Sport Chalet Engages Financial Profiles as Investor Relations Firm

Sport Chalet Engages Financial Profiles as Investor Relations Firm

LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sport Chalet, Inc.
(Nasdaq:SPCHA) (Nasdaq:SPCHB), a leading operator of full-service, specialty
sporting goods stores, today announced it has retained Financial Profiles,
Inc. as its investor relations firm.

"We have a number of important strategic initiatives in place to drive
shareholder value and the time is right to step up our investor relations
efforts," said Craig Levra, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sport
Chalet. "We are pleased to collaborate with Financial Profiles to develop and
implement a strategic investor relations program designed to build Sport
Chalet's visibility within the investment community."

"Sport Chalet offers investors a unique opportunity to invest in one of the
premium sporting goods retailers in the West, offering top sports brands and
expert advice," said, Moira Conlon, President of Financial Profiles. "We are
excited about our partnership with Sport Chalet and the opportunity to build
new support for the stock by educating investors and analysts about the
Company and its growth plans and strategy."

About Sport Chalet, Inc.

Sport Chalet, founded in 1959 by Norbert Olberz, is a leading, full service
specialty retailer with 53 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

About Financial Profiles, Inc.

Financial Profiles is an investor relations and corporate communications firm
that helps public, private and pre-IPO companies address issues that affect
corporate reputation and valuation. Financial Profiles partners with clients
to communicate growth and value creation strategies and build investor and
build support among key stakeholders including investors and analysts. The
team offers a breadth of expertise in investor relations, as well as
transaction, corporate and crisis communications. Clients include companies
ranging from emerging growth Fortune 500.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this
release are forward- looking and made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.Forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause
the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from
forecasted results. Those risks include, among other things, the specific
forward looking statements in this release and the risks associated with each,
the negative effect of the economic downturn on the Company's sales,
limitations on borrowing under the Company's bank credit facility, the
Company's ability to control operating expenses and costs, the competitive
environment of the sporting goods industry in general and in the Company's
specific market areas, inflation, the challenge of maintaining its competitive
position, the Company's ability to manage the growth of its Team Sales
Division and online business, the Company's ability to regain or subsequently
maintain compliance with the requirements for continued listing of its Class B
Common Stock, changes in costs of goods and services, and the weather and
economic conditions in general and in specific market areas. These and other
risks are more fully described in the Company's filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: Howard Kaminsky, Chief Financial Officer
         (818) 949-5300 ext. 5728

Sport Chalet
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