Miller launches SkiSpace.com

Bode Miller, one of the
best-known names in skiing, has officially launched the web 2.0 social
network, entitled SkiSpace.com.The online community seeks to be the
definitive destination for ski and snow sports enthusiasts around the
world. Miller, who co-owns SkiSpace.com, will serve as CEO of the company,
which is being launched by PathConnect.com. PathConnect’s founder Ryan
Blair, will serve as COO.

  Miller approached Blair to launch the site and establish a unique
presence on the Internet. SkiSpace.com officially went live in beta on
December 1st at a launch party co-partnered with WCSN (World Championship
Sports Network) and HEAD USA. Other sponsors of the launch include Kjus
Clothing, Sony Classic Pictures, Motorola, Ciroc Vodka, Go Fast Energy
Drink and ViSalus Sciences.

  SkiSpace.com recognizes that skiing is more than a sport; that it is a
bona fide lifestyle. It embraces the excitement of this exhilarating and
dynamic sport, which brings together people of all ages, backgrounds and
skill levels, giving them common ground. In bringing the ski community
together online, SkiSpace.com will unite ski and snow sports fans from all
over the globe in an exciting, innovative way, both online and on the
slopes.

  As CEO of SkiSpace.com, Miller will apply his relentless risk-taking to
the business side of skiing while providing his expertise and insight in
shaping the unique content for SkiSpace and its members. SkiSpace.com
offers users weather updates, vacation planning, equipment sales and ski
reports. Additionally, it provides members with the ability to share
user-generated content such as mobile blogging, photo uploads, skiing
action videos and ski lifestyle videos. SkiSpace.com is the first website
to bring all these features together for skiers in one exciting,
all-inclusive social network.

  SkiSpace.com co-founder, entrepreneur Ryan Blair, recognized the
potential for an online Ski destination that will become a super-site with
a breadth of communities. “There are so many moving pieces in this industry
that you need an online presence like SkiSpace.com to navigate through all
the information. The end-goal of SkiSpace.com is to be the premiere online
destination for all skiing enthusiasts. There is a perception that skiing
is an elitist activity and this will serve as a platform to not only
provide a wealth of information to the average skier but to break down that
supposed elitist barrier,” he explains.

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  “Skiing is a sport that’s able to unite passionate people across the
globe,” declares Miller. “Its popularity in America and abroad continues to
grow and numbers in the tens of millions. I have always felt that the best
way for people to learn to ski is to jump in headfirst and just hit the
slopes. I have jumped headfirst into SkiSpace and even produced my own
video to get people excited about the type of content users can expect to
see. This is a site for skiers by skiers and I’m excited to launch it.”
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