66°NORTH is one of Iceland’s oldest manufacturing companies, where it was established in 1926. It has been a long-time leading innovator in the creation of specialised clothing for use in the toughest conditions on land and sea.
Over the past ten years, 66°NORTH has grown extensively and is considered an expert in the production of outdoor clothing.
66°NORTH provided the uniform for the staff and volunteers during the event, as well as providing a souvenir item for race competitors.
For the sixth edition of the race, Iceland was the chosen destination due to its unique scenery and challenging terrain. Competitors encountered many of Iceland’s iconic landmarks along the course, including glaciers, volcanoes, geysers, fjords, green hills and mountains reaching up to 2,119 metres above sea level.
Racing the Planet’s Roving Race Series is a 250-kilometre endurance race set out over 6 stages, across 7 days. The annual event, which moves to a new site each year, has had its previous locations in Vietnam, Namibia, Australia, Nepal, and Jordan.
To find out more about 66°NORTH, visit http://www.66north.com