Industry Press Release

BRIKO opens Summer Race Center at Mt. Hood


Briko USA names Mt. Hood Alpine Racing Center of Government Camp, OR as their exclusive summer race center.

Burlington, VT, (June 10, 2010) –  In celebration of their official re-launch into the North American snow and ski racing markets, Briko USA – a wholly owned subsidiary of Briko S.r.l (Milan, ITA) has again named the Mt. Hood Alpine Racing Center as their exclusive summer home.  Visitors and race ‘campers’ at Mt. Hood this summer will have access to all the most popular Briko Race Products, including Bode Miller signature edition Superfund’ helmets and the stylish Super Race goggle.

The Mt. Hood Alpine Racing Center is owned and operated by Bob Olsen, a long time ski industry veteran and expert boot fitter.  Like HEAD and other brands represented in the summer through Olsen and his crew, BRIKO has chosen to merchandise it’s technical racing products through those who who can service race consumers best specialty race dealers like the MHRC.  Says Kirsten Andreae, general manager of Briko USA: “We are thrilled to be working with Bob again at Mt. Hood.  It has been a great first year back and nothing could finish off the season more perfectly than having a place in the Hood!.”

BRIKO is making a comeback in the North American market after of an absence of several years.  The company best known for innovative and stylish designs, is committed to designing for safety first.  Briko certifies all of it’s race helmets to the highest safety certifications available, far exceeding those required by FIS and USSA.  World Cup athletes such as Bode Miller, Peter Fill, and Skier-X standout Errol Kerr proundly compete in BRIKO helmets and goggles.  BRIKO Race products are availlable through Authorized dealers and race specialty retailers nationwide.   

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