Topic: EquipmentThe new items published under this topic are as follows.
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - As companies across America announce layoffs and cut ad budgets, Utah ski and snowboard equipment specialist Ski ‘N See is increasing its marketing team in hopes of reaching those customers left behind by other companies. Owner Roy Ostendorf says he sees this as the worst time to cut back on customer service and client relations.
Saturday, December 27, 2008 - 06:00 AM
Lakewood, CO - Christy Sports, one of the West's largest ski and snowboard retailers, has announced the debut of its Ultimate Demo Ski Pass.
Wednesday, December 24, 2008 - 11:57 AM
Ogden, UT - Atomic Ski USA, Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is carrying out a voluntary precautionary recall of heel components of certain ski bindings manufactured between 1998 and 2002 and sold under the brand names Atomic Race, Xentrix, Device, Centro and Dynamic. The heel housing component of these bindings could crack, possibly causing the binding to release early, posing a falling risk to the skier.
Monday, December 15, 2008 - 06:00 AM
Ogden, UT - In 1998, Salomon’s Mike Douglas had a vision. The result of that vision was the Teneighty, the first ever twin-tip ski, that forever changed the landscape of the ski industry. This season marks the 10th anniversary of the Salomon Teneighty ski, the model that literally jumpstarted the freestyle ski movement.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 06:00 AM
by Jeff Hemmel
Salt Lake City, UT - About 18 months ago, I wrote a feature detailing the many recent improvements in snowboard boot technology, features that allow wearers to truly get a comfortable and secure fit. Shortly thereafter, I was called out for what I didn’t include in that story -- a reference to the value of custom, professionally fabricated footbeds.
Monday, October 06, 2008 - 07:00 AM
by Marc Guido
Provo, UT - We've all been there. You're on the first chair of the day for early turns. The day starts off frigid, but warms up dramatically as the sun rises higher in the sky. There are but two choices available: go shed some layers, or sweat to death. Soon, however, there may be a third option.
Wednesday, October 01, 2008 - 07:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Each year, avalanches claim more than 150 lives worldwide, and many more are caught in the "White Death" but survive. In recent years, these numbers have been increasing due to the boom in outdoor recreation. Skiers, snowboarders, hikers and other backcountry recreationists are drawn to the mountains, where they can potentially trigger avalanches as they cross hazardous terrain. Most of these avalanches occur from December to April, and it is imperative that these outdoor enthusiasts to be equipped with the proper gear to help increase the odds of surviving an avalanche, and the knowledge of how to use it.
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 07:00 AM
New York, NY - Downhill skiing continues to be one of America's favorite winter pastimes, attracting nearly 20 million participants to the snowy slopes each year. Snowboarding is gaining popularity too, as recent reports found more than eight million Americans participate in the sport each year. Yet, along with the excitement of a day on the slopes, alpine skiers and snowboarders face numerous health risks associated with these activities, which are considered among the most physically demanding of all sports.
Saturday, September 27, 2008 - 07:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - As the 2008-09 ski season is nearing, Christy Sports, one of the largest ski and snowboard retailer specialists in the Rocky Mountain region, has announced that it will offer season ski and snowboard rentals to customers who wish to rent all winter long.
Friday, September 12, 2008 - 07:00 AM
Snowbird, UT - Now that cooler temperatures are upon us and leaves are changing color, the season of ski and snowboard swaps is upon us. The current ski swaps and equipment sale expos of today are a far cry from the garage sales of yesteryear, offering ample opportunity for enthusiasts to buy and sell used gear, as well as find great prices on new equipment. Scott Mathers, the Alta Ski School Training Director, former member of the PSIA Alpine Demonstration Team and organizer of this year’s Mountain Sports Expo at Utah's Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, offers the following tips to effectively shop equipment sale expos.