Aug. 7, 2013
Sport Chalet, Inc.
, a specialty sporting goods retailer, will host
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Juan Martinez
for an exclusive in-store event at the FIGat7th location in
Downtown Los Angeles
Saturday, Aug. 10
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
will speak about his mission to reconnect people with the great outdoors, advocating the value of an active lifestyle. The event is open to the public and free to attend.
is spearheading a revolution across
, inspiring people to discover and engage with the city's outdoor surroundings," said
, Marketing Director of Sport Chalet. "At Sport Chalet, we encourage young athletes to explore new activities and adventures, which is why we believe in creating a platform for
to share his story with the community. It's people like him who remind us of the beauty in our environment and his words have the potential to create a life-changing moment."
, a South Central Los Angeles native, made the life-defining choice to join Eco Club when he was just 15 years old, igniting his passion for environmentalism and keeping him from following his peers to the streets. Now as an active national spokesperson,
champions the importance of getting youth outdoors, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds. His interests currently take him from participating in White House forums to leading inner-city kids on wilderness adventures.
works tirelessly with several local and national organizations to build supportive communities and inspire millennials to take action and reconnect with nature.
will take place on
, at the FIGat7th store, located at 735 S. Figueroa Street,
Los Angeles, CA
, 90017. For more information, please visit
About Sport Chalet
Sport Chalet (Nasdaq: SPCHA, SPCHB) is a premier, full service specialty sporting goods retailer featuring the industry's top sports brands in apparel, footwear, and sports equipment. Founded in 1959 by
, the company has 53 stores in
; an online store at
; a Team Sales division; and offers more than 50 specialty services for the sports enthusiast, including online same day delivery, climbing, backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering, avalanche education, and mountain trekking instruction, car rack installation, snowboard and ski rental and repair, Scuba training and certification, Scuba boat charters, team sales, gait analysis, baseball/softball glove steaming and lacing, racquet stringing, and bicycle tune-up and repair at its store locations. For more information, visit Sport Chalet at
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