Sport Chalet Responds to Incident Outside La Canada Flintridge Store

Sport Chalet Responds to Incident Outside La Canada Flintridge Store

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sport Chalet, Inc. today issued
the following statement in response to an explosion just before 10 a.m. this
morning outside its store in La Canada Flintridge:

Our heartfelt thoughts and support are with our two employees who were
hospitalized this morning following an explosion outside of our La Canada
Flintridge store. The cause of the incident is being investigated by local
agencies. This is the first time in the company's 54-year history that such a
tragic event has occurred.

About Sport Chalet, Inc.

Sport Chalet, founded in 1959 by Norbert Olberz, is a leading, full service
specialty retailer with 54 stores in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah;
Sport Chalet online at; and a Team Sales Division. The
Company offers over 50 specialty services for the sports enthusiast, including
online same day delivery, climbing, backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering,
avalanche education, and mountain trekking instruction, car rack installation,
snowboard and ski rental and repair, Scuba training and certification, Scuba
boat charters, team sales, gait analysis, baseball/softball glove steaming and
lacing, racquet stringing, and bicycle tune-up and repair at its store

The Sport Chalet, Inc. logo is available at

For media inquiries, please contact Roger Pondel, George Medici or Evan Pondel
at PondelWilkinson at (310) 279-5980.

Sport Chalet
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