Elan Snowboards Signs Tyler Emond

Elan Snowboards is psyched to announce the addition of up-and-coming rider Tyler Emond to its Developement Team. Emond, a member of the 2004 US Snowboard Team, the Grand Prix Rookie of the Year in 2003, and the Silver medalist at the 2003 Junior World Championships. Has made the switch to Elan Snowboards after a season which saw him take top honors in marquis events such as the US Open, and a multitude of World Cup Events. The most recent N. American to join the program, Emond joins a growing army of talented next-generation riders including last years Artic Challenge and Battle veteran Nate Sheehan.

“Tyler’s a great fit for the program. He’s young, he’s talented, and he’s super focused. Commented Elan Division Manager Brian Brand. “We’re not about signing old talent, or buying up the latest super-pro. We want to develop a long-term relationship with our riders; we want to give up-and-comers the tools they need to be successful so they can develop their skills and grow with the brand.

While it’s still early to say if Tyler whether Tyler will be riding a super light Inverse or one of the new Artec Project decks this year, it’s clear that he is intent on riding his board to more than one podium.

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