Cross talk - with - Gordon Thruaxle

October 6, 2017

Cross talk - with - Gordon Thruaxle

November 5, 2017

 cyclocross race • presented by Otterbox • EST. 2011

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Cross of the north announces presenting sponsor

Fort Collins, Colorado, October 3, 2018 - Cross of the North is excited to announce Otter Products, LLC, as its presenting sponsor for 2018. The race will be known as “Cross of the North presented by OtterBox.”

“Otter Products represents an outstanding combination of innovation and social responsibility,” said race director James Scott. “Their support enables us to bring the high production values and outstanding course design that our racers expect.”

“We’re proud to extend our relationship with Cross of the North,” said Jason Griffin, OtterBox Assistant Marketing Manager. “Our growing outdoor product lines go great with cyclocross racing, and there’s no better place for cyclocross that Cross of the North.”

About Otter Products, LLC

OtterBox innovates bold products that deliver confidence and trust in any pursuit. From its humble beginnings with a drybox in a Fort Collins, Colo., garage, OtterBox has honed and leveraged its expertise in manufacturing and design to become the No. 1-selling smartphone case brand in the U.S. and a leader in rugged outdoor lifestyle products.[1]

At the center of every OtterBox innovation is a deeper goal to effect positive, lasting change. In partnership with the OtterCares Foundation, OtterBox grows to give back by inspiring kids to change the world through entrepreneurship and philanthropy. To learn more about this mission, visit

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About Cross of the North presented by OtterBox

Founded in 2011, Cross of the North presented by OtterBox has grown into Northern Colorado’s premiere cyclocross event, drawing more than 1000 racers over the weekend. The 2018 event will feature two days of racing for all ages and abilities at New Belgium Brewery in Fort Collins on November 10th and 11th.

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[1] Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection/Units Sold/Jan. 2014-Dec. 2017