As the busy winter months draw to an end, we here at Icelantic were fortunate to spend last week in Whistler, B.C. and were reminded, yet again, of the beauty, excitement and purpose of our business. Skis went out and excited smiles returned to the Icelantic demo tent set atop the Whistler gondola at the Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival. For three glorious Spring days, B.C. locals were given the opportunity to strap on the Shaman, the Pilgrim, the Nomad and the Scout - rip em' through crud, ice, slush and even a little pow. We were lucky enough to be there to receive their reactions...all accompanied by smiles and a few good old Canadian, 'these things are a riot, ey?!'. One skeptic, at the sight of his friend clicking into the Pilgrim, proclaimed, 'Those aren't skis'. After a few sentences of persuasion and a look and feel of the Shaman, the skeptic clicked in and rode away. More than a few runs later he returned, laughing hysterically! He ended up buying the Shamans right out of our tent. Icelantic was proud to be a sponsor the first annual World Backcountry Freeride Jam, a three day festival celebrating skiing and riding in its truest and most inspirational form -- experiencing the untracked cold smoke of uncontrolled terrain. Several events and competitions took place - many which included the use of Icelantic's AT Boards! Thanks a million to ROI for hosting the event, and to all of you who, though sometimes reluctantly, tried our short fat skis, and enjoyed your time with the mountain on them! Your enthusiasm and support are what keeps our fires burnin and our brains churnin - Until Next Time, Icelantic Other Events Not to Miss: Saturday, May 6th dying to ski the quiver before next season? Come to Loveland Ski Area on Saturday May 6th, day before closing, to demo the Shaman, the Nomad, the Pilgrim and the Scout. All will be mounted Alpine and Telemark. We will be at the base of Loveland Basin all day Saturday, chillin out maxin. It's going to be beautiful weather so be sure to bring your sunscreen and enjoy a beverage on us! See you there! ( Questions? Call Annelise for more info. 303-304-9699. ------------------ Copyright, Icelantic LLC, 2006

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