Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel – gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout. The technology behind Under Armour’s diverse product assortment for men, women and youth is complex, but the program for reaping the benefits is simple: wear HeatGear® when it’s hot, ColdGear® when it’s cold, and AllSeasonGear® between the extremes.
HEAD NV is a leading global manufacturer of premium sports equipment. HEAD NV’s ordinary shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange (“HEAD”). HEAD’s business is organized into four divisions: Winter Sports, Racquet Sports, Diving, and Licensing. The company sells products under the HEAD, Penn, Tyrolia, and Mares/Dacor brands. HEAD holds leading positions in all of its product markets and the brand’s products are endorsed by some of the world’s top athletes including Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso, Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Simon Dumont, Aksel Lund Svindal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Maria Sharapova.
Climate Reality Project
The Climate Reality Project is one of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to mobilizing action around climate change. With a global movement more than 5 million strong and a grassroots network of trained Climate Reality Leaders, we are spreading the truth of the climate crisis to communities everywhere and creating cultural momentum to solve it. Through the Climate Reality Project’s I AM PRO SNOW campaign, skiers, snowboarders, and winter sports fans around the world work together to take action to build support for real climate solutions so we can all look forward to perfect groomers, fresh powder, and first tracks for many years to come. Former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore is the Founder and Chairman of The Climate Reality Project.
At AvaTech, we build proactive avalanche safety systems to help people make better decisions in the backcountry. The SP1 is a rugged and portable probe that gathers instant, objective information about the snowpack. AvaNetTM is a cloud platform that helps professionals manage, track and share SP1 data as well as manual snowpack observations.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort
The last great Colorado ski town. There are few places remaining that can be called a true Colorado ski town. Crested Butte is considered a holdout, retaining its small town charm and the adventurous soul that it has always had. Whether you are visiting for the first time or returning, you immediately feel a difference that sets Crested Butte apart from other mountain locations.
High Fives Foundation
High Fives Foundation is a Tahoe-based, national 501.c.3 non-profit organization The High Fives Foundation supports the dreams of mountain action sports athletes by raising injury prevention awareness while providing resources and inspiration to those who suffer life altering injuries.. Formed as a way to “pay-it-forward” by the founder from his own recovery to help injured athletes, the Foundation has helped 66 athletes to date since its inception in 2009.