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SEATTLE, Wash. (February 17, 2016) – Madshus, the world’s leading performance Nordic ski company, is excited to announce Ben Sande as the winner of it co-branded promotional contest with Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Ben’s passion for Nordic skiing will be rewarded with a combined grand prize from Madshus and Devil’s Thumb valued at $5,000.
“I am so thankful for this opportunity on behalf of Madshus and Devil’s Thumb Ranch,” stated Ben, from Boise, ID. “Cross-country skiing has played a huge role in my life from maintaining health and fitness, to allowing me to explore some amazing places. I can’t wait to get on new snow, new skis and new trails at Devil’s Thumb.”
Known for its Nordic trails, Devil’s Thumb Ranch turns into a winter wonderland come the snowy season. The contest, which launched in November, truly is an opportunity to experience the best of what cross-country skiing has to offer at this outdoor orientated resort.
The prize package includes:
- Airfare travel for two
- Two full set ups from Madshus including the Terrasonic IntelliGrip® Classic ski, Nanosonic Carbon Classic Boots, and Nano Carbon Race 100UHM Poles
- Two nights stay at the Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa in its main lodge
- Two trail passes per person
- Breakfast and dinner for two each day at Heck’s Restaurant
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The world’s oldest ski brand, Madshus’ Norwegian heritage dates back to 1906. From the original woodworking craftsmanship of its founder, to today’s state of the art production processes and materials, Madshus is the standard to which all other Nordic skis are held. Whether for World Cup level racing, fitness skiing, cruising, metal-edge touring, or cross-country downhill, Madshus continues to apply that same keen craftsman’s eye to each ski, boot, and pole it produces. Over 100 years since it’s founding, Madshus’ storied commitment to the art and craft of ski making resonates today in the same consistent standard of excellence all performance Madshus skiers have come to expect. Madshus is a member of the K2 Sports family of world-leading winter sports and outdoor recreational brands.
About Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa
Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa is a highly regarded and environmentally friendly year-round Ranch resort and spa offering rustically upscale accommodations, fine dining and an array of winter and summer outdoor activities. Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, 65 miles west of Denver and 10 minutes from Winter Park, Devilís Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa encompasses 6000 acres at the foot of the Continental Divide with two grand lodges, stables, spa, two restaurants and 130+km of groomed Nordic trails.