EuroSIMA, the European Boardsports Industry Manufacturers Association, has launched the first Snowboard D-Day, to be held simultaneously on Sunday, Dec. 17, at numerous locations throughout Europe. In each place, professionals and volunteers from the snowboard scene will organize free snowboard lessons, tests, demos and contests as well as concerts and parties. There is interest from many potential sports and from resorts in Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Austria, Slovakia, Switzerland and the UK, and a location in Japan is also asking to join the pack.