2007 US Retailer of the Year


Porter’s Sports* | Truckee, CA
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Porters started selling winter equipment the same year that the Olympics came to Squaw Valley in 1960. In 1982 Porters added snowboards _ making it one of the older dealers in the country as well. 48 years later, it now has three main stores on the North Shore, 1 Outlet Store, and a rapidly growing website in
The majority of the shop is owned by the Chapman family and run by CEO John Chapman with the extensive assistance of additional minority owner/employees such as buyers Kathy Karlovic, Jason Dejong, Mike Montemurro and Alex Ruimerman.
*also won 2006.07 SIA US SnowSports Retailer of the Year