November 19th, 2003 — Vancouver, B.C. Sapient Snowboards is pleased to welcome our new Japanese, UK, and Czech Republic Distributors, as well as new North American sales reps.

“Excited is the word to best describe it”, states Aaron Macdonald, Brand Manager regarding the recent joining of our new partners. “People are backing our program all the way”.

Firstly, Sapient Snowboards is pleased to announce our new distributors:

In Japan, NSS Distribution joins us with years of Surf Distribution experience, and most recently, the entry into the snowboard market. For more information regarding Sapient products in Japan, please e-mail them at sales@nss-inc.co.jp or visit their website at www.nss-inc.co.jp.

For the United Kingdom, we are pleased to welcome Ed from Secret Distribution. With his many years involved with the Snowboard market, Ed is the perfect fit for Sapient’s brand direction. Ed can be reached at +44 1952 205 867 or via e-mail at mred@secretdistribution.com.

In the Czech Republic, we are happy to introduce Ota Tyl from BoarderKing Ltd. With his extensive retail and distribution background, we are happy to have someone that can get the job done right, especially for a first season brand. Ota can be reached at his office in Prague at 00420 2 333 20 539 or via e-mail at ota@boarderking.cz.

Secondly, we are very happy to introduce the following new representatives:

Handling things in Colorado, Utah, Southern Idaho, Montana and Wyoming is Joe Chepolis. “I am really psyched to be working for/with the most progressive new company to hit the market in the last few years”, states Joe, “A solid team and killer product is going to ensure that Sapient is going to be a force to be reckoned with in the Rocky Mountain Region”. For more information, please contact Joe at 533 E. 600 S. Salt Lake City, UT, 84102, ph: (801) 541-7981 or via e-mail at loosecannon2006@juno.com.

Hitting the East Coast is newly acquired Sapient sales rep Page Nowicki. Page’s territory includes the Mid Atlantic region (DE, MD, NY, NJ, DC, and PA). With his extensive retail/sales background (Buffalo Boards) in the skateboard and snowboard industries, Page is the perfect guy for the job. You can reach him at 4422 Grandview Avenue, Hamburg, New York, 14075, ph: (716) 648-9259 or via e-mail at Pandlnowicki@aol.com. Stoked to have you on board!

Last but not least, Sapient Snowboards is very excited to welcome Miaka Nufer as the British Columbia/Alberta sales rep. “I have been working in this industry for the past 6 years (retail/buyer/rep) and have had the opportunity to see the industry from many different angles. Then I heard about Sapient; as a rider and business person, I was definitely interested to know more”, Miaka says. “The market is demanding exactly what Sapient has to offer. Quality products with strong margins.” Be sure to check out the demo tour that Miaka has planned for the area(s). She can be reached at #3-1301 Johnston St., Vancouver, BC, V6H 3R9, ph: (604) 626-1335 or via e-mail at nmiaka@hotmail.com

Additionally, Sapient Snowboards is looking for qualified and experienced North American Sales reps for the following regions —US So Cal, Nor Cal, and the Midwest. As well, we are looking for European and Asian Distributors. For more information, please send an e-mail to sales@sapientsnowboards.com.

See you on the hill very soon!

SAPIENT SNOWBOARDS 2004