HOOD RIVER, Ore., May 23, 2002- In support of the next generation of snowboarders, Da Kine has announced a slate of summer snow camp sponsorships, which will include High Cascade, Windell’s, Camp of Champions and Folgefonna (Norway).

Coaches at all camps will sport custom versions of Da Kine’s Duel pack, a solid all-around pack that features twin board straps, a padded CD player pocket with cord port, fleece lined sunglass pocket, dri-mesh water bottle pockets and a 1500 cubic inch capacity. At select camps, Da Kine will also be the official glove provider, featuring the Viper glove from the Spring Series of gloves.

In keeping with Da Kine’s dedication to comprehensive product design, research & development teams will attend select camps. The teams will conduct focus groups to gather input from coaches and campers on trends, styles, colors, pricing and features.

Da Kine pro riders who will be coaching this summer include Josh Dirksen, Janna Meyen and Leslee Olson at High Cascade and Chris Engelsman and Jon Cartwright at Windell’s.

Da Kine products are designed and built for riders who demand the most durable and functional products available. Attention to detail, focus on accessories and a notoriously thorough design process are some of the elements that have enabled Da Kine to be the industry leader in accessories. Da Kine is backed by a pro team roster that includes some of the world’s top action sports athletes. For more information, visit www.dakine.com.

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