ThruDark - Polartec Apex Award Winners 2022

ThruDark's new Centurion alpine jacket has been awarded the Polartec Apex Award 2022.. The award highlights design solutions that emphasise versatility, sustainability, and convert classic traditions into modern concepts.

The annual design award celebrates the brands and designers that push the boundaries to turn Polartec fabricSome description technologies into inspiring products. The winning garments - selected from hundreds of entries based on skilled and creative uses of Polartec fabrics - exemplify the pinnacle of form and functionality across sport, lifestyle, and performance categories.

Thrudark Centurion Alpine Jacket is aversatile technical softshell jacket incorporating a unique combination of two Polartec powered fabrics and one enhancing technology.  Designed as a midlayer for advanced technical pur-suits, the Centurion Alpine Jacket is forged with Polartec Hardface® technology, fused at the fiber level to increase abrasion resistance and water repellency without compromising breathability.

Featuring multiple pockets across the chest and arms for easy access when wearing a climbing harness and a cut-away hood with raised collar for added protection from the elements. 

In addition to the tough exterior, it also includes Polartec Power Stretch for ease of movement and Polartec Power Air , capturing air to retain body heat in cool environments. Designed as the ultimate all-mountain piece, the Jacket is perfectly suited for a diverse range of outdoor disciplines.  

The Judges’ verdict was that "ThruDark’s tried and tested Centurion Alpine Jacket uses multiple, sustainable Polartec fabrics to create a jacket that will withstand extreme use."

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