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Peak Resorts Reports Record Fiscal 2018 Third Quarter Revenue

By SIA | March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Peak Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKIS) (“Peak” or the “Company”), a leading owner and operator of high-quality, individually branded U.S. ski resorts, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2018 third quarter. Timothy D. Boyd, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Peak Resorts generated 5% revenue growth in the fiscal third quarter and a 5% increase in […]

Chaos Headwear Athlete Chris Anthony to Host Indoor Skiathon at Snobahn

By SIA | March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

On March 13, 2018, the public is invited to watch Chaos Headwear spokesperson Chris Anthony ski as many vertical feet as humanly possible to raise money for Colorado kids and as inspiration for the snowsports industry overall. Anthony, Founder of Anthony Adventures and the Youth Initiative Project, will ski non-stop at SNÖBAHN in Centennial, Colorado. […]

The World’s Top Snowboarders to Compete at the 36th Annual Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships in Vail

By | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 36th annual Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships announced that more than 50 Olympians are confirmed to compete next week at the world’s greatest snowboard event at Colorado’s Vail Mountain Resort March 5–10. Fifteen PyeongChang Olympic medalists will be among those battling it out for the coveted Burton U.S. Open halfpipe and slopestyle titles, including […]

After Racking Up Trade Show Accolades, DPS Hires VP of Phantom

By SIA | February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

DPS Phantom, the permanent base glide treatment that forever eliminates the need for waxing skis and snowboards, earned seven separate awards at the recent Outdoor Retailer and ISPO trade shows. In addition to the numerous awards won, DPS recently hired ski industry veteran Thomas Laakso to the newly created position; Vice President, Phantom. Laakso will […]

PSIA-AASI Celebrates Advancements in Ski and Snowboard Instruction April 6

By SIA | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Congress of Ski Instructors (Interski) that was held in Aspen, Colorado. It was the first and only Interski held in the United States. To celebrate this milestone, the Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) invites the snowsports community […]

The AASI/Burton Riglet PE Course Helps PE Teachers Get Kids Snowboarding

By SIA | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Students can now have fun learning to snowboard indoors during physical education (PE) class. With developments in equipment, terrain, and education, learning how to snowboard has never been easier both indoors and outdoors, and students can now learn while playing fun games in the comfort of their school’s gym. The American Association of Snowboard Instructors […]

Western Mountain Destinations Starting to Slide Midseason

By SIA | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Meager snowfall at most western ski resorts during January has led to a drop off in bookings for the remainder of the ski season as lodging properties maintain a tenuous hold on revenues. The downturn was reported this morning by Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics* Market Briefing to participating lodging and marketing organizations. As of […]

International Skiing History Association to Honor Seven at 26th Annual Awards

By SIA | February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Skiing History Days at Squaw Valley, California, March 21-25, 2018

B4BC’s Shred the Love Winter Series

By SIA | February 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Boarding For Breast Cancer Announces its 2018 Winter Series of Fundraising Events

Marker GripWalk Locks Up More Brand Partners at Snow Show

By | February 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

For more than six decades Marker has been synonymous with innovation and safety in skiing. Hannes Marker presented the world’s first safety release binding back in 1952. In the 1970s his M series with automatic heel release, revolutionized the bindings market. With the launch of the Duke in 2007 and the continued development of the […]