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Snowsports Industries America posts news and information about the snowsports industry - as well as press releases, brand stories and other member-focused blogs here in our news portal. For information about how to be seen in this portal, contact Chris Steinkamp, director of communications and marketing, at chris@baselayergroup.com.

Cascade Mountain Ski Team Member Grace Winkelmann Awarded LEKI Full Ride Scholarship to Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp

By chris | June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

BUFFALO, NY – June 11, 2018 – LEKI is proud to announce U14 Grace Winklemann from Wisconsin as the winner of the 2018 LEKI Full Ride Scholarship to the Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp. Winklemann grew up skiing in Winter Park, CO and just recently moved to Wisconsin to be closer to family. Fortunately, she found the […]

DPS Hires Jamie Starr as VP of Global Marketing

By chris | June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – June 12, 2018 DPS Skis recently named Jamie Starr vice president of global marketing. Dan Benshoff, who has served as the brand’s marketing director and executive producer of DPS Cinematic for the past two and a half years, will pivot into the newly created role of digital director. “Jamie brings […]

DPS Skis Appoints VP of Global Sales and NA Sales Director

By SIA | May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

DPS, purveyors of some of the world’s most advanced skis, announced it has hired sports industry stalwarts Sergio Kiehl and Steve Kropf as part of the brand’s internal sales team expansion. Kiehl will take on the role of Vice President of Global Sales while Kropf becomes the brand’s North American Sales Director. “With the vast […]

Urban Adventures Outdoor Demo will make Denver Debut Downtown at Confluence Park July 22

By SIA | May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Demos include Camping, Canoeing, Climbing, Fly Fishing, SUP, Trail Running and Whitewater; Next Gen Technology on Display…

Interbike Trade Show Announces Leadership Change

By SIA | April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

America’s leading cycling trade show – Interbike – today announced that Justin Gottlieb has been promoted to interim Show Director of Interbike. Pat Hus, who has been Show Director since 2011, will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. “Justin has an intimate knowledge of the cycling industry having worked in the space for […]

Summer Booking Picture Brightened by Late Season Snowfall

By SIA | April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Western mountain resorts benefit from late winter snowfall…

James Coleman and Mountain Capital Partners Enter into Operating Agreement with Nordic Valley Ski Area

By SIA | April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

James Coleman, managing partner of Mountain Capital Partners, recently announced that he is entering into an operating agreement with Skyline Mountain Base, LLC to manage and operate Nordic Valley Ski Resort. “We’re excited to add Nordic Valley to our family of ski resorts and begin working with the resort staff,” stated James Coleman, managing partner […]

POC and MIPS Reach Settlement

By SIA | April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

MIPS and POC have agreed on a settlement with respect to their ongoing legal proceedings related to POC’s launch of its patent-pending SPIN technology. POC Launched SPIN in January 2017, the technology is integrated into snow and bike helmets to reduce the effects of rotational forces. MIPS was granted an injunction in German court in […]

Outdoor Retailer Announces New Dates For Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show

By SIA | April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Dates Confirmed from 2019 through 2022.

Clarus’ Black Diamond Opens Anchorage Retail Store

By SIA | March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Black Diamond, a global leader of innovative active outdoor performance equipment and apparel, and a brand of Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ:CLAR) (“Clarus” and/or the “Company”), a company focused on the outdoor and consumer industries, opened a strategic retail store in Anchorage, Alaska. Doors opened on March 24th and the space is located in an approximately 1,400 […]

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