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Nidecker Brothers Acquire Rome SDS, and Bataleon Parent Low Pressure Studio

Published on September 21, 2018 By kelly simmons

The Nidecker brothers: Henry, Xavier and Cédric The Nidecker brothers are making major moves in snowboarding. They announced today that they have acquired Vermont-based Rome SDS in addition to Low Pressure Studio in Europe, which is home to the Bataleon, Lobster and Switchback brands. Rome will join the operating platform of Low Pressure Studio (LPS), […]

Solis : and there was light

Published on September 20, 2018 By kelly simmons

In a universe where versatility is omnipotent, to bring out a ski dedicated to steep slopes could be thought of as a conceited risk. Nevertheless, the elegance of its line and robust appearance awakens the curiosity and desire of numerous skiers who are not specialists in mid-air jump turns. An encounter with Julien Regnier*, the […]

See you in November!

Published on September 2, 2018 By kelly simmons

The new Outdoor Retailer show schedule should pay big dividends to both brands and retailers. For the first time in Outdoor Retailer Show history, the industry will rally together in November for a chance to discover new products before committing dollars. And Show Director Marisa Nicholson is excited. “Retailers will be able to see product in the […]

Norrøna, coming soon to U.S. outdoor stores

Published on August 31, 2018 By kelly simmons

Everyone in Norway and greater Europe knows the brand. Now, it’s growing its presence in the U.S. step by step. Maybe you’ve heard of Norrøna, but it’s probably not your first choice when it comes to outdoor apparel. At least not yet. The Norwegian brand is in its 90th year of making technical outerwear for a […]

Biggest Ski Resort Expansion In 15 Years Hits East Coast

Published on August 8, 2018 By kelly simmons

Like many skiers who grew up in New York City, I spent some formative years on the slopes at Hunter Mountain. While not as big as the Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine resorts that dominate eastern skiing, Hunter has the golden rule of real estate going for it: location, location and location. At under two and […]