This past September eight adventurous women took on the challenge of hiking the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim as part of their journey of personal fitness and well being. Fitness expert Dr. Peeke and Dermatologist Dr. Baughman reflect back on the factors that attributed to the overall success of their excursion.
Not too long ago, we received a letter along with a picture from a thrilled first time Coolibar customer, who decided to let us know how impressed she was with our quick drying, breathable sun protection apparel. “As a very satisfied first time customer of Coolibar clothing, I wanted to show you that it was a pleasure wearing my hat and outfit on a very hot day and still feeling cool!”
Over the past months, Coolibar’s merchandising team has been hard at work designing new sun protection apparel. One of the more exciting parts of creating new products is putting them up to the test! Dermatologist Dr. Manju George was one of the first to try our NEW Coolibar Convertible Polo and give us her input.
A few weeks ago we received a message on the Coolibar Facebook page from an enthused Coolibar customer. “I’ve done my share of shopping for your wonderful clothing this year. I wear your long sleeve blouses almost every day. I have a coffee farm in Kona, Hawaii.” We decided to contact Marian and find out more about her Kona coffee farm and how sun protection plays a role in her life as a farmer.
This special winter catalog offers you the best in sun protective apparel and more! Our unique selection of boxed gifts, cool weather options and terrific accessories (from companies whose commitment to quality matches our own,) make the perfect holiday gift for yourself or someone special on your list.
Every year over five million people from all over the world visit the Grand Canyon. Less than 1% of those visitors ever reach the bottom. Of those that actually complete the Rim-to-Rim hike, only 8% are women. These statistics didn’t dissuade eight determined women, including The US Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin. “The Grand Canyon Peeke Performers” physically and mentally challenged themselves to complete the rigorous Rim-to-Rim hike as a part of their journey of personal fitness and well-being.
It’s been over a year since Coolibar debuted our innovative Zno SUNTECT® fabric – now one of our best selling SUNTECT materials. Due to its overwhelmingly positive response, our merchandising team has used it to create several new garments. And now, we’re turning to you, our valued customers, to ask what you think about this fabric.
Recently Coolibar was contacted by ABC’s 20/20 about a story on the persecution of those with albinism in Tanzania. Through this connection Coolibar partnered with a non-profit organization called Under the Same Sun, which provides resources to assist those disadvantaged by disability, discrimination and poverty allowing an increased quality of life. Coolibar donated sun protective clothing and hats to two schools in Tanzania, a safe refuge for children with albinism.