June, 2011

    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    BRP, parent company of Ski-Doo, has modified the fit and performance of its Helium and Holeshot boots based on consumer and dealer feedback from the 2010/11 snowmobile season. Both boot models feature a more vertical upper section compared to the forward...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    By Ed Klim The Friends of Snowmobiling Political Action Committee (FOSPAC) was initiated by the snowmobile community in response to our desire to continue the family snowmobiling tradition we have created here in the United States. Snowmobiling access...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Snocross racer Tucker Hibbert has been nominated for EPSN's ESPY awards for the Best Action Sports Athlete award. Hibbert is the most medaled snowmobile athlete in Winter X Games history. At X Games 15 he became the first snowmobile athlete to win...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Polaris' first 2012 RMK rolled off the line on June 22, and Polaris Team Riders were there to share in the moment. Polaris Team Riders Chris Burandt, Randy Sherman, Dan Adams, and Keith Curtis were on hand to kick off the build of the 2012 RMKs...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Arctic Cat has released the schedule for its' 50th anniversary celebration planned for July 29-30 in Thief River Falls, Minn. Here is the schedule: Friday Kick-Off Events at Pennington County Fairgrounds Start Arctic Cat's 50th Celebration on...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    American Snowmobiler's Father's Day photo contest was back this summer, asking for more great photos of fathers and their daughters or sons snowmobiling. AmSnow received many heartfelt photos and stories about family bonding while snowmobiling...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    ESPN has announced the Winter X Games 16 dates for Colorado and France in 2012. Winter X Games 16 will be held January 26-29, 2012 in Aspen, Colo. More than 200 action sports athletes will compete in skiing, snowboarding and snowmobile events at...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Fans and former employees of Brutanza, a 1970's snowmobile manufacturer, will celebrate a reunion on June 25 in Brooten, Minn., according to the St. Cloud Times. Brooten-based Brutanza Engineering introduced in 1972 a liquid-cooled, two-cycle snowmobile...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Looking for the perfect gift for your snowmobiler dad for Father's Day? AmSnow has compiled a short list of gifts from big to small in price for your Dad on his big day. Don't delay, Father's Day is coming up quickly, June 19th! Additional...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Snowmobile sales rose 10% worldwide last season thanks to good snow accumulation, colder winter weather and an increase in interest by Generation Y, says the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association (ISMA). Sales of snowmobiles in North America...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Team LaVallee has announced a scheduled visit to the troops this July by team owners Levi LaVallee and Glen Kafka, according to a blog by Team LaVallee. Pro Adaptive racer, Mike Schultz, will also be a part of the tour. The trip will begin in Germany...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Slednecks will be releasing August 1 a new film entitled "Slednecks 14." This new video is the latest installment in the series, that follows the adventures of the Slednecks crew on extreme backcountry riding. Watch the movie trailer here...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Ski-Doo and Sea Doo's Director of Marketing, Dominique Godbout, died May 24, according to a company spokesman. Godbout was 55 and is survived by his wife Marianne Léonard and his sons Sébastien Godbout and Nicolas Godbout. Friends will...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    The seventh season of the National Speed Association Pro Stock 1000 Snowmobile series gets underway this month at New England Dragway in Epping, New Hampshire. This opening show is the first stop in the four race tour for 2011 and will present the drag...
    Posted over 3 years ago by AmSnow
    Arctic Cat launched its Parts, Garments and Accessories (PG&A) online store for the US markets. Consumers now have the option of shopping online for a full range of Arctic Cat PG&A products. These orders may be delivered to homes or a nearby Arctic...