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The Week in Snowsports Business — Oct. 12-16

October 16, 2020 Eric Smith 0

The coronavirus has struck again — this time resulting in the nation’s largest B2B snowsports trade show pivoting to virtual as many large-scale events have done since about mid-March. Other big industry stories this week came from The North Face, Faction Skis and other brands. Here’s our roundup of the most important snowsports business news for Oct. 12-16.

Bob Gore, creator of Gore-Tex

Bob Gore, Inventor of Gore-Tex, Dies at 83

September 20, 2020 Eric Smith 0

Robert W. Gore, the inventor of the widely used fabric-waterproofing technology Gore-Tex — and the founder of W. L. Gore & Associates — died last week, the company said in a press release. He was 83.