Burlington, VT (October 21, 2015) — Skida Headwear & Accessories has partnered with Ski Vermont, the governing body of Vermont Ski Areas Association, for the 2015-2016 season as the ‘official hat brand’.
The colorful hats, adorned with the Ski Vermont and Skida logos, will be used throughout the ski and snowboard season for marketing and promotional purposes. Skida, founded in 2008 by Corinne Prevot, is best known for their Made in Vermont Collection of hats, headbands, and neckwarmers made with limited edition colorful prints.
“Our mission at Skida is in local production, limited edition products, and a fresh perspective. And — to support our local community, ” commented Prevot. “Partnering with Ski Vermont was a natural fit for us since our roots started on the ski slopes and trails.”
Prevot started the idea of Skida while attending Burke Mountain Academy and grew the business when she went on to Middlebury College where she was on the Nordic team. The name Skida, mean’s ‘ski’ in Swedish.
About Skida Headwear & Accessories:
Founded in 2008 by Corinne Prevot, Skida Headwear & Accessories offers men’s, women’s and kid’s product made from a poly micro blend fabric in limited edition prints. As a ski racer, Prevot started Skida while at Burke Mountain Academy and Middlebury College, both in Vermont, making and selling the headwear to teammates and at ski races. In 2013, Prevot opened Skida headquarters in Burlington, Vermont’s south end arts district. The Skida product line is produced locally in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Skida, Made in Vermont, is available on-line at www.shopskida.com and in select resort, specialty and ski shops in the U.S. Customs orders are available.
About Ski Vermont (Vermont Ski Areas Association):
Ski Vermont is a proud ambassador of the thriving winter tourism industry in Vermont, where the legislature has designated skiing and snowboarding as the official state sports. Vermont is not only the #1 ski state in the east and third in the US, but also reigns supreme in snowmaking quality and coverage, variety of terrain and historical impact on the sports of skiing and snowboarding – making it one of the most significant ski and ride destinations in the world. Ski Vermont’s mission is to help create a legislative, economic and social environment in which the state’s ski areas can grow and prosper. It serves its 20 Alpine and 29 Nordic member resorts in three major areas: Governmental Affairs, Marketing and Public Affairs.