Ski Boot Fitting, Inc.
Dividing their time between a full-service location at the base of Vail Mountain and a shop at the summit, SBF staff members ski over 100 days a year. Their on-snow backgrounds in ski instruction, coaching, racing, freestyle, ski patrol, and international competition coupled with in-store experience add up to over 100 years of cumulative experience. Staff members are teachers or graduates of MasterFit University.
Chris Wiberg has worked in the ski retail industry for ten years as a boot fitter, ski tuner, or shop manager. He brings to SBF an intuitive mechanical knowledge of how ski equipment works and he has designed and built tools that are used to evaluate stance and alignment. During the summers, Chris can be found at White Bear Boatworks in Minnesota, working on boat restoration and sailboat rigging.
A native Virginian, Jeff Harper worked on the National Ski Patrol for 6 years and then in the retail ski industry for 18 years. This is his 4th winter working at SBF. He is passionate about the outdoors and lived in a tepee for two years. Besides alpine skiing, Jeff also telemark skis and snowboards.
Ellen Post Foster was a member of the PSIA National Demonstration Team for eight years. She is the author of four ski instructional books including Skiing and the Art of Carving. Her technical skiing background provides a strong foundation for applying ski boot mechanics to on-snow performance. In 2011, Ellen was inducted into the U.S. Ski Hall of Fame as a Pioneer of Freestyle Skiing.
Greg Hoffmann, founder of Ski Boot Fitting Inc., has been fitting boots since 1979. He is a Board Certified Pedorthist, a faculty member of MasterFit University, and he achieved PSIA full certification. Known for his down-to-earth manner, Greg spends his summers in Vermont manufacturing compost and doing excavation work.
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Jeremy Johnston from Littleton, Colorado, has skied for 22 years. He races on the Masters circuit and also competes in the North American Cup for skier cross. Jeremy studied journalism at Red Rocks Community College. His passions are skiing and traveling and he has traveled to Europe, Argentina, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean.
Stephen Wagner works for the Vail Ski School (at Golden Peak) as well as SBF. A skier since 1987, he is a PSIA-E Examiner, and has worked at Elk Mountain, PA, and Mount Snow, VT. Stephen is also a freelance, travel, and lifestyle photographer. He spends the summers in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, Gina, and daughters, Kai and Chloe.