Boston, Ma (10/20/01)–Winterstick Snowboards is proud to announce the hiring of Ernie D’Angelo to fill the position of VP of Sales and Marketing. Ernie brings years of experience in the snowboard industry to Winterstick.

Formerly marketing director at OVO helmets, Ernie owned an independent rep agency for over 15 years in the New England region specializing in snowboards, snowboard outerwear, eyewear, street wear and shoes for a variety of manufacturers.

Ernie also owned Bikes-n-Boards, a core snowboard, skate and bike shop in Portsmouth, NH and has been snowboarding since 1979. Ernie will be working closely with Marketing Director Eric Tietje and will be assembling a U.S sales force as well as setting up distribution for Winterstick worldwide.

Bigelow Mountain Partners is the designer, manufacturer, and wholesale distributor of Winterstick brand snowboards and accessories. Winterstick brand snowboards were the first snowboards in the world, developed in 1972, in Salt Lake City, Ut. The brands signature design is the legendary Swallowtail, is the world’s first powder performance snowboard. Winterstick enjoys a rich heritage of unsurpassed performance in the backcountry and a continuing commitment to avalanche safety and awareness.