On top of the world: Noel Hanna

X-BIONIC® athlete and adventurer Noel Hanna climbed at the Mount Everest in April this year and was on a special mission: He guided the Russian base jumper and Red Bull athlete Valery Rozov to the north side of the mountain up to 7,220m where he started his highest jump ever. He completed this anniversary jump exactly 60 years after the first ascent at the Mount Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay. Rozov mentioned after completing the jump: “Only when I got back home did I see how hard it was for me both physically and psychologically” (source: www.redbull.com). Their ascent started from China on the famous north route. Finally Rozov jumped on May 5th at exactly at 2:30 pm, when the temperatures was at 18 degrees below zero. The rarefied high altitude air was extremely precarious for him. Noel mentioned after this unique adventure about his X-BIONIC® equipment:  “Having the best clothing gives ...

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Photo contest: Summer with X-BIONIC®

The best season of the year is almost over: Summer! Join our  X-BIONIC® photo contest to share your summer activities with us and the community – post your favorite photo on Instagram and win one of our prizes. The entries for the contest is open until the end of the Summer – Sunday 22nd of September. The three most voted Instagram photos with the hashtag #summerwithxbionic will earn one of the following prizes: How can you participate and win one of these cool X-BIONIC® prizes? Post your favorite photo on Instagram or take a new, cool photo with Instagram Tag the it with the hashtag #summerwithxbionic Upload the photo and let the community vote for it If you are not familiar with Instagram yet, don´t worry – it´s easy to use. Just have a look at our Instagram guide and download the app on your smartphone! [appbox appstore id=389801252][appbox googleplay id=com.instagram.android] To see all entries ...

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Ask the athlete: Timo Bracht

Do you have a question to Timo? Tomorrow we will have the second interview session at the Eurobike. The eight times Ironman champion will answer your questions about training, equipment, race tips and anything else you want to know from him. Due to technical problems we won´t be able to broadcast the interview live, but we will publish the video with all statements and answers later. Just write your questions into the comments below! ...

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Eurobike & Demoday impressions Part I

The first day of the Eurobike 2013 is over: the Demoday in Ratzenried was a great event with lots of X-BIONIC® fans and sunny weather. All test pilots were equipped with our new bike wear and the latest technologies The Trick® and Thorny Devil. Our test rides started at 10 am with a short introduction of the new technologies. Hanka Kupfernagel and Horst Reichel came with us at the off and on road tracks and gave some insider tips for a better training and race experience. Our X-BIONIC® video team had great opportunities to film some nice impressions of the riders and the location.  Demoday video ...

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