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The Royal Australian Navy Alpine Snowsport Team is Protected by uvex


On August 17th, 2018 uvex safety Australia was invited to attend the competition week for the Royal Australian Navy Alpine Snowsports (NAS) team selections, featuring the best ski and snowboard racers in the Royal Australian Navy.

Before being selected to represent the Navy at the Australian Defence International and Inter-services Alpine Snowsports Championships (ADIISC), competitors had to qualify by competing in the single-service championships in Jindabyne, NSW. The uvex team was represented by NSW State Sales Manager David Simpson.

On the final evening of the event, Andreas Dammann, Managing Director of uvex safety Australia awarded high performance uvex racing ski helmets and goggles to 40 of the winning NAS racers.

“Whether in an industrial workshop or on the top of a snow mountain, both athletes and industrial workers need to be able to fully concentrate on their job, safe in the knowledge that they are protected by their PPE“, said Dammann.

The following week the Australian Defence Force men and women had the chance to feature their skills and new gear at the in the annual Australian Defence International and Inter-services Alpine Snowsports Championships (ADIISC) at Perisher Valley. Skiers and snowboarders competed in a range of events, including: slope style, giant slalom, slalom and boarder/skier cross at the New South Wales ski resort. The athletes were wearing their new helmets and goggles from uvex to protect their head and eyes and enable them to ski race to her fullest potential.

Later at the awards dinner, all participants received a pair of uvex pheos cx2 CBR 65 safety specs, which help to improve contrast enhancement and support relaxed vision.

Said Dammann ”We are proud to provide the NAS team with high performance race equipment and share the mutual brand values of leadership, quality and enthusiasm with the NAS team”.

Over 1,000 professional athletes from across the world are equipped with ski goggles and helmets, equestrian riding helmets, cycling helmets and sports eyewear from uvex.