Stowe, VT Level, the youth based manufacturer of high performance gloves and technical beanies, stepped up its impressive commitment to the New School movement in announcing its Pro Team for 2005. The list includes pioneers as well as the next generation that is taking it to the next level (no pun intended). Level Team riders for 2005 are:

J.P. Auclair

Phil Belanger

Josh Bibby

Sarah Burke

Mickael Deschenaux

Phil Dion

Phil Larose

Mike Nick

Tanner Rainville

Thomas Rinfret

Matt Sterbenz

Corey Vanular

Mike Wilson

Andy Woods

In announcing its 2005 Team, Level stressed the importance of the Team to the company. "Level knows that its success lies with the riders who are shaping the future of the sport; so we sponsor many of the top skiers" says Level president Charlie Adams. "We base our product development and brand identity on the Team, and they have guided us in the development of totally unique products like the Sixties, Suburban, and X Loop gloves."

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