Learning to Ski Just Got Easier with the New SkiRing™

Inspiring New Skiers to Fall in Love, Right from the Start

Lost Mitten, LLC received formal registration and the approval announcement for their ski-training ring design from the U.S. Patent Office. The SkiRing™ is a versatile training tool designed to assist in proper hand placement and athletic stance for skiers of all levels.

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SkiRing Receives U.S. Patent

Already in use at over 30 ski school programs, 1,500 SkiRings™ are now on the slopes. Innovative, lightweight and durable construction allow SkiRings™ to help first-timers and beginners to center their weight over their skis, while easily positioning their hands forward. Ski poles – often left behind – are awkward for young and beginning skiers. Using the more intuitive SkiRing™ correctly places idle hands and keeps the energy focused downhill. The SkiRing™ naturally prepares the introduction of ski poles once a certain level of safety and comfort are achieved.

“I love teaching skiing. My favorite moment during the lesson is when the student has a breakthrough and the look on their face that shows they get it,” said Monica Schwanitz, veteran ski instructor and owner of Lost Mitten, LLC. “My motivation for creating the SkiRing™ was to have more of those moments more often and to create lifelong enthusiasts by helping them to ski better and fall in love right from the start.”

Three photos showing skiers using the SkiRing

SkiRing. Made in the U.S.A.

SkiRings™ are made in the U.S.A. Schwanitz utilized Mesick Mold Company, in Mesick, MI to build the mold, and Spencer Plastics Inc. in Cadillac, MI to manufacture them. Visit www.Ski-Ring.com or call 248-701-6056 for more information.

Across the U.S. and Canada, individual ski instructors, race teams and ski school programs are using SkiRings™ as a learning tool. In Michigan, those include Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard School (Clarkston), Mt. Holly Ski & Snowboard School (Holly), and Crystal Mountain Ski Resort (Thompsonville). The ski season may be ending in the Midwest; however, the future of the SkiRing™ is just getting started.

SkiRing Logo

SkiRing by Lost Mitten, LLC

The Growing List of Snowsport Programs using SkiRings™ Include:

  • Bittersweet Ski School, Otsego, MI
  • Blizzard Ski and Snowboard School, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Clare High School Race Team, Brad Miller Coach, Clare, MI
  • Crystal Mt. Ski Resort, Thompsonville, MI
  • Grand Traverse Ski Club, Traverse City, MI
  • Hanson Hills, Grayling, MI
  • Hyland Hills Ski Area, Bloomington, MI
  • Marquette Mt., Ski Patrol, Marquette, MI
  • Mt. Holly Ski and Snowboard School, Holly, MI
  • Nubs Nob Ski School and Race Program, Harbor Springs, MI
  • Pine Knob Ski and Snowboard School, Clarkston, MI
  • Swiss Valley, Jones, MI
  • Thunderbolt Race Program, Clarkston, MI
  • Mad River Mountain, Bellefontaine, OH
  • Snow Trails, OH
  • Ski Shawnee, Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA
  • Courage Kenny (Adaptive Program), Minneapolis, MN
  • Mt. Ashland Ski Area, OR
  • Mt. Bachelor Gravity School, Bend, OR
  • Sisters High School Race Team, Sisters, OR
  • Eaglecrest Ski Resort, Juneau, AK
  • Ski Saint Bruno, St. Bruno, PQ Canada
Young skier smiling and holding the SkiRing

Kids Love the SkiRing

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