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2014-01-07 16:20:50

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi Inc.'s (NYSE:UFI) REPREVE® brand will return as the official recycling sponsor of ESPN's X Games Aspen, which will take place Jan. 23 to 26, 2014. REPREVE will help make X Games Aspen greener by turning more than 100,000 recycled plastic bottles into ESPN course signage and lanyards, as well as REPREVE-based merchandise such as shirts and beanies. REPREVE is also launching a consumer-driven #TurnItGreen(TM) campaign that will focus...

2014-01-03 12:23:24

OTTAWA, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the snowboard cross and slopestyle athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. The athletes named to the 2014 Olympic team include three-time Olympian and Vancouver 2010 Olympic gold medallist, Maelle Ricker (West Vancouver, BC); along with first-time Olympians Mark McMorris (Regina, SK), Sebastien Toutant (Montreal, QC), Spencer O'Brien (Alert Bay, BC) and Chris Robanske (Calgary, AB). Our...

2013-12-20 16:23:51

ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While skiing, snowboarding, sledding and skating are good for the body and mind, as with any physical activity, winter sports require some planning and caution to avoid injury. According to the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 310,000 people were treated in hospitals, doctors' offices and emergency rooms in 2012 for winter sports-related injuries. Specifically: -- more than 40,000 injuries were caused by...

2013-12-14 20:20:02

Sochi Hopefuls Compete In Season's First USSA Selection Event BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., Dec. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a thrilling finish at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships first final of the day Greg Bretz won the men's Snowboard Superpipe Finals, and 1,000 points towards his USSA standings. The iON Mountain Championships serves as the first official U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) Olympic team selection event of the 2013-2014 season. Excitement levels were high...

2013-12-04 12:25:41

BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Burton Snowboards is honored to officially unveil the 2014 U.S. Snowboarding Team uniforms that all riders representing the United States will wear during competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics. The Sochi Games will mark the third consecutive Olympics where Burton has partnered with U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) to create one-of-a-kind uniforms designed for riders, by riders. The pinnacle pieces of the uniform consist...

2013-12-03 12:24:36

Specialty sporting goods retailer provides premier ski and snowboard equipment, tips and service LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrive on the slopes ready to go with Sport Chalet's leading selection of ski and snowboard gear for this year's snow season. Sport Chalet, a premier sporting goods retailer, is the one-stop shop for equipment needs, as well as tune-ups, boot fittings, lift tickets, and more. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/LA11443LOGO) "Ski and snowboard...

2013-11-14 12:25:42

Confirmed Athletes Include: Shaun White, Louie Vito, Kelly Clark and Torin Yater-Wallace NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- The Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships returns to Breckenridge, Colo., December 12-15, featuring the world's top freeski and snowboard athletes, including Shaun White, Louie Vito, Danny Davis, Kelly Clark, Torin Yater-Wallace and Bobby Brown, competing in superpipe and slopestyle competitions. The event will serve as the first official US Ski and...

2013-11-13 23:25:00

The company has seen a rising increase in sales for the upcoming winter season with their new demo packages that offer a wide variety of brands and accommodate a large selection of price ranges. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Utah Ski & Golf (USG) has been providing avid snow enthusiasts with high quality equipment since 1985. The company boasts four different locations and carries a wide selection of snowboarding gear in Salt Lake City and the surrounding area. In...

2013-11-13 23:19:11

Twists, turns, half-pipes, and flips - the stunts of skiing and snowboarding are radical but the highs felt on the slope can dramatically come crashing down when pain is felt. Topical BioMedics offers natural biomedicine formulas to boarders and skiers for relief and recovery. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Boston is gearing up to showcase the best of ski and snowboard culture at the annual BEWI Ski & Snowboard Expo Thursday, November 14 through Sunday, November 17, 2013 at...

2013-10-30 12:21:21

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) knows about superior performance in challenging winter conditions. So do the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing, whose athletes lead the international ranks through performance and innovation. Bringing these organizations together through a common drive to succeed is a winning combination. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO ) Today, Goodyear and...