Seattle, Washington (January 26, 2008)—Union Binding Company is proud to announce the addition of four-time US Open Champion and two-time Olympic medalist Danny Kass to the company’s pro team.One of the most stylish snowboarders of all time, Kass recently signed a three year deal to represent Union on his worldwide exploits. The Oregon by way of California by way of Jersey rider brings immense talent and energy to the Union Binding family.

Says Kass about the deal, “My search for the best all-around binding is over. These things are comfy and perfect.

Union Binding Company team manager George Kleckner adds, “We couldn’t be happier to be working with Danny. He’s a global force to be reckoned with and we are super anxious to get him in the mix of making great bindings!

Founded three years ago, Union Binding Company is an independent brand focused on supplying snowboarders with the best bindings on the planet. We’ve gone from a bombproof binding with a zero warranty-return rate to introducing new materials and design processes, including Injected Magnesium and Machined Coring"¢ and working exclusively with Dupont"¢ Zytel® ST—a high-quality material that leaves everything else in the dust.

Danny Kass joins Dustin Craven, Hampus Mosesson, Joe Sexton, TJ Schneider, Jonas Carlson, Jon Kooley, Stian Solberg, and Dan Brisse on Union’s current crew of all stars.

Union Binding Company is based on the north shore of Lago de Como in Colico, Italy. Distributed by A4 Distribution in Europe, Union is world renown for innovation and a “product first mentality.

Union Binding Company is based on the fishing docks of Seattle, Washington along with CAPiTA Snowboards, Coal Headwear, Defcon, Deeluxe, and KFC.