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Our Team

Pine Mtn. Staff

We are proud to say that Pine Mtn Sports has some of the best staff of any shop in Bend. We have the training and experience to get you on the right outdoor gear the first time. Our Team is here to answer your questions, give advice or just chat about conditions, gear, etc.

We'd like to introduce you to our Team. 

Chris B.

At Pine Since: 2006
Currently Rides:
Trek Remedy 9.8 & SC Chameleon 29er
Current Skis:
Rossi Blackops Senders w/ 22 Designs Vice
About:
Bowman is one of the heavy lifters in our service department. He also pilots the groomer at Meissner so he’s always a good one to ask about trail conditions.
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Chris G. 

At Pine Since: 2018
Currently Rides:
Trek Top Fuel 9.8
Current Skis:
Nordorking
About:
Christopher is a photojournalist, cyclist, and one of our expert bike-fitters here at Pine Mountain Sports. Christopher is also known as Chris #3, or Gagne West.
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Dan

At Pine Since: 2000 (From the beginning!)
Currently Rides:
Santa Cruz Hightower w/ XTR
Current Skis:
BD Helio’s & RMU North Shore 108’s (Tele)
Preferred Tip:
Strawberry Lemonade
About:
He’s the shop owner and a fixture in the store. His product knowledge rivals his (sometimes overwhelming) random knowledge of movies and music.
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Dave

At Pine Since: 2017
Currently Rides:
Santa Cruz Chameleon 29, Santa Cruz Skitch
Current Skis:
Burton Sherlock Snowboard
About:
We were lucky to snag Dave from a Trek dealer in Denver, Colorado. He’s one of our Service Department Managers – and has the second best beard in the store.
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Ed

At Pine Since: 2011
Currently Rides:
Santa Cruz 5010
Current Skis:
Experience 100’s & Fischer Excursion 88’s
About:
Ed has been an essential part of Pine for years. He can find a ski boot to fit almost any foot, and he rides his Yamaha FJR motorcycle to work as often as not.
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Francois

At Pine Since: 2020
Currently Rides: 
Santa Cruz Blur & Trek Fuel EX
Current Skis: 
Jones Hovercraft, Rossignol Sashimi Split, & 8 (aka too many!) pairs of skate skis.
About: 
Has managed bike shops for 10 years. Pine Mountain Sports' designated nor-dork. Likes light and fast things! Loves dogs and Junior Mints.
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Jason

At Pine Since: 2022
Currently Rides:
Custom Pursuit All Road
Current Skis:
All the Volkls
About:
Jason works in the back persuading bikes to become better versions of themselves. When he’s not leading these therapy sessions you can find him playing Marco Polo in the pool with his family.
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Jody

At Pine Since: 2015
Currently Rides:
Juliana Furtado
Current Skis:
Rossignol BC 70
About:
When she’s not helping customers, she’s out riding big bikes on technical trails! She also is one of our latest staff members to get a moto license, so look out.
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John B.

At Pine Since: 2022
Currently Rides:
Propain Hugene, Cortina Europa
Current Skis:
Armada ARV 96
Preferred Tips:
Cold Beer, Veggie Burritos
About:
John previously worked at the educational bike shop at CSU in Colorado. When he’s not working on your bike, you can find him on the freeride trails with his pup, Everest, or climbing a rock.
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John M.

At Pine Since: 2021
Currently Rides: 
Santa Cruz 5010 & Nomad
Current Skis: 
Jones Hovercraft split board
Preferred Tip: 
Energy drinks and candy.
About: 
You can find John in our service department most days..given he’s one of our Service Department Managers. Otherwise he’s probably snowboarding, surfing, fishing or riding DH at the Bachelor Bike Park.
Email John M

Mike

At Pine Since: 2021
Currently Rides:
Specialized AWOL Comp
Current Skis:
’21 Rossignol XV Split
Preferred Tip:
Fresh-roasted coffee beans
About:
Mike likes climbing rocks and is one of our Store Managers. Also, Mike loves his dog. And your dog. Pretty much all dogs.
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Nate

At Pine Since: 2021
Currently Rides: 
XXL Starling Murmur, XXL 2023 Santa Cruz Tallboy, XXL Coconino Cycles Hardtail, 64cm Surly CrossCheck, 1973 Proteus
Current Skis: 
Blizzard Bonafide 188, Black Diamond Mega Watt 188
Pro Tips: 
Riding bikes with your friends is more fun than by yourself.
About: 
Nate joined the Pine Mtn Sports crew after managing Absolute Bikes in Flagstaff and Sedona, AZ for over 10 years. Riding bikes has helped introduce him to some of his favorite people and places in the world. He prefers to ride mostly dirt paths for the added thrills and daily dose of nature. 
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Paco

At Pine Since: 2001
Currently Rides:
Santa Cruz 5010 & 2001 Mrazek
Current Skis:
Something w/ Tele Bindings
About:
Originally from Argentina, Paco is a former river guide and loves to tele ski and hit the nordic ski trails when the moon is full.
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Robert "Robmat"

At Pine Since: 2022
Currently Rides:
Revel Ranger, Production Privee Shan
Current Skis:
Robmat Don’t Ski
Preferred Tip:
Maple Syrup Candies
About:
Robmat is one of our Inventory Specialists and likes to talk about bikes! He also likes Godzilla, Nice People, art (ask him about his snowglobe sculptures), Hiking, Traveling and generally being outside. He’s from Florida.
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Savannah

At Pine Since: 2020
Currently Rides:
Juliana Furtado
Current Skis:
Fischer Nordic & Alpine
Preferred Tip:
Cold Brew
About:
Savannah is our Office & Human Resources Manager. You can usually find her up at Mt. Bachelor on her alpine skis during the Winter and on her stand up paddle board or mountain bike during the warmer weather!
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Tiffany

At Pine Since: 2022
Currently Rides:
Salsa Timberjack 27.5+
Current Skis:
Rossi BC70 & Burton Diva for the vert
Preferred Tip:
A reciprocated smile! And chocolate.
About:
Tiffany balances her outdoor retail career by sending out at Smith, cruising down Flagline, gliding around Meisner… Ask her about the Central Oregon Backcountry Explorer route!
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AND MANY MORE...

Our team is one of the best in town! At least we like to think so! Stop by and say hi!