Option-NFA Expands Snowboard Design Department

June 26, 2000

Vancouver BC – As part of their ongoing effort to produce innovate high-performance products, Vancouver based snowboard manufacturer Option-NFA is pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran Francois Chabot to the Option Snowboards Design Team.

Chabot comes to Option from Quebec City, Quebec and brings with him a wealth of experience from his days at Surf Politix and Esthete where he worked as Chief Product Designer and Director of R&D. Chabot is particularly well respected for his cutting edge approach to shape design.

Chabot will work together with Director of Development, Grant Wellington, Option’s Pro Riders and long time Option Snowboards Design Team member John Quatrocchi who still remains involved with Option’s Design Team on a contract basis.

Option Snowboards has long been known for it’s no nonsense approach to design and has built a reputation for high-performance and quality. Chabot intends to take Option to the next level. “I’m stoked to work in an environment that is stable now. It is great that Option is offering me the opportunity to develop and test snowboards year-round. Since I started working in the industry my mission has remained the same as Option’s, simply to build the best snowboard.”

Option-NFA inc. is located in Vancouver, British Columbia where the company designs and manufactures snowboards under the Option Snowboards brand. Option-NFA is also the parent company of NFA Board Gear whose design offices are in the same location.