SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH/LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND (November 15, 2012)- The SWATCH Freeride World Tour by The North Face is thrilled to announce its newest tour partner, GoPro, maker of the world’s most versatile cameras and producer of today’s most engaging content. Founded by Nicholas Woodman, GoPro is arguably the most advanced HD line of wearable and gear-mountable cameras and accessories, namely with the latest release of the new HERO3 camera line.
GoPro will be on-site capturing and producing unique perspectives for the webcast
GoPro has signed on as the presenting sponsor for the Mavericks Invitational, part of the Big Wave World Tour. It’s the world’s premier big wave surf contest and GoPro is stoked to be on board to support it’s local break.
New York Times writer, Nick Bilton, reports on GoPro’s history, success and future in regards to the use of GoPro going far beyond action sports.
GoPro athlete Aaron Gwin is at the MTB World Championships in Austria and has hidden an autographed GoPro camera for you to find. Join the quest to discover hidden treasure! Follow @GoPro and @AaronGwin1 on Twitter to receive the clues that will guide you to your reward.
GoPro athlete Kelly Slater has hidden an autographed GoPro camera for you to find. Join the quest to discover hidden treasure! Follow @GoPro and @KellySlater on Twitter to receive the clues that will guide you to your reward.
Mark Burnett, five-time Emmy award winner and avid GoPro customer, said in a previous statement, "We have used GoPro cameras in some of our biggest productions, like Survivor and The Bible. GoPro has allowed us to capture and share fascinating new perspectives that previously weren’t possible or were too costly, which in the end makes for better story telling. We are always excited to see what GoPro is working on next."
"In a world of smartphones and increasingly small cameras, GoPro is still the film fans device of choice and the rugged gadget that will launch the careers of many future directors. If in doubt, check out the home made rocket that took a GoPro to space or the shark footage, both on YouTube." - T3 Award for the GoPro HERO3
EY named Nick Woodman as the 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year in Retail and Consumer Products Category
"Despite a lot of newcomers in the field, GoPro is still the leader in adventure cameras. The new Hero3 Black manages to pack an f/2.8 wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel sensor, and the power to shoot 30 still frames per second into a camera body that’s smaller than a bar of soap" – Outside Magazine "Gear of the Year" 2013
"Smaller, lighter, sharper, better … It’s the runaway POV cam of the year." National Geographic "Gear of the Year" 2013
GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition wins Men's Journal Gear of the Year 2014
The GoPro HERO3+ is the "Best of the Best…’Top Gear’ Of The Year" - GearJunkie Gear of the Year 2013
"GoPro Cameras Can Make You A Better Bass Angler" - Field & Stream
"Top 10 YouTube Brand Videos" - AdWeek