Sport Chalet Hooks In-Store Signing With Pro Boxer Andre Ward At FIGat7th
Current WBA and WBC Super Middleweight Champion joins lineup of featured
guests and weekly clinics designed to engage Los Angeles urbanites
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sport Chalet, Inc., a specialty
sporting goods retailer, will host an autograph signing with the current WBA
and WBC Super Middleweight Champion Andre Ward on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from
6:30-7:30 p.m. at its FIGat7th store located at 735 Figueroa St., in Downtown
Los Angeles. In continued celebration of the new store opening, the signing
will be part of a number of in-store clinics and events open to the public
throughout the year.
To fans, it's no surprise that Ward hasn't lost a fight since the age of 14.
He is currently ranked number two on the international pound-for-pound
rankings and has a perfect 26-0 record as a professional. For any boxing
enthusiasts looking to enter a ring, Sport Chalet offers a variety of Everlast
gear and apparel to support their training needs.
In addition to Ward, Tom Piszkin, a former collegiate track athlete and
current Masters Triathlon Coach at the University of California in San Diego,
will host a free clinic on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. During Piszkin's
26-year-career span, he's trained thousands of athletes, including the overall
female winner of the Canadian Ironman.Whether a serious triathlete or just
curious about the sport, attendees will be able to interact with Piszkin and
hear him discuss his background and unique experiences.
"We are proud to host professional athletes and positive role models like
Andre Ward and Tom Piszkin, who both encourage fans to pursue their sporting
interests," said Tom Connell, Senior Buyer of Sport Chalet. "Our stores breed
environments where enthusiasts can aspire to achieve new fitness milestones.
Every in-store clinic conducted by our Expert staff is designed to help people
learn something new, get back in the game or take their skills to the next
Throughout the year, Sport Chalet will present weekly clinics and provide
advice and demonstrations at its FIGat7th location. In conjunction with the
classes, Sport Chalet will continue to host events and appearances with
athletes and trained professionals in their respective sports to further
involve the Downtown community.
For more information on Sport Chalet's in-store activities or to find a nearby
Sport Chalet location, visit www.sportchalet.com. To speak with a Sport Chalet
Expert or for additional media inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Sport Chalet
Sport Chalet (Nasdaq: SPCHA, SPCHB)is a premier, full service specialty
sporting goods retailer featuring the industry's top sports brands in apparel,
footwear, and sports equipment. Founded in 1959 by Norbert Olberz, the company
has 52 stores in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah; an online store at
www.sportchalet.com; a Team Sales division; and offers more than 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 locations. For more information,
visit Sport Chalet at www.sportchalet.com.
SOURCE Sport Chalet, Inc.
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