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Ski Expert Robbie M
Found some good snow after a little hike on Goat's Eye Mountain at Banff Sunshine
  • Robbie M

    Engineering Supervisor by day; ski-addict by night/weekend. Skiing has taken me to Canada, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Utah, and all are places I'd rather be skiing than my current location in Minnesota (which, to be honest, isn't that bad...see Marcus Caston's Minnesota Return of the Turn episode). When I'm not sending it down the Dictator Chutes or Upper Cirque out West, I'm an adaptive ski trainer and instructor in MN, which gives me an excuse to do what I love and help others to do it with me.

    I absolutely love to ski and love the skis that I use! My Line Sakanas are my daily driver when it hasn't snowed in awhile and I want to carve up groomers, and my Moment Wildcat 108s are my bomber skis for when I want to go fast and blow through variable snow conditions. My favorite hobby outside of skiing is shopping for skis but never buying them, so I'm always up-to-date with the latest releases and new technologies!

    156 reviews averaging 5.0 stars
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    CategorySki Expert
    Customers helped4,933
    Favorite ski gearLine Sakanas
    Favorite spotThe Gullies, Big Sky
    Favorite beerSurly Furious
    Favorite brandsMoment Skis
    Favorite terrainPowder
    Current locationMinnesota
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    Reviewer: Ben
    Top notch service from Robbie
    Robbie's Minnesota friendliness shined through every message as we talked about skis, boots, and more. Winter 22/23 I'm getting back on the slopes after a life-altering injury, and Robbie's experience as an adaptive ski instructor was super helpful as well as I weighed my options. I look forward to working with Robbie on future gear searches!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 29, 2022
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    Reviewer: David
    Very helpful! TY!!
    Multiple questions re "new skis" as I learned/used "Hart Competition" 180s "straight " from about 1970 to maybe 1993 (exactly?). These "carving styles" these days are a bit "frightening" for someone like myself who learned/appreciated 180 "straights.". I've been "checking out" the locals ' (in Chicago) recommendations as I've been "out of the sport"for a number of years while working as a Physician/Psychiatrist (M.D. type), plus an "horrendous Divorce Case." So I needed a bit of "critical thinking" from another individual to help me "understand" the suggestions of all varieties of "others" are quite similar. These choices are very important to myself as a critical thinker who has to "trust the other experts" in snow skiing (in order tonget back into it). TY! Very helpful.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Oct 23, 2022
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    Reviewer: Ivan
    Robbie is a nice kind great guy to help u out!
    He is so friendly and of patience when giving me advice to choose my ski package. His knowledge combined my personal requirements to help me get what exactly i need for my next season. I need all over the world to know there is a nice guy called Robbie here to give ur invaluable assistance all the time!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Sep 10, 2022
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    Reviewer: isaac
    great experience
    robbie was not only quick at responding but also took time to do personalized research and has a great understanding of skiing needs in different states and conditions. would highly recommend for a fun and confident shopping experience.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 29, 2022
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    Reviewer: Kyle
    Robbie was a great help
    Robbie was very friendly and very knowledgeable. Got back to me fast and made the experience a breeze. His recommendation’s were spot on to what I was looking for and at a fair price. Can’t wait to try the new ski’s!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 13, 2022
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    Reviewer: Amelia
    Your Ski expert BFF
    I’m never going to a retail store again!! Robbie was super responsive- ensured he found bindings that worked with my boots, skis that were right for my height/ski level and worked within my price range. Could not be happier with the service and to hit the mountain 🤗⛷!! Thank you Robbie!!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Mar 14, 2022
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    Reviewer: Noah
    Very knowledgeable
    Robbie had a very good understanding of the different types of ski's and was also able to provide really good information regarding the differences in brand and their performance. He was also able to give a really good deal on a nice beginner set of ski's. I would recommend that other people go through him for their purchases. Noah
    Verified Review | Submitted on Mar 11, 2022
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    Reviewer: Cameron
    Robbie was amazing
    Robbie was able to help me find everything I needed I told him what type of skis I liked and within seconds he already found 5 pairs of skis for me to look at that was in my budget
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 29, 2022
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    Reviewer: Joseph
    Outstanding help
    When popped up on my FB feed, I initially ignored it seeing it as just another FB spam/ad thing. But following several hours of research browsing countless websites, youtube videos, etc etc in trying to come up with my "ideal" set of skis, I decided to give it a try. I am very glad that I did. We started out with a text chat, but quickly moved to a POTC (plain old telephone call). Robbie listened carefully to what I was looking for, asked follow-up questions, and then selected several options and configurations. He placed them into an account for me on Curated, which was great since I could look at photos, specifications, and descriptions of the gear while we spoke. He explained to me the details and nuances of the different gear and helped me reason out the best choices. I'm very glad I took the chance on registering through this site. Would highly, highly recommend it to anyone going through a similar process. -Joseph
    Verified Review | Submitted on Jan 22, 2022
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    Reviewer: Avery
    A lifesaver
    I was/am clueless on what I want and need as a skier and Robbie provided excellent support in understanding my desires and transforming them into practical suggestions. He helped me over the course of a couple weeks which was very helpful as I didn't want to rush into a decision. Robbie is very knowledgeable and offered a lot of helpful insight to prevent me from purchasing anything that I wouldn't want. This was a great experience overall and I was very grateful to have someone as friendly and accommodating as Robbie! I highly recommend him for your expert.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Jan 8, 2022
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    5.0 from 156 reviews
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