Sport Obermeyer Honored at SIA Trade Show

Okemo Mountain Resort will celebrate the changing of the seasons with a weekend full of fun events and activities for skiers. The first weekend of April the resort is hosting a Slush Cup pond skimming competition, their second annual Splash for Cash contest, and an Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday (the person who finds the oversized golden egg hidden on Okemo's trails wins a new pair of skis).

Las Vegas, NV, Mar. 5--The National Ski and Snowboard Retailers Association presented its inaugural Supplier of the Year awards on Sunday. Sport Obermeyer, renown for it's technical yet stylish ski wear, took the honor for alpine softgoods.

"Comments from NSSRA members told the story," said NSSRA chairman, Wilbur Rice. "Comments ranged from, 'timely shipping,' 'well-organized and run,' 'they'll tell you the exact day when you'll receive your goods,' 'great market presence,' 'strong brand name,' 'still the king and getting better with their clothing innovations,' 'great all around service,' and 'product second to none.'

Accepting the award on behalf of Sport Obermeyer was president and founder, Klaus Obermeyer.

"We couldn't be successful without you, the retailer, and without the hard work and dedication of all our staff," said Obermeyer. "Thank you for this honor."

Sport Obermeyer was founded 53 years ago by Klaus Obermeyer in Aspen, CO, where it is still based today.