Kevin Kennedy

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Flow Quantum - Snowboards: Reviews

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...

Pow Assault - Gloves: Reviews

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

Nidecker Random - Snowboards: Reviews

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...

Salomon Sick Stick - Snowboards: Reviews

Salomon Sick Stick - Snowboards: Reviews

FOR POWDER AND PARKBy replacing layers of fiberglass and resin with structural bamboo veneers, Salomon has figured out how to make a board that's a bit healthier for the planet—and, of course,...

Rudy Project Actyum - Helmets: Reviews

Rudy Project Actyum - Helmets: Reviews

The super-svelte, 8.8-ounce Actyum has two interchang-eable pads, one with a mesh protective net that aligns with the front vents to keep bugs from splattering your noggin. rudyprojectusa.com

DC Allegiance - Snowboard Boots: Reviews

DC Allegiance - Snowboard Boots: Reviews

With rigid lateral support and external heel reinforcements, this boot is made for all-mountain pounding. Bonus: The Cold Temperature Rubber on the sole hardens for better traction at temps below 33...

Celsius Climate - Snowboard Boots: Reviews

Celsius Climate - Snowboard Boots: Reviews

The all-mountain Climate feels great out of the box and, thanks to a memory-foam footbed, just keeps getting better. And the locking lace loops on the side of the ankle keep the laces below tight. We...

LAS Bionix - Helmets: Reviews

LAS Bionix - Helmets: Reviews

With a thermo-regulating Outlast liner, this futuristic Italian helmet is a Renaissance performer: great in any weather. trialtir-usa.com

Keen Ventura - Clothing/Apparel: Reviews

Keen Ventura - Clothing/Apparel: Reviews

These future classics are a new spin on an old favorite, with a canvas upper for good breathability, a protective toe cap for knock-around durability, and an eco-friendly natural rubber outsole....