Recon Sponsors Winter X Games Europe

Recon Instruments has been named the official sponsor of the Winter X Games Europe in Tignes, France. The event, taking place March 14-16th, will feature Recon demos and giveaways at its Interactive X Fest Village.

"We are thrilled to be a partner of the Winter X Games Europe. It's a fantastic event, playing host to the best athletes in the world," said Oliver Springgay, general manager – Europe, Recon Instruments. "Our HUD technology not only provides performance data to the user in real-time, it also allows you to see your runs and stats retrospectively, making it an ideal objective marker for pro riders and their amateur fans trying to emulate their feats."

More info provided in the following release from Recon:

Tignes, France – March 12, 2012 – The MOD Live's Jump feature is especially popular at events like Winter X Games with its ability to measure and record the height, distance and airtime of each individual jump. Skiers and riders can also take advantage of information including Speed, Buddy Tracking, Smartphone Connectivity, Music Playlist, and pre-loaded Navigation with the largest database of trail maps in the world. MOD Live even transforms into a wireless viewfinder when paired with Contour action cameras so the user can see what they are filming in real-time.

MOD Live users can relive their day on the slopes with Recon's HQ Community. Skiers and riders can review all their run data and add images and video to create highlight reels to share with other community members or with friends and family on Facebook and Twitter.

Recon Instruments' MOD Live snaps into Recon Ready goggles from partners like Uvex, Briko, Zeal Optics, Alpina, and the most recently added Scott and Smith to their growing family of eyewear brands.

MOD Live is available for $399.99 or €360 at and the major snow sports retailers across the world.