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ATTA Hosts 2nd Annual Adventure Travel World Summit

The Adventure Travel Trade Association will host the second annual Adventure Travel World Summit in Seattle on October 19, 20 and 21, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center on Elliot Bay…

Allyance Picks Up Share In 10th Street Bros.

Allyance has joined forces with 10th Street Bros by acquiring an undisclosed, but significant interest in this Action Sports Film Studio. 10th Street Bros, an award winning Action Sports Production Company, has developed a cult following with its hilariou

Mugs Stump Award Recipients Announced

Black Diamond Equipment, Patagonia, Climbing Magazine, Mountain Gear and W.L. Gore, announced the recipients of the 2006 Mugs Stump Award. Created in 1992 in memory of Mugs Stump, one of North America’s most visionary climbers, the award grants money to s

Quiksilver Launches Quik Films

Quiksilver, a division of Quiksilver Inc. launched its newest program, Quik Films. Designed to recognize exploration, style, and personal expression within the filmmaking community, Quik Films is the natural progression for a brand founded on fostering in

Mountain High Park Vet Founds Super parX

Tyrone Coyne has left Mountain High in Wrightwood, California to launch Super parX, an international terrain park design and management company. The company specializes in resort consultation, special events, and special effects for movies and television

Tubbs ‘Romp to Stomp’ SLC Event Raises Over $20,000

The fourth annual Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series raised over $20,000 for the Salt Lake City Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The winning team, “Laurel’s Angels,” captained by Salt Lake City resident Carol Gr

Quiksilver Names Adcock as President of DC Shoes

Quiksilver, Inc. appointed Nick Adcock to the role of President, DC Shoes, effectively immediately. Adcock will report directly to Bernard Mariette, President, Quiksilver, Inc., and will be based at DC Shoes' global headquarters in Vista, CA. DC Shoe

Bikes Belong Announces Five New Grants

Bikes Belong will award $37,850 in grants this month to five bicycling projects. The trails and bicycle advocacy supported by these grants will connect community paths, expand opportunities for mountain biking and, as always, put more people on bicycles m

Rawlings Named Official Ball and Helmet Supplier for WBC

Rawlings Sporting Goods has recently been named as the official supplier of Baseballs and Helmets for the inaugural World Baseball Classic. The baseball will be used by all of the 16 participating teams, each representing a different nation or territory,

Bite Lands Sponsorship Deal with World Amateur Golf Tournament

Bite Golf has been named the official shoe sponsor of the World Amateur Golf Tournament taking place this August in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. One of Bite Golf’s leading retailers, PGA Tour Superstores, is the title sponsor of this prestigious event…

GBMI Names de Leeuw as Head of New Euro Offices

Global Brand Marketing, Inc. appointed Roelof de Leeuw as European General Manager for the new GBMI European sales office based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Mr. de Leeuw will oversee all sales, marketing, operational, and logistical aspects of managing the

Crocs Ups Public Offering to Raise $198 Million

Crocs Inc. filed an amended S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, upping both the number of shares to be offered in the company's IPO and the price per share. The company now will sell 4.95 million shares and the selling stockholders are o

G.I. Joe’s Takes Over a Former Wal-Mart Spot…

G.I. Joe's plans to open a new Kennewick, Wash. store. The opening is scheduled for late April. The Kennewick store, G.I. Joe’s 24th, will utilize 52,000 sq. ft. of the former Wal-Mart store located at 7011 W. Canal St., just off Columbia Center Boul

The Walking Co. Comps Up 12.8% in 2005; Acquires Steve’s Shoes…

Big Dog Holdings, Inc. reported that comparable store sales at The Walking Company increased 12.8% for the 2005 fiscal year ended December 31 and that comp sales increased 7.0% in the fourth quarter. The total company comp store sales gain for the quart