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SOG® announces partnership with National Ski Patrol

Special edition knife and tool will celebrate 75 years of service

Media Contact: Matt Crawford

Pale Morning Media


The National Ski Patrol (NSP) celebrates its 75th anniversary this winter with a new partner aboard: SOG® Specialty Knives & Tools.

SOG, an official sponsor of the NSP, has created a commemorative knife and tool for the NSP that is available now. The NSP is in the midst of celebrating 75 years of providing “Service and Safety” to the skiing and snowboarding public.

“This is a dynamic relationship for both SOG and the National Ski Patrol,” said Nando Zucchi, SOG’s vice president of marketing. “We produce exactly the kinds of knives and tools patrollers need when faced with emergency and rescue situations on the mountain. It means a great deal to us that we’re able to partner in a year of special historic significance with the National Ski Patrol.”

SOG’s commemorative NSP products will be available only to NSP members.

“We are excited to provide our members with high-quality knives and tools not only for our 75th anniversary, but for years to come,” said NSP Executive Director Tim White.

About the National Ski Patrol: The National Ski Patrol is a federally-chartered nonprofit membership association dedicated to serving the public and the mountain recreation industry. For 75 years, the NSP has been at the forefront of safety and emergency care education programs. The association’s 28,000 members represent 98 percent of the nation’s patrollers. For more information, access

About SOG:
Taking its name from an elite Special Forces military group from the Vietnam era – the Studies and Observation Group – SOG was founded in 1986 by designer and toolmaker Spencer Frazer. SOG has gone on to produce the favorite models of specialty knives and tools used by the military, law enforcement, industrial tradesmen and outdoor enthusiasts worldwide. SOG’s diverse range of award-winning knives and tools are sold worldwide. For more information, visit