San Francisco, California – Switch Manufacturing has launched its 1999/00 website, www.switchbindings.com, in time for the upcoming winter season. In line with its’ commitment to designing the step-in binding system, Switch Manufacturing has developed an informative and consumer friendly website for the most demanding snowboarders and computer savvy browsers.

What’s new with Switch? Well, log on to find out. Switch has developed the innovative new X-Type series. Click on the X-Type icon to find out what makes this new external highback step-in binding rise above the competition. And for those who prefer the original Switch N-Type step-in binding, find out what Switch has done to make the strongest and lightest binding available even better.

The bindings are great, but how do I find a pair of Switch compatible boots that fulfill my needs? Look no further, search through nearly 30 models of boots in the Switch compatible family in the newly updated boot section. Here you’ll find some of the best names in the sport such as Vans, Northwave, Heelside, DeeLuxe, and Nidecker. If that’s too much work for you, then search for your favorite boot by choosing which binding type you prefer (X-Type or N-Type), what brand you prefer (Vans, etc.), or what riding style you ride the most (freestyle, freeride, etc.). They’re all just a simple click away.

What are Switch’s team riders up to? Find out what sets this tight family of pro riders apart from the rest. Their passion and determination is exemplified throughout Switch’s product line. Come find out what makes each of the Switch team riders tick by checking out each of the team riders’ bios. You may be surprised.

Who says step-ins perform better than traditional bindings? We do, and here’s why. It’s all about the Switch Energy Path. Switch believes in an efficient transfer of energy from your body to your board. And what connects those two parts? Your boots and bindings. In this technical area, find what Switch’s four Energy Path zones have done to create the least amount of resistance between your body and the board. This is technology that directly improves your performance on the mountain.

Where can I find this amazing product? Easy, just select your local mountain and zip code in Switch’s retail locator and in seconds, you’ll be able to find the nearest Switch authorized dealer. Find out where to try, buy, and rent your favorite Switch bindings and Switch compatible boots. In addition, scroll up to the top and see if there are any on-snow demos scheduled in your area where you can try Switch products out for yourself.

www.switchbindings.com. Your one-stop source for the most comprehensive information on the best step-in bindings and step-in compatible boots on the market today. It’s as simple as that.

Located in San Francisco, California, Switch Manufacturing has focused on snowboard binding innovation since 1992. Offering proven reliability, on snow performance and a broad range of boot compatibility, Switch is recognized as a technical leader in binding development and manufacturing. Switch Manufacturing was acquired by Vans, Inc. in July of 1998 but continues to run all product design and development out of the Northern California headquarters.