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  • Robert Funk

    Competitor with the CU Freeskiing Team and lifelong ski enthusiast. Born and raised on East Coast skiing, I eventually moved to Colorado to attend the Unversity of Colorado and to see what big mountain skiing was all about.

    While at the University I joined CU's Freeskiing team and have competed in various events across the Western U.S.. Nothing gives me more joy than skiing technical lines in the deep snow of the Rocky Mountains! Traveling and skiing some of the best big mountain terrain has given me a deep appreciation for what the right gear can do to improve anyones ability.

    My favorite mountain is Jackson Hole in Wyoming, but every day that I get to spend on snow is special no matter where I am.

    53 reviews averaging 4.9 stars
    Currently offline
    CategorySki Expert
    Customers helped716
    Current locationMontana
    My QualificationMember of the CU Freesking Team
    Favorite ski gearSmith Vantage MIPS Helmet
    Favorite terrainPowder
    Favorite beerBell's Two Hearted Ale
    Favorite spotMary's Nipple at Grand Targhee
    4.94 / 5 stars
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    Expert: Robert Funk
    Reviewer: Sapphire
    Would never have found this ski without Robert
    I've done lots of research and agonized over which ski I should buy. Robert recommended 3 or 4 different ones that he thought would be best suited to my ability and needs. To be honest, I did say I wasn't likely going to buy skis online, and I really just needed some assistance with my choices. He was so super helpful. I ended up purchasing one of his picks for me: Black Crow Vertis Birdie - which I had never come across in my research. After skiing on them for the last two days, I am so so so happy with them. Without Robert's expertise and advice, I would never have found the perfect ski for me. Thank you Robert!
    Verified Review | Submitted Jan 29, 2020
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    Reviewer: Kevin
    Outstanding Customer Service
    Robert went above and beyond, over a period of 2 days, answering a myriad of questions I had about picking the right skis, boots, and bindings. I submitted my final purchase with great confidence and zero apprehension because of his input, and I look forward to working with him again as i make additional purchases on I also really appreciate the fact that he helped me out with a promo code so that i could stay within my budget. Thank you Robert!
    Verified Review | Submitted Jan 5, 2020
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    Reviewer: Heather
    Robert is amazing !
    He was incredibly attentive. He is extremely knowledgable but provided great advice that got right to the point and this make the decision making efficient. He also was never pushy. He checked in regularly as I was pondering my options and always made sure he was available for questions. I felt like he was available as a resource and not as a salesman.
    Verified Review | Submitted Jan 11, 2020
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    Reviewer: Rick
    Didn’t know what to expect.
    Robert was great! He was very knowledgeable and gave me good information in order for me to make a decision on which skis to buy. He gave me several options for my budget, typical ski conditions, and type of skiing I was going to do. I will be using him again on my next purchase!
    Verified Review | Submitted Jan 2, 2020
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    Reviewer: Kerin
    Super responsive and knowledgeable.
    I wasn’t planning on buying skis I was just looking to peruse but after my experience with Robert I decided to just go ahead and bite the bullet and get some new ones. All in all a great buying experience.
    Verified Review | Submitted Dec 28, 2019
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    Reviewer: Sara F
    Extremely knowledgeable
    I was able to express what I was looking for and he found exactly what I needed in a short amount of time at a great price! Very friendly and easy to chat with. I would use him again!
    Verified Review | Submitted Jan 23, 2020
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    Reviewer: Lisa
    The best!
    Robert was so quick to answer any and all of my many questions! Super nice, persona able and knowledgeable! I would trust anything he suggests - great guy!
    Verified Review | Submitted Apr 23, 2020
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    Reviewer: Sam
    Best deal ever
    I got a sick deal and a great recommendation from Robert. He was super smart about it and was even able to recommend the color in the ski I loved. Great guy great service 10/10 would recommend!
    Verified Review | Submitted Dec 14, 2019
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    Reviewer: James
    Awesome advice!
    Robert was extremely knowledgeable and helpful through the whole process. He went above and beyond organising a specific delivery time for me and I would absolutely use him again.
    Verified Review | Submitted Dec 15, 2019
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    Reviewer: John
    Very knowledgeable and responsive!
    Robert helped me pick out the right gear as well as find the best deals for me! He was a great help.
    Verified Review | Submitted Apr 1, 2020