Riding in a 100 mile race in Texas, an American bicycle enthusiast made a crazy improvisation. Knowing that water was vital to surviving the race and that there would be very few opportunities to refill a water bottle along the track, he decided to try something unique. He filled an IV bag with water, slipped it into a white tube sock and stuffed this contraption into the back of his bike jersey. He then tossed the thin hose over his shoulder and clamped it with a clothespin.
This is the story of Michael Eidson and the birth of the hands-free hydration movement.
With an expertise in sports and hydration, Eidson’s flagship brand CamelBak has since evolved beyond its first makeshift bag of water to develop a broad range of highly technical hydration solutions, including the Camelbak drink bottle and hydration backpack. CamelBak is now the world leader in the design and production of hydration solutions for the everyday adventurer and sportsperson.
Because of our technical expertise in adventure gear, Wild Earth is recognised by CamelBak as a premium dealer of CamelBak products. As a CamelBak partner, we will always have access to the latest and greatest in hydration and product innovations, with a wide range of stock to suit your needs on any adventure.