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Industry News 10/15/2019

Lizard Skins continues Outdoor Trail Grant Program: Grants go to Brian Head, Cumberland State Park and Pahvant


Lizard Skins, one of the industry leaders in cycling grips and road tape, is continuing its long history of supporting trail construction and maintenance. The 2019 grants went to building and maintaining trails at Brian Head, Cumberland State Park and Pahvant MTB trail system.

“We are excited to announce that last year’s program was a success and we look forward to all the new applications,” says Ryan Huntington, Lizard Skins sales and marketing director. “It has been great to see what our 2019 winners have done with their grant. Everyone saw their work pay off with more people out riding”

In 2019 the Lizard Skins Outdoor Trail Grant will award three $1,500 grants to Lizard Skins direct dealers. The Lizard Skins team have seen that local grant programs can have a real impact on communities, and their goal is to create long lasting experiences for riders through supporting mountain biking and cycling trails nationwide. Dealers may apply for the grant by filling out an emailed application by contacting Lizard Skins. Each winner will be awarded $1,500 earmarked for future trail projects in their community.
"We believe that Trail access is something that benefits us all, and as a company, we are thrilled to help our dealers and their communities." adds Brian Fruit, president of Lizard Skins.

Timeline:
· Applications open: October 14, 2019
· Applications due: October 31, 2019
· Notification of proposal results: November 30, 2019
· Completion: September 1, 2020 to finish project and send report
· Funds are distributed to grant recipients one month before their proposed start date.

The Lizard Skins trail grant will be awarded each year in December; the 2019 process will start accepting new applications in immediately.

About Lizard Skins: Since 1993 Lizard Skins has created products to meet the needs of athletes around the world. From its humble beginnings developing a Neoprene chainstay protector to their class-leading DSP products used in cycling, baseball, hockey and lacrosse, Lizard Skins has stood behind their beliefs to make better products that increase the athlete's performance and enjoyment of their sport. Lizard Skins is proud to be the recipient of the Mountain West Capital Network Utah 100 fastest growing companies for the last three years.