PORTLAND, OR (Feb 16) After an outstanding showing at the Mountain CreekGrand Prix, the Palmer Snowboard team hit the road this week in New York andNew Jersey to visit some shops in the metro area. The team traveled throughNYC and New Jersey, stopping into a few of its big business dealers to saywhat up and meet some of the staff selling the boards that provide theirpaychecks. Among the shops randomly hit where Princeton Ski Shops, ParagonSports, Cury’s Sport Shop, Ski Barn, Specialty Sports, and Mount Everest Skiand Board.

Among the goals to be accomplished on this tour was a mission by MasonAguirre, who currently has no clothing sponsor, to find an outfit to ride inthe 4th annual Specialty Sports Pro/Am presented by Palmer and JVC. HostedFeb 12-14 by Mountain Creek in Vernon, New Jersey, the three-day event willfeature some of the biggest names in professional snowboarding as well asthe next generation of top amateur riders.

Look for the Palmer Team in your area soon. They just may stop in and hityou up for a free skate deck.