Industry Press Release



Capbreton, France (December 2, 2009) — Snow begins to fall on the mountains of the world. Riders are finishing waxing their boards for the winter season, and the World Snowboard Day organizers bustle about promoting the huge day they are preparing for you on Sunday, December 20th 2009!

For the 4th year, EuroSIMA (the European Boardsports Industry Manufacturers Association,, and the WSF (World Snowboard Federation) open the winter season with the World Snowboard Day! The aim of this event is to allow a wide public to discover the fun of snowboarding trough many free activities all over the world!

Already more than 101 events in 28 countries are involved so don’t hesitate anymore and come and discover the full program on!

Initiations, equipment testing, contests, riders’ signings, environmental awareness, concerts, parties… This is a sample of the free activities proposed by the snowboard community (federations, resorts, clubs, shops, pro riders, associations, brands…).

Several particularities for the 4th edition of the World Snowboard Day:

The organizers competition proposed by EuroSIMA and the WSF challenges all the snowboard community actors’ to present to a wide public the most original activity.

The fever of the World Snowboard Day always spreads farther. Indeed, EuroSIMA and the WSF welcome this year 9 new participating countries: China, Macedonia, Georgia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.

This year EuroSIMA will reward the best video on the theme “Girl Powder”, so you can already get your camcorder ready, and let your imagination fly. Propose us a video, realized on the occasion of the WSD 2009, related with girls, snow and of course snowboarding. Your turn to play!

So, if you are a snowboard addict get your snow equipment prepared. If you are a beginner, choose your destination to discover the joys of snowboarding. And in both cases, go on the website to check the full program of events, and join the World Snowboard Day community…




Last minute news:

The website is now available in 8 languages (french, english, german, italian, spanish, russian, chinese and japanese).


Teaser available on the following link

Web banners and free of rights pictures available on request to EuroSIMA.



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