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|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Ski-binding research, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, hiking, sail boat racing, swimming, bicycling. Formerly 5th-ranked in DH discipline of alpine ski racing (29 F.I.S. Points); former member of Can-Am Alpine Ski Team; member of winning team of 2-day, 100-mile, Canadian Ski Marathon; first to measure vibration interaction between skis and bindings at MIT / Charles Stark Draper Labs.
|What I do for a living:
||Sport product development (invented & market-launched Tubbs high tech snowshoes & bindings; world's first hands-off clipless bicycle pedal / shoe system (CycleBinding); co-developed #1-selling ski-bindings for Salomon; former Director of Marketing, Geze ski-binding company driving brand from 2% to 20% market-share, profitably). 'Apply leadership at intersection of marketing & engineering.
|Home Mountain (where I ski most often):
|Number of days I ski in a year:
||30 to 40 alpine; 10 to 20 cross-country; 5 to 10 back-country.
|Terrain or conditions I like to ski the most:
||All. Diversity is the way.
|Gear I use:
|The regions where I typically ski:
||Typically Northeastern US and Western US, but also travel world-wide to ski - including Argentina, Japan, all over Europe.
rick howell's Recent Activity
rick howell posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 3/3/10 at 8:15am | 178 replies | 12341 views
added a new profile pic 11/12/09 at 4:55am
Purchasing a KneeBinding????
rick howell posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 3/20/09 at 7:13pm | 135 replies | 12229 views
Knee Binding ???
rick howell posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 3/7/09 at 8:16am | 100 replies | 11866 views
rick howell posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 2/18/09 at 5:25pm | 90 replies | 7107 views
Kneebinding: Where did the most recent threads go?
rick howell posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 2/14/09 at 6:21am | 29 replies | 1052 views
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