June 2022

Marmot Returns to Australia

The world gets bigger when you have outdoor gear you can rely on.

For almost 50 years, Marmot has been tried and trusted as a leader in outdoor performance clothing & gear from trail to town, winter sports, & more.

Allsports Distribution Ltd is pleased to re-introduce Marmot to Australian shores in 2022. If you are interested in stocking Marmot, or wish to know more, please contact the team at Allsports via email:info@allsports.co.nz

www.marmotau.com

www.facebook.com/MarmotAus

www.instagram.com/marmot_aus  – (@marmot_aus)

AFN Fishing & Outdoors – Position Vacant

AFN Fishing & Outdoors is the largest fishing and outdoor media company in Australia. It produces leading national titles such as Freshwater Fishing, Sport Fishing Australia and Yak Fisher magazines.  AFN also produces the AFN TV Fishing Show which airs on 7mate.  Our company publishes books, maps, DVD’s and distributes fishing and outdoor products. AFN manages its own website, online store, online Fishing, Boating and Outdoor TV Channel and social media.

AFN Fishing & Outdoors is seeking a person to work in a sales/data entry and administration role reporting to our Director, General Manager and Logistics Manager.  We are looking for a self-motivated, professional, highly skilled and organised person that has a high attention to detail and is able to multitask in this busy and challenging role.

DO YOU ENJOY A CHALLENGE?

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR VARIETY IN YOUR JOB ROLE?

This is full time position, 5 days per week – Monday to Friday in Bayswater.  To be considered for this roll, candidates must possess excellent organisational, data entry and administration know-how as well as exceptional time management, multitasking, sales and people skills.

An example of some of the duties are:

  • Achieving meeting call cycle telephone list
  • Meeting sales budgets
  • Expanding Territory
  • Local and interstate sales visits
  • 3 to 4 trade shows per year
  • Working under General Manager and Logistics Manager
  • General office duties and data entry as required.

If this is the position for you and you thrive on pressure and a challenge, please email your resume along with a covering letter.  Please include 3 reasons why you think you are the best candidate for this position.  Email address:  jobs@afn.com.au

Only considered applicants will be notified.  No telephone calls will be accepted.  Applications close July 18, 2022. unless the position has been filled prior to that date. 

The Good Fight

Meet Erin Parisi, the mountaineer on a mission to be the first trans athlete to climb all Seven Summits.

While Parisi has climbed for most of her life, it wasn’t until she came out as a transgender woman in 2016 that she set her sights on the highest mountains on every continent. Her Seven Summits goal has evolved from a personal goal to a mission to change the narrative for the trans community in the outdoors.

“I felt ultimately shoved into the shadows and that I lost my voice through my transition,” says Parisi. “I wanted to stand above it, where I couldn’t be pushed into the shadows. There are no shadows here. That’s the place I wanted to say, ‘this is me. I’m proud’.”

In February, Parisi summited Mount Vinson in Antarctica; the fifth of the notorious Seven Summits. Over the last four years the Colorado local has summited Mount Kosciuszko in Australia, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Mount Elbrus in Russia, Aconcagua in Argentina and Mount Vinson. Now, she is about to set out for the penultimate climb in her Seven Summits quest: Denali.

Over three arduous weeks this month, Parisi will attempt to summit the 6,190m Alaskan giant.

At the start of her mission in 2018, Parisi also started a nonprofit, TranSending 7, dedicated to advancing transgender rights and encouraging the involvement of transgender people in sports.

In the United States, 18 states have enacted laws to ban or limit transgender youth from participating in school sports, an issue that remains at the heart of Parisi’s activism.

“A lot of opportunity comes from practicing sports. It’s an avenue of growth from an early age, and that’s getting taken from trans people.”

“I think a lot of trans people don’t really feel welcome right now based on the narrative of outdoor sports and sports in general. And I hope that I can provide a small conduit for people to connect to that space, for the benefit of their health and for the benefit of the space.”

“The reason that I want to share my narrative is because I know that at two o’clock in the morning, someone who feels stigmatized, alone and generally not embraced by society is going to find my story and say, this is a trans narrative, and it’s okay to talk about it, and I’m not different, and I don’t need to suppress who I am.”

For more information about Erin Parisi and the non-profit TranSending7, visit TranSending 7 – Rising Stronger, Together

Article courtesy of Mammut

New Stock of Baladeo Knives and Cutlery

There was great demand for the new Baladeo folding knives and cutlery at the Gold Coast Adventure Expo and all stock on hand was sold immediately.

New stock is due in middle of July. 

For pricing and orders, contact Joe 0409 294 644 or sales@deejo.com.au

Peggy Peg

One of the many great brands that Supex Products distributes is Peggy Peg; the unique and innovative tent peg system.

There’s no need to waste time fiddling around with cheap or easy to break tent pegs when you can get set up quickly and easily with the high-quality screw-in Peggy Peg range. They’re designed to suit almost any kind of terrain, as well as being easy to install and excellently packaged. 

Features:
● Sturdy packaging protects the items
● Hang sell design is convenient for shop displays
● Strong, clear plastic for easy viewing
● Starter packs & awning kits are packaged in a durable canvas bag that can be reused many times over

Visit Peggy Peg Australia’s YouTube Channel for more info about the products and how to use them: 
https://lnkd.in/gGknd-hi

Cape Byron Sports 22-23 Catalogue Release

It’s that time of year again!

Cape Byron Sports is releasing our NEW 22-23 catalogue range, available for purchase from the 1st of June 2022.

Most families love heading to the coast, river, lake or pool for their leisure activities. That’s where we come in. 

Our product mix & price-points are driven by our customers and designed for experienced and novices young and old, to have fun, out amongst it. 

As a family business ourselves, we are focused, nimble, and can react quickly to changes and challenges. With travel being off the cards for a while we’ve been channelling our efforts into ideas and improvements which benefit our customers. 

We’re very excited to have joined BRANDSCOPE a cloud-based ecommerce trading hub supporting the Sports and Outdoor Leisure industries. It’s so easy to use, we love it. All orders including our incredibly popular Summer Savings Indent promotion can be placed 24hrs a day with helpful product images, automatic stock updates and YOUR pricing pre-loaded. Calls us if you have not logged in yet.

Catalogues will be sent to all active customers. 

Or to receive a copy contact our friendly, knowledgeable staff +61 2 9601 7475 cbsorders@sperling.com.au | capebyronsports.com.au | https://erp.brandscope.com.au/

Frankland Hooded Sleeping Bag from Wildtrak Leisure Australia

One of Wildtrak Leisure Australia’s most successful range is their Sleeping Bags. With many different styles and temperature ranges there is a bag to suit most needs.

Their most popular from the range is the Frankland Hooded and with its sub zero temperature rating of -2 to -7 degrees it is perfect for the cold winter nights, available in both Jumbo Hooded and Double Hooded.

Featuring

  • Flannel lining for extra warmth and a cotton canvas outer provides great durability
  • Auto locking zippers for easy temperature regulation
  • Internal Velcro pockets
  • Wind stopper to protect from cold air seeping through the zip area
  • Draft tube to protect from cold air seeping into top of bag

View online today at www.wildtrak.com.au

Follow us on socials – facebook.com/wildtrakleisureaustralia or @wildtrakleisure

Supex Products Australia

With more than 45 years of experience servicing the leisure industry, the Supex Products team are excited to be attending the Australian Adventure Expo. Supex Products was founded in 1974 and has since continued to grow and adapt to the ever-changing marketplace. As a wholesale company, our focus has always been on providing high-quality products and exceptional service at competitive prices. And because we’re a family and Australian owned business, we remain wholly committed to our customers, our service and our range. Despite what we’ve all been through over the last two years, it’s our mission to serve you as a trusted trade partner, supporting you and your business through consistent, reliable and timely service. Whether we’ve known you for three generations, or have only just met, we’re looking forward to catching up with you at the Expo! 

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