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Pep Fujas goes on the Blister Podcast to discuss his ski career, time with K2 skis, and his new role as VP of marketing and product development at WNDR Alpine

Pep Fujas: from the Farm to K2 to WNDR (Ep.100)

Pep Fujas has always been at the forefront of freeskiing, and he is now looking to move things forward once again. So we talk to Pep about growing up on his family farm in Oregon; his remarkable film career; his favorite Seth Morrison story; his long relationship with K2 and his favorite K2 skis; his decision to go back to school; and his even bigger decision to join the team at WNDR Alpine.

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Blister Brand Guide: Blister explains the entire Hoka One One 2019 road and trail shoe lineup

Blister Brand Guide: Hoka One One Lineup, 2019

There are so many products and options available from so many different companies, it can be difficult to know where to even begin, or to figure out the differences between products in a brand’s own lineup. So we’re introducing our new “Blister Brand Guide” series, where we’ll go over the entire product lineup of a brand, highlight how each product stands out from the rest of the lineup, and help you quickly and easily figure out which one might be best for you. First up: Hoka.

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Blister's 2019 everyday backpack roundup

Everyday Backpack Roundup — 2019

Need a new everyday backpack? We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite options, with everything from clean, simple bags that are great for work or school to packs that can also work for casual hikes and travel.

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Sam Shaheen talks with Allied Feather & Down's Matthew Betcher about down, its performance characteristics, misconceptions about fill power, proper care, and animal welfare, and the Allied's Track My Down initiative on Blister's GEAR:30 podcast.

What You’re Wearing, Part 3: Down (Ep.64)

Misconceptions about down are everywhere — fill power, proper care, and animal welfare are all often wildly misunderstood. So today, we’re talking with Matthew Betcher from Allied Feather & Down to shed some light on this fascinating material.

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Blister reviewers discuss which mountain bike pedals they prefer, how different mountain bike pedal systems differ, and more.

Which Mountain Bike Pedals, and Why?

Flat pedals or “clipless” pedals? And if clipless, which ones? There are a ton of different pedal options out there, so we asked several of our reviewers which ones they typically use, and why. Check out their thoughts on the pros and cons of various pedals.

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Zach Bitter goes on Blister's Off The Couch podcast to discuss how and why he broke the world record for the fastest 100 mile run

Zach Bitter on His New 100-Mile World Record (Ep.15)

On Saturday, August 25th, Zach Bitter set an incredible world record for the fastest time in which a human being has run 100 miles: 11 hours, 19 minutes, 13 seconds. And for an encore, he kept running … and also set the 12-hour distance world record. So we talked to Zach after his big day about the logistics of the event; training for it; why he considers it his masterpiece; his perspective on this world record and others; and a whole lot more. Whether you are a runner or not, you should not miss this one.

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Jonathan Ellsworth talks with Ming Goetz about her promising Slopestyle mountain biking career on the Blister Podcast.

Up & Coming: Slopestyle Mountain Biker, Ming Goetz (Ep.99)

Aside from her unassuming disposition, everything about Ming Goetz is extraordinary — her name; her background; her favorite discipline; her competing recently in the Crankworx Whip Off Challenge; her participation this season in the 1st ever Women’s Slopestyle Tour; her plans for the future (competing in Red Bull Rampage) and, of course … her abilities on a bike. So ladies & gentlemen, get ready to meet Ming.

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Sunglasses Roundup — 2019

End up breaking or losing your sunglasses this summer? Still looking for a new pair of shades? We’ve just updated our sunglasses roundup with even more options, several of which are on sale now.

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Jonathan Ellsworth and Luke Koppa review the DPS Foundation Koala 119 for Blister

2019-2020 DPS Foundation Koala 119

UPDATE: After we published our review of the DPS Koala F119, Dash Longe — who had a large role in the creation of the ski — shared his assessment of our review, then offered his own take on the ski and its purpose. Check out what Dash had to say.

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Jonathan Ellsworth talks with WNDR Alpine founder, Matt Sterbenz about the brand's background, goals, and its new ski, the Intention 110, on Blister's GEAR:30 podcast

WNDR Alpine’s New Skis (Ep.63)

We talk to WNDR Alpine’s founder, Matt Sterbenz, and brand manager, Xan Marshland, about the creation of and the future plans for WNDR Alpine; its relation to the biotech company, Checkerspot; and we dive deep into the details of their new ski, the Intention 110.

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Blister Brand Guide: 2020 Specialized Mountain Bike Lineup

Blister Brand Guide: Specialized Mountain Bike Lineup, 2020

In our new “Blister Brand Guide” series, we go over the entire product lineup of a brand, highlight how each product stands out from the rest of the lineup, and help you figure out quickly and easily which one might be best for you. First up on the MTB side: Specialized.

Blister breaks down the details on the 2020 Ibis Ripmo AF.

2020 Ibis Ripmo AF

Today Ibis announced the brand-new Ripmo AF, as in “aluminum frame.” As in, the first all-aluminum Ibis bike since they reopened shop in 2005. But there’s a whole lot more to this new Trail / Enduro bike than just being made of metal — check out our First Look for more info.

Jackson Brill goes on Blister's Off The Couch podcast to discuss his young but very successful running career, being teammates with Killian Jornet, how he balances school and professional running, and more.

Jackson Brill: Full-Time Student, Full-Time Runner (Ep.16)

Salomon athlete, Jackson Brill, is a 21-year old senior in college at CU Boulder, but given his approach to running, the way he talks about the sport, and his race results, you’d be forgiven for assuming that he was twice as old as he is. So we talked to Jackson about his studies and his work in CU’s Locomotion Lab; being teammates with Kilian Jornet; his experience with the Golden Trail Series; and his strong interest in coaching.

Pep Fujas goes on the Blister Podcast to discuss his ski career, time with K2 skis, and his new role as VP of marketing and product development at WNDR Alpine

Pep Fujas: from the Farm to K2 to WNDR (Ep.100)

Pep Fujas has always been at the forefront of freeskiing, and he is now looking to move things forward once again. So we talk to Pep about growing up on his family farm in Oregon; his remarkable film career; his favorite Seth Morrison story; his long relationship with K2 and his favorite K2 skis; his decision to go back to school; and his even bigger decision to join the team at WNDR Alpine.

Blister Brand Guide: Blister explains the entire Hoka One One 2019 road and trail shoe lineup

Blister Brand Guide: Hoka One One Lineup, 2019

There are so many products and options available from so many different companies, it can be difficult to know where to even begin, or to figure out the differences between products in a brand’s own lineup. So we’re introducing our new “Blister Brand Guide” series, where we’ll go over the entire product lineup of a brand, highlight how each product stands out from the rest of the lineup, and help you quickly and easily figure out which one might be best for you. First up: Hoka.

Blister's 2019 everyday backpack roundup

Everyday Backpack Roundup — 2019

Need a new everyday backpack? We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite options, with everything from clean, simple bags that are great for work or school to packs that can also work for casual hikes and travel.

Sam Shaheen talks with Allied Feather & Down's Matthew Betcher about down, its performance characteristics, misconceptions about fill power, proper care, and animal welfare, and the Allied's Track My Down initiative on Blister's GEAR:30 podcast.

What You’re Wearing, Part 3: Down (Ep.64)

Misconceptions about down are everywhere — fill power, proper care, and animal welfare are all often wildly misunderstood. So today, we’re talking with Matthew Betcher from Allied Feather & Down to shed some light on this fascinating material.

Noah Bodman reviews the Guerrilla Gravity Trail Pistol for Blister

2019 Guerrilla Gravity Trail Pistol

We’ve now spent 3 months on Guerrilla Gravity’s made-in-America, carbon-fiber, and moderately priced Trail Pistol, and you can check out our full review for the whole story.

Blister Speaker Series at Western Colorado University

Blister Speaker Series at Western

We’re excited to announce the return of the Blister Speaker Series at Western Colorado University, and equally excited to announce our 1st guest: Claudio Caluori. Learn more here.

Blister reviewers discuss which mountain bike pedals they prefer, how different mountain bike pedal systems differ, and more.

Which Mountain Bike Pedals, and Why?

Flat pedals or “clipless” pedals? And if clipless, which ones? There are a ton of different pedal options out there, so we asked several of our reviewers which ones they typically use, and why. Check out their thoughts on the pros and cons of various pedals.

Zach Bitter goes on Blister's Off The Couch podcast to discuss how and why he broke the world record for the fastest 100 mile run

Zach Bitter on His New 100-Mile World Record (Ep.15)

On Saturday, August 25th, Zach Bitter set an incredible world record for the fastest time in which a human being has run 100 miles: 11 hours, 19 minutes, 13 seconds. And for an encore, he kept running … and also set the 12-hour distance world record. So we talked to Zach after his big day about the logistics of the event; training for it; why he considers it his masterpiece; his perspective on this world record and others; and a whole lot more. Whether you are a runner or not, you should not miss this one.