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.
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