Option-NFA Expands Design Department

Option-NFA Expands Snowboard Design Department

June 26, 2000

Vancouver BC – As part of their ongoing effort to produce innovatehigh-performance products, Vancouver based snowboard manufacturer Option-NFAis pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran Francois Chabot tothe Option Snowboards Design Team.

Chabot comes to Option from Quebec City, Quebec and brings with him a wealthof experience from his days at Surf Politix and Esthete where he worked asChief Product Designer and Director of R&D. Chabot is particularly wellrespected for his cutting edge approach to shape design.

Chabot will work together with Director of Development, Grant Wellington,Option’s Pro Riders and long time Option Snowboards Design Team member JohnQuatrocchi who still remains involved with Option’s Design Team on a contractbasis.

Option Snowboards has long been known for it’s no nonsense approach to designand has built a reputation for high-performance and quality. Chabot intendsto take Option to the next level. “I’m stoked to work in an environment thatis stable now. It is great that Option is offering me the opportunity todevelop and test snowboards year-round. Since I started working in theindustry my mission has remained the same as Option’s, simply to build thebest snowboard.”

Option-NFA inc. is located in Vancouver, British Columbia where the companydesigns and manufactures snowboards under the Option Snowboards brand.Option-NFA is also the parent company of NFA Board Gear whose design officesare in the same location.