Meet Jon Arena

Hometown:Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Years of Experience: 8 years working with skis and bikes.

Certifications and Awards: United Bicycle Institute - Professional Repair and Shop Operations Certified; Marker Binding Certification; Salomon/Atomic Binding Certification; Tyrolia/Head Binding Certification; Look/Rossignol Binding Certification; S-TEC Certifications

Outside Interests and Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, camping, and hanging out with Quinn(my dog).

Favorite Gear: Patagonia for most of my winter wear, Troy Lee Designs for biking gear, Shimano and FOX parts for my bikes, Lange boots for skiing

Favorite local outdoor destination(s): Stowe is one my favorite areas in Vermont to ski. The mountain biking at Cochran's was amazing last summer and I can't wait to ride there this coming season!

Fun Fact or Story: Since I moved to Burlington 4 years ago I have been commuting to work by bike everyday! Some days I can be seen towing Quinn (my dog) in with a bike trailer too!