Zack Henderson

Zack Henderson Reviews the Banshee Titan V3 for Blister

Zack Henderson Riding the Banshee Titan V3 Age: 30 | Vitals: 6’1, 165 lbs | Years biking: 19 | Current Residence: Seattle, Washington I grew up just outside of San Francisco and started chasing my dad around on bikes as he dipped his toe into … Read more

Gordon Gianniny

Gordon Gianniny reviews the Altra Superior 4.0 for BLISTER

Vitals: 6’1”, 145 lbs For more on my background, listen to the below podcast, starting around 6:40 Running Background, Style, and General Preferences I grew up in Durango, CO and started running in middle school after discovering that I wasn’t very good at the foot-eye … Read more

Kevin Geisen

Kevin Giesen reviews the Hoka One One Evo Mafate 2 for Blister

Kevin Geisen in the Hoka One One Evo Mafate 2, Moab, UT Vitals: 6’1”, 185 lbs Running Background, Style, and General Preferences Growing up as a cross country skier in northern Wisconsin, running was merely a form of cross training for many years. Although I … Read more

Cosmo Langsfeld

Cosmo Langsfeld reviews the La Sportiva Jackal GTX for Blister

Cosmo Langsfeld in the La Sportiva Jackal GTX, Crested Butte, Colorado Vitals: 6’2″, 160 lbs / 188 cm, 70 kg Running Background, Style, and General Preferences I grew up in the Gunnison Valley, Colorado. My family lived on 38 acres that bordered National Forest land … Read more

David Golay

Blister Bike reviewer, David Golay

Blister reviewer, David Golay Age: 28 | Vitals: 6’’0”, 165 lbs. | Years mountain biking: 18 | Current Residence: Seattle, WA I got my introduction into mountain biking in my hometown of Ithaca, NY and began by riding — and quickly racing — XC. By … Read more

Dylan Wood

Dylan Wood reviews the Santa Cruz Hightower LT For Blister

Dylan Wood racing the Santa Cruz Hightower LT, Crested Butte, CO. (photo by Jared Farley) Age: 22 | Vitals: 5’11”, 155 lbs. | Years mountain biking: 10 | Current Residence: Gunnison, CO I started mountain biking as a kid and soon built a lot of … Read more

Ben Sims

Ben Sims reviews the Maxxis Assegai for Blister.

Ben Sims Age: 37 | Vitals: 5’10”, 180 lbs | Years mountain biking: 11 | Current Residence: Monument, CO I grew up in West Georgia and came to Colorado in the summer of 2000. My college years in Colorado introduced me to the world of … Read more

Banks Kriz

Banks Kriz bike reviewer bio, Blister

Banks Kriz, Crested Butte, CO. Age: 24 | Vitals: 5’’7”, 145 lbs. | Years biking: 8 | Current Residence: Crested Butte, Colorado Background It all started back in Atlanta, Georgia, when I received my first bike: my sister’s pink, 16” Diamondback with a coaster brake. … Read more

Maddie Hart

Maddie Hart reviews the Hoka One One Speedgoat 3 for BLISTER

Maddie Hart in the Hoka One One Speedgoat 3, Snodgrass Trail, Crested Butte, CO. Vitals: 5’10, 115lbs Running Background, style, and general preferences Growing up as a freeride skier and equestrian, I thought running was for the birds. But when I moved to Montana for … Read more

Kieran Nay

Blister Reviewer Bio: Kieran Nay

Kieran Nay Vitals: 6’1” 143 lbs Running Background, style, and general preferences I grew up hiking and running around in Monument CO, a then small town north of Colorado Springs. As a Colorado local, my childhood was defined by the mountains but I was never … Read more

Matt Zia

Matt Zia Blister reviewer bio

Age: 26 | Vitals: 5’11”, 165 lbs | Years climbing: 10 | Years skiing: 15 | Current Residence: Bozeman, MT Background I grew up playing in the mountains of New Hampshire where my mother, a former Outward Bound instructor, took me on my first backpacking trip … Read more

Eric Freson

Eric Freson; Blister Bio

Age: 31 | Vitals: 5’’10” 165 lbs | Years biking: 26 | Current Residence: Gunnison Valley, Colorado Background I grew up in small-town Vermont, and was encouraged to get outside from a very young age. My first bike was a 20” BMX bike that our … Read more

Nathan Williard

Nathan Williard reviews the Ibis Ripley LS for Blister

Age: 23 | Vitals: 6’’0” 165 lbs | Years (seriously) biking: 7 | Current Residence: Santa Fe, New Mexico Background: I have always been drawn to (or rather, obsessed with) sports, mountains, and exploring. Whether it was hiking, skating, skiing, or backpacking with my dad, … Read more

Kristin van der Kloot

Kristin Van Der Kloot reviews the Black Diamond Vector Helmet for Blister

Age: 29 | Vitals: 5’2”, ~100 lbs. | Years Climbing: 9 | Current Residence: Stamford, CT I’ve always had a passion for the outdoors. I grew up skiing, climbing, backpacking, surfing…you name it; as long as it was outside, I loved it. Last year I … Read more

Runner Profile: Jaden Anderson

Jaden Anderson reviews the Patagonia Houdini Vest for Blister.

Vitals: 5’10”, 155 lbs Running Background, Style, and General Preference. I stepped into the running world during my Sophomore year of high school. By chance. I joined the cross country team at my small high school late in the season simply because the team needed … Read more

Luke Koppa

Luke Koppa at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort bike park. (photo by Andrew Arnold) Age: 25 | Vitals: 5’8,” ~155 lbs | Years Biking: 4 | Current Residence: Crested Butte, Colorado Mountain Biking Background Compared to our other reviewers, I’m pretty new to mountain biking. … Read more

Runner Profile: Luke Koppa

Blister's Running Sock Roundup

Vitals: 5’8″, 155 lbs (Click here for more info on my background and skiing preferences) Running Background, Style, and General Preferences I grew up with running being a way to stay in shape for sports like soccer and rugby, and now that I’m several years … Read more

Whitney Burton

Whitney Burton reviews the Mad Rock Drone HV for Blister

Age: 25 | Vitals: 5’8”, 150 lbs | Ape index: +1 | Years climbing: 7 | Current residence: Golden, Colorado I grew up in Washington state exploring all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. I was introduced to climbing in 2011 just before moving … Read more