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Subaru And Head Tyrolia Sponsor Ski Clinics

Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) and ski manufacturer Head Tyrolia Wintersports will sponsor free women’s ski clinics and offer the opportunity for participants to try new equipment. SOA and Head Tyrolia also will donate money to the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund for each woman who attends the clinics.

Learn Safety On The Slopes
SOA and its regions sponsor more than a dozen Master the Mountain events annually for skiers and snowboarders. Members of the Professional Ski Instructors of America offer free mini-lessons and the National Ski Patrol demonstrates rescue techniques.

Subaru Forges New Affiliation
SOA is now affiliated with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), which serves more than 100,000 audiologists and speech-language pathologists and scientists. SOA was the presenting co-sponsor of the 2001 ASHA convention, held Nov. 15-18 in New Orleans.

Take A Close Look At New Subaru Vehicles
SOA will exhibit at auto shows throughout the country in winter and spring 2002. We’ve provided a sampling of shows in the calendar on the adjacent page; visit to read about more events.

SOA Sponsoring Sled Dog Race
SOA is the official sponsor of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota, which attracts participants and spectators from around the world. Activities will run Feb. 3-9. For details, call (218) 722-7631 or visit

Mountain Bikers Traverse Michigan
The 12th annual Subaru Iceman Cometh Challenge mountain bike race was held Nov. 3, from Kalkaska to Traverse City, Michigan. More than 2,000 men and women cycled the 27-mile course. Subaru has been the title sponsor for four years.

Import Car Show Held In Georgia
More than 40 old and new Subaru Impreza models entered the 2001 NOPI Nationals Motorsports Supershow, held Sept. 15-16 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Georgia. (NOPI is an aftermarket import part sourcing company.) An estimated 75,000 spectators attended.

Driving Clinic Held In California
A driving clinic for owners of Subaru vehicles was held Sept. 23 at the San Bernardino County (California) police and sheriff’s driver training center. The 72 slots filled quickly, mostly with drivers of Subaru RS coupe and WRX vehicles. Volunteers from the Sports Car Club of America taught a one-hour class on driving theory, then officiated and gave instruction on a variety of driving skills.