Welcome to the new NSSRA Newsletter. This monthly publication will be sent to all NSSRA members via email and be posted on the NSSRA website, www.nssra.com.

We welcome your comments and ideas for articles in future issues. In addition, if there is an issue troubling you, this newsletter is the appropriate vehicle to bring that topic to the attention of your fellow retailers.

Wilbur Rice, Equipe Sport
NSSRA Chairman of the Board

Larry Weindruch
NSSRA President
Chairman's Letter

To My Fellow NSSRA Members:                      


It's graduation and wedding season here in Vermont, which gives specialty snowsports retailers the opportunity to look ahead. Read More
Industry Interview: SIA President David Ingemie
As his tenure as SIA President winds down, we asked David Ingemie to reflect on some of the changes over the last 40 years, and challenges facing the snowsports industry.

Geiger's Sets Fall Opening

for 3rd Store

Third-generation co-owners Chas and Gordon Geiger, who already have stores in Lakewood and Chagrin Falls, Ohio, said their newest location will open this fall in downtown Cleveland.

Read More

NSAA Reports 5 Percent Decline in 2014-15 Visits
U.S. ski areas tallied an estimated 53.6 million skier and snowboarder visits during the 2014-15 season --  down 5 percent from last season.
May-June 2015 Issue
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NSSRA Thanks These Supporting Members


Apex Sports Group, LLC


Boa Technology, Inc.


Comfort Zone Apparel


Cross Insurance


Dalbello Sports


Dryguy, LLC


Fischer Skis US


Head, USA


Horizon Agency, Inc.




Leisure Trends Group


Leki USA, Inc.


Marker-Volkl USA


National Ski Areas Association (NSAA)


Nils, Inc.


Nordica USA








Smith Optics


Snowsports Industries America (SIA)


Sports, Inc.


Tecnica Group USA


Turtle Fur Group