Thursday, July 12, 2012

Icebreaker Rush Tank Review

Merino wool in the summer?  Normally one thinks of wool for cold winter days (I have a couple Icebreaker pieces I love for cooler weather), but merino wool  is great for extremes – breathable in summer, insulating in winter, yet exceptionally soft and lightweight.  Plus no stink and non-itch, make this Icebreaker Rush Tank an ideal natural performance clothing alternative for hot and humid Midwest summer running. 

Heading out for a morning run in my Icebreaker Rush Tank
"Our merino combines the best qualities of traditional wool, synthetics and cotton. It’s soft and non-itch, it’s warm in the cold and cool in the heat, it breathes to prevent clamminess, and it has a miraculous ability to warn off stinkiness – you can run a marathon and still smell as sweet as if you’ve spent the day on the sofa" (from Icebreaker.com).

Not only does Icebreaker make a great product, but they're also environmentally conscious. Their products are made from nature and are inherently self-sustainable and made with integrity.  Each garment has a Baacode which can be typed in to trace a garment from source to shelf.

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Disclaimer: This product was sent to me for review purposes, courtesy of Icebreaker via the Jam Collective. I was not compensated in any other way for the review, was not obligated to give it a positive review, and all opinions are my own. Some information in this review was taken from the company website.


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4 comments:

  1. Their stuff all looks so great on you (or maybe you make their stuff look great!).

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  2. I am having a tough time wrapping my brain around wool for summer, but I'll take your word on it! Looks great on you.

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  3. Wool and summer do seem opposites. That top looks thin for wool, maybe the percentage of wool is low.

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    1. Mike, I think all Icebreaker gear is almost 100% wool - the pieces we have range from 96-99%.

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