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Jones Snowboards is proud to announce that Founder, Jeremy Jones, is the recipient of the 2014 Avalaunch Winter Market “Ambassador of the Year” Award. The Avalaunch awards took place during Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2014 in Salt Lake City. This marks the third year in a row the famed big-mountain rider and environmentalist has taken home the honor. Adding to the stoke, Jones’ environmental foundation, Protect Our Winters (POW), was voted 2014 Avalaunch Winter Market “Company of the Year” for the third time consecutively.
“It’s an honor to be voted an ambassador alongside such an amazing group of athletes and organizations,” says Jones Snowboard founder, Jeremy Jones. “Avalaunch provides a progressive platform that draws in new audiences and allows them a chance to connect socially, watch films, listen to music, all while emphasizing the importance of snow safety and environmental stewardship.”
Highly regarded as one of the most influential big mountain snowboarders of all time, Jeremy Jones is driven to emphasize that being fully educated, combined with good decision making, is vital to snow safety while traveling in the backcountry. During the month of December, Jones Snowboards promotes Avalanche Awareness Month on Jonessnowboards.com, giving consumers educational insight, tips and practices on snow safety.
In 2007, Jones founded Protect Our Winters (POW) to engage and mobilize the winter sports community to lead the fight against climate change. In line with his environmental beliefs, Jones has continually designed a snowboard product line and campaign at Jones Snowboards that strives to educate consumers about avalanche awareness and use sustainable products and manufacturing practices where possible.
About Jones Snowboards
Jones Snowboards, founded by legendary big mountain rider Jeremy Jones, has crafted the ultimate quiver of performance freeride boards and backcountry packs that reflect not only his passion for the sport, but also his demand for performance, durability and sustainability. Jones boards are made in Austria, using the highest quality and most sustainable materials possible, including recycled ABS sidewalls and FSC wood cores. Jones is a proud supporter of Protect Our Winters, 1% for the Planet, Brands For Goods and Green Room Voice. Visit www.jonessnowboards.com to learn more about our products and team happenings around the world.