Bloomberg: Wagner Skis, How to Make Skis

by Wagner Skis / Dec 01, 2015
This article was written for Bloomberg by Brad Wieners
Originally Published December 1, 2015

"Pete Wagner wasn’t stuck. The mechanical engineer and programmer, now in his early 40s, had a successful career in the San Diego area writing software that optimized the performance of golf clubs. He did miss the mountains, though, and wondered if he could apply his skill at interpreting the physics and kinesiology of golf to another of his passions—skiing. Today, his proprietary code translates a skier’s height, weight, skill level, and preferred terrain into the right specifications for a pair of custom planks, each hand-built in a former gas station a few miles outside Telluride, Colo. Over the past nine years, Wagner Skis has grown to 13 year-round employees. "...