BRP INVITES ALBERTA SNOWMOBILERS TO PARTICIPATE IN FREE AVALANCHE AWARENESS SEMINARS
|BRP invites Alberta snowmobilers to participate in free avalanche awareness seminars|
CALGARY, Oct. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - For the sixth straight year, BRP (TSX: DOO) is taking the lead in promoting avalanche education and awareness by sponsoring nearly 60 free seminars throughout North America – the tour is coming back to Alberta after earlier stops in different locations. The seminars offer fresh, renewed and relevant content for riders of all skill levels, and riders of all brands are welcome and encouraged to attend. Ten will be held over the next two weeks in Alberta:
More than 10,000 attendees have taken part in Ski-Doo-sponsored avalanche awareness seminars since 2009. This season, the seminars are enhanced with new content and techniques so that participants – first time or returning – will find it extremely beneficial. Those who register are also encouraged to bring their friends and riding buddies to ensure those they ride with are also well informed.
"Snowmobilers' safety comes first for BRP, which is why we are involved in the promotion of avalanche education," said Mathieu Laforest, Global Ski-Doo Marketing director. "Together with our dealers, we've worked very closely with experts to design seminars that are engaging, educational and entertaining for snowmobilers."
Seminars will be led by Jeremy Hanke, a recognized avalanche professional, a member of the Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) advisory board and one of the creators of Throttle Decisions, a renowned avalanche safety awareness video. Jeremy is an AST 2 certified instructor.
How to participate
Seminars are usually combined with an open house or specially geared mountain-riding event. Participants are encouraged to register with the host dealer to help plan meeting space and ensure a spot.
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