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Tech Talk: Running Shoe Glossary

by Jim O'Leary | Jul 14, 2020

One of our favorite things about running is how simple it is. Just lace up your running shoes, head out the door, and BOOM! You’re running. Unfortunately, while running is simple, talking about it isn’t. From specialized terms that don’t always mean what you think they mean, to ultra-specific names for ...

The Fanny Pack Is Back!

by Jonny Moseley | Jul 1, 2020

It’s not just for retro spring skiing anymore! The upside of COVID is that my regular running game is strong. I walk/run every morning between two and six miles depending on how my body feels and how much time I have. I love to listen to the news or a podcast and ...

Tech Talk: Replacing Your Inline Skate Wheels & Bearings

by Jose Triana | Jun 29, 2020

If you’ve been skating for a while, chances are you like to pick up speed. But as your wheels get older and more worn, that easy access to speed might be limited. What many beginner skaters don’t realize is that wheels need to be rotated and/or replaced the more you ...

Tips for Finding Your Perfect Inflatable Blog Post

Tips for Finding Your Perfect Inflatable

by Jim O'Leary | Jun 22, 2020

Wakeboarding and waterskiing are great; they’re something we’re passionate about here at Peter Genn. But there’s no denying that a good tube ride is a ton of fun too. And best of all, they’re a kind of fun that’s easy to share. Younger riders, or even adults with less experience ...

Types of Inline Skates: Choosing Your Best Option

by Jim O'Leary | Jun 15, 2020

In case you haven’t heard, inline skating is back. No longer relegated to the back of the garage or a corner of the closet, people are strapping on their skates and heading down the sidewalk. Why? That’s easy - it’s more fun than running and easier than cycling. So, you should ...

Tech Talk: Inline Skate Wheels and Bearings Explained

by Jim O'Leary | May 22, 2020

The best part of skating is the speed. Unless it's also the places you get to go while skating. Or maybe it's the exercise. Okay, so there's lots of things to love about skating, but if your gear isn't right, you're going to have a hard time getting to whatever ...

How to Choose Your Ideal Running Shoe

by Jim O'Leary | May 13, 2020

Knowing how to pick a running shoe is a bit more involved than just choosing your favorite pair of sneakers. This is because even if your favorite kicks LOOK like running shoes, they're designed for fundamentally different tasks. That’s because running shoes have to support and protect your feet while ...

A Conversation with Ted Ligety

by Jonny Moseley | May 7, 2020

Since bursting onto the scene at age 21 and becoming the youngest American male to win an Olympic gold medal in Alpine skiing, Ted Ligety has become an icon in the outdoor industry. Known for his hard work and dedication, he has racked up tons of accolades including becoming the ...

Essential Tips: Choosing Your Next Pack

by Suzie Dundas | Apr 29, 2020

Ever felt intimidated by trying to figure out what gear you need for what sports? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. There’s so much specialized gear out there that it can be impossible to know where to start. But we can help – well, at least with backpacks. Unless you’re going ...