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  1. Chris Davenport Joins Peak Skis

    Press Release: Chris Davenport Joins Peak Skis

    Along with the industry-shaking press release below, Tricia and I spent some time with Andy Wirth, Bode Miller, and the newest addition to the Peak Skis all-star team, Chris Davenport. In this video, we discuss with Andy and Bode how they were able to corral Chris and bring his 15 years of...
  2. SkiTalk Live with Dan Egan, Episode 6: Chris Davenport, Charles Christianson, Phil Pugliese, and Lee Kooler (Oct. 21, 2020, 45 min).

    SkiTalk Live: SkiTalk Live with Dan Egan, Episode 6: Chris Davenport, Charles Christianson, Phil Pugliese, and Lee Kooler (Oct. 21, 2020, 45 min).

    In this episode, host and extreme skiing pioneer Dan Egan is joined by Chris Davenport, big mountain skier and TV commentator Charles Christianson, vice president/chief of staff, Alterra Mountain Co. Lee Kooler, SkiTalk.com member and winner of US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Ikon pass...
  3. Philpug

    Kästle Announces Largest Model Line Increase Since 2007

    Kästle Announces Largest Model Line Increase Since 2007 Powered by new technology, storied Austrian manufacturer to introduce 15 new models for 2019-20 January 29, 2019 (Vail, Colo.) – Kästle will introduce 15 new skis for winter 2019-20 featuring all- new TRI TECH and HOLLOWTECH 3.0...
  4. Philpug

    Cage Match Comparison 2019 Kästle MX74 vs 2019 Stöckli Laser AX

    Stöckli vs Kästle, Kästle vs Stöckli, these are the comparisons that keep people coming to Pugski. I feel like a ring announcer in Vegas: "In this corner, measuring in at 74mm underfoot, the Kästle MmmmmmmX Sev-en-ty Fourrrrrrr, and in the far cornahhhh, measuring in at 77mm underfoot, the...
  5. Philpug

    Evolution and Revolution of Ski Design

    Evolution is safe, revolution is risk. Product managers are in a constant fight for balance and must determine when evolution is not enough and revolution is needed. But evolution can actually be riskier than revolution: brands can be so content with the sales and acceptance of a particular...
  6. Evolution and Revolution of Ski Design

    Review: Evolution and Revolution of Ski Design

    Evolution is safe, revolution is risk. Product managers are in a constant fight for balance and must determine when evolution is not enough and revolution is needed. But evolution can actually be riskier than revolution: brands can be so content with the sales and acceptance of a particular...
  7. Philpug

    SIA/OR 2018: Reports from the Floor

    This is our third year going to SIA as Pugski, and we could not be more excited. We have a full dance card and will be spending much of the show with our partner from SkiGearTV, @Tim Flanagan getting videos for his YouTube channel and for use here. @Tricia started a thread for questions that you...
  8. Tricia

    50 Classic Descents of North America

    This book features some amazing descents. One of the adventure seeking skiers in the book is Chris Davenport. Take a look at this preview on the site. Deals on purchasing the book can be had individually for 30% off or in a case of 8 for 50% off. http://www.50classicskidescents.com/purchase/
  9. Tricia

    The Process - Why we go to the mountains

    Jesse Hoffman produced this black and while segment with some of our favorite people from Aspen, including (but not exclusive to) Chris Davenport & Packy Westfeldt (son of @Weems Westfeldt ) You will be happy you spent 5 minutes of your life watching this
  10. SBrown

    Individual Review Review: Kästle FX85

    After testing the new Kästle FX85 last SIA, I told Mr. Davenport, “It’s like cheating!” — so quick and easy to ski, super fun in bumps yet handled both groomed and light crud with ease. I already own an MX83, so I felt the want but not the need for a similar ski. Except that they aren’t that...
  11. Couchmaster

    Comparison Review Wet Noodle slapdown: Rossi Soul 7 vs Stockli SR 95 comparison

    About me Me, AARP candidate, 170 lbs 5'7". Legs are my best feature, but they are weaker than they should be. Been skiing for a long time, never raced and I have craploads of bad technique which gets absurdly worse if the snow turns to crap. I like quick turns on piste and a slalom type of ski...
  12. Tricia

    Chris Davenport Live Reports from Antarctica

    I'm not sure if any of you have been following the Live Reports from the Antarctica with Chris Davenport with Ice Axe Expeditions, but these have been pretty cool feeds to follow. They are on their way back, via the (as Chris called it) Drake Shake. The feeds are available via RedBull Media...
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