The Woolmark Company and Salomon have announced the prize winners and innovative finalist concepts for the Woolmark Performance Challenge 2022. The foremost ideas platform for the sports and performance market, the Woolmark Performance Challenge combines innovative design and Merino wool for creative solutions for performance wear.
For the 2022 edition, the Woolmark Performance Challenge partnered with Salomon, challenging participants to explore apparel next generation head-to-toe running kits for long-distance mountain runners, focussing on the use of durable bio fibres and the innovative nature of Merino wool.
With more than 191 universities from 25 countries participating in this year’s program, the 10 most promising ideas were selected as finalists, with judges ultimately selected three winners: Michael Orlow, Giulia Ciola and Chloe Jerolaman.
"The ambition of all the young talents participating in the WPC has reinforced Salomon’s teams’ conviction of the emergency to find sustainable solutions for the world global textile production."
Registrations for the next edition of the competition are now open, and we invite college students from across the world to apply online.
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