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1 March 2016 @ 3:10 PM


College Fishing Paved Way for Elite Series Pro Clent Davis

Garmin pro and current Bassmaster Elite Series RookieClent Davis started fishing tournaments near …

College Fishing Paved Way for Elite Series Pro Clent Davis

1 March 2016 @ 10:25 AM


How To: Create A Race Medal Display

You’ve crossed the finish line. The race you’ve trained so hard for is now over. Along with feeling …

How To: Create A Race Medal Display

1 March 2016 @ 9:41 AM


Josh Bertrand: Learning the Power of Panoptix with my “Aha Moment”

Photo by Joel Shangle It was the perfect “Aha moment”: My very first week on the water with m…

Josh Bertrand: Learning the Power of Panoptix with my “Aha Moment”

1 March 2016 @ 8:05 AM


Garmin Introduces the aera 660 - A Next Generation Aviation Portable

We are excited to announce the aera 660, a new cost-effective, purpose-built aviation portable des…

Garmin Introduces the aera 660 - A Next Generation Aviation Portable

29 February 2016 @ 9:00 AM


Garmin Shows Off Latest Technology At HAI Heli-Expo

Were heading to theBluegrass state this week for the 2016 Helicopter Association International Heli…

Garmin Shows Off Latest Technology At HAI Heli-Expo

26 February 2016 @ 2:55 PM


Ambassador Stories: Aaron Rice

The difference between the possible and the impossible lies in a person’s motivation and determina…

Ambassador Stories: Aaron Rice

25 February 2016 @ 4:00 PM


Garmin Pilot Adds Connectivity and Features on iOS Devices

Our latest Garmin Pilot release, iOS version 8.1, incorporates new product connectivityand feature…

Garmin Pilot Adds Connectivity and Features on iOS Devices

25 February 2016 @ 2:55 PM


The Sweitzer Family: Jamaica

The last time we caught up with the Sweitzers they were taking in all the sights and sounds of Cub…

The Sweitzer Family: Jamaica

25 February 2016 @ 2:00 PM


Air Evac Lifeteam Selects Garmin Avionics

Air Evac Lifeteam, an air medical transportation group operating more than 100 bases across 15 st…

Air Evac Lifeteam Selects Garmin Avionics

25 February 2016 @ 10:58 AM


Quickdraw Contours Q&A

Garmin is changing the game once again with the release of Quickdraw Contours. Users are now able …

Quickdraw Contours Q&A

25 February 2016 @ 10:55 AM


Big Goals, Little Steps

Enjoy this guest blog from Garmin Ambassador Josh Hegerwho shares his ideas on setting goals. Sta…

Big Goals, Little Steps

24 February 2016 @ 6:18 PM


Garmin adds Quickdraw Contours, more in Latest Update

Garmin is proud to release our massive February 2016 Marine Software Update, which is now available …

Garmin adds Quickdraw Contours, more in Latest Update

24 February 2016 @ 10:25 AM


Connect IQ: 7-Minute Workout Timer

Let’s face it, we’re busy. Not everyone can put in hours at the gym every day. As much as we want ou…

Connect IQ: 7-Minute Workout Timer

24 February 2016 @ 9:48 AM


Pete McLeod Gears Up For Red Bull Air Race 2016

As the ninth season of the Red Bull Air Race rapidly approaches, Team Garmin pilot Pete McLeod loo…

Pete McLeod Gears Up For Red Bull Air Race 2016

23 February 2016 @ 2:55 PM


Geocaching with GPSMAP64st

With the end of winter drawing nearer, it’s time to start thinking about other activities to be ha…

Geocaching with GPSMAP64st

23 February 2016 @ 10:25 AM


Taking A Insta-Worthy Fitness Selfie With Ambassador Bre Carter

Ambassador Bre Carter is known for her positive attitude, incredible friendship and dedication to be…

Taking A Insta-Worthy Fitness Selfie With Ambassador Bre Carter

22 February 2016 @ 3:00 PM


Across America With Al Roker

If you’re going on a road trip, your must-haves include snacks, water and a personal navigation de…

Across America With Al Roker

19 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Garmin® introduces vívofit® 3 featuring Move IQ™ automatic activity detection

Were excited to today announce vívofit 3, a daily activity tracker1 with one-year battery life and…

Garmin® introduces vívofit® 3 featuring Move IQ™ automatic activity detection

19 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Garmin® introduces vívoactive® HR – a GPS smartwatch with wrist-based heart rate

Were excited to today announce vívoactive HR, a GPS smartwatch with Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart ra…

Garmin® introduces vívoactive® HR – a GPS smartwatch with wrist-based heart rate

18 February 2016 @ 10:30 AM


50K A Day

Last year, over 4,000 people watched live on YouTube as Eric O’Connor ran 24 hours straight on a t…

50K A Day

17 February 2016 @ 5:34 PM


Garmin with 2nd Place Finish in Race 7 of Clipper Race

Photo by: Heath Holden After 27 days of racing from the Whitsunday Islands, Australia, to thi…

Garmin with 2nd Place Finish in Race 7 of Clipper Race

17 February 2016 @ 4:00 PM


Top 10 North American Hunts: #9 – Caribou

Photo courtesy of Fired Up Outdoors Hunting seasons are largely over in North America, but that…

Top 10 North American Hunts: #9 – Caribou

17 February 2016 @ 10:30 AM


Fusion Fitness Guest Blog - 4 Tips to Continuously Beat Yesterday

#BeatYesterday. We just love the idea of carrying this theme with us each day. At Fusion Fitness,…

Fusion Fitness Guest Blog - 4 Tips to Continuously Beat Yesterday

16 February 2016 @ 2:55 PM


Ambassador Stories: Pepe Campos

Every now and then we find ourselves amongst truly amazing people on this planet. People who inspi…

Ambassador Stories: Pepe Campos

16 February 2016 @ 10:30 AM


Why I Run

We hope you enjoy this guest blog from Maury Harris, wife, mother, marathon runner and author of t…

Why I Run

16 February 2016 @ 5:55 AM


Garmin® thrills with new zūmo® motorcycle navigators

Were thrilled to announce the new zūmo 395LM and zūmo 595LM motorcycle navigators. The rugged, wea…

Garmin® thrills with new zūmo® motorcycle navigators

15 February 2016 @ 3:00 PM


Why Andy Morgan Switched to Garmin

Photo credit: Joel Shangle We sat down to speak with the 2013 and 2014 FLW Tour Angler of the Y…

Why Andy Morgan Switched to Garmin

12 February 2016 @ 2:55 PM


Have No Limits with Montana

Are you an avid hiker or wilderness wanderer? The saying goes that a true man of character knows h…

Have No Limits with Montana

12 February 2016 @ 10:25 AM


The Race Across America

Adam Kimble, A.K.A The Bearded Sole, will be attempting to run 3,030 miles in 45 days, across 16 s…

The Race Across America

12 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Garmin and Volvo Penta continue strategic relationship

Garmin in conjunction with Volvo Penta, today announced that the powerful new Garmin GPSMAP 8600 all…

Garmin and Volvo Penta continue strategic relationship

11 February 2016 @ 10:00 AM


We Love Our Running Buddies

Running is often seen as an individual sport, but for these athletes, hitting the pavement is a team…

We Love Our Running Buddies

10 February 2016 @ 2:55 PM


Connect IQ Watch Face of the Week: Steam Gauge

Would you prefer a watch face that’s a little classier or more stylish for formal occasions? Now y…

Connect IQ Watch Face of the Week: Steam Gauge

10 February 2016 @ 7:00 AM


Pursuit Boats selects Garmin marine electronics

Today Garmin announced that Pursuit Boats, a division of S2 Yachts Inc., has selected Garmin to be …

Pursuit Boats selects Garmin marine electronics

10 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Introducing the GMR Fantom, the first 40W solid-state, pulse compression, Doppler radar series

Today Garmin announced the GMR Fantom solid-state pulse compression radar series with MotionScope Do…

Introducing the GMR Fantom, the first 40W solid-state, pulse compression, Doppler radar series

10 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Unveiling new high-resolution GPSMAP 8400/8600 all-in-one MFDs

Today Garmin announced the GPSMAP 8400/8600 series – powerful new all-in-one multi-function displays…

Unveiling new high-resolution GPSMAP 8400/8600 all-in-one MFDs

10 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Introducing BlueChart g2 HD Charts and BlueChart g2 Vision HD Charts

Today Garmin is excited to bring HD content to our 2016 version of the BlueChart cartography product…

Introducing BlueChart g2 HD Charts and BlueChart g2 Vision HD Charts

10 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Garmin Panoptix Forward adds FrontVü for collision avoidance

Today Garmin announced the Panoptix Forward PS21-TM, a new transom-mount transducer that adds FrontV…

Garmin Panoptix Forward adds FrontVü for collision avoidance

10 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Introducing New Compact Reactor to GHP autopilot series

Today Garmin announced the GHP Compact Reactor Hydraulic Autopilot, the newest addition to its GHP a…

Introducing New Compact Reactor to GHP autopilot series

10 February 2016 @ 6:00 AM


Introducing Nautix In-View Display for mariners

Today Garmin announced the Garmin Nautix, a hands-free in-view display that enhances mariners’ situa…

Introducing Nautix In-View Display for mariners

9 February 2016 @ 5:32 PM


Top 10 North American Hunts: #10 – South Dakota Pheasants

If a South Dakota pheasant hunt isn’t on your bucket list, it should be. After all, it didn’t earn…

Top 10 North American Hunts: #10 – South Dakota Pheasants

9 February 2016 @ 1:00 PM


Get To Know Your Health Stats With Garmin and higi

Encouraging large populations of people to adopt healthy habits easily and consistently is the end…

Get To Know Your Health Stats With Garmin and higi

9 February 2016 @ 10:25 AM


For The Love of Running

Enjoy this guest blog from Garmin Ambassador KatieRingley who shares her love and passion for run…

For The Love of Running

9 February 2016 @ 8:56 AM


Garmin Introduces Next Generation of All-In-One ADS-B Transponders

We are excited to announce the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders designed to provi…

Garmin Introduces Next Generation of All-In-One ADS-B Transponders

8 February 2016 @ 2:55 PM


Navigating through the Mount Rainier Backcountry with Scott Kranz

Scott Kranz is one of the world’s leading adventure photographers. His work has been featured in man…

Navigating through the Mount Rainier Backcountry with Scott Kranz

8 February 2016 @ 11:55 AM


Happy Chinese New Year!

Today, February 8th 2016 is the celebration of Chinese New Year! Also called the Lunar New Year or t…

Happy Chinese New Year!

5 February 2016 @ 10:25 AM


Lessons Learned Through Ironman Training

Enjoy this guest blog from Garmin Ambassador Stephanie Johnsonwho shares the lessons shes learned …

Lessons Learned Through Ironman Training

4 February 2016 @ 2:55 PM


Connect IQ: Hiking with Crumbs!

Navigation tools are crucial for those who hike and trek into the wilderness, so without these adv…

Connect IQ: Hiking with Crumbs!

4 February 2016 @ 10:15 AM


Q&A with Extreme Cyclist Stuart Barrington

We first wrote about Stuart last Fall while he was training for his “Everesting” ride. Five months…

Q&A with Extreme Cyclist Stuart Barrington

4 February 2016 @ 8:44 AM


Statement On Garmin Connect Mobile Security

The security of our users’ data is extremely important to us. We continually work on making improvements to our software and devices, and we are committed to responding quickly to identified issues. We are working diligently to provide an updated version of Garmin Connect Mobile with enhanced data encryption. These updates for A …

3 February 2016 @ 10:45 AM


New Year. New You. New Goals. More Recovery.

Out with the old, in with the new! 2016 is here to stay,and as usual, health clubs are packed! The…

New Year. New You. New Goals. More Recovery.