Action Sports Industry (AAS)
Raul Pinto of Satellite Boardshop shares his thoughts on the future of Action Sports.
Up Your Game with an Action Sports Industry AAS Degree
Students and entrepreneurs make their start in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Expand your passion and knowledge of action sports into a career. The action sports industry encompasses skiing, snowboarding, mountain and road biking, surfing, wake-boarding and skating.
With specialized, technical skills coupled with business knowledge, you'll have an edge in jobs and careers including:
- Manufacture representative
- Marketing and social media content developer
- Promotional representative
- Product manager
- Retail sales manager or employee
- Repair technician
The CMC Action Sports Industry (ASI) degree leads you through the skills needed to develop products, market brands and run a small business. As part of the curriculum, the program will expose you to the latest developments in bike maintenance/repair, athlete alignment and ski/snowboard tuning through hands-on learning in our state-of-the-art labs. You'll also dive into Ski and Board Product Design, where you will design an action sports brand from the ground up.
The business side of ASI takes you into Marketing and media, events and promotion, and global business practices. Upon completion, you'll be more valuable to the businesses, large and small. Be a part of the global industry that moves people to play or compete on snow, water, dirt, or pavement.
Review the Action Sports Industry curriculum below. CMC's professors will bring the subjects to life with their own experience and passion. Imagine all you'll experience and how you'll grow.
Steamboat Springs, Colorado, provides your base while in the ASI. Check out the long list of Steamboat Springs' outdoor businesses, including Honey Stinger, Big Agnes, Moots.
Steamboat Springs has been a sports industry incubator. Get to know the business and entrepreneurs — and its mountains, trails, and rivers.
Take it Further
Extend your education and resume with CMC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Integrated Media or Bachelor of Applied Science in Leadership & Management. The Action Sports Industry AAS degree courses fulfill many of the requirements. Our advisors can tell you more.
Ski & Snowboard Business
Ski and Snowboard Business: SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Certificate
Ski & Snowboard Retail & Repair Shop Technician
Ski & Snowboard Shop Manager
Ski and Snowboard Guide: Level I Certificate