December 19, 2008 10:00 ET

The Answer to Tough Times for Skiers and Snowboarders: Over 1,000 Free Lift Tickets's Massive Promotion Partners With Over 120 Ski Resorts

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - December 19, 2008) - The economy may be challenging this winter, but skiers and snowboarders yearning for fresh powder and new gear just got a break., and its sister sites and, are giving away more than 1,000 lift tickets, along with hot new skis, snowboards, and backpacks.

Skiers and Snowboarders get a chance at the gear and lift tickets at ski resorts across North America during SkiSite's annual lift ticket giveaway. They can enter to win a pair of lift tickets by enrolling for daily snow reports via email. They also win hot new gear, including a pair of Head Monster Skis, a Head Snowboard, Backpacks, and bags by Transpack.

"Skiers and snowboarders are closely keeping track of snow conditions, and,, and our resort partners wanted to give them a chance to win some lift tickets while doing so," said Greg Gantzer, president of ActionSports Interactive, the parent company of, and "It's a great way for ski resorts to keep people informed while also encouraging them to try a new place to ski and ride."

To enter the contest, skiers and snowboarders can signup to receive snow reports at, a site offering detailed snow reports worldwide. Once they've done so, they are automatically entered to win a pair of lift tickets in weekly drawings held all season. Participants can also get extra chances to win by referring friends to signup, by posting a public snow report, or by reviewing a ski area or ski shop on or

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About ActionSports Interactive

Founded in 1998, ActionSports Interactive is the parent company of the outdoor and winter sports enthusiast web portals,, and provides snow reports from ski resorts and unbiased reports from skiers and snowboarders themselves. offers skiers detailed comparison information about local ski shops, ski clubs, ski travel, and ski blogs, as well as discounts and deals. offers the same services tailored for snowboarders. The sites are part of the Mountain Action Network, a collaboration of skiing, snowboarding, surfing, skateboarding, and other independent action sports web sites serving millions of visitors each year.

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