Did you hear?... Kelly Fischer joins Liquid Logic

Kelly Fischer, who had been with Perception in the Mid-Atlantic for four years, has jumped ship and signed on with LiquidLogic.

Kelly Fischer, who had been with Perception in the Mid-Atlantic for four years, has jumped ship and signed on with LiquidLogic. He will be working in sales and marketing, focusing on the Northeast and New England.


Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Jeff Bowman, of Cascade Designs, informed SNEWS that in-house PR maven Kitty Graham's position has been eliminated, meaning Graham, a 10-year veteran at Cascade is on the market. Graham, a winner of the SNEWS Editor's Voice PR Award in 2001 and runner up in 2002, was, ...read more

Did you hear?... Andy Smith adds Bell Canoe Works and Liquid Logic to his roster

Independent paddlesports industry rep Andy Smith announced he has added Bell Canoe Works and Liquid Logicto his growing roster of paddlesports companies. Smith's territory includes western portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia as well as West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> If you haven't made your reservation yet for the Outdoor Industry Association Rendezvous, Sept. 30 through Oct. 3 at the Park Hyatt in the Beaver Creek Resort in Colorado, do it NOW! It is, in our opinion, one of the single most important gatherings for outdoor industry ...read more

Did you hear?... Woody Callaway joins Liquidlogic

Kayak industry veteran Woody Callaway, already in the paddlesports arena for 22 years, has joined the Liquidlogic team after a year's sabbatical from the industry. "For many years, Callaway was considered by many to be the heart and soul of Perception's whitewater boat efforts. ...read more

Did you hear?... Europa Sportartikel GmbH renamed Fischer + Loeffler GmbH

Europa Sportartikel GmbH, the organizationg behind the two Austrian companies Fischer and Loeffler, has renamed itself Fischer + Loeffler GmbH since it has been focusing more and more on these two companies. The name change was effective Oct. 1. ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Despite rumors to the contrary, Outdoor Retailer show management confirmed with SNEWS that Winter Market remains a four-day show. Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Director Peter Devin told SNEWS that, "while there is strong interest in exploring a three-day show, there is by no ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> When the SNEWS® team received an invite to head to Utah for a Backbone Media-organized ski outing in Park City, Utah -- come on...it was tough work testing all that apparel and gear from Black Diamond, Obermeyer, Thor-lo, Horny Toad and Polartec -- we naturally accepted after ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?

>> Did you happen to read the Wall Street Journal on Dec. 7? The Love & Money column in the business section had the headline: Why Gym Memberships Make Me Sweat. Columnist Jeff Opdyke writes about his wife's occasional insistence she need some piece of equipment or a gym ...read more

Did you hear?... Keith Apple hired as Alpine Sales VP for Fischer

Keith Apple has been hired in the newly created position of VP Alpine Sales for Fischer North America. Apple, an industry veteran, comes to Fischer from Dynastar/Lange where he was a sales rep in upstate New York and Pennsylvania. Apple will official begin is duties with Fischer ...read more