Jackson Hole, Wyoming-Life-Link, the leading manufacturer of backcountry safety gear, is proud to announce its new Snowboard Avalanche Safety team. The highly regarded pro team includes Travis Rice, Marc Frank Montoya, Willie McMillon, Kurt Wastell, Lance Pitman and Bryan Iguchi.

“Putting together this team will play a key role in our new marketing efforts within the snowboarding market place. Life-Link’s goals are to stress the importance of having right gear and knowledge in order to safely go and enjoy the benefits of snowboarding in the backcountry” says Claire Johnson of Life-Link’s marketing department. The Life-Link Gear we will be promoting are the carbon fiber speed light probes, shovels, both aluminum and polycarbonate, a big kicker shovel, backcountry survival kits and snow study kits. Also, Life-Link is the North American distributor of ARVA line of transceivers.

“I’m pumped to be a part of Life-Link and what they are all about in our world of snowboarding. I never leave my house without my gear. The importance of having the shovel, the probe and the rest of the safety gear must be acknowledged by everyone going into the backcountry, every time” says Kurt Wastell.

Life-Link Backcountry, based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has been committed to innovation in backcountry gear and avalanche safety for 25 years. You can find our gear at www.life-link.com