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A fresh set of Suunto Ambits were launched to the Philippine Market last June 14, 2013 at California Pizza Kitchen in Rockwell attended by Print and Social Media participants as well as noted names in the running, multisport and mountain climbing community. The launch was simple and concise and here are the highlights.
Suunto was founded in 1936 by Tuomas Vohlonen, a Finnish orienteer and inventor of the liquid-filled field compass. Since then Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and instruments used by adventure seekers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.
Two new multi-functional Ambits joins the Suunto family in Ambit 2S and Ambit 2. Ambit 2S is a perfect training tool for the multisport athlete whether Swimming, Running, Biking or even go for multisport mode since it also gives you various matrices to measure your performance. Ambit 2 has added navigation features such as route navigation, barometric information, altimeter with FusedAltiTM, 3D compass.
One of the strengths of Suunto is the battery life and Coach Ige shares how Suunto Ambit was able to last the whole 100 kilometres at the Scenic Baguio Benguet Terrain with its 50 hours battery life. I also joined The North Face albeit a shorter distance and GPS Signal here can be challenging which is another strength of Suunto since they have faster GPS detection capabilities and not to mention advance navigation features.
When using Suunto, you’ll be using movescount.com to log in the workouts, Coach Andy Leuterio breaks down all the neat features of Movescount. Movescount has all the right features with metrics from heart rate, pace, altitude and others. It also gives you a clearer map as well as breaks down a work out based on different level of efforts and training effects. All your moves and progress would be logged in here.
SBR.PH Rookie of the Year Keshia Fule joins multi-awarded triathletes Andy Leuterio and Ige Lopez as Suunto Brand Ambassadors increasing the top notch athletes in Suunto’s fold.
Select bloggers and media was able to get their Suunto Ambit 2S and Ambit 2 Watches wherein they can use it on their respective races and adventures while testing out all the neat features of the Ambits. You can just say you’ll be hearing more about Suunto in the world wide web and in print.