(October 29, 2001, Seattle, WA): Zumiez, the youth lifestyle specialty store chain, announces the 2001 Winter Board Games Sweepstakes.

The grand prize is a trip for four to Park City Mountain Resort. The winner and 3 guests will be the only non-industry guests invited to watch the US Snowboard team train for the 2002 Olympic superpipe competition. Grand prize trip includes airfare and transportation to Park City Mountain Resort in Utah, lodging, lift tickets, equipment rental, lessons (if you want them!), the VIP view of the US Snowboard Team training, and more.

Additional winners will receive other prizes from contest sponsors including M3 Snowboards, Special Blend Outerware, Roxy Outerware, Spy Goggles, Zumiez Gift Cards, and Transworld Gear.

Contest entries are accepted online at www.zumiez.com or at any Zumiez retail location from November 1st to December 31st, 2001.

Tom Campion founded Zumiez, formerly Above the Belt, in 1978, beginning with a single store in Northgate Mall in Seattle. In 1994, the still privately held company changed its corporate and store names to Zumiez. Currently, stores can be found in Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Alaska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and New York. Zumiez also offers customers a wide product selection on an award-winning e-commerce website at www.zumiez.com. Zumiez features popular active lifestyle brands such as Hurley, Volcom, Hawk Shoes, Osiris, Roxy, Element, Four Star, Quiksilver, Independent, and Alphanumeric.