24th Annual Tugboat Memorial Ski Swap
One-day sale this year – Saturday, November 10th, 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM at the Driggs Community Center. Gear check-in on Friday, November 9th at the Community Center from Noon to 7 PM. Huge selection of new and used equipment. Peaked Sports will offer 50% off last year’s winter clothing and screaming deals on ski & snowboard equipment.
The Swap is a great way to recycle your unused gear, and help the ski team raise money to offset the cost of running the team. Basically, TVSEF sells your gear, and keeps a 25% commission for the sale.
What Will You Find at the Swap?
Thousands of items, including skis (alpine, nordic, x-country), bindings, snowboards, helmets and clothing are brought in by locals from Teton Valley and Jackson every year. In addition to this “recycled” gear, Peaked Sports will be bringing truck loads of new gear and demo gear from last season.
Who is Tugboat?
Terry “Tugboat” Palmer used to run the race department at Grand Targhee in the 70’s, and managed all the NASTAR races on the hill. Terry loved kids and encouraged them to race. He was the inspiration behind a few Alta, WY residents starting the Grand Targhee Ski Team (TVSEF’s former name) in 1979, and was the first coach of the team. Tugboat coached the team for a decade. Tragically, Tugboat died in a car accident in the late 80’s. The annual ski swap carries his name in tribute to a great contributor to the team and the community!
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