Adidas recently launched a revolution in active cooling technology, the adidas Climachill™ range. The
range incorporates an innovative fabric using titanium and 3D aluminium cooling spheres. The technology provides an instant ‘chill’ effect and keeps athletes at their optimum body temperature in warm conditions enabling them to train harder, run longer, retain their focus and compete better.
adidas understand the importance of temperature management to make athletes better and for the first time used
evaporation and conduction methods together. Revolutionary aluminium cooling spheres are strategically located to
correspond with the warmest area of the body, cooling skin down upon contact. In addition to the aluminium dots, the
ground-breaking SubZero flat yarn contains titanium and is woven throughout the inside of each Climachill™ jersey,
delivering up to 36 % more cooling capacity (compared to past adidas Climacool garments).
The range was rigorously tested in the state of the art adidas ‘Clima’ chamber, with temperatures as high as 50°C. By
using a 35-degree ‘hot plate’ to simulate critical functions of the human skin, adidas were able to determine a pre-
selection of functional fabrics to find the ultimate Climachill™ fabric.
David Beckham, Climachill™ ambassador commented on the new range: ‘Playing and training in extreme conditions can be very challenging both mentally and physically. In my time as a player I have played in cold conditions in the North of England and in very hot climate in the US – weather can really make a difference to an athlete’s performance. The technology used in the Climachill™ range will really help athletes concentrate on their game so they can perform at their best, even in the harshest of conditions’.
The Climachill™ technology goes on sale worldwide from April 1st, with a range that includes Men’s, Women’s and Kids
Training gear, as well as Tennis. The range will retail from R499 and be available for purchase at adidas Concept stores, T
otalsports and Sportsmans Warehouse outlets around the country.