Kevin Kennedy

Forum John Jackson Pro - Snowboards: Reviews

HIGH FLYERLike the Tahoe-based hucker for whom it's named, this one is all about the park. The Jackson Pro's true-twin shape and easy swing weight allow for solid spins and switch riding. "Superstiff...

Thule SlipStream - Car Racks: Reviews

Sure, you can manhandle your 17-foot sea kayak onto the roof and ding your car in the process—or you can load it effortlessly and dent-free with the SlipStream. It incorporates a roof-long base-...

K2 Ø - Snowboards: Reviews

FAST AND LIGHTHailed as the lightest snowboard on the market, this all-mountain model's superior float in the soft stuff made it a tester favorite. But lightness doesn't equal weakness. Thanks to a...

Yakima FarOut - Car Racks: Reviews

From car to curb to camp, this seven-cubic-foot soft-sided carrier does it all. With integrated straps and a nonabrasive quilted bottom, it attaches securely to side rails or crossbars. Tuck-away...

VonZipper Feenom - Goggles: Reviews

It's true: Testers were first attracted to the Feenom simply because they look hot. But we also loved their ultra-wide peripheral vision and anti-fog vents. vonzipper.com

Palmer Timeless - Snowboards: Reviews

SAFE AT ANY SPEEDWith its cap sidewall construction, the Timeless dishes up supersmooth, chatter-free turns at any speed. But it likes to rip, too. At higher velocity, Palmer's FLF technology (which...

Eesa Odium - Base Layer: Reviews

Few base layers make the transition from chairlift to barstool like this moisture-wicking, antimicrobial button-down. eesa.com

Flow Quantum - Snowboards: Reviews

A SOFTY WITH GUTSThis true twin spins like a top with incredible control, but thanks to its predictable flex and soft feel, it's an extremely forgiving board—and a great choice for intermediates...

Patagonia Go-fer - Clothing/Apparel: Reviews

With its open-neck design and side vents, this polyester/organic- cotton shirt cools you down in the hottest climates. The fabric blend feels great against your skin and dries faster than all-cotton...

686 Smarty UZI Pant - Pants: Reviews

This two-in-one combo conceals a zip-in fleece track pant that serves as a midlayer on cold days and an instant lounger back at the condo. Also hidden within: a binding wrench that doubles as a...

Nidecker Random - Snowboards: Reviews

STIFF AND STABLEOn paper, the 154 demo model we were sent should've been too short for most of our testers. But this true twin proved to be surprisingly stable at speed. "It felt longer and stronger...

Arc'teryx Motive Polo - Clothing/Apparel: Reviews

They should have called this the Yosemite polo: It travels well from the high country to the Ahwahnee dining room. The fabric's weave gives the moisture-wicking poly/cotton number just enough stretch...

Pow Assault - Gloves: Reviews

With goatskin palms, waterproof-breathable fabric, and the perfect amount of insulation, these gloves provide the best of both worlds: warmth and dexterity. powgloves.com

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