Sports News and Press Releases about Outdoor Industry Awards
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January 23, 2023
Lululemon And Garmin Land On Glassdoor’s Best Places To Work List
Lululemon And Garmin were the only two companies in the activewear space to make it on Glassdoor’s 2023 Best Places to Work list. Lululemon was ranked 23, down from 9 in 2022, and Garmin ranked 55 after not making the list in 2022. Last year, Vans ranked at 84; Scheels,...
January 10, 2023
The NPD Group Announces Winners of US Outdoor Sports Retail Performance Awards
The NPD Group today announced the winners of its third annual Outdoor Sports Retail Performance Awards. The awards acknowledge the fastest-growing brands in the U.S. outdoor and snow specialty retail markets based on in-store and e-commerce sales revenue, according to NPD Retail Tracking Service data. NPD
December 14, 2022
NPOTY 2022 results – Nature Photographer of the Year
The award ceremony took place at the yearly Nature Talks Photo Festival. The next contest will start on the 20th of December 2022 and will end on Sunday the 1st of May 2023. The winning images will also be shown in a photo exhibition on the festival and afterwards it will...
December 5, 2022
Submissions Wanted for Winter ’23 Outdoor Gear Showcase
INSIDE OUTDOOR Magazine is putting together its annual “Winter Market New Product Showcase,” an editorial section highlighting new gear and apparel that will be introduced at the upcoming winter trade shows. Inside Outdoor
November 9, 2022
The 50 Best Places to Work in 2022
In a post-pandemic world, workers are demanding remote flexibility, more time off, and generous health benefits. These are the companies meeting that bar and more, while encouraging their employees to live an active lifestyle and allowing them to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Outside Online
November 3, 2022
Ranking the 30 Top Ski Resorts in Western North America
Most notably this year, one resort took one of the biggest nosedives we’ve ever seen in the history of the rankings. Park City fell from No. 13 to No. 30—dead last in the West. If that’s not a direct commentary on Vail Resorts’ management of the massive resort, we don’t...
October 12, 2022
Kampgrounds of America Named a Most Profitable Franchise of 2022
Kampgrounds of America (KOA) was named an award-winning franchise in Franchise Business Review’s 2022 report on the Most Profitable Franchises. Kampgrounds of America is one of only 50 franchises and the only outdoor hospitality company to be included on the list. RV-Pro
October 6, 2022
RVWA Leader of Tomorrow Award Finalists Named
The RV Women’s Alliance is presenting its first-ever Leader of Tomorrow Award during next week’s inaugural Educational Symposium. The RV Women’s Alliance Leader of Tomorrow Award recognizes women who are making a big impact on the RV industry during the beginning stages of her career. Promoting the achievements of the up and...
September 27, 2022
RV Women’s Alliance Announce ‘Champion of Women’ Award Finalists
From dozens of nominations, four companies and six individuals have been recognized as finalists for the Champion of Women Awards. The winner of both awards will be announced on Oct. 11, at the the RV Women’s Alliance (RVWA) Awards Dinner. The finalists for the Champion of Women individual award are: Denise...
June 22, 2022
Same county tops healthiest US community ranking for the third year in a row
Los Alamos County, New Mexico, has been ranked the healthiest US community for the third year in a row. However, the county and the four runners-up -- Falls Church, Virginia; Douglas County, Colorado; Morgan County, Utah; and Carver County, Minnesota -- all scored below average in the subcategory of housing. CNN
June 13, 2022
The 20 Most Influential People in the Outdoor Industry
All 20 are making their mark on the outdoor industry, whether through passionate advocacy for diversity and inclusion, opening doors of opportunity for others, pushing the limits of what’s possible, or expanding our minds through art and storytelling. And though we’ve broken them up according to their corners of the...
May 27, 2022
The 2022 Summer Gear Guide
The process for identifying the best outdoor products each year is an arduous one. Over the course of three months, 150-plus testers receive thousands of products from brands big and small. The mission: test the products repeatedly, in all conditions, and then send feedback to our category managers, who select...
April 23, 2022
The most physically active cities in the U.S.
A study conducted early in the pandemic found that overall physical activity for adults was significantly lower than prior to the pandemic. Researchers ranked cities and states by the share of adults who self-reported engaging in leisure-time physical activity—such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise. Rapid City...
January 17, 2022
Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 2022
Each year Sports Illustrated accepts the challenge and ranks the best-conditioned athletes in the world, consulting the expertise of trainers, exercise physiologists and performance experts with experience across the college, pro and Olympic levels of sports. The panel evaluates athletes on the following criteria: performances over the last 12+ months; demands and risks...
August 8, 2021
2020 Tokyo Olympics medal count: USA tops China in gold, silver, bronze and overall medal totals
The U.S. led the way at the 2020 Games with China, Japan, Great Britain and the Russian Olympic Committee rounding out the top 5. Overall, 339 medals were handed out across 33 sports and Team USA was the big winner collecting one third of all of the medals that were...
May 17, 2021
Patagonia tops reputation rankings
American outfitter Patagonia has topped the list as the brand with the best reputation according to the 2021 Axios Harris Poll 100 reputation rankings. Patagonia is the only apparel company to make it to the top 10. The next ranking is Adidas at number 40. FashionUnited
May 5, 2021
Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 2021
Each year Sports Illustrated accepts the challenge and ranks the best-conditioned athletes in the world. See the list of athletes who made the cut below and read all about each of them on Sports Illustrated. Fittest Women: Maggie Steffens, Water Polo Sara Hall, Marathon Kyra Condie, Sport Climbing Kendall Coyne Schofield,...
April 6, 2021
Mountain Dew Will Reimburse Your Pass For Hunting, Fishing, Skiing And More With ‘Outdoor Stimulus’
Beginning March 21 and running for 12 weeks, winners can receive an instant $25 reimbursement when they upload a photo of their most recent outdoor pass or license for hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, hiking, boating, off-road recreation, skiing and snowboarding and more. Forbes
March 29, 2021
The a16z Marketplace 100: 2021
Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (known as "a16z") has released its a16z Marketplace 100, a ranking of the largest consumer-facing marketplace startups and private companies. A number of outdoor camping companies have made this year's list including Outdoorsy, Hipcamp, RVshare, GlampingHub, Harvest Hosts and Tentrr. See all the picks here.
March 4, 2021
NPD Group Awards Winners of Outdoor Sports Industry Performance
The awards acknowledge the fastest-growing brands of 2020 across the major outdoor categories in the US, according to NPD’s Retail Tracking Service. The top-performing brands of 2020 in the U.S., based on dollar sales growth versus the prior year are: Gregory (Accessories); BUFF (Apparel); HOKA ONE ONE (Footwear); Dometic (Equipment...
January 20, 2021
Lululemon Ranks Eighth On Glassdoor’s Best Places To Work List List
Lululemon Athletica was the only company in the active lifestyle space to land in the Top 10 of Glassdoor’s Annual Ranking, coming in at No. 8. Other companies in the industry landing on the list include Vans, 36; REI, 48; and Nike, 49. SGB Media
December 7, 2020
The man who found Forrest Fenn’s treasure
The decade-long hunt captured the world's attention, but when it finally ended in June, everyone still wanted to know: Who had solved the mystery? This week, as legal proceedings threaten his anonymity, a 32-year-old medical student is ready to go on the record. Outside
November 10, 2020
The 2020 Outsiders of the Year
Typically, the annual Outsiders of the Year package highlights only people, but because 2020 was unusual, Outside took a different approach to its latest edition of the list. Items, trends, plus two very good dogs made this challenging year a little more bearable. Here are their picks for the 2020...
November 3, 2020
The 50 Best Places to Work in 2020
Work life got turned upside down this year, and many people are just thankful they have any job at all. But some companies have gone above and beyond to not just survive, but thrive. Outside lists the 50 places which topped the list.