Topic: EquipmentThe new items published under this topic are as follows.
Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 01:00 PM
McLean, VA - According to the SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Retail Audit Report released Wednesday, the 2009-10 ski and snowboard equipment buying season is well underway and sales results from August to October were healthy, particularly in apparel and accessories.
Monday, November 23, 2009 - 12:00 PM
Ogden, UT - Smith Optics Manufacturing (Smith MFG) was recently named by Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) as Utahís Manufacturer of the Year for Innovation and Technology Commercialization. Presented by Utah Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell, this award recognized the ski goggle, helmet and sunglass manufacturer for its outstanding organization and manufacturing achievements on several different levels.
Monday, November 02, 2009 - 11:00 AM
by John Seifert, Ph.D., and Ron Kipp
Salt Lake City, UT - A few years ago we spent a full day observing the hydration habits of recreational skiers at a mountain resort. We saw nothing.
Sunday, November 01, 2009 - 09:00 AM
Rosemont, IL - Alpine skiing is often considered one of the most dangerous winter sports around, especially with the horrific crash videos replayed during the evening sports casts. However, a new study published in the November/December issue of Sports Health investigates and debunks 12 common myths associated with the sport.
Friday, October 02, 2009 - 07:00 AM
Park City, UT - There are numerous advantages to living in the midst of a hotbed of the ski and snowboard equipment industry, not the least of which is the opportunity to score a deal. One such opportunity comes up Oct. 17, when Rossignol will be selling off a number of high-end clothing samples at its U.S. headquarters in Kimball Junction.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 07:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - One manís trash is another manís treasure. Perhaps the best example of this old adage is the ski swap. For many snowriders, fall ski swaps are a staple tradition in preparation for winter, enabling them to sell used gear and stock-up on new equipment. Most participants save huge sums of money compared to full retail prices and many leave swaps with a bit of extra cash.
Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 01:05 AM
Whistler (BC), Canada - Whistler-based Prior Snowboard Manufactory Ltd. has redesigned and fine tuned their big mountain Overlord skis for 2010.
Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Lawrence, KS - There is growing evidence that the risk of head injury and of loss of consciousness increases when a person is not wearing a helmet and falls while skiing or snowboarding, according to a new report published in the fall 2009 issue of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine.
Monday, September 07, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Boulder, CO - Boulder, Colo.'s Apex Sports Group is introducing their first ski boot, aptly named the Apex, for the 2009-10 winter season. Now in full production, the boot partners a 100% carbon fiber outer shell with a heat-moldable, walking inner boot, separating flex, fit and closure, but comes with a hefty $1295 price tag.
Friday, September 04, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Briarcliff Manor, NY - On Sunday, July 19, the day prior to the start of the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah, thieves stole a rental trailer hitched to a truck containing the complete Masterfit Enterprises trade show booth, custom footbed product samples and collateral material. Company CEO Steve Cohen is asking for the ski industry's help.