Industry Press Release

HIGH SIERRA SUPPORTS NORTH AMERICAN FIS TD WORKING GROUP

04/24/2009

The company’s sponsorship will assist in the group’s annual mandatory sport-licensing seminars for ski-racing programs

Vernon Hills, IL (December 5, 2008) — High Sierra Sport Company, a manufacturer of innovative bags and luggage, is proud to provide100 AT459 32 inch Drop-Bottom Wheeled Duffel to the North American FIS TD Working Group. North American FIS TD Working Group hosts annual seminars to train Technical Delegates (for the USA and Canada) that are responsible for oversight of all Alpine Competitions for the International Ski Federation in North America.

“Sport-licensing seminars are an essential part of the success in Ski Racing,” said Hank Bernbaum, president of High Sierra. “We hope High Sierra’s AT459 32 inch Drop-Bottom Wheeled Duffel will allow top officials from all parts of the USA and Canada an ease of mind during their travels to ski racing events.”

“Our training seminars are mandatory and supported solely by our membership,” said Paul Van Slyke, president of Halti USA and secretary/treasurer of North American FIS TD Working Group. “We have no outside funding and High Sierra’s generous assistance has meant a great deal to the group.”

High Sierra’s AT459 32 inch Drop-Bottom Wheeled Duffel is the ideal travel bag-times three. The 32-Inch Drop-Bottom Wheeled Duffel can be used as a wheeled upright, duffel or a backpack. It is made with EVA foam structure, a special built-in, high-density foam structure that helps maintain the bag’s shape while minimizing weight.

Members of the North American FIS TD Working Group have officiated at the Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cup, Continental Cups, National Championships, and more. For more information on the North American FIS TD Working Group, please visit www.nafistd.com.

About High Sierra Sport Company

High Sierra Sport Company (HSSC), specializing in user-friendly adventure travel gear, offers versatile lines tailored for outdoor enthusiasts, skiers and snowboarders, travelers, students and professionals looking for the smart choice in durable and functional backpacks, duffels and wheeled luggage.

The official supplier of bags and luggage for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team, High Sierra’s memberships include the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), SnowSports Industries America (SIA) and the Travel Goods Association (TGA).

For more information, please call (800) 323-9590 or visit www.highsierrasport.com.