Category Archives: Equipment

DPS Skis Schedules Rider’s Weekend in Argentina

Salt Lake City, UT – Boutique ski manufacturer DPS has announced its second DPS Rider’s Weekend, and the first in Las Leñas, Argentina, from Aug. 21-22, 2010. The event will gather those with a passion for big mountains and powder to hang out, ski, tell stories, share meals, talk shop, and enjoy one another’s company.nIt’s … Continue reading DPS Skis Schedules Rider’s Weekend in Argentina

Ski and Snowboard Retail Market Shows Signs of Rebound

McLean, VA – Sales of ski and snowboard equipment, apparel and accessories reached $2.7 billion in February with a 3% gain in dollars sold compared with August through February last season, according to numbers released by SnowSports Industries America (SIA) this week. According to the data, the number of units sold has declined across the … Continue reading Ski and Snowboard Retail Market Shows Signs of Rebound

Obermeyer Recalls Girls’ Ski Jackets

Aspen, CO – Ski and snowboard apparel brand Sport Obermeyer Ltd., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, this week announced a voluntary recall of approximately 39,000 of the company’s Posey, Lily, Rose and Daisy Girls’ Ski Jackets as a drawstring at the waist can reportedly pose an entrapment hazard to children.nDespite the … Continue reading Obermeyer Recalls Girls’ Ski Jackets

Ski and Snowboard Maker Rossignol Sold for $147 Million

Huntington Beach, CA – Quiksilver, Inc. today announced that it has received a binding offer for the acquisition of 100% of ski and snowboard equipment and clothing maker Rossignol Group. The offer is made by Chartreuse & Mont Blanc, headed by Bruno Cercley, a former CEO of Rossignol, returning the company to French ownership. Chartreuse … Continue reading Ski and Snowboard Maker Rossignol Sold for $147 Million

Quiksilver to Expand Dynastar Ski Brand

As Dynastar Skis pursues its worldwide brand strategy to focus on the performance segment of the global ski market, the company has just unveiled a plan that calls for aggressive investment in its factory, its technology and in its Research and Development and marketing teams. “We love this brand,” said Quiksilver Wintersport group chairman Jean … Continue reading Quiksilver to Expand Dynastar Ski Brand

Quiksilver to Expand Dynastar Ski Brand

As Dynastar Skis pursues its worldwide brand strategy to focus on the performance segment of the global ski market, the company has just unveiled a plan that calls for aggressive investment in its factory, its technology and in its Research and Development and marketing teams.n”We love this brand,” said Quiksilver Wintersport group chairman Jean Francois … Continue reading Quiksilver to Expand Dynastar Ski Brand