LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Nov. 10, 2008 – With ski season rapidly approaching, Christy Sports, a Colorado-based ski and snowboard retailer, is celebrating its 50th year of operation. All season long, the company will say thank you to its customers with special discounts, giveaways and an anniversary ski party.
“It”s our birthday and we want to make sure that our customers get all the presents,” said Keith Liefer, COO of Christy Sports. “While other mid-size retailers have fallen victims to big box operations, we have thrived and continue to grow, thanks in no small part to our loyal customers.”
Christy Sports plans on celebrating its success all season long by saying thank you its loyal-base of customers. The company is planning to give back to the communities of Colorado in 50 ways this ski season including special prices on ski rentals, discounted equipment, giveaways, and an end of the season ski-party.
Since its beginning in 1958, Christy Sports has seen the ski industry change first hand. They have embraced that change and always found ways to continue to grow by providing the best quality products and services to its customers at low prices.
The Christy Sports journey began with its first location on West Colfax Ave. It has since expanded online slots to more than 40 locations throughout Colorado and Utah. The company has never wavered from the philosophy that to succeed, it should exceed customer expectations through outstanding customer service, product knowledge and quality goods. Christy Sports” growth has been a reflection of the way it has treated its customers throughout the years.
“We want to congratulate Christy Sports on this accomplishment and for its longevity in the ski industry,” said Jake Jacobs, president and CEO of Spyder, a worldwide ski outerwear brand. “As we are celebrating our 30th anniversary, we recognize the commitment and hard work that goes into achieving this milestone. As two Colorado-based companies that are focused on the ski industry, we both have been at the forefront bringing change to the industry and improving the way our customers enjoy the sport.”
One of the keys to Christy Sports success has been its ability to focus on certain areas of expertise: skiing, snowboarding and outdoor furniture. Christy Sports is not, nor does it want to be, a retailer of all sporting goods. The company is proud of its expertise and its reputation of being known for the lowest prices on quality goods and services along with the highest-level of customer service.
The company provides a wide variety of ski and snowboard equipment and accessories from leading brands such as: Spyder, K2, Burton, Ride, Salomon, Marker, Rossignol, The North Face, Roxy and Volkl. Christy Sports also operates other retail stores including: Powder Tools and Alpenglow. The company recently launched Door 2 Door Skis, a full service rental delivery service that brings the traditional ski shop to the consumer”s front door. This new concept has revolutionized the ski industry by removing the hassle of visiting a ski shop. Door 2 Door is the only delivery service that also includes store support. Customers who use Door 2 Door can also utilize any of the 40 Christy Sports” retail locations throughout the Rocky Mountain region for additional customer service and support.
About Christy Sports
Christy Sports is based in Lakewood, Colo., and is currently one of the largest specialty ski and snowboard retailer spets 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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