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Kyle and Mari Make the Podium in Malaysia!

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

kyle malasyia podium

Congratulations to Kyle and Mari for their 3rd place finish in the Perak Amanjaya International Eco Adventure.

Details of their final day of racing are below…

To read all about their journey and race – check out their blog.

kyle end of race

Day 4 – Final Stage

Our Own Kyle Peter Heads to Malaysia for Another Adventure Race!

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Kyle and Mari

AMK Sales Representative, Kyle Peter is racing again – this time in Malaysia!

Kyle is racing with Mari Chandler on Team Tecnu Extreme/Asolo in the Perak Amanjaya International Eco Adventure 2009 which is a new event geared towards presenting 20 of the top teams to the Asian contingency, and also showcasing on ESPN STARS. The 4-day race is set to begin on December 2nd – they will be racing across Malaysia in a super fast stage race with little navigation, short disciplines, blazing fast transitions, and beautiful terrain.

Sarah and Kyle enjoy 26.2 miles of New York City!

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
A satisified Sarah Tantillo at finish line of the NYC Marathon. Hey, is that a Heatsheets blanket?

A satisified Sarah Tantillo at finish line of the NYC Marathon. Hey, is that a Heatsheets blanket?

AMK employees, Sarah Tantillo and Kyle Peter, enjoyed their NYC marathon experience.  Sarah breezed thru in 4 hours and 9 minutes, about 7 minutes faster than her goal time of  4:15. Sarah is hoping to break 4 hours next. Kyle blistered the first half in 1 hour and 30 minutes and jogged home the rest of the way to finish in 3:44. Kyle said if he saw any outdoor stores on route he was going to  stop in and check them out.  Next year we are going to challenge him to do it in under 3:30 while writing 3 orders on route.. 🙂 That would be a productive marathon!

Kyle and Sarah off to NY City Marathon!

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Looking calm and rested two days before the NY City Marathon

Looking calm and rested two days before the NY City Marathon

Kyle Peter looking to breeze thru the NYC Marathon in 3 Hours and 20 minutes

Kyle Peter looking to breeze thru the NYC Marathon in 3 Hours and 20 minutes

Adventure Medical Kits Sales Coordinator, Sarah Tantillo, and Sales Representative, Kyle Peter, are off to race in tomorrow’s NY City Marathon. This will be Sarah’s first attempt at  the 26.2 mile distance. Sarah is looking forward to her girlfriends cheering her on as she strides to hit the 4 hour mark. Kyle, a Boston Marathon finisher this year in just seconds over 3 hours, will be looking to take  it a little easier and wants to finish  in 3 hours and 20 minutes. Four days after Kyle returns he will be launching into a four day adventure race with three other teammates.  To compound the effort, they both took red eye flights on Friday night  for the Sunday race. They will be back at work Monday morning.  Check back on Monday for the after marathon pictures.

Team iMoat Finishes 6th in Primal Quest!

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Congratulations to Team iMoat and AMK’s Kyle Peter on their 6th place finish in the Primal Quest Badlands.

Crossing the finish line!!

The race began on August 14th and Team iMoat finished the race in Rapid City, SD after approximately 7 Days 11 Hours of racing. Congratulations to Team iMoat and Kyle on their incredible race!

Kyle after Mountain Biking and taking a little break at the ropes course

Kyle after mountain biking and waiting for his turn on the ropes course.

Heatsheets Bivvies in Action at Eco Primal Quest

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

As the Eco Primal Quest continues – teams are faced with cold temperatures and rain.  Below is an update from the official website with a photo of our Heatsheets Bivvy in action – keeping the teams warm and dry on a cold morning.

Heatsheets Bivvy at Primal Quest

Here’s a photo taken just minutes ago from the checkpoint.

Teams Brace For More Bad Weather!
Posted on 08/19/09 7:53 AM| by Kraig

Wednesday morning brings us another round of incliment weather, as Primal Quest Badlands presented by SPOT stretches into its fifth day. The forecast calls for cooler temperatures today, with rain a distinct possibility. The combination of the two can make for a long, cold, miserable day out on the course.

Follow AMK’s Kyle Peter and Team iMoat in the Primal Quest

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

AMK’s own Kyle Peter and his teammates from Team iMoat are currently in 4th place overall in the 2009 Eco Primal Quest taking place in the Badlands. Check out the video below of the ropes course portion of the course yesterday.

You can track their progress here and view their team profile for more information about the team.  We’ll keep you posted on their progress – Good Luck Kyle and team!!

San Francisco Bay Guardian Names AMK’s Women’s Outdoor Kit ‘Best in Bay’

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

The arts, culture & news weekly San Francisco Bay Guardian has named Adventure Medical Kits’ Women’s Edition Outdoor Kit tops in its ‘Best of the Bay’ issue. The annual feature, in which the paper’s senior editors highlight the most prominent people, places and things in the Bay area, singled out AMK’s Women’s Edition Outdoor kit in the ‘Sports & Outdoors’ category for its high quality components, superior organization and tasetful, decidely non-girly design. Wrote the editors:

Summer Outdoor Retailer – Drop and Give Me 10!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Ahhh, just getting back after the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City. For those of you that don’t know, the OR show is the largest gathering of outdoor industry professionals in the US.  Tens of thousands of manufacturers, retailers, athletes and media descent upon Salt Lake City for four days to see what’s new, test products, and attend industry events.

This was AMK’s 20th Anniversary attending the OR Show – and it seems to just keep getting better.  We always have a great time meeting new people and visiting with industry friends that we know.  Check out some of the pics below to see what our week was like!

RSN Picks Up Adventure Medical Kits’ ‘Be Safe’ Videos

Monday, March 30th, 2009

The Resort Sports Network (RSN), a national television network that specializes in creating and distributing outdoor content to America’s premier resorts, has announced it will begin airing AMK’s ‘Be Safe’ video segments starting in April. Hosted by high altitude mountaineer Ed Viesturs, the ‘Be Safe’ vignettes were designed to provide viewers with useful tips on first aid, safety and survival in the outdoors.   Based in Portland, Maine, RSN broadcasts content into 125 mountain and beach destinations across the country. Currently, RSN has affiliates in the following markets: