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2018 Apex Winners

Bight Gear Swelter Jacket

An insulating parka for cold conditions made from 100g Polartec® Power Fill™ insulation (also available in women’s).

Bonne Gueule Blouson Épais Laine Cardée

A clean and versatile jacket made of Polartec® Alpha® insulation, with a Jules Tournier fabric lining, and a wool exterior.

Burton women’s [ak]® Turbine Quarter Zip Fleece and Pant

A cozy fleece outfit made of Polartec® High Loft™ fleece, originally designed for the U.S.A. Olympic Snowboarding uniforms.

Crazy Idea Skinny Woman Suit

A ski mountaineering racing suit made of Polartec® Power Stretch® fabric.

Crye Precision G4 Hot Weather Combat Shirt

A light, breathable combat shirt made of Polartec® Power Dry® fabric, available winter 2019.

Dainese Flexagon PL Waistcoat

A winter sports back protector vest made of Polartec® Power Wool™ fabric.

Filson NeoShell® Reliance Jacket

A practical jacket made from breathable waterproof Polartec® NeoShell® fabric.

LC23 Polartec Down Jacket

A reversible jacket with Polartec® Classic fleece on the intended exterior.

Rag & Bone Fleece Tactic Jacket

A cozy, protective hooded jacket made of Polartec® Windbloc® softshell with a plush High Loft™ lining.

Reusch Jérémie Heitz Promodel

Freeride ski gloves designed with breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation for outstanding grip and tactility.

Rhone Delta Pique Polo

A versatile polo shirt made of Polartec® Delta™ cooling fabric.

Santini Vega Xtreme

A high performance cold weather cycling jacket made of protective Polartec® Windbloc® fabric with breathable Alpha® insulation.

Sportful R&D Intensity Jacket

A cool weather cycling jacket designed for intense riding, made with breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation.

Todd Snyder + Champion Sherpa Tipped Sweatshirt

A sweatshirt inspired by Champion’s iconic design, made from a Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabric with a shearling aesthetic.

The Full List of 2018 Winners

  • Bight Gear Swelter Jacket, an insulating parka for cold conditions made from 100g Polartec® Power Fill™ insulation (also available in men’s)
  • Bonne Gueule Blouson Épais Laine Cardée, a clean and versatile jacket made of Polartec® Alpha® insulation, with a Jules Tournier fabric lining, and a wool exterior
  • Burton women’s [ak]® Turbine Quarter Zip Fleece and Pant, a cozy fleece outfit made of Polartec® High Loft™ fleece, originally designed for the U.S.A. Olympic Snowboarding uniforms
  • Crazy Idea Skinny Woman Suit, a ski mountaineering racing suit made of Polartec® Power Stretch® fabric
  • Crye Precision G4 Hot Weather Combat Shirt, a light, breathable combat shirt made of Polartec® Power Dry® fabric, available winter 2019
  • Dainese Flexagon PL Waistcoat, a winter sports back protector vest made of Polartec® Power Wool™ fabric
  • Filson NeoShell® Reliance Jacket, a practical jacket made from breathable waterproof Polartec® NeoShell® fabric
  • LC23 Polartec Down Jacket, a reversible jacket with Polartec® Classic fleece on the intended exterior
  • Rag & Bone Fleece Tactic Jacket, a cozy, protective hooded jacket made of Polartec® Windbloc® softshell with a plush High Loft™ lining
  • Reusch Jérémie Heitz Promodel, freeride ski gloves designed with breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation for outstanding grip and tactility
  • Rhone Delta Pique Polo, a versatile polo shirt made of Polartec® Delta™ cooling fabric
  • Santini Vega Xtreme, a high performance cold weather cycling jacket made of protective Polartec® Windbloc® fabric with breathable Alpha® insulation
  • Sportful R&D Intensity Jacket, a cool weather cycling jacket designed for intense riding, made with breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation
  • Todd Snyder + Champion Sherpa Tipped Sweatshirt, a sweatshirt inspired by Champion’s iconic design, made from a Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabric with a shearling aesthetic

2017 Apex Winners

Adidas Terrex Agravic Alpha Hooded Shield Jacket

A women’s outdoor jacket made with Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Tim Maud

Arc’teryx Nyara Wrap

A fleece wrap layer made from Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece, designed by Edita Hadravska

Blackyak Combat Shirt

A hybrid shirt made from Polartec® Power Grid® fleece, designed by David Randall

Burton Minturn Hooded Full-Zip Fleece

A midweight fleece layer made from Polartec® Classic shearling fleece

Citera Neocity-65 Jkt

A practical M65-style jacket made from Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof fabric, designed by Naoki Ei

Fox Racing Attack Pro Jersey

An advanced mountain bike jersey made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by Jake Theno

Mountain Hardwear Atherm Hooded Jacket

An ultimate breathable insulation piece, made from an extraordinary combination of Polartec® Alpha® Direct, Polartec® Alpha®, and Polartec® High Loft™ insulations

Norrøna lofoten Power Shield Pro Alpha Jacket

A revolutionary jacket made from a unique combination of Polartec® Power Shield® Pro breathable weather protection and Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by the Norrøna R&D department

Oiselle Flyout Tank

Short Sleeve and Long Sleeve, women’s tops made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by Nelle Horsley

P1G-Tac FRS Delta

A hot-weather field training shirt made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by 281Z Development Group (Konstantyn Lesnik, Oleksandr Polevara, Valery Chernenko, Artem Livushevsky)

Taylor Stitch Hawkins Jacket

A classic 60/40-style jacket made from new knit Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof fabric, designed by Nick Kemp

The Full List of 2017 Winners

  • Adidas Terrex Agravic Alpha Hooded Shield Jacket: a women’s outdoor jacket made with Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Tim Maud
  • Arc’teryx Nyara Wrap: a fleece wrap layer made from Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece, designed by Edita Hadravska
  • Blackyak Combat Shirt: a hybrid shirt made from Polartec® Power Grid® fleece, designed by David Randall
  • Burton Minturn Hooded Full-Zip Fleece: a midweight fleece layer made from Polartec® Classic shearling fleece
  • Citera Neocity-65 Jkt: a practical M65-style jacket made from Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof fabric, designed by Naoki Ei
  • Fox Racing Attack Pro Jersey: an advanced mountain bike jersey made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by Jake Theno
  • Mountain Hardwear Atherm Hooded Jacket: an ultimate breathable insulation piece, made from an extraordinary combination of Polartec® Alpha® Direct, Polartec® Alpha®, and Polartec® High Loft™ insulations
  • Norrøna lofoten Power Shield Pro Alpha Jacket: a revolutionary jacket made from a unique combination of Polartec® Power Shield® Pro breathable weather protection and Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by the Norrøna R&D department
  • Oiselle Flyout Tank: Short Sleeve and Long Sleeve, women’s tops made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by Nelle Horsley
  • P1G-Tac FRS Delta: a hot-weather field training shirt made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by 281Z Development Group (Konstantyn Lesnik, Oleksandr Polevara, Valery Chernenko, Artem Livushevsky)
  • Taylor Stitch Hawkins Jacket: a classic 60/40-style jacket made from new knit Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof fabric, designed by Nick Kemp

2016 Apex Winners

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid

A trail shoe made of Polartec® NeoShell® fabric, designed by Steve Shorten

Black Crows Corpus Jacket

A cozy fleece made of Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabric, designed by Camille Kunz

Eric Bompard Camionneur Polartec

A zipped pullover turtleneck sweater made of Polartec® Power Wool™ fabric, designed by Lucille Léorat

DragonWear Elements Flak Jacket

Flame resistant performance outerwear made of Polartec® Wind Pro® FR and Hardface™ FR fabrics, designed by Rosalie Lovett and Emelia Black

Joseph Abboud Memory Coat

Casual and sporty outerwear made of Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Toshiko Iijima

Molosser Apparel Aegis All-Weather Dog Jacket

A technical soft shell jacket for dogs made of Polartec® NeoShell® and Windbloc® fabrics, designed by David Wayne Cockrell and Larry Louis Herman

Nike Aerolayer Vest

A golf vest made with Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Abby Swancutt, James Drew and Scott Hutsenpiller

Rapha Brevet Alpha Vest

A lightweight and packable cycling vest made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Alex Valdman and Graeme Raeburn

Reebok Polartec Alpha Lightweight Warmth Vest and Jacket

Lightweight running outerwear made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Ashlie Malouin

Red Fox Sleeping Bag-Backpack Alpha

An ultralight three-in-one sleeping bag / cloak / backpack combo made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Zoya Spirina

Reigning Champ Ripstop Insulated Bomber

A classic silhouette made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Tung Vo

Salewa Pedroc Alpha Jacket

A mountain training jacket made from Polartec® Alpha® Insulation, designed by Dennis Hinze

The Full List of 2016 Winners

  • Altra Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid: a trail shoe made of Polartec® NeoShell® fabric, designed by Steve Shorten
  • Black Crows Corpus Jacket: a cozy fleece made of Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabric, designed by Camille Kunz
  • Eric Bompard Camionneur Polartec: a zipped pullover turtleneck sweater made of Polartec® Power Wool™ fabric, designed by Lucille Léorat
  • DragonWear Elements Flak Jacket: flame resistant performance outerwear made of Polartec® Wind Pro® FR and Hardface™ FR fabrics, designed by Rosalie Lovett and Emelia Black
  • Joseph Abboud Memory Coat: casual and sporty outerwear made of Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Toshiko Iijima
  • Louis Garneau Cove Hybrid Jacket and Rocket Skirt: active insulation products made of Polartec® Alpha®, designed by the Louis Garneau Sports Design Team
  • Molosser Apparel Aegis All-Weather Dog Jacket: a technical soft shell jacket for dogs made of Polartec® NeoShell® and Windbloc® fabrics, designed by David Wayne Cockrell and Larry Louis Herman
  • Nike Aerolayer Vest: a golf vest made with Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Abby Swancutt, James Drew and Scott Hutsenpiller
  • Rapha Brevet Alpha Vest: a lightweight and packable cycling vest made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Alex Valdman and Graeme Raeburn
  • Reebok Polartec Alpha Lightweight Warmth Vest and Jacket: lightweight running outerwear made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Ashlie Malouin
  • Red Fox Sleeping Bag-Backpack Alpha: an ultralight three-in-one sleeping bag / cloak / backpack combo made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Zoya Spirina
  • Reigning Champ Ripstop Insulated Bomber: a classic silhouette made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Tung Vo
  • Salewa Pedroc Alpha Jacket: a mountain training jacket made from Polartec® Alpha® Insulation, designed by Dennis Hinze