Emily Cleveland

Age: 24 | Vitals: 5ʼ7”, 135 lbs | Years skiing: 21 | Current Residence: Jackson Hole, WY Background: I grew up in Boulder, Colorado, and visited my first ski slopes perched in a backpack on my parentʼs shoulders. It wasnʼt long until I was strapped to … Read more

Mike Curran

Age: 21 | Vitals: 5’10”, 140 | Years Paddling: 10 | Current Residence: Colorado Background: I started paddling as a teenager on a week-long camp trip to Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania, a trip that culminated with an exhilarating lap around the “loop” on the Youghiogheny River. As … Read more

Marci Eannarino

Age: 34 | Vitals: 5’1”, 110 lbs. | Current Residence: Santa Fe, New Mexico I grew up in Durango, Colorado, surrounded by amazing access to the outdoors and living around amazing athletes. (I have childhood memories of Ned Ovverund working on cars for my father for … Read more

Zachary Eannarino

Age: 28 | Vitals: 6’2”, 185 lbs. | Years Climbing: 10 | Current Residence: Santa Fe, New Mexico I didn’t start climbing until I was 18, when my best friend with whom I competed at everything decided to give it a go. We began outside with … Read more

Eric Melson

Age: 28 | Vitals: 5’10″, 165 lbs. | Years Riding: 14 | Current Residence: McCall, Idaho / Missoula, Montana Background: I was hatched in the ultra-conservative sprawl of Colorado Springs, home to two military bases, more churches per-capita than anywhere in the state, and (arguably) Colorado’s best singletrack. … Read more

Thomas Neilson

Thomas Neilson, Blister Gear Review

Age: 24 | Vitals: 6’2”, 200 lbs. | Years Paddling Whitewater: 8 | Current Residence: Burlington, Vermont Background: I grew up in Arrowsic, Maine, a town of roughly 500 on an island sandwiched between the Kennebec and Sasanoa rivers on the coast. As a kid … Read more

Scott Nelson

Scott Nelson, throwing down off of a huge jump.

Age: 19 | Vitals: 5’9”, 150 lbs | Years skiing: 15 | Current Residence: Colorado Springs, CO Background: I grew up in Darien, Connecticut, adopted the role of Weekend Warrior, and bashed moguls with the freestyle team at Stratton Mountain, Vermont. I started skiing moguls … Read more

John Nestler

John Nestler, Blister Gear Review.

Age: 21 | Vitals: 6’, 185 lbs | Years Paddling: 8 | Current Residence: Colorado Springs, CO Background: I took my first strokes in a whitewater kayak eight years ago at Passages Adventure Camp in Richmond, Virginia. Since then, I’ve made pilgrimages to classic destinations … Read more

Marshal Olson

Marshal Olson: SKIS, BIKES, Blister Gear Review

Age: 32 | Vitals: 6’2” 208 lbs. | Years skiing: 31 | Current Residence: Cottonwood Heights, Utah Background: I grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, raised in a family culture that lived and breathed outdoor activities. My grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts and cousins all ski patrolled … Read more

Lance Peterson

Age: 34 | Vitals:  5’7”, 155 lbs. | Years riding: 10 | Current Residence: Salt Lake City, Utah Background It is said that necessity is the mother of invention, and that is exactly how I came upon snowboarding. Having grown up on a farm in … Read more

Matt Pincus

Age: 24 | Vitals: 5’10”, 160 Pounds | Years Climbing: 7; Years Skiing: 22 | Current Residence: Wilson, Wyoming I was born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey, and was introduced to the outdoors on family vacations, backpacking throughout Washington’s North Cascades and skiing in … Read more

Stella Selden

Age: 22 | Vitals: 5’2″, 120 lbs | Years skiing: 13 | Current Residence: Alta, UT; Stanley, ID Background: I grew up in Northwest Montana, on the edge of Glacier National Park, an area known as “God’s Country.” My backyard was an outdoorsman’s heaven, and … Read more

David Spiegel

David Spiegel, Blister Gear Review.

Age: 26 | Vitals: 5’10”, 170 lbs | Years Paddling: 15 | Current Residence: Hood River, Oregon Background: I grew up in a family of boaters—my parents had me on the water in sea kayaks and rafts from a young age—but I took my first … Read more

Jamie Rushford

Jamie Rushford reviews the Stonelick Gordita crash pad, Blister Gear Review

Age: 20 | Vitals: 5’10”, 150 lbs. | Years Climbing: 6 | Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado & Essex, Vermont I was born and raised in Vermont, and the outdoors have been a big part of my life right from the start. Although I didn’t … Read more

blistergearreview x LookBook Outlet Bodycon Dress

blistergearreview x LookBook Outlet Bodycon Dress – All Dressed Up You’re all dressed up and have lots of places to go. Charming and dynamic, this blistergearreview x LookbookOutlet dress is made for evenings, but can be worn anywhere those summer days require good taste and … Read more

Morgan Sweeney

Morgan Sweeney: SKIS, Blister Gear Review

Age: 23 | Vitals: 5’10”, 130 lbs | Years Skiing: 21 | Current Residence: Denver, CO Background: Born and raised five minutes from Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont, it’s no surprise that I’ve been skiing for most of my life. I started off as a Mitey Mite … Read more

Hannah Trim

Age: 20 | Vitals: 5’1-3/8” (very important), 107 lbs. | Years Climbing: 7 | Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado I was born in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up in Oak Park, just outside the city—a pretty rock-poor area of the world. The first time I … Read more

Julia Van Raalte

Julia Van Raalte: SKIS, Blister Gear Review

Age: 23 | Vitals: 5’6”, 125 lbs. | Years skiing: 21 | Current Residence: Crested Butte, CO Background: I grew up splitting my time between New York and Stowe, Vermont, my dedicated parents driving the five hours north every weekend just so I could ski. … Read more

Zeppelin Zeerip

Age: 20 | Vitals: 6’2″, 170 lbs. |  Years Riding: 13 | Current Residence: Salt Lake City, UT Background I grew up in Michigan riding Pando, “The Birthplace of Competitive Snowboarding,” and lapping the towropes thousands of times each season. The hill was roughly 100 … Read more

Tom Bear

Tom Bear: PHOTOGRAPHY, Blister Gear Review

Current Residence: Salt Lake City, Utah Background: Tom Bear is a Salt Lake City based outdoor adventure and lifestyle photographer. His combination of the love for the outdoors with an eye for classic composition has given him the ability to create genuine images that reflect … Read more