Christy Sports to Host a 50th Anniversary Ski Party

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – March 3, 2009 – Christy Sports, one of the largest specialty ski and snowboard retailers in the Rocky Mountain region, today announced plans regarding its anniversary ski party on March 11 at Copper Mountain East Village at the base of the Super B lift.

The ski party is in celebration of the company’s 50th anniversary that has been going on all season. The public is invited to attend the event, and discount ski lift tickets and ski rentals are available. The first 100 all-day lift tickets will be sold for $19.58 and then offered at $50 per lift ticket. Customers can purchase the discounted tickets only on March 11 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Christy Sports store located at the Cooper Mountain East Village. The tickets will be available on a first come first serve basis and limited to one ticket per customer.

Christy Sports will also be offering discount ski and snowboard rentals for $5 at all of its front-range locations along with its Dillon, Copper Mountain and Frisco stores. The discount ski rentals are only valid for the day of the party and while supplies last.

The anniversary ski party includes a day of skiing along with a variety of birthday activities including:

  • Limited complimentary food and beverages provided by Wahoo’s and Coors Beer. Available while supplies last (one per customer, proper ID required for alcohol).
  • Cake cutting ceremony at 3 pm (Limited complimentary cake available while supplies last).
  • Give-a-ways all day long including: skis, snowboards, accessories, T-shirts, and hats.
  • Free demo skis available from the Copper Mountain Christy Sports location only.
  • 50 percent off everything in the Copper Mountain Christy Sports store; extra merchandise will be brought in for this one day sale.

“We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate our anniversary than a day on the slopes,” said Keith Liefer, COO of Christy Sports. “We encourage all of our customers to come out for a day of skiing and celebrate with us, as this party is our way of saying thank you. Our customers are the ones who have made this journey possible, and we want to reward them for their ongoing patronage and loyalty.”

The ski party is in conjunction with 50th Anniversary celebration festivities that Christy Sports has had all season long. The company has been giving away more than $50,000 in prizes all season, concluding on March 15. Customers can sign-up at Christy Sports locations throughout Colorado and Utah and be eligible for the weekly drawing. There are also random giveaways at each store that include t-shirts, stickers and other door-prizes.

Some of the weekly giveaways include:

  • K2 Skis
  • Spyder Men’s and Women’s Jackets and Pants
  • Custom Insoles from DFP
  • Sunglasses from Smith
  • Snowboards from K2, Salomon and Never Summer
  • Helmets from Giro
  • Ski Poles from Leki

The 50th anniversary philosophy of giving back to its customers is based on the same principles that have helped the company grow. Christy Sports has always prided itself on customer service. It has never wavered from the philosophy that to succeed, it should exceed customer expectations through outstanding customer service, product knowledge and quality goods.

Note to editors: Photos of the ski party will be available upon request. 

About Christy Sports

Christy Sports is based in Lakewood, Colo., and is currently one of the largest specialty ski and snowboard retailer specialists in the Rocky Mountain region. With more than 40 locations throughout Colorado and Utah, Christy Sports is focused on providing quality products and competitive prices. Christy Sports also operates Door 2 Door (D2D), a full service ski and snowboard rental delivery service to certain locations. For additional information, visit www.christysports.com or www.d2dskis.com

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