(Montreal, Quebec) – November 6, 2007, Bula, the leading manufacturer of cold weather accessories, is proud to announce the latest additions to their world-class snow athlete roster, Charles Gagnier and Wiley Miller. They join an impressive Bula lineup that includes freeskiers JF Cusson, Colby James West, Phil Belanger, Lynsey Dyer, Frank Raymond, Kaya Turski and JD Zicat.
Gagnier, a 22 year old from Quebec, has attained X-Games and US Open glory thanks to an innovative, big-air slope style. Gagnier is looking forward to charging strong on the freeski competitions circuit and filming a complete inventive segment with the Poorboyz crew in the upcoming season.
Miller resides in Salt Lake City, UT, where he attends school while training and riding. Known for being a great all-around rider, Miller excels in the backcountry, park and rails. Most recently, he grabbed the IF3 (International Freeeski Film Festival)’s “Rider of the Year”. Miller is looking forward to competing in the US Open and filming with the Level 1 crew in the 2007/2008 season.
“Charles and Wiley represent the future of men’s freeski,” said JF DuRocher, director of marketing and team manager of Bula. “They both have a dynamic presence on the slopes and are a perfect match for the free-spirited Bula lifestyle. We welcome Charles and Wiley into the Bula family and look forward to supporting their season.”
About Bula Snow Accessories:
‘Bula’, a Fijian expression meaning “hello, peace and cheers’, is also the brand name for the premier snow sports accessory brand and manufacturer of winter headwear, socks, and base layers. Bula’s motto, “To live the good life” permeates all that we do, and is reflected in a product line that offers a wide variety of styles stressing high quality at a great price. Bula’s design team comes from a storied background within the industry with strong roots to snowboard, ski and beach culture. To learn more visit: www.bulabula.com.