Faces of SIA
Sure, the Snowsports Industries of America (SIA) trade show, which took place this week in Denver, Colo., is all about retail shops placing orders for next year's gear, but a lot of freeskiing athletes showed up at the Denver Convention Center to support their sponsors and roam the halls. Including Black Diamond athlete Angel Collinson, seen here.
Freeskier and ski mountaineer Chris Davenport stands in front of his new pro model line of skis from his sponsor, Kastle.
Utah-based skier Caroline Gleich recently signed a new sponsorship deal with Nordica Skis.
Brant Moles helps show off the new Pret Helmets.
Smith Optics athletes skier Mark Abma, snowboarder Desiree Melancon and snowboarder Austin Smith signed autographs at the Smith booth.
Grete Eliassen stands with the new Volkl One ski.
Big-mountain skier Elyse Saugstad at the Arcade Belts booth at SIA.
Julian Carr, founder of Discrete Headwear and a pro skier, at the booth of his ski sponsor, Icelantic.
Cody Townsend, Tristan Queen
Arcade Belts co-founders Tristan Queen and Cody Townsend at SIA this week. This was the first year Arcade has had a booth at the trade show.
Two-time Olympian Kaylin Richardson -- who won a Freeskiing World Tour stop last winter -- at the Astis Mitts booth.
K2's Mike Hattrup chats with freeskiing pioneer Glen Plake and Glen's wife Kimberly after a panel on backcountry safety.
Model and skier Sierra Quitiquit recently signed with outerwear company Spyder. Here she is hanging out at the Spyder booth at SIA.
Dan Treadway signs his 50th Powder magazine cover, alongside Tim Grey from Biglines.com.