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Conservation Alliance Lobbies DC to Stop ANWR Drilling Plan

The Conservation Alliance has organized a group of outdoor business leaders to travel to Washington DC to urge
Congressional representatives to protect Alaska¹s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from proposed oil drilling. Representatives from Montrail, Pat

OIA Introduces Two New Industry Awards

Outdoor Industry Association introduced two Industry Awards. The Outdoor Industry Innovator Award recognizes leaders that have pioneered business initiatives to ensure the health and success of the industry, and the Outdoor Ambassador award honors a busi

BOB Relocates to Boise

BOB Trailers plans to relocate the entire business operation to Boise, Idaho in January 2006. BOB was incorporated in San Luis Obispo, CA on July 25, 1994, and all domestic and international operations have been conducted from San Luis Obispo since…

JD Sports Acquires All:Sports for £18 million

The John David Group acquired the trade and most of the assets of Allsports Limited and its subsidiaries from its Administrator for a total consideration, including estimated fees, of approximately £18 million ($31.9 mm) in cash. The consideration is to b

SIGG Opens U.S. Subsidiary

SIGG Switzerland had some presence in the U.S. through a distributor, but will now take a more active role in the U.S. market. It has opened up a U.S. office and named a general manager responsible for running its U.S. business. The company has formed SIG

Fran Frost Joins eesa

Fran Frost has been named eesa clothing’s global sales enabler. Former snowboard shop owner, entrepreneur, founder of Whitecollar clothing, events manager, team manager, Fran brings his fourteen years of industry experience to eesa…

Alpinist Hosts Second Annual Barry Corbet Film Festival

Alpinist Magazine announced the dates and lineup for the Second Annual Barry Corbet Film Festival, a unique mountain gathering that honors Jackson Hole mountaineering legend Barry Corbet. In March 2005, Alpinist celebrated Corbet’s athletic and artistic

Northern Forest Canoe Trail Hosts Online Auction

To raise critical funds and promote their organizational mission, the Northern Forest Canoe Trail is hosting a first-of-a-kind online auction from Nov. 1 – Dec. 9, 2005. The NFCT auction will feature a unique collection of items including canoes, paddles,

PUMA and FIFA in Settlement Over Cameroon Kit

FIFA and PUMA have reached an out-of-court settlement in their legal dispute over Cameroon's one-piece playing kit. FIFA had previously fined Cameroon for wearing the uniforms during the African Cup in 2004, ruling that all teams must wear a separate

Aldila Q3 Biggest in Decade…

Aldila continues to see its branding initiatives pay off in the golf market, and the company’s vertically integrated carbon fiber facility is also helping the manufacturer boost sales of carbon pre-preg to other sporting goods manufacturers who use the “b

Thule Posts Strong Third Quarter in North America…

Thule third quarter sales increased 18.5% globally to SEK 864 million ($112.8 mm) compared to SEK 729 mm ($97.4 mm) last year. Thule’s profitability increased with EBITA climbing 12.1% to SEK 120 ($15.7 mm) compared to SEK 107 mm ($14.3 mm) last year. Sal

CITA Exempts Ski and Snowboard Pants from Quotas…

Late last week, OIA and SIA were both notified that the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) determined that certain imports of ski and snowboard pants from China do not contribute to the market disruption. The pants under embarg