XTM launch “we ski for Steve Lee” limited edition beanie

XTM performance releases beanie with 100% of profits going towards Steve Lee foundation.

Leading Australian snow brand, XTM performance has released a limited edition “we ski for Steve Lee” beanie with 100% of the proceeds going towards Steve Lee’s recovery.  

Aussie Winter Olympic ski legend Steve Lee suffered a debilitating stroke in 2020. He’s currently fighting hard to regain as much of his normal life as he can, but he will need 24/7 care for the rest of his life. 

Steve lived his life as a snow addicted, passionate mountain man putting every dollar he made back into the industry for people to share his passions. 

The ‘we ski for Steve Lee’ beanie is available in three colours with 100% of the proceeds going towards the Support Steve Lee donation fund. XTM hopes to raise at least $100,000 through the sale of the beanies that will go towards Steve’s ongoing rehabilitation costs. 


“As a long time personal friend and XTM ambassador we know Steve has always been strong and self motivated and his achievements prove that, we know that he will continue to push himself to the absolute limits.” said Pete Forras, Co-founder and owner of XTM Performance. 

“We’ve launched the ‘we ski with Steve Lee’ beanie to help contribute to the ongoing treatment and support that is required to help Steve get some normalcy back into his life. We’re encouraging everyone to buy the beanie and show their support this winter both at home and on the ski fields.”

The ‘we ski for Steve Lee’ beanie is available for purchase for $29.99 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Support Steve Lee donation fund to go towards 24/7 care.

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