Half Moon Bay, CA – May 11, 2010 – For the past few years some of the top athletes, past and present, in their respective sports of BMX, MTB, Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Skiing, Surfing, Wakeboarding, Snowmobile, XC Running and more have all joined together at the Dirt Diggers North, Lucas Oil AMA Motocross National.
Aptos, CA – April 30, 2010 – Each year after the Sea Otter Classic the world’s best freestyle bike riders gather at a jump park outside the US Post Office in Aptos, California, for a day of epic freestyle riding. In possibly the last year for the event, GoPro sponsored an informal competition for the best sequence captured on video. The original prize offered by GoPro was $500 to one rider as voted by the Pinkbike community. But GoPro decided to up the prize winnings due to the phenomenal performances and the enthusiasm of the Pinkbike.com community.
Long Beach, Calif., April 19, 2010 – GoPro® sponsored race driver, Tyler McQarrie, celebrated his first World Challenge victory at Long Beach in a Lotus Exige S from LPL Motorsports. This was Tyler’s first World Challenge race and also marks the first win at Long Beach for Lotus since Mario Andretti in 1978. Having received the car just five weeks before the race, Tyler’s team worked around the clock to prepare the car. The team effort helped Tyler qualify the LPL Motorsports Lotus on pole and an eventual flag to flag win in the race.
Half Moon Bay, Calif., April 9, 2010 – GoPro®, the world’s leading HD activity image capture company, will exhibit for the first time at the 2010 NAB show: Booth # C7519. The company will demonstrate how its globally best selling HD HERO® wearable sports cameras are enabling professional video content creators to capture immersive action sports video at a fraction of the cost of competing cameras costing ten to twenty times as much. Retailing for $299 MSRP, the HD HERO line of wearable HD sports cameras has become the tool of choice for professional film and TV action sports cameramen, displacing expensive competing cameras from companies such as Sony and Panasonic.
When I saw the footage from the GoPro on our big screens at Skywalker Ranch, I was amazed...
Executive Producer Rick McCallum, Lucasfilm, Ltd
2008 & 2009 Top Selling Product Award
Dealer News Top 100 Retailer Poll (Motorcycle Industry)
Editors Choice Award - Video Camera Category
Backpacker Magazine, April 2009
Small, rugged and durable packaging allows mounting on virtually anything….The results were nothing short of spectacular….
Modified Magazine, March 2010
GoPro is setting the tone for wearable video cameras.
Gear Junkie, August 2009
Mountain Bike Action Magazine, December 2009
'Impossibly small cameras that go practically anywhere'
Fortune.com / CNN, October 2010
Point-of-view cameras such as the GoPro have revolutionized the sense of perspective in action sports.
Red Bull, 2010
This camera isn't just easy to use, it's addictive...the GoPro Motorsports HERO wins our nod for best all-around onboard (camera).
I can see GoPro completely dominating the POV market.
Ben DeCamp, Staff Photographer, Surfer Magazine
The video quality is amazing, and if you can view it in high definition, it’s even more astounding that such a great picture can come from such a tiny, easy to use camera.
ATV Scene, February 2010
First off, the GoPro HD Helmet HERO shoots amazing quality video for such a small package. To say it’s professional quality would be true, as I’ve even used it to shoot footage at my day job as a TV news videographer.
Utah Outside, March 2010
Best helmet cam for Men's Journal's Gear of the Year. "Top-notch image quality… affordable and easy to use"
Men’s Journal, December 2009
This is the best sports cam I've ever used.
Gizmodo 2008 & 2009 Top Selling Product Award
...after testing it for the past six months I can honestly say it's one of the coolest, handiest little cameras I've ever used.
Mark Anders, Surfline.com
Gathered around the TV after the day’s riding, everybody was amazed such a small camera could take such high-quality, high-definition footage.
ATV Magazine, April 2010
GoPro finishes first in Car and Driver's Gear Box review. “The GoPro emerged as our favorite for one reason: picture quality."
Car and Driver, May 2010
"Packs more power than most professional cameras on the market today...the GoPro is one of the most entertaining cameras I've ever used."
New York Times, September 2010
"Bombproof build, quality video and loads of mounts. Essential for any adrenalin junkie - 5 Star Winner.”
Stuff Magazine, July 2010