Door 2 Door by Christy Sports Includes Retail Items in Its Rental Delivery Service in Steamboat

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Feb. 10, 2010 – Christy Sports, one of the largest ski and snowboard retailers in the Rocky Mountain region, announced today it has expanded its ski and snowboard rental delivery service, Door 2 Door (D2D) to include retail purchases. The company is first rolling-out this program in the Steamboat market and plans to further expand the service to other locations in the future.

Customers of D2D, the company’s rental delivery business, will now be able to purchase ski apparel, accessories and ski/snowboard equipment on-line at http://store.christysports.com/. Purchases can then be delivered along with ski and snowboard rentals. For vacationers, the service will also include the option of having the purchase mailed home to avoid airline baggage fees. D2D by Christy Sports is the first to offer this online shopping experience in the ski industry, setting itself apart from the competition.

When making ski rental reservation online, D2D customers will be able to request the additional merchandise be delivered along with their rental equipment to any desired location at a specific time.

“Christy Sports was the first brick and mortar company to expand its rental business to include a delivery component,” said Ben Saari, co-founder of D2D. “Christy Sports has always been a pioneer in the rental business and this expansion in Steamboat only further illustrates its commitment to provide superior customer service and convenience to its customers. We chose Steamboat as the first market to introduce this evolution of our delivery service, because of our success and deep history in the area. Steamboat was home to one of our first locations, and we felt it would provide us with a good opportunity to gather feedback as we are always looking for ways to improve our service offerings.”

To add value, Christy Sports is offering a free kids rental with an adult 5-day purchase and a discount for reservations made in advance. For additional information on prices and equipment, visit http://www.d2dskis.com/packages_pricing.php.

D2D has many value-added services creating a cost-effective solution for its rental customers. Customers of D2D, by Christy Sports will receive the following services and savings:

  • Free delivery and pick-up of ski and snowboard rentals
  • Customized ski/snowboard rental packages
  • Custom fitted equipment to match the guest’s ability
  • Option to switch out or drop off rental equipment at any Christy Sports location
  • Largest ski and snowboard selection in the industry
  • Kids rent free program
  • Slope side overnight ski and snowboard storage

D2D guarantees its customers will receive the same high quality of service at all locations and it is the only delivery service that has brick and mortar store support. D2D, by Christy Sports rental delivery service is available at leading ski resorts throughout the Rocky Mountains. For a complete listing of the locations, visit http://www.d2dskis.com/store_locations.php.

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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