Ski Expert Sean Harkins
Brighton, UT
  • Sean Harkins

    I grew up skiing the hills of Pennsylvania with occasional trips to New England. I was 13 years old when I started skiing and 30 years later, it still puts a smile on my face. I will never forget my first day on skis; it was one of the the best days of my life and a day that shaped my dreams, my path and 3 decades later, that 1st day on skis still does.

    After graduating from East Stroudsburg University, with a bachelors degree in Recreation & Leisure Facility Management, I packed up my Subaru Impreza and drove to Mt Hood, Oregon to intern with Windells Snowboard & Ski Camp. It was a summer sales internship that over the next 6 years, grew into a full time job as the Camp & Ski Program Director. In 2010, I moved to SLC, Utah to help develop and manage the international & domestic sales program for Saga Outerwear. Originally the ski & snowboard outwear brand was exclusively sold online, but with popularity and increased demand, we introduced the brand into the domestic retail market and international distribution chains. As the sales director, the brand had been sold into brick & mortar locations in 35+ states across the USA and international distribution partnerships were established in 20+ different countries across the globe.

    Throughout my career, I have also worked in a number of retail stores, rental/demo shops, sales rep, manager & buying positions and had the opportunity to attend trade shows, demo days, professional competitions and other industry events. I've called Mt Hood Oregon, South Lake Tahoe and Salt Lake City, UT home, skiing countless days at my favorite resorts: Timberline, Ski Bowl & Mt Hood Meadows Oregon, Kirkwood & Sierra at Tahoe, CA and Brighton & Alta Utah. Ultimately, I traveled full circle, back to Pennsylvania, back to my roots. I still spend plenty of time on the slopes locally in the Poconos with trips to New York & New England. The terrain, snowfall and conditions do not compare to the western mountains, but I can still appreciate an icy, scraping slide around the turn or down through the glades covered in moguls and bare spots. I am looking forward to another season traveling and skiing around the Northeast. Working hard and playing hard has always been my idea of a dream lifestyle, and being part of the Curated team gives me the opportunity to continue to live this dream.

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    19 reviews averaging 5.0 stars
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    CategorySki Expert
    Customers helped496
    Favorite spotMt Hood, Oregon
    Favorite brandsAtomic, Line, Saga (RIP)
    Current locationNortheast
    Favorite terrainPowder
    Home townHughesville, PA
    BirthdayAries - 80's
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    Reviewer: Jared
    Sean's awesome!
    I've been skiing for a long time and was looking to get into the back country more. Having not bought skis in way to long I wasn't sure what was on the market and what would work best but Sean sure did. He worked with me over about 2 weeks to whittle down a bunch of skis and bindings into the perfect pair that I never would have been able to find on my own.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Oct 21, 2022
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    Reviewer: James
    Sean is fantastic!
    I had an idea of what I was looking for but Sean took the time to walk me through the entire process and explain why specific equipment is right for me. I learned a lot and I feel confident that I now have quality gear without breaking the bank. I know I’ll be back!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 14, 2022
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    Reviewer: Kate
    Kate's experience with Sean
    Sean was GREAT! Very Helpful and knowledgeable!! But most of all he has the patience of a saint dealing with me who pretty much went into this journey not knowing anything about purchasing ski’s!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Dec 15, 2022
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    Reviewer: Kyla
    Sean was the BEST!
    He did such a wonderful job answering all of my questions and giving me options that check all of my boxes! I could not recommend him more!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 6, 2022
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    Reviewer: Carolyn
    Carolyn's experience with Sean
    It was fast and easy! Sean helped me not be overwhelmed by too many choices.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Dec 19, 2022
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    Reviewer: Gavin R
    Sean is amazing and knowledgeable on everything! Would recommend him to everyone!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 22, 2022
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    Reviewer: sixian
    sixian's experience with Sean
    sorry for not being able to tip higher T_T my bad
    Verified Review | Submitted on Feb 15, 2023
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    Reviewer: Lauren
    Lauren's experience with Sean
    Sean was extremely helpful and knowledgable! Highly recommend!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 25, 2022
    Sean Harkins
    5.0 from 19 reviews
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