Palin's Icebreaker Pose

Not only can former Governor Sarah Palin see Russia, but apparently she can see New Zealand, too. That’s according to Icebreaker, the New Zealand-based wool clothing maker who released a press statement this morning about Palin appearing on the cover of the Nov. 23 Newsweek magazine wearing Icebreaker’s Long Sleeve Chase Zip.

Sarah Palin Running Photo.jpg

Icebreaker states it’s the first major U.S. magazine cover to feature the small apparel company’s product. In the statement, the company wrote “It’s great Ms. Palin has discovered the benefits of running in natural, sustainable Icebreaker merino, which doesn’t hold odor like synthetic running tops (made from oil). As opposed to the ‘Drill Baby Drill’ mantra of the last U.S. election cycle, Icebreaker has been campaigning for consumers to switch from synthetic running tops made from oil.”

If you want to look like Sarah — or just like a good running top made from a fine wool — the Long Sleeve Chase is for sale at http://www.icebreaker.com for $99.

Posted by Brock Foreman - 11/18/2009 11:43 AM

Does that Icebreaker running top come in blue?

Posted by roughkat - 11/18/2009 12:03 PM

Is it bad then that they label her a “problem”?

Posted by rhassall - 11/18/2009 12:07 PM

Unfortunately, she did not pose, it is a “photoshoped” image

Posted by Geargals - 11/18/2009 12:30 PM

It’s not a photoshopped photo; it’s from a shoot she did for Runner’s World a few months ago.

Posted by insan_art - 11/19/2009 12:29 PM

1. Old Photo, see comment 4.
2. Sexist? She’s the one that agreed to wear the hot pants. DUH.
3. I think I’ll be unsubscribing from your email updates now. Very disgusted by the fact that you are plugging ANYTHING associated with the “Palin”. Disappointed with Gear Junkie, VERY disappointed. Have fun pandering to the conservatives.

Posted by Normal person - 11/19/2009 12:41 PM

Wow, insan art you are quite the radical nut bag. Gear Junkie is just a regular guy making a living – geez, it’s just politics

Posted by Lunada - 11/19/2009 12:55 PM

Please Stephen, the broad is wearing pantyhose with her “hot” pants. I haven’t seen this fashion take since the pre-Reagan 70’s. Come to think of it, that’s just about right for this gal’s politics of the absurd.

Let your readers in on your satire? or we have no choice but to regard you as a corporate sell-out.

Posted by Jonathan Sainsbury - 11/19/2009 01:02 PM

Too bad she couldn’t been in garments from a US manufacturer like, IBEX.

Posted by Toby Ventura - 11/19/2009 01:18 PM

I’m a big fan of Icebreaker, as well as, Sarah Palin, AND Gear Junkie. Those are shorts not ‘hot pants’ and she’s not tall enough to pull off hot pants. It looks to me like she has oil on her legs not hose.

Love the top! Icebreaker seems softer to me than Ibex, and more stylish. I wear both.

Posted by jpea - 11/19/2009 02:17 PM

not that I have to shout out that I’m a generally liberal-thinking person, but insan_art is kinda quick to judge that everyone on here would be like-minded. Also, how is an article like this pandering to ANYONE? (except perhaps Icebreaker for some PR spreading)

c’mon

Posted by t.c. worley - 11/21/2009 09:01 PM

No mention of the Blackberry?
Why is she holding it – or is it two of them? Weird. If I had her money, I’d wear fancy duds too – maybe even short shorts? I would not oil my legs though, as I draw the line at shaving them. Comments are fun, eh, JPea?

Posted by Steffen | Sport & Outdoor BlogZine - 11/25/2009 05:08 AM

funny reading your comments, no matter what – icebraker stuff is very good – just wrote an article about merino http://www.soap-box-derby.de/icebreaker-merinowolle-1936.htm
regards from germany

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