World Champions of the Climbing World Championships in Innsbruck Empowered by TENCEL™

Freshly crowned climbing world champions, Jakob Schubert and Jessica Pilz, were empowered by TENCEL™ during the Climbing World Championships in Innsbruck. As official sponsors of the Austrian national team, the Lenzing Group, is delighted by the success and congratulated the medal winners and organizers. Austrian super talent, Jessica Pilz, put on an outstanding performance in the climbing world, while Jakob Schubert climbed his way to his second World Championship. With four medals Austria's sport climbers and the Austrian Climbing Association (Austria Climbing) made first place in the medal count.

"As key partner of the Austrian national team, we are delighted at the top performances of the athletes. We would like to congratulate them all on their medals. The national team and Lenzing are dedicated to high performance and being close to nature,” said Stefan Doboczky, Chairman of the Board of the Lenzing group.

The Lenzing Group equips the national team (junior team and adults) with sportswear enabled by TENCEL™ Modal fibers and TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers. Derived from renewable wood sources, TENCEL™ branded fibers offer natural comfort and versatility, which are particularly well suited to sportswear. An athlete can only give an excellent performance with the right equipment, and the optimum use of materials and perfect structure are some of the elements for winning. TENCEL™ branded fibers are naturally structured to support body temperature regulating properties through their moisture management. This brings positive impact towards performance as the body remains pleasantly cool and dry.