LIMERICK PA – Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops, which is headquartered on Airport Road and operates five retail stores in the Philadelphia suburbs, has been named the Mid-Atlantic US SnowSports Retailer of the Year by SnowSports Industries America (SIA), a snow sports trade association.

It’s the third consecutive year the sporting goods retailer – owned by Buckman family members Jeff, Nancy and Brad – has won the honor, an SIA press release said Wednesday (Feb. 25, 2009). The award was presented last month during the association’s annual meeting in Las Vegas NV.

Buckman’s has more than 37 years of experience, employs 135, and according to SIA carries the largest inventory of ski and snowboard merchandise and rental equipment in Pennsylvania.