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Meet our New Board Member
Norm Strotman
Growing up in Pennsylvania, my brother and I always had a passion for ATV’s and snowmobiles. In high school, we were fortunate to have a junior golf coach, Terry Reiley, who got us into the sport, snowmobiling on weekends and holidays and immediately, we were hooked. Our passion for the sport has grown over the years and we understood that PA snowmobiling always had the potential to be even greater given our vast road systems that have been developed because of the timber and oil industry, especially in the McKean County area. Seeing this potential, we decided to start the Willow Creek Snowmobile Club with some good friends and we never imagined that it would turn into what is has over the last 2yrs. My kids are now getting into the sport and I can’t wait to share all the great days on the trails that we’ve had over the years!
New Snowmobile Sales Data for Winter of 2020-2021
HASLETT, MI, June 24, 2021: The new snowmobile sales data for the winter of 2020-2021 shows sales of new snowmobiles outperforming economic growth worldwide. The resilient economies of North America and northern Europe battled back from the International Covid Pandemic and brought many individuals outdoors to enjoy outdoor family recreation following social distancing and good, healthy activity. The winter of 20-21 reported excellent snow conditions in some of North America and Europe which helped to support the snowmobile community, manufacturers, dealers, and suppliers. This season, worldwide sales grew to 133,444 units sold, a 10% increase from last year. The sales increase was lead by the United States and Canada. In the US there were 59,234 new snowmobiles sold for a 16% increase from last season. In Canada there 50,567 new snowmobile sold for a 16% increase from last season. The new sled sales recorded in the United States are the highest since 2008. In Canada the new sled sales were the highest since the year 2000! The new snowmobile sales in Scandinavia and Russia reported 8,483 units sold in Sweden – an increase of 5% over last year. Norway sales were 4,126 new units sold, a 1% decline from last year. Finland had sales of 3,437 new units sold, a minor decline and Russian new sled sales totaled 5,309 units – down approximately 10% from last year. Sales throughout other markets in the world totaled 2,288 units – down 30% from last year. Overall, worldwide sales were strong.

In addition to the strong new sled sales, reports from dealers and individual sales reports across North America show that many new snowmobilers purchased used snowmobiles and entered the market.

The snowmobile industry is now realizing the lowest number of used or non-current models available in its history. We are looking forward to a great 2021-2022 season.  

States and Provinces also reported that there were over 1.9 million registered snowmobiles in North America. These registration numbers continue to steadily increase showing that snowmobiling continues to be an active, growing, healthy winter sport. Snowmobile registrations in the United States were up over 70,000 snowmobiles and Canada was up over 50,000 snowmobiles.

Our recently conducted snowmobile user survey showed that over 65% of all snowmobiling families own 2 snowmobiles that they register and ride. 34% of the families report having 3 or more snowmobiles. Increased registration in Northern Europe continues and there are over 350,000 active snowmobilers now in Scandinavia.

Snowmobile related tourism continues to increase in North America and beyond. This activity can be seen in recent economic impact studies conducted by major universities in conjunction with the State and Provincial Snowmobile Associations. Over $38 BILLION DOLLARS in economic activity is generated by snowmobilers in North America.

Miles ridden by snowmobilers continues to be strong. The average snowmobiler reported riding their primary snowmobile 1,555 miles this past winter. Primary snowmobiles are considered to be 2017 models and newer. 

The average age of a snowmobiler is 46 years old. Approximately 30% of all riders are aged 60 years or older. 88% of snowmobilers are male and 12% female.

Surveys show that snowmobilers are active outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy snowmobiling with family and friend. 82% of first-time snowmobile buyers purchased a used snowmobile and most plan to purchase a new snowmobile later in life.

Snowmobile Tourism is a key component of the $788 Billion Tourism sector in the United States Economy since we generate income and jobs for the rural economy during the winter months. Many jobs are generated by snowmobiling in the Rural Sectors of North American and Northern Europe.

Snowmobilers are optimistic, fun loving people who enjoy outdoor sports and are a vital component to the economy.

Press Release:
Ed Klim
International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association

Congratulations Peggy and Henry!
Congratulations to Peggy and Henry Hartman on being inducted into the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame!

Henry and Peggy Hartman were the Editors and Publishers of the “Keystone Snowmobiler” for 30 years (1989-2019), a newspaper which served as the official publication of the Pennsylvania State Snowmobile Association (PSSA). The Keystone Snowmobiler was the only known publication of its kind to be printed and mailed all 12 months of the year. The Hartmans thrived on enthusiastically promoting snowmobiling as a safe, fun and family oriented sport for all to enjoy. Henry, also well known for his strong mechanical abilities, took ownership of a long existing Polaris dealership in Hanover from 1985 to 1997.

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NEW this year – more outdoor sports gear!

With snowmobiles, ATVs, boats, travel, winter and outdoor clothing, gear and accessories, trailers, camping, outdoor sports gear, a used powersports corral, and vintage powersports showroom all under one roof, the 2021 Pennsylvania Powersports & Outdoor Show is not to be missed! The 2021 show includes 70,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space in the heart of the Lebanon Valley at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center!

GRAND PRIZE: $2,000 Cash Prize
First Runner Up $500 Cash Prize
Second Runner Up $400 Cash Prize
Third Runner Up $300 Cash Prize
Fourth Runner Up $200 Cash Prize
Fifth Runner Up $100 Cash Prize
$5 per ticket or 5 for $20, only 8,000 tickets printed

Drawing: WEDNESDAY - August 18, 2021
At 7:30 pm via virtual event Do not need to be present to win. 


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