Gravis is proud to announce Swiss snowboard superstar, Romain De Marchi has joined their elite Development Team. Known for his irreverent and over-the-top style on and off the hill, Romain comes to Gravis with a list of accolades including being named “Rockstar of the Year” in Transworld Snowboarding Magazine’s readers poll awards in 2003 and ranked 2nd in Snowboarder Magazine’s 2005 “Rider of the Year” poll. His commitment to snowboarding and his devotion to style make him a perfect fit for Gravis’ internationally renowned team of athletes.

“If I could be any one person for a day I would hands down choose Romain,” said Eric Kotch, Director of Marketing for Gravis. “He gives everything he does 100% and I’m looking forward to seeing him bring this attitude to our program.”

Romain’s style and attitude will be carried over into Gravis’ line of shoes, bags and accessories – providing feedback on functionality, performance and their all important, style.

“I’m super stoked to finally find a shoe sponsor that makes a product I want to wear,” said RDM. “I’m really looking forward to being a part of the development process and in control of what I’m wearing.”

Look for Romain to appear in Absinthe Films new film “Future Proof” this coming fall as well as appearances at the Air and Style in Seefeld, Austria and the US Open of Snowboarding in Stratton, Vermont.

Since 1998 Gravis has been creating premium footwear and bags that bridge the gap between action sports function and sophisticated style. Gravis derives its creative inspiration from sport, classic design, contemporary music and urban art, and combines these elements into every product it makes. Working closely with a team of professional snowboarders, surfers, musicians and artists, Gravis develops shoes, bags, and accessories for today*s active lifestyle.

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