La Isla Sponsors Snowboarder Erika Vikander

Top Quote La Isla, an environmentally conscious couture swimwear and apparel brand announces their sponsorship of elite snowboarder Erika Vikander. End Quote
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (1888PressRelease) March 26, 2013 - La Isla, a historically eco-friendly and socially conscious couture swimwear and apparel brand based in California and Colombia, has announced the sponsorship of elite snowboarder Erika Vikander.

    Erika is one of the country's top female snowboarders and some of her awards and accomplishments include being invited to MS Superpark, placing 2nd in the US Open qualifiers, 16th in the US Open, 1st place at Word on the Streets Rail Jam at Seven Springs, 4th in the Aspen Open, top 20 Grand Prix and Dew Tour, 2nd place at the Cholula Triple Air, and multiple firsts at rail jams.

    Erika is from Malibu, California and is currently snowboarding and living in Breckenridge, Colorado. She grew up in Montana and has always wanted to pursue a career in snowboarding. Vikander said that with the "introduction of slopestyle to the 2014 Olympics her dream is quickly turning into a reality".

    She loves how La Isla "is involved with giving back- there is not enough of that in this world" and we are happy to support her dreams as she fearlessly shreds up the snowboarding world.

    La Isla is proud to welcome Erika Vikander into the La Isla family as she continues to conquer her goals and is excited to see where her career takes her. Erika Vikander joins an elite group of La Isla sponsored individuals, which include, Kimmy Fasani (Burton Snowboarding Team), Carlos Gracida Jr. (Professional Polo Player), and Sarah Fraher (Reality TV Star and Alaskan Bush Pilot). To learn more about Erika and La Isla's sponsorship program, please visit their website at

    Founded in 2004, La Isla is a California and Colombia-based line of couture swimwear and apparel known for its perfect fit and supreme quality. La Isla is an environmentally and socially conscious company that hires head-of-household women in Colombia to embroider garments, uses Oeko-tex certified fabrics, uses soy based inks and digital printing techniques that save water, runs their email and website servers with solar power through AISO, and has manufacturing facilities that are constantly inspected to ensure socially responsible standards. The brand also proudly supports organizations such as Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society. La Isla does business ethically, keeping the environment and people in mind. La Isla brand fuses its California influence with CEO and Founder Enrique Sanchez-Rivera's Latin roots to create the most unique blend of swimwear and apparel. The company also specializes in private label and full package manufacturing.

    For more information, contact:

    Clara Hopkins
    laisla ( @ ) laislabrand dot com

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