Our History

A company built on legendary customer service.

2018

Sprint

Sprint is added as another sales program for RS&I Retailers.

Sprint Logo

2017

NRG

RS&I teams up with NRG for a leading retail electricity platform.

NuvoH2O

adds NuvoH2O to offer a soft water solution without the use of salt.

LGCY

RS&I partners with LGCY Power to help customers go green and save money

2016

Ooma

RS&I partners with Ooma Office and Home Phone service

2014

Vivint

RS&I adds Home Security and Automation through Vivint

Vivint Panel

2010

RingCentral

RS&I adds cloud-based business phone solutions by RingCentral

RingCentral phone system

CenturyLink

RS&I adds DSL Internet services through CenturyLink

2009

Qwest

RS&I adds phone services through Qwest

T.V. phone laptop

SONY

RS&I adds consumer electronics, TVs and Home Entertainment Systems by SONY

Galaxy / General Dynamics

RS&I adds enterprise internet service and mobile VSAT by Galaxy and General Dynamics

Qwest phone system

2008

LG Electronics

RS&I adds commercial flat panel displays by LG Electronics

LG commercial

2004

DISH Network

RS&I adds commercial flat panel displays by LG Electronics

Dish Hopper

1999

Hughes Satellite Broadband

DirecTV

Primestar is purchased by DirecTV. RS&I continues as the nation's largest distributor for the DirecTV Authorized Dealer Program

DISH satellite

1994

Antenna Revolution

RS&I jumps on board the VSAT antenna revolution as the first distributor to contract with Primestar, an emerging mini-dish service provider

DISH logo

1982

Emerging Industry

RS&I is solidly positioned in the emerging Satellite TV / C-Band industry and is among the largest distributors of TVRO equipment in the country

commercial satellites

1979

A New Direction

Gary is introduced to the new technology TVRO (Television Receive Only) and begins to sell dish antennae to local farmers

space launch

1970 — 1977

Expanding Scope

RS&I includes a full line of recreational vehicles, including Sno-Jet and Kawasaki snowmobiles, Glastron and Tahiti boats plus related accessories

Gary, owner of R.S. and I with snowmobiles.

1970

Becoming Incorporated

Gary incorporates his business under the name Recreational Sports and Imports, Inc.

black and white photo or R.S. and I

1969

Award Winning

Gary is awarded the Northwest Regional Distributorship for Hodaka Motorcycles

Hodaka Bike

Largest Hodaka Retailer

Spurred by Gary's growing reputation on the motocross circuit, Sports Cycle Sales becomes the largest Hodaka Retailer in the Intermountain West

Hodaka Bike

1965 — 1969

Sports Cycle Sales

Gary Olsen pursues his passion for racing motorcycles and opens a small motorcycle shop in his garage, Sports Cycle Sales

Gary riding Hodaka Bike

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