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Hydrapak, a leading global supplier of active lifestyle hydration equipment, has been selected as key OEM hydration provider for Shimano and The North Face, as both companies introduce a range of new products to the hands-free hydration category.Shimano’s all-new 2013 cycling bag product line includes the ACCU3D Unzen – designed for aggressive off-road riding. This pack will provide cyclists hydration through Hydrapak’s 2 litre Elite Reservoir, featuring custom Shimano embossing. Additionally, Shimano will sell the 3 litre Elite Reservoir as a component for cyclists looking to upgrade their existing reservoir.“Shimano has chosen to partner with Hydrapak for a number of reasons. One of them is its ease of use, in regard to use while you’re riding, but also afterwards when cleaning,” said Shimano Product Manager Evert-Jan Haarhuis, “Furthermore; the hydration system is extremely durable and strong. Shimano will use Hydrapak hydration systems in our new Unzen 6L, 10L and 15L versions. We are proud to use Hydrapak as our new partner and look forward to a fruitful and long-lasting partnership.”Hydrapak’s Reversible Elite Reservoir, featuring Shape-Loc baffled technology, will also now be the standard-issue hydration reservoir in The North Face’s Torrent packs, while the Reversible Elite Reservoir will be standard throughout its Enduro styles.The Torrent and Enduro Pack will be available at specialty retailers, REI, and The North Face’s 47 global retail stores. The North Face’s Retail Team will merchandise Hydrapak’s universal components – including Reversible Reservoirs with Shape-Shift Technology, Hydrafusion Insulated Tubes, Surge Valves, etc.“We are excited to welcome Shimano and The North Face to our growing list of customers,” said Hydrapak’s Director of Sales Matt Patterson, “These brands are consistent innovators and market leaders in their respective sports; we are honoured to have the opportunity to collaborate with them in their product design process.”These latest additions expand the impressive roster of premium manufacturers that integrate Hydrapak hydration components into their designs — including Salomon, DaKine, Vaude, Nathan, Backcountry Access, EVOC, Oakley, Columbia, Fox, Ogio, Kriega, Scott, BMW, KTM, Berghaus and Geigerrig.According to Hydrapak, these partnerships ‘demonstrate the evolving dynamic of the hydration category, which has found new energy and excitement with increased brand participation and product offerings.’Created in 2001, Hydrapak was introduced to satisfy the growing demand from athletes for personal hydration systems. Hydrapak produces a line-up of custom built hydration backpacks, reservoirs and bottles for a variety of sports, including biking, hiking and running. Hydrapak is also an OEM for top manufacturers specializing in consumer, commercial and military purposes.www.hydrapak.com Related
Almost every day, there’s at least one story in the news that involves racism, sexism or another kind of bigotry. But when you hear those stories, do you think, “Well, that’s not me”? Turns out, even among the best-intentioned people, unconscious biases can exist.So how can we identify these biases, and is it possible to overcome them?“You can learn to address them — I’m not sure you unlearn them,” Patricia Devine (@DevineLab), professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin Madison, tells Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson.Part of the reason why is because biases are learned at a young age, Devine says. Read the whole story: wbur More of our Members in the Media >
NFL preseason 2019: 5 storylines to continue to monitor Roger Goodell says NFL can’t keep pace with international demand Bill O’Brien confirms Joe Webb III suffered a “significant foot injury” last night. #Texans.— Deepi Sidhu (@DeepSlant) August 30, 2019He has lined up at receiver in a pinch and has been a core contributor on special teams, the Houston Chronicle noted, in addition to being QB3 behind starter Deshaun Watson and backup A.J. McCarron, who missed recent weeks with his right hand in a cast after hitting it on a helmet during practice.”Great teammate,” O’Brien added of Webb. Related News Baker Mayfield on Kareem Hunt being banned from Browns’ facility: ‘It hurts him’ In 102 career games, he has completed 90 of 159 passes for 888 yards and three TDs with six interceptions. He also has rushed 50 times for 326 yards and four TDs and caught 10 passes for 74 yards.The deadline for NFL teams to reach the 53-player roster limit is 4 p.m. ET Saturday. Teams then have until noon ET Sunday to claim players placed on waivers at the final roster cutdown.The Texans, 1-3 in the preseason, kick off the regular season against the Saints in prime time Sept. 9 in New Orleans. O’Brien didn’t say whether Webb will require surgery, but acknowledged the team will explore signing another quarterback.Webb was carted off the field in the fourth quarter and was on crutches after the Texans’ final preseason game, a 22-10 home loss to the Rams.Per the Chronicle, which cited an unidentified league source not authorized to speak publicly: The injury immediately was considered serious.Before his injury, Webb, 32, was making an assertive case as the No. 3 quarterback, completing 19 of 29 passes for 163 yards and one touchdown with one interception. He also rushed for 30 yards on three carries.He is entering his 10th season in the NFL, having played 2018 with the Texans, after multiyear stints with the Vikings and Panthers. Carli Lloyd celebrates USWNT goal with NFL-centric ‘Fly, Eagles, Fly’; was it a hint? The Texans lost more than a third-string quarterback Thursday when Joe Webb III went down with what coach Bill O’Brien described on Friday as a “significant” injury.On the day before NFL rosters are cut to 53 players, Houston lost one of its most versatile players who can fill any number of roles while occupying only one roster spot.