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Snowboard Expert Ken S.
  • Ken S.

    I grew up skateboarding, and in 2002, a buddy suggested we try snowboarding. After 2 days of pain falling down the local hill, I picked up turning, and since then I have been straight-up addicted to snowboarding. Since then, I have made it my mission to get in as many days as I can at my local slope and take numerous trips every year to large mountains to feel the thrill of boarding. Currently, Breck and Beaver Creek are my primary mountains to visit.

    As my love for snowboarding grew, I started working at a ski & board shop to learn more and feed my habit. There, I learned all the brands and the technology, and soon all my friends began asking me for advice on gear and clothing. I became known as the go-to guy for snowsports. Today, I still work in a shop and love advising people, finding the best gear to have their best days on the slopes. My goal is always to help someone else gain that same thrill I get from snowboarding.

    My greatest joy in life is going on these adventures with my wife and son, who are snowsports addicts like me. We are a family of rippers!

    I have a borderline unhealthy obsession with snowboard gear. Ask my family, and they will say I have way too many boards and bindings!! I am always studying the tech and researching snowboard gear so I can find you the best fitting gear at the best deal. I will always advocate for you and assist with all aspects of the shopping process, purchasing, settingup/installing your gear, and ensuring a good fit that will maximize your fun, help you progress, and get the most out of your days on the mountain.

    I've helped 2,388 people find the right product - I'd love to help you too!
    102 reviews averaging 5.0 stars
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    CategorySnowboard Expert
    Customers helped2,388
    Favorite spotBeaver Creek and/or Breck
    Favorite terrainTrees
    Favorite brandsRossi, Gnu, Salomon, YES, Nitro
    Favorite beerMicro-Brew IPA's
    Current locationNorthern IL
    BirthdayJune 16th
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    Snowboard Expert Ken S.
    Ken S.
    Snowboard Expert
    I've helped 2,388 people find the right product - I'd love to help you too!
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    Reviewer: Neal
    Ken was hands down helpful in every way.
    I started using curated because I really wanted to know what would be the best fit for me in all aspects of snowboarding and Ken used his experience and knowledge to help me find many different options for what would work best. Not only that, but he also gave me a thorough explanation for why each product had certain pro’s and some con’s. Definitely would recommend Ken 10/10.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Dec 12, 2022
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    Reviewer: JAMISON
    Ken was very knowledgeable
    I'm an avid snowboarder I've never used this site before. I could tell right away Ken knew exactly what he was talking about as I have done a lot of homework and know snowboards as well. Although I didn't buy anything, he was very knowledgeable and patina and I would use him again. Great guy.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Oct 17, 2022
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    Reviewer: Cristian
    Super helpful & knowledgeable
    After giving Ken a quick run down of what I’m in the market for & why, he gave me several options that we discussed. As he got a better idea of my needs & wants, he was able to give me some really great suggestions that fit exactly what I’m looking for. He is friendly & easy to talk to, and you can tell he knows what hes talking about when making suggestions. Really appreciate his time & help!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Sep 17, 2022
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    Reviewer: Allyssa G
    Allyssa G's experience with Ken
    Pain free. I am grateful you have great customer service. I went in blind and felt that Ken helped out big time. I will prob order my older son skis as soon as I figure out his stats. He is a teenager that won’t stop growing
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 19, 2022
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    Reviewer: Kromah
    Up Late with Ken
    Not sure where Ken is located but it was after 11pm and he was finding boards for me. He was knowledgeable and seemed to truly care about me getting the best product for myself.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Dec 16, 2022
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    Reviewer: Jordan J
    Unreal!!
    I ended up buying a board, bindings, a bad as well as boots with the help of Ken! Being new to the sport, I had no idea at all what I needed and what I could actually afford. Also being an international college student, I have a very tight budget, but Ken still managed to find me an amazing board. Im so thankful for him, I couldn't have done it without him. Very grateful. He was very friendly and approachable and answered all my questions. Thank you mate!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Feb 1, 2022
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    Reviewer: Joan
    Ken was awesome!
    He was completely knowledgeable and answered any questions I had with ease. Got me fitted for the right size board, bindings, and boots. Thanks Ken!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Jan 14, 2023
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    Reviewer: Umair
    You da MAN!
    Ken was incredible! He was able to give me the best recommendation based on my riding style. Can’t wait to give it a try!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Jan 27, 2023
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    Reviewer: Jackson
    KEN IS THE BEST EVER
    Ken is the best snowboard advisor out there , he will get you started with getting all of your sizes and asking you what you prefer and how you like it , and he will show u your path towards your next dream snowboard, SOMEONE GET KEN A RAISE!!!! He is absolutely the nicest and understanding snowboard expert I will ever speak to no doubt , always good things from ken, if you need help, go to ken , he will get the job done , the best service ever, THANK YOU KEN!!!! You are amazing
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 12, 2021
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    Reviewer: Brendan
    Brendan's experience with Ken
    Ken was incredibly helpful the entire way! I got busy with work which delayed the process for a while, but Ken kept everything in mind and picked up where we left off! He found me some great deals and quality gear that I'm stoked for!! Saved me a ton of money as well. Thanks man!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 27, 2021
    Ken S.
    5.0 from 102 reviews
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