Christy Sports Scores Equity Funding

Lakewood, Colorado-based ski and snowboarding retailer Christy Sports has raised a round of funding from investor Norwest Equity Partners, the two said this morning. Size of the investment was not announced. Norwest Equity Partners said it made a "significant investment" in Christy Sports, which has more than 40 stores in resorts and ski areas, across both Colorado and Utah. The company also operates a number of e-commerce sites, associated with those stores. Todd Solow of Norwest Equity Partners has joined the company's board as part of the funding. Christy Sports was founded in 1958.