Category Archives: Equipment

Ski Wax Brand Toko Sold to Competitor Swix

Seon, Switzerland – The Swiss company Mammut Sports Group AG will sell its Toko brand, including all of its activities and products, to a new subsidiary of the Norwegian company Swix Sport AS, effective Sept. 1. The move will allow Mammut to focus on its main outdoor brand, company officials say.n”Mammut’s rapid growth over recent … Continue reading Ski Wax Brand Toko Sold to Competitor Swix

Hart Skis Moving to Utah

Ogden, UT – Hart Ski Corp.’s CEO announced Tuesday that the company is relocating from Wayzata, Minn., near Minneapolis, to join other ski, snowboard and outdoor companies in the northern Utah city of Ogden.nThe 55-year-old company that made the first metal-edged skis will occupy a new headquarters and distribution warehouse on 23rd St. in Ogden, … Continue reading Hart Skis Moving to Utah

New Head of Production at TGR

Jackson, WY – Ski and snowboard film producer Teton Gravity Research (TGR) on Monday announced that Jon “J.K.” Klaczkiewicz, who most recently supervised post-production of TGR’s snowboard film “Deeper”, has officially joined TGR as Head of Production. His expanded role will include overall production management as well as new business development.n”As we went about restructuring … Continue reading New Head of Production at TGR

World Cup Supply Boosts Support to Ski Teams and Race Events in Canada

Calgary, Canada – Fairlee, Vt.-based World Cup Supply, Inc. (WCS) and its European partner SPM are providing a boost Canada’s national Alpine and Ski Cross teams as well as ski race events in Canada.nWCS, the North American distributor of the SPM line of ski racing products, is now the exclusive gate supplier to Alpine Canada … Continue reading World Cup Supply Boosts Support to Ski Teams and Race Events in Canada

Outdoor Retailers Convene Upon Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, UT – More than 21,000 manufacturers, retailers and suppliers to the outdoor industry will fill the Salt Palace Convention Center beginning today for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010 expo, generating over $19.4 million in direct economic impact to Salt Lake, and the state of Utah.nThis year’s Summer Market pre-registration numbers signal … Continue reading Outdoor Retailers Convene Upon Salt Lake City

Swix Sport USA Takes On Roller Ski Distribution

Wilmington, MA – Swix Sport USA has entered into a long-term distribution agreement with Sport Import AS of Norway to become the exclusive distributor of Swenor brand roller skis and accessories for the U.S. market. Like Swix, Swenor will also be a supplier to the U.S. Ski Team.n“The Swenor category will further assist us in … Continue reading Swix Sport USA Takes On Roller Ski Distribution

New Study Shows Ski and Snowboard Helmet Use on the Rise

Lakewood, CO – According to preliminary findings of the 2009/10 National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) National Demographic Study, 57 percent of skiers and snowboarders at U.S. ski areas now wear helmets.nHelmet usage among those interviewed nationwide increased nine percent over the 2008-09 season, when 48 percent of those interviewed were wearing helmets. In comparison, only … Continue reading New Study Shows Ski and Snowboard Helmet Use on the Rise