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News and information from the winter outdoor community

Inclusion Training – Session Eight with Dr. Gerilyn Davis

October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020 Hello everyone, I would like for us to do a bit of a recap for us to comprehend our inclusive path. To fully comprehend the attributes that make us who we are, we conducted a strength assessment. By understanding our strengths we have established a foundation of comfortability as we prepare to embark on […]

Snowsports Industries America (SIA) Launches ClimateUnited

October 22, 2020

SIA Rallies the Winter Outdoor Industry Around Meaningful Climate Action Park City, UT (October 22, 2020) – Today, SIA announced the launch of their new climate initiative, ClimateUnited, specifically designed to provide the winter outdoor community with the tools to address climate change. The $72 billion winter outdoor industry is entirely dependent on consistent winter […]

GHS Holdings, Founder and Snow Sports Veteran Announces Launch of First BlocAid™ Antibacterial Gloves

October 22, 2020

First US sustainable glove solution offering protection against harmful bacteria and microbes Bethel, CT (October 22, 2020) – Today, GHS Holdings announced the launch of BlocAid™  Gloves with Antimicrobial and Antibacterial Barrier Technology. BlocAid™ Gloves are specially designed and engineered with EcoZinc™, which is directly embedded and extruded into the recycled poly blend fiber to […]

mountainFLOW Announces Athlete Partnership With Aleksander Aamodt Kilde

October 19, 2020

Norwegian World Cup Alpine Ski Racer Will Use Colorado Company’s New Race Wax (BOULDER, CO – October 19, 2020)​ – mountainFLOW, the innovative and award-winning Colorado company that has revolutionized the ski wax industry with its line of groundbreaking eco-friendly products, announced today that it has signed Aleksander Aamodt Kilde to an athlete partnership deal, […]

Inclusion Training – Session Seven with Dr. Gerilyn Davis

October 16, 2020

October 16, 2020 Welcome, SIA members, to another engaging session! While I recently noted a survey in one of my previous introductions, I believe it is crucial to convey the significance of assessing those perspectives extracted from those surveys and utilizing that information to take the initiative. In this context, you begin to recognize that […]

Smith Announces Global Product Partnerships with the U.S. Ski Team and Austrian Ski Association

October 15, 2020

Smith’s new Icon Race Helmet Supports Team Athletes in Training and Competitions Portland, Oregon (October 15, 2020) – Smith is excited to announce this week its new global partnerships with U.S. Ski & Snowboard and the Austrian Ski Association (ÖSV) to support elite athletes from both teams with pinnacle products for training and competition. Smith […]

Wintersteiger Returns to Copper to Support the US Ski Team & Fall Race Camps

October 15, 2020

Salt Lake City, Utah (October 15, 2020) – Wintersteiger, official supplier to US Ski & Snowboard and exclusive tuning partner for the Center for Excellence, will again be offering equipment support at Copper Mountain during the fall training block this year. Wintersteiger’s World Cup dominance and support of the US Ski Team make them the […]

The “Rembrandt of Snow” James Niehues Releases a Collection of Seldom Seen Black and White Mountain Sketches

October 15, 2020

Parker, Co., (Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020) – Famed landscape artist James Niehues (jamesniehues.com) and the Open Road Ski Company, which published the Man Behind the Maps book, are releasing a collection of sketches depicting 10 iconic mountains across the United States. These black and white sketches are an important step in the creation of Niehues’s […]

Quick Lap with Filip Pawelka, Business Development Manager of new SIA member Cardo Systems

October 14, 2020

You just launched a snow division. Please give us a quick history of Cardo Systems and what led you to make products for the snow sports industry. Cardo Systems is a world leader in wireless motorcycle communications – a market it invented more than 15 years ago. Cardo has been reinventing the market ever since, […]

Channel Mastery + SIA Bi-Weekly Consumer Behavior Pulse – October 14, 2020

October 14, 2020

We’re over eight months into the pandemic and consumer news seems to be tilting to which COVID-inspired trends and behavior will be sticking around for the long-term. We understand that you may be more worried about how you’re going to make it through tomorrow. But keep an eye on these ideas as they may provide […]