Relentlessly driven by our passion for riding and the outdoors, 509 is the fuel that enables you to live your passion for adventure through innovative products and inspiring storytelling.


509 Films is Founded  

509's journey started with Tom Delanoy's deep passion for snowmobiling. In 2003, Delanoy envisioned creating a snowmobile film featuring himself and local riders in Spokane, Washington. Through countless hours on the mountain and mastering video editing techniques, Delanoy completed his first snowmobile film.


509 Sponsors X-Games Star Joe Parsons

Joe Parsons' indomitable spirit, extraordinary talent, and enduring connection with 509 have firmly established him as a trailblazer in the world of snowmobile freestyle. His fearless approach to the sport and unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries have inspired a new generation of riders.


509 Sponsors Athlete Matt Potratz

 Matt Potratz, a renowned snowmobile athlete, has left an indelible mark on the world of backcountry riding. With his exceptional skills and fearless approach, Potratz pushed the boundaries of what can be achieved on a sled. However, life took an unexpected turn during a filming session when an avalanche nearly claimed his life.


509 Sponsors Freestyle Pro Brett Turcotte

Brett Turcotte, a formidable force in the snowmobile freestyle world, has captivated audiences with his unrivaled talent, fearless riding style, and relentless pursuit of excellence. Throughout his remarkable career, Turcotte has left an indelible mark on the sport, pushing the boundaries of what is possible on a sled. 


January 1st

509 Film's First Priemere

In the world of snowmobiling, the release of a highly anticipated film can bring together a community of passionate riders, creating an atmosphere of excitement and camaraderie. Such was the case with the premiere of "First Ascent". Held in 2006 at Northern Quest Casino, this event marked a milestone in the snowmobiling community, drawing hundreds of enthusiastic attendees.


How First Ascent Started it All

The humble beginnings of 509 Films with "First Ascent" exemplify the power of passion, dedication, and the pursuit of a vision. From the solo endeavors of filming, editing, and production, to the collaboration with a local company for distribution, "First Ascent" laid the groundwork for the growth and success of 509 Films.


509 Designs the First Snowmobile Goggle

Before the introduction of specialized snowmobiling goggles, snowmobilers often resorted to using ski or snowboarding goggles or modular helmets. However, that all changed when 509 unveiled their groundbreaking Sinister goggle.  


509 Expands Their Goggle Lineup

509 initially made waves in the industry with the launch of their Sinister Goggle. The success of the Sinister goggle laid a strong foundation for 509 to expand their goggle range and cater to the evolving needs of riders. Building upon the success of their groundbreaking Sinister goggle, the brand has expanded its offerings to include the Aviator and Dirt Pro goggles.  


509 Lanches Their First Helmet

The launch of the Evolution Snowmobile Helmet in 2009 not only marked a significant milestone for 509 but also set the stage for a seamless integration with their previously successful Sinister and Aviator goggles. With a dedication to providing riders with a complete gear solution, 509 ensured that the Sinister and Aviator goggles perfectly complemented the Evolution Helmet, offering riders an unparalleled fit and performance.   


October 30th

509 Joins Facebook  

From their early days on Myspace to their impressive presence on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and beyond, 509 has consistently adapted to meet the evolving demands of the digital age.



Tom Hires Scott Wilhelm

Scott Wilhelm's journey with 509 exemplifies the brand's commitment to innovation, quality, and passion. From his early days collaborating closely with Tom to the present, Scott has played a vital role in shaping the evolution of 509's products.


509 Moves to Cheney Warehouse

509's warehouses were not just spaces for storage; they were the backdrop for some unforgettable moments. Staff members enjoyed friendly competitions, engaging in lunchtime basketball games, and so much more. 


509's First X-Games Apperence

509 Films made their highly anticipated debut at the Winter X Games, a milestone event that marked their foray into the world of snowmobile sports on a grand scale. While the experience came with its challenges and lessons, 509 Films managed to leave an indelible mark through their inventive approach and participation in the X Games competitions. 


509's Launched their first Carbon FIber Helmet

The launch of 509's first carbon fiber snowmobile helmet in 2012 marked a significant milestone in the company's history and the snowmobiling industry as a whole. It demonstrated their dedication to innovation and safety while setting a new standard for helmet technology in the snowmobile market.


509's Launches the Freeride and Backcountry Gloves

In 2013, 509 took a bold step by introducing its Freeride and Backcountry Gloves. This launch represented a major milestone as these gloves were among the first technical textile-based items in the company's product lineup.


509 Creates the Signature Altitude Helmet and Sinister X5 Goggle

In 2015, 509 embarked on an adventurous journey that expanded its product lineup with the launch of the Altitude 2.0 and Altitude 2.0 Offroad helmets, redefining standards for rider safety and comfort and the Sinister X5 and Sinister MX5 goggles, setting a new benchmark for eye protection.



509 Joins the Polaris Family in 2016 Aquision  

509's journey from its passionate and authentic roots to becoming a part of the Polaris family is a testament to the brand's commitment to snowmobiling and its ability to adapt to the demands of a growing business.



509 Offers Snowmobile Outerwear for the First Time  

In 2016, 509 made a groundbreaking move by expanding their product line into the realm of snowmobile outerwear. This daring step into the world of outerwear was met with great enthusiasm from the snowmobiling community, and since then, 509 has continued to evolve, offering a wide range of outerwear options.



509 Has Their First Hay Days Booth  

From their modest beginnings at the corner of a booth to their current impressive presence, 509 has demonstrated how a passion for snowmobiling and motorsports can fuel remarkable growth and unforgettable experiences.



509's First Sled Giveaway was a Success

The success of this inaugural giveaway was nothing short of spectacular, inspiring 509 to continue this yearly tradition and take it to even greater heights. 



The Ignite Heated Goggle Lens is Born

The introduction of the Ignite Heated Dual Lens Technology in 2017 marked a significant turning point in snowmobiling gear innovation. 509's commitment to continuously improve and adapt the technology based on customer needs ensures that riders can enjoy fog-free, exhilarating adventures. 



509 Launches their First Full-Face Trail Helmet

In 2017, 509 embarked on a new era of snowmobile helmet innovation with the introduction of their very first full-face trail snowmobile helmet, the Delta R3. 509 continued to raise the bar, and the evolution from the Delta R3 to the current Delta R3L Ignite Helmet, the Delta R4 Ignite Helmets, and the Delta V Ignite Helmets.