CARLSBAD, CA-June 20, 2003

RECON welcomes Vince Leal and Nick Karels to their team of sales representatives.

Vince Leal joins RECON as the sales representative for Northern California, with seven years sales and account relations experience in the snowboard industry, Vince is a great asset to the RECON brand. He also represents Vans shoes and boots for the Nor-Cal territory. When Vince is not on the road promoting his brands, you’ll find him snowboarding, riding dirtbikes, skateboading, and wakeboarding. For more information on RECON in the Northern California area, please call Vince at 530-672-9328.

Nick Karels joins RECON as the sales representative for the territory of Minnesota, Illinois, North & South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin. Nick’s other lines include Mission Six/ Monix Storm Technologies, Academy Snowboards, and Kampus Wakeskates. He also doubles as manager/buyer for The Hut in Wayzata, MN. In 1997 Nick was an alternate for the U.S. Junior National Snowboard Team, and has been a team rider for Airwalk , competing in USASA events. For more information on RECON in this area please contact Nick at 763-537-0505.

Look for RECON sunglasses, and goggles at authorized surf, skate, and snow dealers worldwide.