Industry Press Release

Ripzone & Powder Room Announce Official Sponsorship Of Camp Of Champions


Mississauga, ON (March 19, 2013) — Canadian snowboard brands Ripzone» and Powder Room» have signed on as official partners of Camp of Champions in Whistler, BC this summer.

Ripzone», celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and Powder Room» are extremely excited to team up with the renowned Canadian snowboard camp as it heads into its 25th season. 

Ripzone» and Powder Room» team week runs during Week C of the camp, July 14-21st.

“Our entire team will be on site – to coach, train and ensure that Week C is epic for everyone there,” says team manager Geoff Andruik. “We are so stoked to partner up with COC, one of the premier snowboard camps in North America.” Powder Room» team rider Gillian Andrewshenko adds, “I’m super excited for this week. We have some great things planned and I think it just going to be such an awesome dynamic between the team and the campers. It’s gonna be really, really sweet.”

Ripzone», Powder Room» and Camp of Champions have joined forces and will give one aspiring videographer the chance to experience their dream job in the “Video Intern” contest. A winning video edit will be selected and that entrant will get to go to camp for the month of July to work as a member of the COC film crew! See online for full contest details.

Ripzone» and Powder Room» will be hosting a separate contest on Facebook and Twitter and sending two lucky people to camp for Week C. Follow the brands for up-to-date info on this exciting contest. Those attending Week C of the Camp of Champions snowboard camp will also have the chance to “Get Sponsored” by Ripzone» and Powder Room». “Keep your eyes peeled for the “Get Sponsored” contest. We are pumped to find the next member of the Ripzone & Powder Room crew.” Geoff Andruik.

“Everyone at Camp of Champions is stoked to have Ripzone» and Powder Room» be a part of the camp this summer. For 25 years The Camp of Champions has been the summer camp helping riders reach their goals, live their dreams and have more fun that should be humanly possible. With Ripzone» and Powder Room» being a Canadian company that is also supporting Canadian athletes, it makes us really proud to have them become a part of COC.” Ken Achenbach, Camp of Champions Founder.

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About Ripzone:

Ripzone» is a Canadian action sports brand that designs and markets a complete line of functional and technologically advanced apparel and accessories for the action sports consumer.  Ripzone» is available in 20 countries worldwide. For more information about Ripzone» International please visit or follow @_ripzone_.

About Powder Room:

With direct roots in action sports, fashion, art and music, Powder Room» is designed for the girl who lives the action sports lifestyle or genuinely appreciates the look. For more information about Powder Room» please visit or follow @_powderroom_.