Monthly Archives: January 2017

COMPRESSPORT® EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH BMC-ETIXX

Teaming with The BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace, one of the leading and most ambitious projects in today’s professional triathlon. Nine world-class athletes race for BMC-Etixx:  Bart AERNOUTS, Liz BLATCHFORD, Will CLARKE, Maurice CLAVEL, Romain GUILLAUME, Emma PALLANT, Ronnie SCHILDKNECHT, Patrik NILSSON and Amelia WATKINSON rank among the best triathletes and share a common ambition in 2017: enrolling for 50 races around the world!

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To this end, they have gathered around them the best professionals as team sponsors: BMC Switzerland for the Bikes, Etixx for sports Nutrition and real estate group UPLACE.

Best Bikes…Best Nutrition…Best Compression Clothing

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COMPRESSPORT® as new partner in this ambitious project is no coincidence and who else but BMC ETIXX Director, Bod De Wolf to explain:

The BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team p/b Uplace stands for professionalism and high performance. The team’s philosophy and vision is to provide maximal professional support for our athletes with the ultimate goal to optimize their performances. Fully in line with our drive to provide top support for our athletes, we started a partnership with COMPRESSPORT® in 2016 as our dedicated partner for compression products and racing socks.

After a very constructive partnership last year we are delighted to further expand our partnership this season and for COMPRESSPORT® to become our exclusive partner for all race, run and bike apparel, compression products and socks. Our aim is to provide our athletes with best in class training and race clothing, and at the same time, keeping our premium identity in mind. COMPRESSPORT® offers a range of high quality bike, run and tri apparel accommodating our technical and performance specific needs.

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COMPRESSPORT® looks forward to tackle the challenge by offering the most innovative triathlon and recovery compression apparel that will help the team achieve great results.

TOP COMPRESSION CLOTHING – TRAIL RUNNING

As much as they get addicted to their favourite sport – TRAIL RUNNING – they feel that much addiction in their compression apparel tested with Compressport® and never distrusted since. To name a few – Fernanda MACIEL, Julien CHORIER, Sage CANADAY, Casey MORGAN…

What do they look for in compression clothing ?

==> Lightweight clothing

==> Extremely aerated fabrics

==> Muscular Support

==> Compression at the service of both effort and recovery

What do they get in Compressport Clothing ?

Compressport® has understood the needs of those athletes having to practice their sports on long distances, facing the elements, be they extremely hot or harshly cold. Among the trail range of compression clothing the choice is multiple.

R2V2, USV2 & PRO R2 SWISS

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Different Compression Clothing…Same Muscles…Same Benefits

• Reduced Muscular Vibrations (-33 %) ? Less Muscle Tears & Pains

• Limited risks of injury – tendonitis, shin splints, etc.  (-29 %)

• Delayed Muscle Fatigue ? Top Performance Records.

• Less DOMS, less muscular and joint stiffness ? Faster Recovery.

Individually…

==> The PRO R2 SWISS suits those looking for fast performance with a maximum comfort.

• A one-layer finish ? No water retention and Fast drying

• Extreme lightness (11 g) and Elasticity ? No Restrictions No Squeezing

==> The R2V2 fills up the needs of those looking for maximum protection

• A K-PROTECT shock-absorber tab ? Absorbed vibrations (-8%)

• Shocks and Vibrations Absorbed ? Suppression of joint pains.

==> The R2USV2 will cater for those who want even more protection.

• 220 soft silicon spikes surround the ankle ? Shock absorption

• Ideal support to the Achilles tendon ? Limited Tear

PRO RACING SOCKS V2.1 TRAIL

PRS TRAIL

• An arch support ? Stimulates blood circulation

• 3D.Dots Technology

? Acupressure Massages

? Boosted Blood Flow

? Shock Absorbers

? Moisture evacuation

? Air circulation

• Mesh areas ? Lightness, Comfort, Breathability

• No Seams ? No Irritations No blisters.

PRO RACING SOCKS WINTER TRAIL V2.1

• 2 layers ? Additional warmth (+6°) ? Extreme Foot Comfort

o a first silk layer for a very soft touch to the skin

o a second layer in merino wool and silk for perfect thermoregulation

• Thermo-Regulation Fibre ? Fresh and Warm Feet

• 3D Dots Technology ? Extreme Cushioning of the tendons

This double layer knitting guarantees extreme foot comfort with exceptional warmth. Merino wool protects you from the cold in winter while keeping your foot fresh thanks to its natural breathability. Soft silk is agreeable to the touch and absorbs humidity.

TRAIL RUNNING SHORT V2

TRAIL SHORT

• Multi- gradual and seamless compression (12-19 mmHg)

• Graduated Compression ? Limited Vibrations and Shocks (-40 %.)

• Delayed Muscle Fatigue ? Less Muscle Damage

• Shock absorber ? Abdominal Support and Hold

Technologies used by COMPRESSPORT® enable the achievement of the most compressive shorts and the lightest (99g for size T1) on the market.

TRAIL RUNNING SHIRT V2 

TRAIL SHIRT

• Unique Ergonomic Fit ? Maximum Comfort during exercise

• A postural 3D ? A perfectly straight posture

• 6 pockets ? Efficient and Easy Storage

• An On/Off Fibre ? Stable Body Temperature

o ON : Optimal breathability and ventilation through thousands of alveoli

o OFF : Maximum protection from the elements

• Reduced Muscle Oscillations ? Muscle Strength

TRAIL RUNNING QUAD

TRAIL QUAD==> During Effort

• Knee Support ? Reduced Muscle Vibrations

• Strong Muscles ? Tremendous Performances

==> After Effort

• Activated Blood Flow ? Lactic Acid Evacuation

• Re-Oxygenated Blood ? Reduced Inflammation and Pain

• Less Pain ? Faster Recovery

Using the same compression as the TRAIL RUNNING SHORT V2 and the silicone printing technology this quad sleeve is a must-have product for many professional athletes. It will procure strength, power and safety to muscles and tendons.

TRAIL RUNNING UW SHORT V2

UNDERWEAR

• Lower compression ? Performance with a maximum comfort.

• 100% pure natural fibres ? Comfort and Softness.

• Thermo-regulatory cashmere ? Stable Body Temperature

• Antifungal and antibacterial Fibres ? No odours No irritation

• Seamless Woven Pattern ? Precise Compression

The TRAIL RUNNING UW SHORT will suit those who prefer lower compression and associated with an over short it will help you perform fast with maximum comfort.

ARMFORCE ARMSLEEVES

PRO RACING ARMFORCE

• High-Tech Microfibers ? Heat Control, High Abrasion Resistance

• Light Fibres ? Wellbeing and Extensive Comfort

• 3D Dots ? Efficient Ventilation and Instant Perspiration Catchers

• A Ventilated Mesh ? Excellent Thermo-Regulation

• Soft compression ? Micro Blood Circulation ? Energy saving.

The special knitting of the ARMFORCE protects from the cold whilst still providing maximum breathability to the skin. The soft compression activates microcirculation and assists the skin’s thermo-regulating mechanism,therefore allowing you to save energy.

FULL LEG

FULL legs

• Hard compression (25-30 mmHg) ? Better venous return (+20 %)

• Better venous return ? No blood stagnation in muscles

• Drained toxins (-13 %) ? Restricted inflammation (-50 %)

• No swelling (-100 %)

• Prevention of muscle and joint pain (-50 %).

• Fast Recovery ? Well-being, lightness and strength around the leg.

FULL SOCKS V2.1

FULL SOCKS

• Graduated compression up & down (from 25 to 15 mmHg)

• Activate venous return (+20 %)

• Boosted Oxygen Supply (+15 %)

• No foot and leg swelling (-100 %)

• Ultra-light Legs ready for performance.

The Full Sock V2.1 are especially designed for prolonged recovery periods and are the must-have foot accessory during long travels by plane, car or train.

  

IT TOOK ONLY TALENT… BUT MAY BE NOT ONLY!

Javier Gomez NOYA and Romain GUILLAUME are the first IRONMAN 70.3 winners of the year!

The first-named lifts the trophy in Dubai…

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while the second puts his name on top of the table when he rushed to the finish line of Ironman 70.3, in East London, South Africa.

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Talent you may say, but when perseverance is geared in compression clothing, the results can be no more but WONDERFUL!

Ruedi WILD, after a tremendous performance, stands on the bronze step of the podium in Dubai.

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In the women’s league, Emma PALLANT and Kristin MOELLER made it 4th in Dubai and SA respectively.


SEVEN – Stamina, Energy, Vitality, Enthusiasm, Nuts

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Completely nuts indeed Michael WARDIAN had to be, to trust and believe that he can run 7 races in 7 days on 7 different continents… and break his own record, to top it all!

His playgrounds went from Antarctica to Chile and Miami, crossing the oceans to the Madrid, Morocco, Dubai and Australia.

He did it!!


AN AVALANCHE WON`T STOP HIM !

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Last week, he was 8th at the end of his ski-mountaineering race on the ISMF World Cup 1st Round… this week  William Bon MARDION gained 2 places and finished 6th on the second round held at Cambre dÀze, in the French Pyrenees. The elements were not lenient at all and heavy snow falls did not deter the mountaineers, least our other partners – Sevennec, Maguet, Ecoeur, Viret were just fantastic.


PERFORMANCE WAS THEIRS TOO… IN OTHER COMPRESSION CLOTHING…

…. AND UNDER OTHER SKIES

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1st Race of the Year ….. 1st Win of the Year… Diego “Zpeedy” PAZOS is set rolling the trail tracks as he wins the 45 Km Trail de la Galinette in 3 : 51 : 56.


The Challenge Mallorca was won pedals down by Tim Wellens (1st two stages) and Andre Griepel (3rd stage) of Pro Cycling Team Lotto Soudal.

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In France, Ludovic POMMERET wins the Trail Blanc de Valfrejus

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while at the other end of the world, in Argentina, Quick-Step Floors Cycling Team wins 5 of the 7 stages of the Vuelta a San Juan.


Stay tuned to Compressport® and get the latest news about your favorite sports!

THE WORLD TOURS ARE BACK IN TRACK !

Serious things began in the mountains when the ISMF World Cup launches its series on the high summits of Andorra.

William BON MARDION hits 8th twice !

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First it happened during the individual event where after 4 big climbs and 4 descents and an impressive uncatchable Anton Palzer as winner, William BON MARDION  ends the first part of his mountaineering venture at the 8th place.

Back on the track the next day, for the very steep, technical and 730 meters of vertical race, William hits  8th for the second time.

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The next best Compressport athlete, on those same two events, was Alexis SEVENNEC at 11th and 16th places respectively.

The Pro Tour Teams saddle for the World Tour …

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in their compression clothing

Adelaide, in Australia, witnessed the first tour race of 2017, reuniting numerous European Teams in the hottest of conditions, in quest of their first season results.

Lotto Soudal`s Rafael VALLS and Lotto-NL-Jumbo`s RobertGESINK did great by the harsh conditions and stood at 7th and 8th place respectively in the overall table.

But credit goes to  our UAE Abu Dhabi partner Team, lead by a a combative Diego ULISSI who grasped the 5th place overall.

The Marathon Season is ON too !

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David HAUSS was in Reunion Island where he did not hold back on the Trans Volcano to win his first long distance run. The chrono stopped at 4:16:20.

At the same time in Spain

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?     Jaume LEIVA crossed the finish line of the Half Marathon of Terrassa to grasp the bronze medal.

?   Marta Estaban POVEDA lifted her arms in victory after she brilliantly passed the line at the Picanya-Palporta Marathon.

 

TOP COMPRESSION APPAREL FOR TRIATHLON

Rachel MCBRIDE, Craig ALEXANDER, Melissa HAUSCHILDT, Frederik VAN LIERDE, Brent MCMAHON, to name some few, have placed their faith in Compressport® range of triathlon gear for some years now.

What do triathletes look for in compression apparel ?

==> Innovative medical technologies that cater for their compression needs

==> Ultra-fine fibers and meshes that procure comfort and protection

==> Apparel that works both for effort and recovery.

What do they get?

If they were to pick their ten best gears the following compression clothing tops the list.

PRO RACING SOCKS ULTRA-LIGHT

PRS ULTRALIGHT

• Ultra-lightness in 12g of fabric ? Extreme Comfort

• Optimal Compression ? Blood Circulation

• A Semi-transparent Mesh ? Optimal Ventilation

• No Seams ? No Irritations ? No Blisters

Combining ultra-lightness  and optimal compression, the Pro Racing Socks Ultra-light offer optimal ventilation thanks to a semi-transparent mesh that keeps your feet dry and fresh.

TR3 BRUTAL SHORT

BRUTAL SHORT

• Targeted compression (12-19 mmHg) ? True Muscle Support.

• Reduced Vibrations and Shocks (- 25 %) ? Delayed Muscle Fatigue

• Delayed Muscle Fatigue ? Insignificant Muscle Damage

• Ventilation zones ? Unique Thermoregulation

• 99 grams of Light Mesh ? Exceptional Comfort, Seamless Compression

FORQUAD

4QUAD

• Targeted Compression ? Powerful and Secured Muscles and Tendons.

• No Seams ? Extreme Lightness and Comfort

• Shock Absorber ? Increased Resistance to Effort

• Improved Venous Return ? No Toxins Build-up

To those who use their club garments, this FORQUAD, manufactured without seams is a must-have product to many professional athletes as it procures strength, power and safety to the muscles and tendons.

TR3 AERO TOP

AEROTOP

• Unique ergonomic ? Maximum Comfort

• Postural 3D ? Perfect & Straight Posture

• Exclusive ON/OFF Fiber & Thousands of Alveoli

ON ? Extreme Ventilation when it`s Hot

OFF ? Maximum Protection when it`s Cold

• Maximum Protection ? Limited Muscle Oscillations

As compression apparel, the TR3 AERO TOP provides a unique ergonomic fit ensuring maximum comfort while exercising. A postural 3D helps maintains a perfectly straight posture so you remain powerful even after several hours of racing.

PRO RACING ARMSLEEVES

PRO RACING ARMSLEEVES

• Ultra-body-forming ? Optimal Aerodynamics,

• Thermo-regulator & UV-protective ? Optimal Aeration

• Shock Absorber ? Limited Muscular Oscillations.

The PRORACING ARMSLEEVE is the one and only model used by the best professionals on triathlon tracks for their benefits to both effort and recovery.

FULL LEG

FULL legs

• Better venous return (+25%) ? Drained Toxin (-13%)

• Hard compression (25-30 mmHg) ? Strong Muscles

• Restricted Inflammation (-50 %) ? No Swelling (-100 %)

• Limited Muscle and Joint pain (-50 %) ? Faster Recovery

The essential compression garment for all triathletes who train hard as It provides all the benefits needed for fast and full recovery. It is highly recommended you use the FULL LEGS, for 2 or 3 hours, after hard training.

FULL SOCKS V2.1

FULL SOCKS

• Up & Down Graduated Compression ? Active Venous Return (+20 %)

• Boosted Oxygen Supply (+15 %) ? No Toxin Build-up

• No Toxins ? No Inflammation ? No Leg Swelling (-100 %)

• Accelerated Venous Return ? Ultra-light Legs

COMPRESSION CLOTHING FACES NEW CHALLENGES IN 2017

HAPPY SPORTS YEAR TO ALL COMPRESSPORT FOLLOWERS!

2017 will be a year of new challenges, new goals, new athletes on the tracks and Compressport® definitely will be in the limelight as new partners come on board. And to give even more satisfaction to the performers, our compression clothing will go through even more efficient upgrade.


BMC-ETIXX signs with Compressport® compression clothing ! 

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6 world class triathletes, sponsored by no less than Swiss bike manufacturer BMC and sports nutrition expert Etixx, join hands, feet and muscles around an ambitious sports team, the BMC-ETIXX Pro Team with a goal of competing for more than 50 races in 2017. Compressport® takes pride in being  part of the project and, in so doing, will strive to bring compression clothing to another level.


First Competition… First Podium

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American Sage CANADAY flew to Hong Kong to run the first 100 km race of the Ultra Trail World Tour Series. After a fantastic fight with the leading contestants, he broke through the finish line after a little more than 10 hours and grasped the 3rd place like a champ!

French Julien CHORIER was next best Compressport® partner athlete at the 10th place.

FIRST HUGE PERFORMANCES AROUND THE WORLD

2017 begins well for some of Compressport partner athletes.. some on the podium, some not far behind…

Jordi SOLE

1st  (Age Category)  &  5th (Overall)

Half Marathon of Louisville
USA
Mike WARDIAN

1st

Vista VIEW 360 Ultra Marathon
USA

Sara DOSSENA

1st

Cross of Vallagarina
ITALY
Victor DEL CORRAL

1st

Duathlon of Mataro
Spain
William BON MARDION

1st    (Individual and Sprint Races)


Ski Mountaineering 
French Championships

Stay tuned to our blogs throughout 2017… to keep track of what is happening on the tracks!