"A huge, 600-horsepower clown" – that's how Christine Theiss describes her three-year-old boxer dog Hermes. "He has the energy of five dogs, but he is also crazily competitive and focused.” And he puts that to perfect use in mantrailing’.
As with every HAIX boot, the development of a firefighter boot requires real teamwork: a collaboration between artisan shoemakers, design experts and quality specialists in an intensive exchange across departments. And the shoe can only meet HAIX's high standards when these work meticulously with the production, sales and marketing departments as well.
In the summer of 2020, many things are different - also in fire sports. Events and competitions have been postponed or cancelled. But what athletes miss most is the personal contact in the Firesports family. In the interview, May Tømmervold, firefighter in Norway and part of the Team HAIX athlete family, also talks about how she uses her newly gained free time and rediscovers nature.
Her Majesty’s Coastguard provides 24-hour emergency service, 365-days a year. Coastguard teams are based around the UK coastline and deal with a range of incidents, from searching for missing people, to rescuing people from cliffs, the mud, the water and performing casualty care.
Inspired by the Firefighters challenges in Europe, John Gregory, a firefighter at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, wanted to start a similar competition in the UK. In only five years, the British Firefighter challenge has become one of the fastest growing events in the fire service community.
Part of the spirit of firefighting is to take on any challenge, no matter how large. Adam Collins saw one such challenge and decided to make it even more difficult! Not only would he walk an 18-mile stretch of Hadrian’s Wall on the England/Scotland border, he would do it in full firefighter kit. We spoke to him about his motivation, preparation, and how, by donating him a pair of Fire Eagle boots, HAIX helped him every step of the way.
When he left the UK Armed Forces, Dan Tabor found himself having problems returning to life outside of the Army. Struggling with a decrease in physical fitness and issues with mental health, he decided to combat both by hitting the nature trail.
The German hunting magazine JÄGER sends six readers to Scotland to test the HAIX outdoor boots NEPAL PRO. Read the test report here.
Inadequate equipment, a hostile environment and poor payment - The rangers in the wildlife sanctuary in southern Zimbabwe work under difficult conditions. Their task is very important: They protect the black rhinos, one of the most endangered animal species worldwide.
50.000 treasures at the bottom of the North Sea. Andi Peters and his crew are searching for these secret treasures and for the stories that lie behind them. HAIX is on board as an usual Sponsor.
HAIX Desert Boots endurance test. The testing area: Desert in Oman in 60 °C hot sad. The testing objective: Can a boot which features watertight membrane technology delivers a comparable feel good foot climate performance to a boot with high air and water permeability? Read the HAIX Desert Boots test report.
The journalist Erik Peters wrote a letter to HAIX. He is travelling with his HAIX boots for a couple of years already, from Cuba, Island, Japan and Cambodia. See his impressive pictures from his motorbike world tour.
Martin Reuter is an editor at the Magazin „Custombike“, and he is well known for his ultimately independent way of testing products. When the story get‘s tough he is writing under the alias name „Mrs Reuter“. So he did while testing the HAIX Airpower P9 Desert.
The huge HAIX tower is nearly an inherent part of Firefighter Challenges in Europe. At the 1st Mosel FCC in 2014, HAIX began its sponsorship of the solid steel tower. Read the facts and figures about the HAIX Tower and Combat Firefighter Challenges.
HAIX BLACK EAGLE ADVENTURE 2.0: Sophisticated cushioning system and optimised footbed. HAIX launches outdoor shoe with new sole technology!
John Trenchard, assessor and a verifier for Lantra and co-founder of Arbor Venture Training Ltd with over 20 years’ experience is testing HAIX!
The new chainsaw safety boots tested. HAIX Protector Ultra guarantees more comfort in forestry operations. We have had the new functional boots of cut protection class 2 tested by professionals!