UK specialist apparel firm Total Oxygen has confirmed the launch of its Mountain Running 2017 collection. The collection features short and long sleeve shirts, tank vests and calf sleeves. It centres around shirts that carry the names of some of the most iconic mountain race locations around the world including Glencoe, Mont Blanc and Olympus.
A release from Total Oxygen notes that the company ‘looks forward to competing in some of this year’s great mountain races with our team of international athletes including [runners] Heidi Dent and Russell Bentley.’
A Total Oxygen spokesperson added, “We work with some of the most accomplished athletes in the extreme sports world. Because we make innovative garments for extreme performance we work with the world’s leading fabric manufacturers, using their very latest technology across our layering ranges, producing garments that allow the limits to be tested.
“It is a European collaboration; designers in the UK and France, working with Italian and Swiss textile companies, manufacturing in Portugal and the UK. The relationship between athletes, designers and craftsmen is key to pushing new ideas forward. Beyond the technical sheets there is a desire to develop concepts that explore new experiences utilising the very latest technology available.”