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Croakies Returns as Official Outdoor Retention Products Company for 2019 GoPro Mountain Games

Croakies renews sponsorship of GoPro Mountain Games, signing on as Official Outdoor Retention Products Company

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PLAINVILLE, Mass., March 26, 2019 Croakies, the original manufacturer of industry-leading outdoor retention products, today announces it will be returning as Official Outdoor Retention Products Company of the 2019 GoPro Mountain Games (June 6-9 in Vail, Colo.).

Event spectators and participants will have the opportunity to shop the newest styles in Croakies’ diverse collection of outdoor retention products, from eyewear retainers and belts, to dog collars and leashes, through the brand’s centrally located on-site pop-up shop.

Families with young kids can enjoy the daily stand-up paddle competition and prize giveaways courtesy of the Croakies Kids’ SUP pool located in Adventure Village. This fun daily event was a crowd favorite last year and returns again in 2019 to give the littlest adventurers an opportunity to test their paddling skills while scrambling to retrieve as many floating Croakies retainers from the pool as possible.

For those athletes competing for the top three spots, Croakies’ coveted Gold, Silver, and Bronze custom podium belts will also once again be on the line for each event during the 2019 GoPro Mountain Games.

Stay tuned in the coming weeks as Croakies will announce more details about their “2019 Not Your Everyday Adventure” contest, sending two lucky winners on a truly memorable adventure to join the brand in Vail this June.

To learn more about Croakies’ latest collection of outdoor retention products and to stay up to date on upcoming events and promotions, please visit


About Croakies
Often imitated but never duplicated, the original Croakies were invented in 1977 by a local ski patrolman from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. Today, Croakies products are still proudly designed amidst the mountains of the American West, with most of its production in Bozeman, Montana. With Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks as a backyard, the brand’s inspiration remains unchanged: to create best-in-class retention products that inspire everyday adventure and provide comfort, style, durability, and functionality to active people of all ages. For more information about Croakies and its latest product line, please visit or follow the brand on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter using @croakies. Croakies is part of the Hilco Vision portfolio of brands.

About The GoPro Mountain Games
Each June the GoPro Mountain Games brings athletes, art, music and mountains together in Vail, Colorado, to create the best all-around mountain experience available anywhere in the world. Founded in 2002, the family-friendly event now hosts more than 3,000 pro and amateur athletes in 12+ disciplines and 30+ events, plus three nights of free concerts at the GoPro Mountains of Music at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. The event is hosted by the Vail Valley Foundation, in partnership with GoPro, the Town of Vail, GMC, Go RVing, L.L.Bean, Yeti, and media partners Outside Magazine and Outside TV.

About the Vail Valley Foundation
The Vail Valley Foundation is a 501c3 Colorado nonprofit with a mission to enhance the quality of life in the Vail Valley through arts, athletics and education. The organization’s work in education is through YouthPower365, which operates as its own 501c3 with a mission to provide year-round extended learning that empowers and educates the youth and families of Eagle County from cradle-to-career readiness. The Vail Valley Foundation also provides the Vail Valley with several of its most treasured annual events, such as the GoPro Mountain Games, the Xfinity Birds of Prey Audi FIS Ski World Cup races, the Vail Dance Festival, Hot Summer Nights and ShowDown Town free concert series’, and the Whistle Pig Vail concert series. The Vail Valley Foundation also manages and operates the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek Village and the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, providing more than 100 Broadway, dance, classical, rock, pop, jazz and family events per year.

Vail Valley Foundation activities and events are made possible by cornerstone partners: the Town of Vail, Vail Resorts, GMC, and TIAA Bank. Visit to learn more.

Media Contact:
Chris McCullough

(206) 450-7028