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Lebanon, NH (September 30, 2021) – MDV Sports has relocated to a new office space at the River Mill Commercial Center, in Lebanon, NH. The new space in a historic mill building, less than three miles from its previous office, will house all of Marker Dalbello Völkl sales, marketing and administrative staff and features a new showroom and meeting spaces.
“This beautifully restored office complex is an exceptional reflection of our long standing snowsports brands that bring inspiring innovations with each winter season,” said Greg Grip, MDV Sports president.
Located along the Mascoma river, the mill was built in 1882 and has been historically known as the Mascoma Flannel Mill. MDV has completely renovated the space with exposed original brick walls along with wooden columns and beams. The new MDV address is 85 Mechanic St., Suite C 3-4, Lebanon, NH 03766.
Warranty and warehousing will continue to operate out of the company’s facility at 425 Washington St., Claremont, NH 03743.
MDV also announced that it has added to its Regional Service Technician (RST) program.
In the Colorado territory, Jack Auty has joined current RST Tanner Mottau to double the company’s supported service effort in the region. A former NCAA Division I skier at Colby College in Maine, Auty’s competitive resume includes representing the United States at the Junior World Alpine Championships in 2013 and 2015.
Following Max Richards’ move from RST to the sales group in the Inter-mountain territory, Max Wingard joined MDV as the new RST in the territory. Wingard is a recent graduate of Colby Sawyer College in NH and raced at the NCAA Division I level.
In the California/Nevada territory, Harrison Goss replaced Kyle Kracht, who has transitioned into sales in the Colorado territory, as RST. An accomplished competitive skier at the collegiate level, Goss grew up in the Lake Tahoe area and is a 2020 graduate of Colorado Mountain College.
Marker has been synonymous with innovation and safety in skiing for over six decades. Hannes Marker presented the world’s first safety-release ski binding in 1952. In the 1970s, the M series, with its automatic heel release, revolutionised the binding market. Marker has been setting new standards in the freeride and freestyle segment since 2007 with its Duke PT and by continuously expanding the Royal Family. The company is based in Penzberg, Bavaria. It launched its Protective Snow Equipment in the 12/13 season, which includes innovative helmets, goggles and protectors. Marker is the owner of the GRIPWALK® trademark and patent holder. Marker licenses technology and brand to industry partners, including sister companies such as Dalbello and K2. GRIPWALK® is a result of the innovative capabilities of Marker and Dalbello. Responsible for communication, marketing and sales is MDV Sports.
Ski boots made by the traditional Italian company Dalbello have always been renowned for exceptional quality, finest craftsmanship and high-end design. Back in the 1960s, the company’s founder Alessandro Dalbello gathered experience in the production of ski boots in Switzerland. The first pair of boots to carry the Dalbello brand was sold in 1974, the year the company was established. Dalbello ski boots sell successfully all over the world, thanks to their high quality standards and exceptional fit. Dalbello has been part of the Marker Völkl Group since 2015, but is still based in Casella d’Asolo, Italy.
Völkl has been dedicated to building skis for almost a century. This passionate winter sports brand is the only ski manufacturer still to develop and manufacture in Germany. Völkl’s main factory in Straubing is one of the most advanced ski factories in the world and epitomises the very best of German technology and quality. Its team of development engineers, ski makers, product managers and athletes has made Völkl one of the world’s leading ski manufacturers. Völkl pursues its aim of creating the ultimate equipment for skiers the world over in conjunction with its partners Marker and Dalbello. Marker develops and produces ski bindings, helmets, ski goggles and protectors, while Dalbello is dedicated entirely to the development and production of ski boots.