Industry News 5/8/2006

Parrish Signs with HO

Parrish Signs with HO

Redmond, WA -HO Sports Company, Inc. today announced the signing of Chris Parrish to an already impressive team of Will Asher and Wade Cox. Parrish will lead the HO team into the 2006 season as the #1 ranked skier in the world and the current world record holder. Chris comes off an amazing 2005 season in which he captured six tournament wins and twice broke the world slalom record. “I am totally stoked to be with HO,” said Chris. “This is a huge opportunity for me and my skiing career.”

In a related move, Wade Cox will assume the position of HO Ski Team Manager. Wade will be based in Orlando and in his new role will serve as Team Manager/Athlete for HO Skis. Wade has been with HO Skis for 18 competitive seasons during which time he has become one of the most decorated slalom athletes of all time. Wade stated, “The idea of working with Will Asher, the current World Champion, and Chris Parrish, the #1 skier in he world, is a dream come true.”

“We have an amazing group of athletes on our team,” said HO Skis Product Manager Dave Wingerter. “These skiers demand only the best and we are committed to helping them take the sport to new levels.”

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.