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Jason Levinthal of J Skis Interview

Jason Levinthal, creator of the immensely successful Line Skis brand and one of the pioneers and leaders of the indie ski movement has jumped back into making his own skis again. Jason opened J Skis

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Soul Poles – Eco Friendly Ski Poles

Matt Hundhammer from Soul Poles had some free time in between driving the Soul Poles mobile build a pole van around from ski area to ski area to give me the dope on what to expect from the most eco friendly

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ON3P Skis Update

I was able to “chat” via email recently with Scott Andrus, the owner of Portland, OR based and handmade ON3P skis. Once again, they seem to having a banner season and things are only getting

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Ski Logik Front Burner Review

 Last Spring, I had the chance to demo some handmade Ski Logik Front Burner’s from the Sports Exchange in Truckee, CA. With the limited snowfall curtailing my sidestash activities, it was

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RAMP’ing It Up In Park City

 If you have not heard, RAMP Sports has moved all of its manufacturing facilities to Park City, Utah. They now join the RAMP operations which has been headquartered in Park City since its inception. I

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Epic Planks Skis & Snowboards Winter 2012 Update

I was able to get a quickie update from Bill Wanrooy of Epic Planks. Although many shops and ski manufacturers have slowed down a little this season with the under-whelming snowfall throughout many parts

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What’s New For ON3P Skis?

  Portland based Independent ski manufacturer ON3P steps into the 2011-12 ski season with some fine accolades as they’ve already garnered a few awards. In Powder magazine’s 2012 Skier’s

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Ullr Skis – Customized & Hancrafted in Idaho

Looking for some custom, handbuilt skis? Check out family operated Ullr Skis, which is located in McCall, ID. On Ullr’s order form, you tick off: what type of skier you are, where

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Epic Planks Handcrafted Skis & Snowboards

Epic Planks Skis and Snowboards have been receiving a lot media since their debut into the handmade ski and snowboard business in the 2010-11 season. Recently, Epic Planks began shipping their Stash crafted

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Handmade & Independent Ski & Snowboard Preview 2011-12

This is shaping up to be an outstanding year for all involved with the rise of the Independent and Handmade ski and snowboard companies. When I say all involved, I mean part of the equation being you.

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