HOOD RIVER, Ore., September 4, 2002- Da Kine has announced its sponsorship of the upcoming snowboard films “Notice To Appear” by Standard Films, which will feature Da Kine team riders Brandon Ruff, Shin Campos, and Tom Burt, and “Clockwork” by The Gathering Collective, with Da Kine riders Jon Cartwright, Benji Ritchie, and Martin Gallant.

“Notice To Appear” will premier at the Spreckles Theater in San Diego on Friday, September 6, during the Action Sports Retailer show. Shot on 16mm and Super 8 film, it will feature progressive free-ride and freestyle snowboarding in a range of locations including Norway, New Zealand, Tahoe and Alaska. “Notice To Appear” can be purchased at www.standardfilms.com.

“Clockwork,” which will premier Friday, September 20, at the Hippodrome in Montreal, is the third chapter of The Gathering Collective. “Clockwork” will feature a versatile array of riders and locations, from backcountry to urban scapes, and can be purchased at www.justpushplay.com/sb359.html.

Da Kine snow marketing and team manager, Randy Torcom, commented, “After over a decade, Standard Films continues to produce some of the best selling snowboard films on the market. ‘Notice To Appear’ will be an excellent fit for Da Kine because Standard always does a great job at showing all aspects of the sport. ‘Clockwork’ from The Gathering is also a great match for us because they’re filming with some our strongest up and coming Canadian talent, Jon Cartwright and Benji Ritchie.”

The current Da Kine roster includes Gabriel Authier, Carsten Bahnson, Beckna, Gretchen Bleiler, Tom Burt, Shin Campos, Shandy Campos, Tyeson Carmody, Jon Cartwright, Jessica Dalpiaz, Josh Dirksen, Chris Engelsman, Martin Gallant, Roger Hjelmstadstuen, Jesse Huffman, Tyler Lepore, Janna Meyen, Justin Mooney, Guillaume Morrisette, Mitch Nelson, Leslee Olson, J.F. Pelchat, Benji Ritchie, Jon Roth, Brandon Ruff, Jacob Soderqvist, Kale Stephens, Peter Strom, Gabe Taylor and Eric Themel.

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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