Industry News 4/26/2006

HO Sports Names Greg Dick to Lead Marketing Effort






HO Sports Names Greg Dick to Lead Marketing Effort

Redmond, WA. (25 April, 2006) – HO Sports Co, Inc. today announced that Greg Dick has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing for the HO, Hyperlite and Accurate brands. He will have responsibility for strategic leadership and positioning of all HO brands. Dick will report to HO President, Tim Joyce.

Dick is a 14 year veteran of HO Sports and has held various positions throughout the Company. Most recently, he served as Sales Manager in So. Cal. “This is an unbelievable opportunity for me,” Dick said. “Rarely do you get the opportunity to blend your own personal passion for a sport with your full time job but HO has given me that opportunity and I’m eager to take full advantage of it.”  He is known for his strong product knowledge, customer relationships and industry savvy. “This is a great opportunity for Greg to utilize his deep set of skills to take our brands to the next level,” Joyce said. “He has a strong understanding of our consumer which is critical to our future success as we continue to create those emotional connections with our products and our brands.”

About HO Sports Company, Inc.

HO Sports Company Inc. based in Redmond, WA is the premier water sports company by designing, manufacturing, distributing and servicing innovative and reliable products which are the brand of choice from the novice to the most proficient water sports enthusiast. HO Sports Company Inc. is comprised of the following brands: Hyperlite Wakeboards, which designs, markets and distributes wakeboards, wakeboard bindings, wakeskates, wakesurfers, apparel and accessories; HO Skis which designs, markets and distributes waterskis, kneeboards, inflatable’s, and accessories; Accurate Lines which designs, markets and distributes water ski and wakeboard tow lines.