Portland, Oregon, Feb. 17, 2005 — Bonfire is pleased to announce the addition of Chad Otterstrom to the Bonfire international team. When Chad thought of the top three snowboard apparel companies he wanted to ride for, Bonfire was #1 on his search for new outerwear. He knew that Bonfire made quality product that would keep him out on the slopes longer every day.

When asked how he feels about joining Bonfire, Chad responded: “I can chuck twice as much now because I don1t get wet. Chad won1t be getting wet this season while he’s wearing his new Optic Noise jacket and pant and he1ll also keep warm on those cold Colorado days in the Distort jacket in our plaid cammo, which can be found in stores fall 2005.

“I’ve known Chad a long time and he’s achieved so much in snowboarding. He’s a powerful addition to the team and were glad he chose Bonfire. says Bonfire Marketing Coordinator, Amy Johnson.

Chad will be competing in the Gravity Games and the Nippon Open Slopestyle and the Honda Sessions to round out his 2005 season. He joins Bonfire with many career achievements, including: Boost Mobile Pro of Snow, 2nd in Slopestyle; 2004, Honda Sessions, 2nd in Slopestyle and 2nd in Rail Jam.

Chad will be rejoining Mack Dawg this season to film his part for their new movie to be released fall, 2005.

In addition to Bonfire, Chad will continue to represent his other sponsors, including: Academy, Zeal, Bluebird, Breckenridge, 32, Defcon, Etnies, Neff and Alycium.