Mervin Mfg. is proud to announce the hiring of Chris Owen as TeamManager.Chris will be responsible for Mervin1s snow division team management,photography and promotions.

Chris, an Oregonian, has recently returned from Germany where he wasphotoeditor for Monster Backside magazine. He has a long and glorioussnowboarding history that includes reigning as the undisputed 1990Northwestseries mogul champion. He built experience as a Pro Rider/ProductDevelopment guru and as Team Manager for Morrow snowboards. We expecthisenthusiasm, photography skills, and industry knowledge to come in handy.

Chris will be head up Mervin1s new Portland satellite facilities, givinghimeasy access to Mt. Hood and a central location between Tahoe andWhistler.He will be working with industry veterans Jamie Lynn and BarrettChristy aswell as focusing on younger riders like Danny Kass and Matthieu Creppel.

Look for Chris standing next to a back country super cheese wedge orhalfpipe near you.