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  • WWF Calls For Reforms For The German Fishing Industry

    August 28th, 2015, Mares

    Increasing fish imports leads to a need for more responsible fishing The annual meeting of the German fishing industry is taking place in Rostock, Germany from August 25th-28th. The WWF is taking the opportunity to call for reforms to the industry and for consumer behaviour to change. According to Karoline Schacht, a fisheries expert at the W [..]

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  • The "Paradigme" project

    August 26th, 2015, Snowboard

    Our riders Julien Emch, Féfé Pellacani and Sam Schaer are part of the "Paradigme" project. Take a look: http://www.paradigme-le-doc.com/

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  • HEAD CONTINUES TO FIGHT FOR AN AIDS FREE GENERATION WITH LAUNCH OF NEW (HEAD)RED COLLECTION

    August 24th, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD launches “The Longest Rally” campaign in support

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  • NOVAK DJOKOVIC IS LOOKING AHEAD TO THE START OF THE US OPEN WITH OPTIMISM

    August 23rd, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD Racquet Rebel Novak Djokovic is looking ahead with optimism to the start of the US Open, with the World No. 1 pleased with his game despite losing the Cincinnati Masters final 6-7 (1), 3-6 to Roger Federer.

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  • Dive Right Into The Darkness

    August 18th, 2015, Mares

    Palau: Dive Right Into The Darkness Blackwater Diving. If you're feeling bored by the usual dives and are looking for something exceptional, head to Palau. With a little luck, you can experience a variety of different types of dives at the Rock Islands here. The oval reef of Rock Islands covers 100,200 hectares. There are 445 large and small m [..]

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  • ANDY MURRAY CLAIMS 11TH MASTERS TITLE AFTER A

    August 16th, 2015, Tennis

    Andy Murray needed three hours and five match points to win the HEAD-2-HEAD Masters 1000 final, beating fellow Racquet Rebel Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in Montreal.

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  • WC KAZAN 2015: JACOB HEIDTMANN 5th IN THE WORLD IN THE 400M MEDLEY

    August 9th, 2015, Swimming

    World Championship, Kazan 2015 A great perfomance from the young German HEAD Team swimmer Jacob Heidtmann in the 400m medley. He arrived 5th in the final with new national record, 4'12"08. Congratulations to Jacob and we hope to see him in Rio, fighting for the medals!

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  • SLOANE STEPHENS EARNS HER FIRST CAREER TITLE

    August 9th, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD Racquet Rebel Sloane Stephens broke through for a first career title as she beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to win the Citi Open in Washington.

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  • WC KAZAN: Govorov 5th in the world in the 50m freestyle

    August 8th, 2015, Swimming

    World Championship, Kazan 2015 A fantastic final race for Govorov, once again extremely fast, but unfortunately it was only enough for 5th position in a time of 21"86, very close to his best time. Congratulations to Govorov for his World Championship performance. We know that he is on level for the medals, and we believe that this will show i [..]

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  • WC KAZAN 2015: Andriy Govorov, fast and furious!

    August 7th, 2015, Swimming

    World Championship, Kazan 2015 Great race for Andriy Govorov!! Fast and furious with the 7th best time in the 50m freestyle, 21"93. He has shown very high quality swimming in both semifinal races.

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  • WC KAZAN 2015: Damir Dugonjic 5th in the world

    August 5th, 2015, Swimming

    World Championship, Kazan 2015 In a spectacular final race, the 50m breaststroke, HEAD swimmer Damir Dugonjic arrived in 5th position! He wasn't as fast as in the qualifiers, with a final time of 27"23, but he has shown that he is one of fastest swimmers in the world in the breaststroke. Congratulations Damir, we can't wait to see you in [..]

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  • WC KAZAN 2015: Dugonjic in the final of 50m breaststroke

    August 4th, 2015, Swimming

    World Championship, Kazan 2015 Once again a good performance from HEAD star swimmer Damir Dugonjic on the 3rd day of the World Championship in Kazan. He passed in to the final with a time of 26"92, the 5th best time in the semifinal! Tomorrow the finals! GO DAMIR, surprise all of us!

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  • WC KAZAN 2015: GOVOROV 5TH IN THE WORLD IN THE 50m BUTTERFLY

    August 3rd, 2015, Swimming

    World Championship, Kazan 2015 Like two years ago in Barcelona, the final race in the 50m butterfly was again very strange. High pressure for all the athletes, and in this situation HEAD swimmer Andriy Govorov arrived in 5th place, just 0.03" from the bronze medal (his time was 23" 18).

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  • Mathias 'HIASL' Weissenbacher goes big !

    August 3rd, 2015, Snowboard

    Some AWESOME follow-lines with our team rider Mathias Weissenbacher at Absolutpark 2014 /15.

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  • WC KAZAN 2015: INCREDIBLE MAGNINI, BRONZE MEDAL

    August 2nd, 2015, Swimming

    World Championship Kazan 2015 A new medal in the long career of HEAD star Filippo Magnini. This time the bronze in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay. Congratulations Filippo!! Andriy Govorov managed to enter the final in a discipline with an incredible number of contenders for the medals. He was 5th with a time of 23"15. Ilaria Bianchi faile [..]

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  • WC KAZAN 2015: BIANCHI AND GOVOROV IN SEMIFINAL

    August 2nd, 2015, Swimming

    World Championship, Kazan 2015 HEAD swimmers Ilaria Bianchi and Andrey Govorov are in the semi-finals. Bianchi in the 100m butterfly with a qualifying time of 58"37 (14th place) and Govorov in the 50m butterfly with a qualifying time of 23"49 (9th place). A nice race for Damir Dugonjic in the 100m breaststroke with a time of 1'00"36 (17th pla [..]

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  • HEAD'S TOMIC DOUBLES HIS TITLE COUNT IN BOGOTA

    July 27th, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD hero Bernard Tomic successfully defended his title at the Claro Open Colombia, backing up his 2014 trophy with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 defeat of Frenchman Adrian Mannarino to win his second in a row on the South American hardcourts.

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  • HEAD Penn Sponsored Players Win Seven Medals at Pan Am Games

    July 27th, 2015, Racquetball

    Held every four years, the Pan Am Games are the pinnacle event for the world’s top racquetball players to represent their country on the international stage. HEAD Penn sponsored athletes, Paola Longoria and Rocky Carson, both captured gold medals in their brackets. The Pan Am Games offer competition in 36 sports for more than 5,000 athletes, m [..]

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  • Fusion 52x tested by Scuba Diving Magazine’s

    July 20th, 2015, Mares

    Scuba Diving Magazine’s ScubaLab has been testing regulators Over $500. Thanks for the great review of our Fusion 52x. Tester: "It almost anticipates your next breath" Fusion 52x Product: http://bit.ly/1oJv7tJ Video Fusion 52x: https://youtu.be/mizTKirk6Gw

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  • Mares News: Arctic Ocean: Reduced Amount Of Ice

    July 20th, 2015, Mares

    Commercial Fishing Ban Implemented In The Arctic Over the years, climate change has reduced the amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean. To improve the situation, five countries bordering the Arctic Ocean has agreed to implement an official ban on commercial fishing. Signed in Oslo on July 16th by the US, Russia, Canada, Denmark (on Greenland's be [..]

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  • HEAD'S ANDY MURRAY LEADS GREAT BRITAIN INTO HISTORIC DAVIS CUP SEMI-FINAL

    July 19th, 2015, Tennis

    Andy Murray called upon all of his reserves to put Great Britain into a Davis Cup semi-final for the first time since 1981 as he beat fellow racquet Rebel Gilles Simon from France.

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  • Riders profile #8 - Thomas Kigle

    July 16th, 2015, Snowboard

    Last but not least: Our #QuestionTime series ends with our german team rider Thomas Kigle!

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  • Mares News: Increased Ocean Temperatures Lead to Higher Rainfall Extremes

    July 16th, 2015, Mares

    The rise of ocean temperatures in our oceans, caused by climate change, has in turn led to more rain, according to scientists from Germany and Russia. Especially a very hard rain-period in Sotchi (Russia) fortified the theories of the scientists. Led by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, the scientists studied the impact of this [..]

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  • Riders Profile #7 - Michael Miethig

    July 14th, 2015, Snowboard

    Michael Miethig - one of our german team rider - about his favorite spot and plans for next season:

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  • Global Shark Count: Global FinPrint

    July 14th, 2015, Mares

    Roll Call For The World's Sharks Every year, as many as 100 million sharks worldwide are killed for their fins and meat. This has caused severe declines in certain shark populations, leading to the need to find out the current status of reef sharks. This is where the Global FinPrint Project comes in. Launched in the summer of 2015, this p [..]

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  • Victory for Team HEAD Swimming at Engadin Swimrun in Switzerland.

    July 14th, 2015, Swimming

    Engadin, Switzerland 2015-07-12 300 competitors from 23 nations took on the massive challenge of 53 km trail running and open water swimming for the second edition of Engadin Swimrun. Team HEAD Swimming - Björn Englund and Lelle Moberg from Sweden made an impressive performance and won the race with the outstanding time of 6h 28min 23sec. C [..]

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  • New release of DiversDiary V 1.5.8

    July 13th, 2015, Mares

    New release of DiversDiary (1.5.8). Compatible with OS Yosemite. What’s new: - Sync with iDD bug fixed. Timeout extended Find the new download here: http://www.mares.com/downloads.php?cat=software&region=eu

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  • HEAD’S NOVAK DJOKOVIC OVERPOWERS FEDERER TO WIN THIRD WIMBLEDON TITLE

    July 12th, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD player Novak Djokovic won his third Wimbledon title in swashbuckling style, beating Roger Federer 7-6(1), 6-7(10), 6-4, 6-3.

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  • Riders profile #6 - Jonathan Ste-Marie

    July 9th, 2015, Snowboard

    Our canadian team rider Jonathan Ste-Marie revealed us his favorit spot and his plans for transition period:

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  • Great success for HEAD in World’s largest open water swim event in Sweden.

    July 9th, 2015, Swimming

    HEAD athlete Simon Wanna made an impressive performance with a first place of the 2015 edition of Vansbrosimningen. The title was shared with Anton Björk Teuscher. The two swimmers had a tough battle through the entire race and after photo finish review two winners were appointed. The winning time of the 3k distance was 31.42. Simon swam in HEAD [..]

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  • #underwaternews, Experience Marine Research

    July 9th, 2015, Mares

    Experience Marine Research First-Hand GEOMAR Open House in Kiel on 12 July 2015

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  • Riders Profile #5 - Mitchell Heberer

    July 7th, 2015, Snowboard

    Fifth episode of our #QuestionTime series with Mitchell Heberer:

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  • FRENCH OPEN, 2nd day: GOLD for TURRINI, BRONZE for MAGNINI and DUGONJIC

    July 6th, 2015, Swimming

    FRENCH OPEN 2015 Three new medals for Head athletes on French Championship Gold medal: Federico Turrini, 200m medley, 2’02”55 Bronze medal: Filippo Magnini, 200m freestyle, 1’49”28 Damir Dugonjic, 100m breaststroke, 1’01”48

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  • SPIN NEVER FELT SO GOOD.

    July 6th, 2015, Tennis

    From now on, the modern, aggressive way of playing conquers the courts armed with the perfect weapon. HEAD introduces the GRAPHENE XT EXTREME racquet series, which combines spin and power into a rock solid package. Recommended by Richard Gasquet, the series also features the innovative Graphene XT technology, which optimizes the racquet’s weight distribution for a faster, more powerful game.

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  • FRENCH OPEN, 1st day: GOLD for GOVOROV, SILVER for DUGONJIC and BRONZE BOVELL

    July 5th, 2015, Swimming

    FRENCH OPEN 2015, 1st day Several nice results for Head swimmers Gold medal: Andrey Govorov, 50m butterfly, 23”37 Silver medal: Damir Dugonjic, 50m breaststroke, 27”44 Bronze medal: George Bovell, 50m breaststroke, 27”57

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  • Riders Profile #4 - Graham Banks

    July 2nd, 2015, Snowboard

    Our american team rider Graham Banks also had some time to answer our questions:

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  • FUNCTIONAL STYLE NEVER LOOKED BETTER

    June 30th, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD and Maria Sharapova present new tennis bag collection

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  • HEAD Penn Rules US Junior National Championships

    June 29th, 2015, Racquetball

    Players on HEAD Penn’s Junior Team flooded the podium at the 2015 USA Racquetball National Junior Olympic Championships. The tournament, presented by Penn, brought more than 200 of the nation’s best junior racquetball players to Northern California for the 42nd edition of the event. Headlining the HEAD Penn team in Stockton were four players who all earned spots on the U.S. National Junior Team that will compete at the World Junior Championships this fall in the Dominican Republic.

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  • Riders profile #3 - Lewis Courtier-Jones

    June 25th, 2015, Snowboard

    Third episode of #QuestionTime with our british team rider Lewis Courtier-Jones:

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  • ANDY MURRAY MAKES MORE GRASS HISTORY AT QUEEN’S

    June 21st, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD Racquet Rebel Andy Murray has made more grass-court history for HEAD by claiming his fourth title at the pre-Wimbledon Queen's club event with a 6-3, 6-4 defeat over South African serving threat Kevin Anderson in just 64 minutes.

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  • Riders profile #2 - Sina CANDRIAN

    June 18th, 2015, Snowboard

    Second team rider in our #QuestionTime series was Pro Rider Sina Candrian:

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  • #summerselfie 2015

    June 15th, 2015, Mares

    You could be in with a chance to win some Mares goodies with our ‘summer selfie’ competition! Take a photo of yourself enjoying summer in your Mares gear (in or out of the water!) and post it to our Facebook page along with the hashtags #summerselfie, #realdiving and #maresjustaddwater. You have from 1st May until the 30th September to [..]

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  • GOVOROV WINNER ON SETTECOLLI

    June 15th, 2015, Swimming

    SetteColli, 3rd day The fastest swimmer in the 50m butterfly and a gold medal for HEAD star ANDRIY GOVOROV, 23"44

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  • Riders profile #1 - Julien EMCH

    June 11th, 2015, Snowboard

    Our team members answered some questions about their favorite spot and their plans till next season:

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  • HEAD’S NOVAK DJOKOVIC COMES CLOSE TO HISTORY IN PARIS FINAL

    June 7th, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD player Novak Djokovic put up a fighting effort as he battled for more than three hours in the French Open final before going down to a narrow 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 4-6 defeat against Stan Wawrinka in Paris.

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  • HEAD PENN’S PAOLA LONGORIA FINISHES SEASON AT #1 YET AGAIN

    May 18th, 2015, Racquetball

    For the fourth consecutive season and sixth overall, HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria finished at the top of the season ending rankings on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT). At the season ending Pro Nationals event in Virginia, Longoria won her tenth tournament of the season. In her eight full seasons on the LPRT, Paola has won 60 Grand Slam or Tier 1 events.

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  • HEAD sweeps the Rome clay with Djokovic and Sharapova title performances

    May 16th, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD's Racquet Rebels swept the men's and women's honors at the Rome Masters, with Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova showing their Grand Slam champion pedigrees by earning multiple career trophies at the Fore Italico.

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  • WITH GREAT POWER COMES A GREATER GAME

    May 11th, 2015, Tennis

    With three unique models, a modern elegant look, and featuring the best technologies, the HEAD Graphene XT PWR racquet line ensures that players of all levels from beginners to experienced club players find the right tool to improve their performance on any court.

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  • Jansrud extends his association with HEAD

    May 11th, 2015, Ski

    After winning both of the speed Globes in the 2015 Alpine World Cup, Kjetil Jansrud and HEAD are pleased to announce that the relationship will continue until at least 2018. The new deal will include Kjetil using HEAD skis, boots, bindings as well as helmet and goggles beyond the next Winter Olympic Games in 2018.

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  • MURRAY STUNS NADAL TO CONFIRM HIS CAREER CLAY BREAKTHROUGH

    May 10th, 2015, Tennis

    HEAD's Andy Murray is suddenly morphing into a top clay-court player after claiming the Madrid Masters title thanks to a solid 6-3, 6-2 victory over Spain's Rafael Nadal in the final.

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  • Lara Gut joins the HEAD World Cup Rebels Family

    May 8th, 2015, Ski

    Lara Gut joins the HEAD World Cup Rebels Family HEAD are delighted to announce that Swiss World Cup race winner, Lara Gut, has joined the most successful brand of ski from the last few years on the World Cup. Lara, a twelve time world cup race winner in Downhill (4 wins), Super G (7 wins) and Giant Slalom (1 win) will use HEAD skis and boots in her pursuit of more World Cup, World Championship and Olympic success.

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  • Andy Murray breaks through on clay for HEAD in Munich

    May 4th, 2015, Tennis

    Andy Murray and Richard Gasquet have scored a trophy double for HEAD, with Murray winning his first title on clay while Gasquet showed he's back in action after six weeks of injury.

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  • MORE POWER, MORE CONTROL:

    May 1st, 2015, Squash

    No matter whether your squash game is about power or control, HEAD offers the perfect racquet for every type of player.

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  • Head Snowboards Team Trip to Japan !

    April 29th, 2015, Snowboard

    With Fredrik EVENSEN, Kazushige FUJITA and Masaomi HARADA, three riders of the Head Snowboards team went down to Japan to find snow & pleasure in Hokkaido this year. This nice edit is the result of it ! Lean back and enjoy !

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  • HEAD PENN DOMINANCE ON LADIES PROFESSIONAL RACQUETBALL TOUR CONTINUES

    April 29th, 2015, Racquetball

    Another week and another all HEAD Penn Final on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) as Paola Longoria and Maria Jose Vargas faced off for the seventh time this season for a tournament title. And for the seventh time, Longoria came out victorious over Vargas in the match-up of the top two ranked players in the world.

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