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Industry News

News and information from the winter outdoor community


March 3, 2023

MAMMOTH LAKES, California. March 3rd 2023 – The U.S. Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) will host its 5-day long annual Collegiate National ChampionshipsTM from March 7-11th, 2023 at snowy Mammoth Mountain, California. Over 500 competitors will compete for National collegiate titles in alpine, nordic, snowboard and freeski events west of the Mississippi River for the first […]

Moosejaw Announces 2023 Outdoor Accelerator Program Finalists

February 27, 2023

Voting Starts February 24th Program boosts start up companies dedicated to increasing diversity in the outdoors  MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. (February 24,2023) – Moosejaw, a leading retailer specializing in outdoor gear and apparel, today announced the finalists of its fourth-annual Outdoor Accelerator Program (MOA). Aimed at boosting startup companies and increasing diversity within the outdoor industry, […]

From Racing, to Resort, to Backcountry, Nordica Announces New 2024 Products

February 16, 2023

WEST LEBANON, N.H. – Feb. 16, 2023 – Legendary snowsports brand, Nordica today announced its 2024 product line with additions and changes ranging from racing, to resort, to backcountry. “After years of relentless R&D, we are amped to launch these two new top of the line ski boot collections. One serves the racing and high-performance […]

Moss Bemis Appointed CEO For Luxury Eyewear Brand Yniq

February 1, 2023

Yniq, the maker of the most innovative and design-forward eyewear in the market, is proud to announce the appointment of Moss Bemis as CEO. Bemis comes to the luxury eyewear brand with a decade of leadership at Canada Goose where he held leadership roles in both the Commercial and Merchandising teams. “Moss Bemis has the […]

Winter 2023: The Catalyst For Climate Action

January 17, 2023

If you’re in Europe, you’re seeing one of, if not the worst winters on record – warm spring-like temperatures on New Year’s Day and snowless slopes still at most resorts, devastating local economies and a winter outdoor industry that had high hopes for an epic European winter. Meanwhile, here in the U.S. over 20 inches […]


January 6, 2023

Local community and outdoor industry invited to join festivities, supported by IKON Pass, Visit Salt Lake, Uinta Brewing, Black Diamond, KÜHL, Stanley and Thread SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California – (January 6, 2023) – Celebrating the return of Outdoor Retailer to Salt Lake City and County, Outdoor Retailer is hosting a Homecoming Block Party and inviting […]

LÉ BENT Earns Two ISPO Awards in 2022 for Innovative New Products

December 22, 2022

Partnerships with Nuyarn and pro skiers fuel inventive products for Fall/Winter 2023 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (December 22, 2022) – LÉ BENT, makers of next-to-skin performance apparel, is proud to announce two ISPO 2022 awards for innovative new products, hitting the shelves in fall 2023. Partnerships with Nuyarn and pro skiers, Cody Townsend and Elyse Saugstad, fuel […]

Moosejaw Outdoor Accelerator Returns For a Fourth Year

December 8, 2022

Alongside the ICELab at Western, Moosejaw Continues to Drive Innovation in the Outdoors GUNNISON, COLO (December 5, 2022) – Building off of three successful years, the Moosejaw Outdoor Accelerator (MOA) returns for a fourth year to continue helping founders in the outdoor industry grow their companies and turn their visions into reality. More than 150 […]

Help Adopt Clean Cars II In 2023!

December 5, 2022

Colorado Businesses: Help Adopt Clean Cars II In 2023! We want to make you aware of an important piece of climate legislation currently being considered in Colorado, and ask for your assistance to help get it across the goal line. Advanced Clean Cars II (ACC II) is a proposed policy that states can start adopting […]

20,000 Attendees Descend on Hynes Convention Center in Boston for Inaugural Snowbound Expo

December 2, 2022

BOSTON (December 1, 2022) — Raccoon Media Group is pleased to announce that final numbers indicate 19,661 snowsports enthusiasts gathered for the first edition of Snowbound Expo in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center (November 18-20, 2022), immersing themselves in the best that the New England mountains have to offer. The show was the first […]