12/3/14DYNAFIT North America is named Official Ski Sponsor of the American Mountain Guides Association Ins
Fresh off their exclusive partnership with the International Federation of Mountain Guide
Associations (IFMGA), DYNAFIT has been named the Official Ski Sponsor of the American
Mountain Guides (AMGA) Instructor Team.
Joining the AMGA in 2008, DYNAFIT has been a partner at the Patron level and has supported
the AMGA’s initiatives across a wide range of activities. In February 2014, DYNAFIT signed an
exclusive partnership with the AMGA that allows guaranteed use of their skis by the AMGA’s
elite Instructor Team. This partnership gives DYNAFIT both access to input from the most
skilled, trusted, and talented guides in the United States, and the ability to utilize the AMGA
Instructor team for field product testing.
“This is a great opportunity for the AMGA,” said Executive Director Betsy Winter. “It gives our
guides and Instructor Team members the chance to offer input on key equipment they use on a
daily basis. And it gives both DYNAFIT and the AMGA the chance to work together to develop
and fine tune the most perfect skis for American mountain guides.”
In May 2012, 13 mountain guides from across the globe, including members of the AMGA
traveled to North America to summit Denali (6,194 m/20,322 ft). The ski expedition and descent
was part of a workshop focused on developing an expedition guide training program on an
international level. Building on the success of this project with the IFMGA, both the AMGA and
DYNAFIT will work to ensure the success of its Instructor Team.
Since beginning of the AMGA movement, Dynafit has maintained an ongoing commitment
to helping elevate the professional snow guiding community,” said Jim Lamancusa Director
of Sale and Marketing at Dynafit North America “ Before ski guiding was truly recognized in
the US, we’ve worked very closely with AMGA to identify unique opportunities to further the
development of professional guides. It’s great to see this relationship fostering the path of our
certified snow professionals.
To find our more about the AMGA’s partners program, visit the Our Partners webpage.
An athlete-driven brand from the beginning, Dynafit is committed to designing faster, stronger, and lighter
gear for ambitious backcountry athletes who never compromise. Being the world’s only full-line and full-
time backcountry brand is evidence of this commitment. Development of each product is pursued in
concert with a select team of athletes, and no product decisions are made without clear go-ahead from
Based in Munich Germany with North American Headquarters in Boulder Colorado, Dynafit arrives
on top first with the biggest smiles, with plenty of power left for the ultimate ride down. The highest
mountains and most extreme conditions require both the lightest and most bomber gear in the world
– no compromises. That is why Dynafit invests in the world’s top athletes, designs, and technology.
About the AMGA:
The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit that inspires
and supports a culture of American mountain craft. As the leading organization of America’s most
vibrant, inspiring community of climbers and skiers, the AMGA offers cutting edge knowledge and
hundreds of years of collective experience that you won’t get from any other climbing organization.
AMGA guides and staff are the experts in the business of being a guide. The AMGA spent 30 years
setting standards for American guiding, protecting the guiding environment, and organizing a powerful,
unified community of climbers and skiers. And will spend the next 30 supporting future generations of
guides and clients.
Strategic Partnerships Manager
American Mountain Guides Association
p. 303.271.0984, ext. #2
Dynafit North America
p. 303.444.0446 ext. #109