GEAR:30 Podcast

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Black Sheep Sports, Sebastian Steinbach (Ep.6)

Back in 2010, Sebastian Steinbach had the crazy idea to defy traditional European ski culture and open a freeride-specific ski shop in Munich, Germany. We talk to Sebastian about what he was thinking (???), differences between European & North American ski culture, and some of his current favorite products for skiing in the Alps.

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Sam Shaheen reviews the Volkl Mantra M5 for Blister

The New Volkl Mantra M5 (Ep.4)

Today, Volkl is announcing their new Mantra M5 and Secret, and last month, we headed to Germany to talk to Volkl’s lead designers of the new skis and to also get some initial time on snow.

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Cody Townsend and Chris Rubens discuss the Salomon Shift Binding

The New Salomon S/LAB SHIFT MNC (Ep.3)

Salomon’s new S/Lab Shift represents a significant leap forward in binding design. Check out our conversation with Salomon’s Cody Townsend Chris Rubens, and Benoit Sublet, and our initial on-snow review.

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We discuss the Blister Buyer's Guide on the GEAR:30 Podcast

The Making of Our Winter Buyer’s Guide (Ep.2)

In this conversation, we discuss the making of — and our takeaways from — our 17/18 Winter Buyer’s Guide, including our “Best Of” awards, our Blister Spectrums, our ski quiver selections, and some of the strangest claims we saw in some of the other buyer’s guides out there.

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