Henrik Harlaut Signs with Armada
Big news coming out of Costa Mesa, CA today. Armada, the ski and softwoods manufacturer, has signed Swedish star Henrik Harlaut. Harlaut, who has been with Salomon clothing and Ninthward skis for a number of season, will be rocking Armada skis, outerwear and lifestyle wear for the coming season. Head on over to armadaskis.com for more information.
"I'm stoked for Henrik to be one of my new teammates on Armada," says fellow Armada rider Torin Yater-Wallace. "He's such a stylish and progressive skier, I can't wait to shred with him and the rest of the team this year."
Henrik, no stranger to the limelight, kicked off his 2010-11 campaign with a win at Freestyle.ch and third at London Freeze big airs. A mainstay at the Winter X Games, Henrik made appearances in both the slopestyle and big air finals, dropping a heralded bio 1440 under the lights. Harlaut wrapped up his season with a second place at the AFP World Championships big air and fourth in the slopestyle. Henrik also made appearances in Level 1's After Dark and Inspired Media's Blackout: The Movie. Henrik and fellow Armada rider Phil Casabon star in a webisode series called the B&E Show. Visit Facebook.com/B.and.E.Show for more information.
"We are genuinely stoked to welcome Henrik to the Armada family," says Team Manager Josh Bishop. "Along with being one of the most dedicated, passionate and talented park skiers in the industry; he is so much fun to work with and is such a rad individual"
Henrik remains sponsored by Full Tilt for boots, Oakley for eyewear and Empire Attire for gloves. For more information on Henrik, visit HHarlaut.com or follow him on Twitter: HenrikHarlaut. For Henrik's full contest results, check out his AFP profile page. Photo courtesy Josh Bishop at Armada.
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