Hi I'm Raphael, but you can call me Raph. I moved to Colorado with my wife in 2018, and I've truly taken on the "work hard, ski hard" lifestyle! I'm double black proficient in both skiing and snowboarding, but I'm honestly way better on two planks instead of one. I ski 70+ days each season while working my regular 9-5. You can usually find me skiing at A-Basin and Monarch on weekends. I prefer to ski in the trees, though I always prioritize having fun on the mountain (cue the hula skirt)!
Besides Curated, I work full-time as a Business Consultant for a large consulting firm. I also volunteer at the National Sports Center for the Disabled. When there is no snow, I still enjoy going down the mountain as fast as I can (just on a bike instead). I also enjoy hiking/playing with my three rescue dogs.
I love mountain life, and I can't wait to find the gear you need so you can love it too!