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Outdoor Sports Insurance links with OIA to continue serving the outdoor community and addressing risk management

June 2, 2022

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Rob Martin

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA (Thursday, June 2, 2022) — Outdoor Sports Insurance (, the longest-serving business insurance broker in snowsports, bike, and outdoor markets, is reaffirming its commitment to the industry by continuing its partnership with the Outdoor Industry Association.

With 34 years of vertical market leadership, Outdoor Sports Insurance is at the forefront of emerging issues facing retailers, brands, and outdoor professionals, ranging from challenges like theft mitigation and cybersecurity liability to distinct market issues like best practices for e-bike demos and backcountry safety.

With the support of OIA, Outdoor Sports Insurance has been instrumental in protecting businesses large and small across the industry. The two organizations are once again reaffirming their long-time partnership to further support outdoor recreation, participation, trade policy, and sustainable business innovation.

Outdoor Sports Insurance’s best-in-class support includes staff training and education, exclusive products, and valuable services that enhance business insurance, risk management, and liability mitigation.

“Organized crime, cyber-attacks, wildfires, natural disasters… the list goes on. The challenges and risks to the outdoor industry that OIA is working to improve upon are the same that we work with every day. Thanks to our unique experience and long history, we’ve seen almost everything and are ready to help, whether that’s making sure your waiver forms are legally sound, training staff on indemnification, or just general liability” said Rob Martin, managing director of Outdoor Sports Insurance.

OIA is a nationwide network of members and key stakeholder groups that collaborate to address policy, sustainability, participation, and education across all aspects of the outdoor industry.

“An insurance broker like Outdoor Sports Insurance that understands and has experience with the unique challenges of our chosen sports is a genuine asset to the outdoor industry. We’re confident that pointing our members toward that remarkable resource will best serve them for years to come, no matter what challenges arise,” says Dr. Arlene Charles, chief operating officer at Outdoor Industry Association.


ABOUT OUTDOOR SPORTS INSURANCE: Outdoor Sports Insurance is the longest-serving broker providing business insurance, risk management, and liability mitigation tools for retailers, brands, and outdoor professionals in snowsports, Bike, and Outdoor markets. The recognized market-share and mind-share leader in outdoor specialty insurance, Outdoor Sports Insurance has a legacy of engagement in emerging outdoor issues, best-in-class guidance and training, and exclusive products and services. For more information, please visit or contact Rob Martin at  or Tori Hoeschler at



Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry. OIA unites and serves manufacturer, supplier, sales representative, and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy, sustainable business innovation, and outdoor participation. For more information, visit