Ski Development & Ski Testing with AJ Kruajitch & Jake Stevens (Ep.202)

Few people spend as many days as we do testing skis on snow. But Rossignol’s AJ Kruajitch definitely does. So I spent a day at Les Deux Alpes going through AJ’s testing process, and then sat down with him and Jake Stevens to discuss the similarities and differences in our approaches.


  • Introducing Jake & AJ (2:51)
  • Brand development since 1907 (17:13)
  • The testing process: similarities & differences (20:17)
  • “Band of Tasters” (40:10)
  • Accounting for different tastes (48:05)
  • What We’re Celebrating (56:10)