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ALBANY, New York – (November 15, 2011) — PrimaLoft®, the premier manufacturer of performance insulations and yarns, will host The North Face® Speaker Series European Tour streaming live from London, England, on November 17, at 7:30 p.m. GMT (2:30 p.m. EST)
The North Face® Speaker Series Europe features three top athletes from The North Face® team including: Italian alpinist Simone Moro; Kazak alpinist Denis Urubko; and American alpinist and photographer Cory Richards. In February 2011, these three athletes were the first to successfully make a winter ascent of Gasherbrum II, the 13th highest mountain on Earthlocated in the Karakoram range of the Himalayas. This amazing feat was achieved without support from sherpas, high altitude porters or supplemented oxygen.
The North Face® EuropeanSpeaker Series has focused on the athletes’ tales of adventure and extreme endurance during the Gasherbrum II summit and includes a photography exhibition. PrimaLoft® is pleased to be able to offer this remarkable presentation to outdoor enthusiasts in the U.S. and around the world via the company website and Facebook page.
PrimaLoft® is a registered trademark of Albany International Corp. PrimaLoft® insulation was originally developed for the US Army as a water-resistant synthetic alternative to down. Today, PrimaLoft® is regarded as a research and development leader in high performance insulations and yarns, which provide warmth and comfort from head to toe. Its family of products are manufactured in the US, Europe and Asia. The PrimaLoft® brand is recognized globally and is used in leading outdoor and fashion brands, home furnishings, work wear and military applications. For more information, please visit www.PrimaLoft.com.