ARMADA CARSON INSULATED JACKET – PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
The Armada Carson Insulated Jacket is a top-of-the-line Freestyle Jacket, fully featured and insulated. With a full style update for 19/20, the Armada Carson Insulated Jacket stays ahead of the pack. The most technical Freestyle Jacket Armada makes has gathered a strong following over the years, and for good reason. A Moderate Tailored Fit, quality patches and plenty of trims make sure you look good and get your money’s worth. 40g PolyFill Insulation, 10K Waterproofing and Breathability, an Adjustable Powder Skirt and Microfleece Chin Guard provide all the comfort and protection you need to rock the Carson Insulated all season and in any condition.
Fabric: Solids – 100% Nylon, Prints – 100% Polyester
In the early 2000’s how people skied was changing, but legacy ski companies continued to anchor their identities in alpine racing. What came to be known as freeskiing was a departure from anything that had come before – it shared more in common with the freedom of snowboarding, skateboarding and surfing than it did with anything seen in skiing at the time. This new movement left more to the imagination, and there was a shared sentiment among a new generation of skiers that the style and progression they were pursuing should be celebrated. The time had come for a company that did exactly that.
The handful of people at the epicenter of skiing’s evolution came together: five skiers and a photographer from across the US, Canada and Europe consisting of JP Auclair, Tanner Hall, JF Cusson, Julien Regnier and Boyd Easley, along with snow sports photographer Chris O’Connell, or “OC.” This crew was poised to adapt the team-based model of snowboarding and skateboarding to a ski brand.
In November 2002 the operation moved from a basement home office in Truckee, California to its own building in Costa Mesa, the beach city home to so many of the world’s biggest skate and surf brands. Athletes drove the company, with Eric Iberg on board as the first team manager. Co-founder Hans Smith joined to run the business and Tyson Hall, Tanner’s brother, jumped on as the company’s sales guy.
In June 2015 Armada moved the headquarters to Park City, Utah…