Base Layers

  • SmartWool celebrates the spirit of adventure

    By SGB sports on 15/03/2016
    Features of the range include the 4 Degree Elite Fit System, which offers comfort, greater stretch and recovery, as well as ReliaWool Technology in the toe and heel, which makes these areas stronger and more durable than ever before. Body-mapped mesh ventilation zones maximise breathability. The PhD Outdoor Light Crew is designed for warmer weather. A company spokesperson commented: “Not […]
  • Zone3 announced as official swim partner for British Triathlon Championships in Liverpool

    By SGB sports on 09/07/2015
    Zone3 are pleased to announce that they will be the official swim sponsor for Tri Liverpool, a spectacular event which will play host to the British Triathlon Championships on the 26th July. Set in the Royal Albert Docks, the event will see up to 2000 participants of all ages and abilities compete alongside some of the finest athletes in the world. The […]
  • Shock Absorber picks up award

    By SGB sports on 29/04/2015
    Shock Absorber, has picked up another industry accolade for its multi-award winning sports bra, the Ultimate Run Bra, and highly commended for the Active Multi Sports Bra, which was runner up in this category. The brand was voted “Best Women’s Sports Bra” at the 2015 Women’s Running Awards, the only independent annual awards ceremony, which celebrates the best of British running […]
  • SKINS go carbon ‘positive’ with the launch of ‘Carbonyte’

    By SGB sports on 11/09/2014
    The use of carbon fibre is the key feature in SKINS latest addition to its active sportswear range for the 2014/15 autumn and winter season. The new Carbonyte range represents a new  concept in men’s and youth functional baselayer tops and bottoms. Created with energetic team players and active sportsmen in mind, the Carbonyte Functional Baselayer has been fully tested […]
  • Gloucester Rugby to wear CW-X

    By SGB sports on 13/09/2011
    Rugby union outfit to wear CW-X garments for support and recovery CW-X Conditioning Wear and Gloucester RFC have signed an agreement that will see the performance sportswear brand become official support and recovery partner of the club. In conjunction with its distributor Big Bear sports, CW-X Conditioning Wear said it will provide products to be worn in training to protect, […]
  • Helly Hansen joins STAG

    By SGB sports on 01/08/2011
    Apparel brand becomes supplier to buying group members Apparel brand Helly Hansen has joined the STAG buying group as a supplier, and will offer members preferential terms. STAG said the Norwegian business’s outerwear, base layers, sportswear and footwear for winter, outdoor and water sports are sold in more than 40 countries. Helly Hansen will also become a supplier to Freedom, […]
  • 2XU in Ironman partnership

    By SGB sports on 17/06/2011
    Compression garment specialist now preferred supplier to Ironman series 2XU has signed a two-year deal to become the preferred supplier of compression apparel to the Ironman and Ironman 70.3 events. It struck a deal with the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) to become exclusive official compression partner for the Ironman series, adding to its position as existing supplier to Triathlon Australia, […]
  • Odlo to focus on European production

    By SGB sports on 08/04/2011
    2010 CSR report outlines plans by functional sportswear manufacturer to expand European production Odlo intends to grow its European production in the future as other markets struggle to meet demand for its products. In its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, Odlo said it produced a record 6.2 million garments from two collections last year, with around two thirds manufactured […]
  • PureLime reports success after reclaiming UK distribution

    By SGB sports on 01/04/2011
    Scandinavian sportswear brand sees business go from strength-to-strength after taking UK distribution back in-house Scandinavian sportswear brand PureLime has seen business blossom since taking distribution of it products in the UK back in-house. PureLime was formerly distributed by swimwear brand Zoggs in the UK, but since last autumn has retaken control of its distribution. PureLime’s Martin Hudson said the decision […]
  • Web exclusive: Baselayers tried and tested

    By SGB sports on 01/04/2011
    Recreational sports enthusiast and SGB Sports sales executive Andy Morfey puts some baselayers through their paces. First of all I trialled Highlander’s new baselayer which features a bamboo weave. This is antibacterial and prevents body odour. My first impression of the top was that it’s a very simple styling which may not appeal to everyone but the top had an […]