Industry News 12/19/2006

Elena Hight, Annie Boulanger Join Adio Snow Team

Elena Hight, Annie Boulanger Join Adio Snow Team

Carlsbad, Calif. – December 18, 2006 – The Adio Snow Team welcomes the first female riders to its top-ranked squad - backcountry badass Annie Boulanger and pipe rock star Elena Hight. Already a household name in the world of skateboarding, Adio Footwear has grown its legitimacy and deepened its commitment to snowboarding with products, culture and a lifestyle inspired and driven by its athletes.

"I’m stoked to be working with everyone at Adio. It’s such an amazing company with great people and incredible product. What more could I ask for?" said Elena.

"I'm so exited to join Adio. I've always respected the brand and their amazing team. I never thought that this opportunity would come along and I feel very fortunate to be part of the women's program with Elena," Annie noted.

These exceptional ladies join some of the most gifted snowboarders in the business, including Shaun White, Louie Fountain, Iikka Backstrom, Pat Moore, Eero Niemela and Lauri Heiskari. Elena’s season is off to a great start with her 2nd place result in the Chevrolet U.S. Snowboard Grand Prix halfpipe competition in Breckenridge on Saturday. Look for the Adio Snow team ripping all over the world and spraying champagne from podiums at top snowboarding competitions this winter.

Earth Products is a leader in action sports footwear and apparel. It is the producer and distributor of Adio Footwear, Holden snowboard outerwear, and Planet Earth clothing/outerwear.