Kim Miller, Scarpa North America’s CEO, is back on GEAR:30 to discuss Scarpa’s Green Manifesto and their pathway to B Corp certification, plus we talk about the life cycle of certain products; some of Scarpa’s gear that exemplifies this commitment to sustainability; what some of the challenges and takeaways have been; and much more.
For decades, Kästle has been making high-end skis for everything from racing to Nordic and skimo. But what sparked their recent launch into the ski boot category? It’s far from a simple process, so we talked to Alessandro Speranzoni, Kästle’s global ski boot product engineer, and Alex Pritzlaff, their U.S. product manager, to get all the details on the backstory and latest collection of Kästle ski boots.
Zimmermann’s is a longstanding ski and snowboard shop in Nashua, NH with plenty to offer everyone from beginners to expert skiers and snowboarders, to families passionate about getting their kids on the hill. They offer the full gamut of services, a huge season lease program, and a wide selection of gear.
At Blister Summit 2023, we sat down with Majesty Skis founder, Janusz Borowiec, to discuss the origins, evolution, and future of the Polish brand; new models in their 2023-2024 collection; their “4Radius sidecut x 4Radius rocker” design; making skis in Poland; launching Majesty Skis America, and more.
We sat down with Fischer’s Christoph Lentz to discuss all the new ski boots they’re releasing for the 2023-2024 season. We cover their all-new line of RC4 boots, including their use of the BOA Fit System & stock ZipFit liners; how they used 3D foot scans to come up with their new boot lasts, and more.
We talked with Nordica to cover how their Enforcer and Santa Ana skis have evolved over the years; their touring-oriented Enforcer Unlimited and Santa Ana Unlimited series; the introduction and expansion of their playful Unleashed collection; where their Wild Belle and new Steadfast series slot into their lineup, and more.
Kara Williard talks with Jen Gurecki, founder and CEO of Coalition Snow, about operating a women-owned ski and snowboard company for the past 10 years; how the vision has evolved; their brick-and-mortar storefront; inclusive trips around the world; initiatives to grow the sport and the community; their 23/24 lineup; and more.