Biden’s Historic Interior Pick, Patagonia and Politics, Resale, and Sportswear in Video Games | Highlander Podcast

Outdoor Update: 12-17-20 - Biden’s Historic Interior Pick, Patagonia and Politics, Resale, and Sportswear in Video Games | Highlander Podcast

December 17, 2020

On this episode we share some of the latest news from the outdoor industry!

Biden's Historic Nomination of Representative Deb Haaland for Secretary of the Interior.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2020/12/17/deb-haaland-interior-secretary-biden/

The Future of Patagonia in Politics

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-12-16/patagonia-s-new-ceo-plans-to-keeping-up-climate-fight-at-clothing-brand

Will Sneaker Resale Affect the Outdoors?

https://sgbonline.com/stockx-raises-275m-series-e-funding/

Filson Gets Into the Denim Business

https://gearjunkie.com/filson-jeans-american-made-denim?fbclid=IwAR31fkzWEukoKY1xLChFbwackorg9IyFgnMUZZGoB1NBvba5a_m35PE7JJo

Hypebeast Creates Streetwear for Cyberpunk

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tiffanylung/2020/12/16/when-fashion-meets-gaming-hypebeast-releases-collab-collection-with-cyberpunk-2077/amp/

https://fashionunited.uk/news/fashion/from-animal-crossing-to-esports-how-fashion-met-gaming/2020061149326

https://footwearnews.com/2020/fashion/trends/animal-crossing-able-sisters-shop-buy-clothes-fashion-brand-1202982042/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Jocelyn Rice / Senior Apparel Designer / Founder, Black Earth United | Highlander Podcast

Jocelyn Rice / Senior Apparel Designer / Founder, Black Earth United | Highlander Podcast

December 14, 2020

Jocelyn Rice, a Senior Apparel Designer with experience a companies like Columbia, Nike, and Eddie Bauer, talks about her day to day as a technical designer, her work pushing for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the pathway into the industry.

Learn about her work founding Black Earth United and connect with her on LinkedIn.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jocelyn-r-0825b2b/

https://blackearthunitedpresents.com/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Outdoor Update: 12/10/20 - Curry Brand, New REI Standards, and Stone Island Acquisition | Highlander Podcast

Outdoor Update: 12/10/20 - Curry Brand, New REI Standards, and Stone Island Acquisition | Highlander Podcast

December 10, 2020

On this episode we share some of the latest news from the outdoor industry!

Under Armour unveils Curry Brand bringing performance and product for good.

https://about.underarmour.com/news/2020/11/under-armour-curry-brand-launch-fw20

REI rolls out new sustainability and impact standards.

https://www.rei.com/newsroom/article/rei-co-op-fights-climate-change-and-advances-equity-in-the-industry-with-bold-new-product-standards

Allbirds launches first foray into streetwear through partnership with Jeff Staple.

https://www.allbirds.com/pages/staple?utm_source=sas_aff&utm_medium=314743&utm_content=1662664&sscid=c1k4_bijhl

Moncler acquires competitor, Stone Island.

https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/moncler-stone-island-acquisition/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

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