Canmore, AB (January 19, 2015) – Fast and Female, Canada’s premier not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering the next generation of female athletes and leaders, is pleased to announce its continued relationships with Green Extreme Outdoors Ltd.


Through the partnership, Green Extreme Outdoors is committing to supplying Fast and Female with 2,000 BUFF® for the 2015 year.


The products will be used as giveaways for Fast and Female’s growing Power Hour program, Annual Awards of Excellence, and Fast and Female Club initiatives. BUFF® will be recognized as the exclusive title sponsor for all those programs in Canada throughout 2015.


“Buff has created custom designs for Fast and Female every year since 2007 and been a huge part of establishing a cool factor around girls in sport,” says Chandra Crawford, Founder and President of Fast and Female, and three-time Olympian in cross-country skiing.



Chandra proudly sporting the 2013 Fast and Female BUFF®.


As the exclusive Canadian distributor of the BUFF® Multifunctional Headwear, Green Extreme Outdoors is Fast and Female’s longest standing sponsor – having supported the organization since 2007.


“Being a supporter of Fast and Female means a lot to me personally,” tells Peter Collins, Owner and President of Green Extreme Outdoors. “We’ve seen a lot of girls grow with Fast and Female to become fascinating personalities, outstanding athletes and many of them have become ambassadors for Fast and Female and BUFF®. One of the many reasons why this sponsorship is very special because it enables young females to reach for their athletic dreams.”


 Fast and Female Buff

The 2014 Fast and Female BUFF® is available
for purchase in our online store.


2015 BUFF® DESIGN CONTEST: Submissions wanted!

Each year, Fast and Female and Green Extreme Outdoor have collaborated to design an exclusive Fast and Female BUFF®. This year, Fast and Female is inviting friends and fans of the organization to submit BUFF® design ideas by January 31, 2015. The new Fast and Female BUFF® will be available by March 2015. Participants can email a design idea to info@fastandfemale.com.


ABOUT BUFF®/Green Extreme Outdoors Ltd.

Since 2000 Green Extreme Outdoors Ltd. is the exclusive distributor of BUFF® Headwear in Canada. The distribution center is located Canmore, Alberta. BUFF® continues to grow and develop as a worldwide brand and across Canada. All of our products have European styling and continue to be made in our exclusive factory in near Barcelona, Spain. Founded in 1992 Original BUFF® S.A., the collection is now available in over 70 countries.


BUFF® performance headwear is all about versatility and simplicity. Designed to offer technical performance and protection from the elements during a wide range of outdoor activities and sports, BUFF® models are available in hundreds of designs and styles. The new models incorporate technical fabrics such as Polartec®, Coolmax®, GORE Windstopper®, and 100-percent natural Merino Wool.


BUFF® Canada is proud supporter of athletes, teams and events all across the country. BUFF® Canada is Official Supplier of the Canadian National Ski Team and supports several athletes through personal sponsorships.



Fast and Female is a not-for-profit society started in 2005 by Chandra Crawford, an Olympic gold medalist in cross country skiing at the 2006 Games. The organization’s goal is to support, motivate, inspire and empower girls ages 9 to 19 to stick to sports and the healthy lifestyle. Fast and Female creates “Empowerment through sport” for girls by hosting fun-filled, non-competitive programming led by female Olympians and elite athletes, as well as by delivering educational content to parents and coaches.


Fast and Female’s vision is to deliver inspiring, innovative, and high impact programming for the positive personal and athletic development of young female athletes involved in an array of sports. Fast and Female hopes that one day, all girls will have positive and empowering experiences in sports as a foundation for success in life.


Sponsorships and Partnerships Contact:

Chandra Crawford

Founder and President

Fast and Female