Hydro Flask was able to shed 25 percent off the overall weight of its standard offering with a new design — which is offered in 24 and 32-ounce sizes. New unemployment claims rise for second straight week as virus spreads. Toilet paper rationing is back, but relax: The supply chain is doing fine. Here’s how we got here. This double wall vacuum insulation technology is a huge part of all Hydro Flask products, but getting it into the Trail Series was truly a feat of design and persistence. The move is part of a multiyear plan, according to Helen of Troy, which said it won’t immediately fill his role. Salesforce is now in talks about buying Slack, setting up a showdown with Microsoft that could shape the way software is used by many of the world’s office workers. They then show off their style on social media, reinforcing the Hydro Flask trend. When Popular Mechanics asked Hydro Flask general manager Scott Allen what the secret of his company's success was, his answer was "nothing." Celebrities such as Julianne Hough, Jenna Dewan and Jonah Hill have been spotted carrying Hydro Flasks after a workout or around town. Times staff writer James F. Peltz contributed to this report. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. The racing stripe Cupit is referring to is a small red ring at the bottom of the cap that makes for a nod to the performance and the trails the bottle is destined to accompany. You often see that in performance products like shoes or outerwear. Before going to dance class, she’ll add some ice. Hydro Flask was able to shed 25 percent off the overall weight of its standard offering with a new design — which is offered in 24 and 32-ounce sizes. Hydro Flask was founded in 2009 by Travis Rosbach and Cindy Morse with the company based in Bend, Oregon. After they got their canteens into stores, Hydro Flask’s popularity expanded even further, Weber recalled. All of my friends in drama that had Hydro Flasks wouldn’t shut up about it. She first got a 40-ounce blueberry-colored bottle to use for soccer practice and later scooped up an 18-ounce bottle to keep in her car. We reduced material and still have the temperature performance that our customers love in our inline bottles.” — John Cupit. The vacuum distance between the two walls is narrower. “In a generation growing up in the shadow of climate change, there are very few public ways to show off your commitment to better the environment than carrying a reusable water bottle,” said Wilk, the anthropology professor. Doing small things like creating a divet cap instead of a flat cap and coring out the pivots of the carry strap went a long way to achieving the 25 percent decrease in overall weight. Retail workers fear for their safety this Black Friday: ‘An anxiety attack waiting to happen’. A 2019 Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that more than 7 in 10 teenagers believe climate change will make a visible impact in their lifetimes. The longer body of the bottles makes it easier to grip in your hand and fits better into a backpack or pocket thanks to a more streamlined silhouette. Newport Beach sixth-grader Ella Lin Espinosa put one at the top of her Christmas wish list. The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose for the second straight week to 778,000 amid a new surge in coronavirus cases. Stores are once again limiting how much toilet paper and cleaning supplies customers can buy, as the third wave of COVID-19 infections ramps up and lockdown orders return. The shape supports its functionality, as well as its performance.” — John Cupit. “By the time I would get outside and sit down and go surf and come back, it would be almost, you know, boiling hot,” he said. Other competitors include Klean Kanteen as well as Yeti, an outdoorsy brand that also makes high-end coolers, and S’well, known for its distinct wine-bottle shape. “I love taking it to school and drinking out of it,” she said. With its infusion of money, extensive relationships with manufacturers and ability to strike big sponsorship deals, Helen of Troy — whose stable of brands also includes Pur water filters, OXO kitchenware and Revlon hair tools — propelled Hydro Flask to dominance. So he and his then-girlfriend, Cindy Weber, decided to make a better bottle. They moved to Bend, Ore., where outdoorsy culture thrives, and their bottle was a hit at farmers markets in the area. Everywhere we could trim weight and still maintain durability, we did. All while still making a bottle that can go outdoors and not take up too much weight in your kit.