Hogen has labored as ski designer, binding and boot product manager, freestyle competitor, bootfitter, lecturer on risk management, ski instructor, marketing director, resort feature writer, ski tester for 30 years and boot tester for 20, OLN and RSN television show host, extreme camp coach, Desperate Measures co-creator, fourtime Warren Miller screenwriter, R&D chief, honorary Canadian, college racer, twotime personal therapist to Greg Stump, regular contributor to at least ten different ski magazines, and his guise as Pontiff of Powder, married Paul Hochman and Carrie Sheinberg in all ways but legally. He currently serves as a bootfitter at Bobo’s in Reno, Nevada, when not providing all editorial services for Realskiers.com, including his weekly Revelation from the Pontiff of Powder. In addition to the recommended ski reviews on Realskiers.com, Hogen also provided the original ski reviews for the Masterfit-Realskiers 2021 Buyers Guide.
Salomon S/Max 130, Blizzard Bonafide
My Russian Blue, Oscar Wilde. He's wicked smart.
Don't worry about studying boots. Find a bootfitter and all you'll have to know is how to take your shoes off.