FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Oct. 10, 2018
It is with great pleasure we announce that the National Brotherhood of Skiers - Western Region (NBSWR) has joined Far West Ski Association (FWSA) as the tenth council in the association.
On June 10th, the Far West Ski Association Board of Directors approved an invitation to the NBSWR to become the tenth FWSA Council. The NBSWR member club presidents voted on September 29, 2018 to accept the FWSA invitation.
The NBSWR is comprised of thirteen member clubs serving communities from San Francisco to San Diego and Las Vegas to Los Angeles. The Western Region clubs are part of the National Brotherhood of Skiers (NBS), which is also one of the largest organized ski associations in the country. A non-profit organization, the NBS was formed in 1974 by thirteen ski clubs across the country and now has a membership of over fifty clubs, representing nearly fifty cities. The primary goals of NBS are to promote winter sports among minorities and develop educational programs among minority children to stimulate a sportsman like attitude regarding winter sports and provide scholarship funds for potential Winter Olympic athletes of color.
FWSA is one of the largest ski associations in the United States, now with ten active councils representing more than 53,000 skiers and boarders from more than 160 clubs in twelve western states – Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
For additional information regarding the Far West Ski Association, please visit our website at www.fwsa.org.