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Industry News 4/4/2017

LEKI Partners with Ted Ligety to Offer Full Ride Scholarship to Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp

LEKI is excited to announce the first annual LEKI Full Ride Scholarship to the Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp, which will award one deserving junior ski racer the ultimate opportunity to train with premier level coaches at one of the top summer training locations in the country. The scholarship includes registration fees for one week of camp at Mt. Hood, air travel to and from camp, and LEKI race gear.

LEKI has long supported all skiers, from those who are just cutting their teeth to those who have won World Championship titles. They first sponsored Ted Ligety in his 2015 quest for a World Championship gold medal and they are now partnering with him to offer a deserving up-and-coming skier a chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Ligety embodies the drive and character that inspires kids to do their best in skiing as well as off the slopes in their everyday lives. LEKI will offer this scholarship to one ski racer, male or female, who demonstrates not only financial need but also a commitment to hard work both on and off the slopes. Skiers are asked to submit a short essay on how they would benefit from a week at the camp and how they have been an asset to their community. Applications can be submitted through SkiRacing.com http://www.skiracing.com/stories/win-a-scholarship-to-the-ligety-weibrecht-ski-camp, and will be accepted through April 15, 2017.

The Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp runs three sessions in summer 2017. Visit their website http://www.ligetyweibrecht.com/ for more information on the camps.

About LEKI

Founded in 1948, LEKI is a leading manufacturer of Skiing, Trekking and Trail Running poles and gloves, and its latest addition of folding camp chairs and tables. LEKI products are German engineered with most of the products being made in the company's Czech Republic factory. This in conjunction with extensive research and independent testing make the best products featuring quality, value and technology. LEKI USA, Inc., headquartered in Buffalo, NY, is the sole distributor of LEKI brand products in the United States. For more information please visit https://www.leki.com/us/ or call 800.255.9982.