Deuter USA and National Outdoor Leadership School Announce Promotion Winner


For Immediate Release


Media Contact:
Todd Walton
The Walton Works, LLC

Deuter USA and National Outdoor Leadership School Announce Promotion Winner

Longmont, CO (June 27, 2013) – Deuter USA, in coordination with partner National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), announces the winner for the Aircontact Retail Sales promotion, Brent Long from Bill Jackson’s (Pinellas, FL).

Retail employees in Deuter’s dealer network who sold the Aircontact series of backpacks between February and June 2012 had the opportunity to win a National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) course. Brent Long was selected as the winner and will be attending the popular Wind River Wilderness course.

“Aircontact backpacks are top-of-the-line heavy-weight haulers,” says Christian Mason, Director of Sales and Marketing at Deuter USA. “They are the preferred packs on NOLS courses and are part of our core offering. We were impressed with the involvement at retail and we thank all participants.”

“I’m excited to win and be able to take a NOLS course,” says Brent Long. “Deuter and NOLS both are amazing for putting this together and I’m looking forward to a great trip in Wyoming.”

Deuter’s full line of backpacks, sleeping bags and accessories can be seen online at and at exceptional outdoor retailers.

About Deuter

Deuter Sport GmbH of Gersthofen, Germany, celebrated its 110th year in 2008 and is one of the leading international technical pack brands. Deuter’s major focus is on the development and sales of innovative, high quality and multi-use packs. Deuter’s current strength in pack innovation is the ventilated back system they have developed and refined over the last 24 years as well as their complete line of child carriers. Since establishing a subsidiary in Longmont, Colorado, in 2001, Deuter has made a significant impact in the U.S. market. Deuter USA has over 600 specialty accounts and has been recognized by its retailers as one of the top backpack brands in the industry. Deuter’s ACT Zero 50+15 pack is the recipient of the Outside Magazine 2011‘Gear of the Year” Award. For more information, please visit

About National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Founded in 1965 by legendary mountaineer Paul Petzoldt, NOLS is the leader in wilderness education, providing awe-inspiring, transformative experiences to 17,000 students each year. These students, ages 14 to over 80, learn in the wildest and most remote classrooms worldwide—from the Amazon rain forest, to rugged peaks in the Himalaya, to Alaskan glaciers and Arctic tundra. Graduates are active leaders with lifelong environmental ethics and outdoor skills. NOLS also offers customized courses through NOLS Professional Training, and the NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute is the leading teacher of wilderness medicine worldwide. For more information, call (800) 710-NOLS (6657) or visit