Kelsey Opstad

Kelsey Opstad, Blister

Age: 27 | Vitals: 5’3’’, 130lbs | Years snowboarding: 14 | Current Residence: Girdwood AK Background Born and raised in Alaska, I have been lucky to live much of my life far from the hustle of our modern world. I was introduced to skiing at … Read more

Andrew Forward

Andrew Forward Bio

Age: 25 | Vitals: 5’ 11” 155 lbs | Years Snowboarding: 16; Splitboarding: 11 | Current Residence: Anchorage, Alaska As a lifelong Alaskan, I have grown to love expansive wilderness and endless mountains. In the winter, my passions consist of backcountry snowboarding, camping / hut … Read more

Jed Doane

Jed Doane reviews the Amplid Creamer for Blister

Jed Doane on the Amplid Creamer, Telluride, CO. Age: 28 | Vitals: 6’2”, 165 lbs | Years Riding: 17 | Current Residence: Salt Lake City, UT | Stance: 22″, 15°, -9° Background: I grew up exploring the Wasatch, Tetons, Wind Rivers, and Utah canyon country, … Read more

Justin Bobb

Age: 26 | Vitals: 5’10”, 170 lbs | Years Boarding/Skiing: 17 | Current Residence: Taos, New Mexico Background: I was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico shortly after my parents had moved from Mammoth, California. My feet were first attached to skis when I was … Read more

Colin Boyd

Colin Boyd, Blister Gear Review.

Age: 28 | Vitals:  6’2, 175 lbs. | Years riding: 20 | Current Residence: Portland, Maine Colin is an American snowboarder, surfer and traveler currently based out of Portland, Maine. He is also a British citizen, New Zealand permanent resident, and is in the process … 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

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