Johnstown, NY – Swany Performance Gloves is proud to announce that it hasrenewed its contract as the official glove supplier for the Professional SkiInstructors of America (PSIA), National Ski Patrol (NSP) and AmericanAssociation of Snowboard Instructors (AASI) for another two years.
“Our partnership with PSIA, NSP and AASI started over a decade ago,” saidSwany America Corp. Vice-President, Bill Dzierson. “As some of the toughesttesters in the snowsports industry, these professionals demand the bestperformance out of their apparel. They are our best testimonial.”
“When you are on the mountains all day long and endure extreme weatherconditions, you want to make sure your hands are well protected,” said MarkDorsey, PSIA, AASI and NSP Assistant Executive Director. “Swany gloves haveall the ingredients we need in a glove – they are durable, warm andcomfortable.”
Based in Lakewood, CO, PSIA and AASI are educational organizations of thenonprofit American Snowsports Education Association (ASEA) with a combinedmembership of more than 29,000 members who are dedicated to promotingsnowsports through instruction. The organizations establish certificationstandards for ski and snowboard instructors and develop education materialsto be used as the core components of most ski and snowboard school training.PSIA and AASI support ski area management through research and developmentof instructional programs in alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding,adaptive skiing, and children’s skiing.
For over 65 years, NSP has been at the forefront of safety and emergencycare education programs. The association’s 26,500 members represent 98percent of the nation’s patrollers, whether they are paid or volunteer theirservices. These members are the primary delivery system of emergency caretraining for ski area patrollers. NSP also develops training for non-medicalroles, including toboggan handling, avalanche rescue, and mountain hostprograms.
SwanyR Performance Gloves is a division of Swany America Corp. that designsand develops high performance and technical sport gloves for the ski,snowboard, mountaineering and bike industries. Backed by privately heldSwany Japan, Swany America has over 74 years of experience making gloves formen, women and children. Swany currently has eight offices around the worldand a presence in thousands of retail stores. The company has grown into thesecond largest manufacturer of dress, sport and casual gloves in the worldwith current production exceeding 12 million pair per year.