Industry Press Release

US Freeskiing Team Member Ashley Battersby Sign With Descente


Layton, UT (October 8, 2012) — Descente North America today announced that they have inked a sponsorship deal with US Freeskiing team member, Ashley Battersby.

A Chicago native, Ashley moved to Park City in high school, where she honed her skills in slopestyle and big air and made her mark as a dominant force in women’s freeskiing. 

“We are excited to bring Ashley on board as the newest face of Descente’s athlete program,” said Weston Charlesworth, Descente athlete and promotions manager. “As a company we strive for technical excellence and to make a statement with our definitive style. Ashley’s career is a testament to these values. We look forward to supporting her as she continues to push women’s skiing to new levels on the US Freeskiing Team.”

Ashley’s notable finishes include:

1st  2012 Nine Queens Big Air

1st, 2011 Winter Dew Tour Slopestyle

1st  2011 WSI, Big Air

2nd 2011 WSI Slopestyle.

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About Descente:

Founded in 1935, Descente Ltd. is a global supplier of performance-based athletic apparel.  Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, Descente operates sales and distribution centers around the world.  North American Ski Division headquarters are located in Layton, Utah.