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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…

VR Celebrates Ten Years of the Epic Pass

By Aaron Bible | April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

March 18, 2018 marked the official 10th Anniversary of the Epic Pass, one of the most immersive and industry-changing season pass programs of all time. Here’s a look back at the last decade of Epic with some interesting trivia from the Vail Resorts team: 2008: The 2008-2009 Epic Pass is introduced by Rob Katz and […]

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 […]

Powder Skiing in Japan Continues to Fuel Global Snowsports Industry

By Aaron Bible | April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

There’s always a powder day to be had in Japan, and it’s no longer a secret.

Tales From a Mountain Town Offers Uplifting Look at Life and Adventure

By SIA | April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

“A vivid and lighthearted glimpse of the type of community that defines Colorado’s high country.” –The Denver Post

Stan Rey and Marie-Pier Prefontaine Win World’s Steepest Ski Race

By SIA | April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Legendary race challenges and crowns new champions after 15-year-hiatus.

Outdoor Retailer Announces New Dates For Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show

By SIA | April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Dates Confirmed from 2019 through 2022.

Somewear Labs Launches Satellite Communication Device

By SIA | April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somewear Labs, an emerging leader in adventure communication technology, announced the release of the Somewear Global Hotspot: a dependable, simple to use, satellite communication hotspot that pairs with iOS and Android devices to deliver a range of off-the-grid communication services. Developed in collaboration with pro snowboarder and mountain explorer Jeremy Jones, Somewear provides straightforward and […]

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