Author: Flow Marketing

  • Exploring Professional Snowmobiling with Skilled “Sledder”, Ross Robinson

    Exploring Professional Snowmobiling with Skilled “Sledder”, Ross Robinson

    By the Ablis CBD Team Ross Robinson grew up snowmobiling. He doesn’t remember his first time on a snowmobile, but getting out on the snow at a young age sparked a passion in Ross that continues to this day.  “I used to ride double in front of my dad when I was really young,” he […]

  • Meet Kyle Jameson, Mountain Biking Pro and Ablis CBD Advocate

    Meet Kyle Jameson, Mountain Biking Pro and Ablis CBD Advocate

    By the Ablis CBD Team  “My first ride was in 1998,” said professional mountain biker and business owner Kyle Jameson. “The feeling of flying through the trees was an overwhelming feeling of happiness.”  This first mountain bike ride happened in 5th grade, while Kyle was living in California. Now, he’s 32, and has since turned […]

  • Where to Experience a River Rafting Adventure in Oregon and Washington

    Where to Experience a River Rafting Adventure in Oregon and Washington

    By the Ablis CBD Team Here at Ablis, we’re big fans of outdoor adventures. Hiking, trail running, rock climbing, skiing—You name it. One of our favorite ways to blow off steam (when the weather is right) is river rafting in Oregon and Washington. Are you looking to find excitement in the class five rapids? How […]

  • Meet Mckenna Brown: Professional Street Skier and Holistic Health Advocate

    Meet Mckenna Brown: Professional Street Skier and Holistic Health Advocate

    By Ablis CBD  Mckenna Brown started snowboarding—yes, snowboarding, not skiing—when she was six. She didn’t put on a pair of skis until almost five years later, when she and her best friend decided to trade hobbies, just for fun.  “When I was eleven, my best friend and I swapped one day,” said Mckenna. “Ever since […]

  • Why Ablis Loves Living in Bend, Oregon

    Why Ablis Loves Living in Bend, Oregon

    By Ablis CBD  Jim Bendis and Max Bendis founded Ablis CBD in the city of Bend, OR: home to outdoor-loving, creative people like them. Jim settled down in Bend after graduating from University of Oregon in 1983. He says that this town is “an outdoor enthusiast’s nirvana”. His son, Max (who was born and raised […]

  • 5 Après Ski Cocktails to Enjoy Around A Fire

    5 Après Ski Cocktails to Enjoy Around A Fire

    Everybody knows the best part of a successful day on the slopes is warming up around a fire with friends. Even better if you can throw some cocktails into the mix.  We’ve teamed up with our friend, Anthony, over at Crater Lake Spirits to curate some recipes that will definitely have you and yours feeling […]

  • Top 10 Things To Do in Bend, Oregon

    Top 10 Things To Do in Bend, Oregon

    Ablis is lucky to call Bend home.  Situated in the high desert of Oregon, on the Deschutes River, alongside the Cascade mountains, Bend has just about every microclimate within a two-hour drive.  It’s a special, little town, unlike anywhere else. Bend is about what we’re about, which is spending as much time outdoors as possible […]

  • Meet Pro Athlete and Record-Breaking Runner Renee Metivier

    Meet Professional Athlete and Record-Breaking Runner Renee Metivier

    I’ve been running for a long time, but I originally started out in soccer and gymnastics. Through a series of injuries, I found running in high school, and it captured me from the beginning. I ended up winning state my senior year of high school and getting a full-ride scholarship to Georgia Tech. But there, […]

  • The Last Blockbuster On Earth Lives in Bend

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    by Jim Bendis I think it is such a special thing for Bend, Oregon to have the last surviving Blockbuster. In the late ’80s, video stores started opening like Starbucks do today, with practically one on every corner. It was a major cultural shift. Then, in the 2000s, with the birth of new rental options […]

  • How To Relieve Sore Muscles: Advice from a Pro Athlete

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    by Renee Metivier Muscle soreness can put a massive damper on your training as an athlete, and poor recovery can ultimately lead to injury. The older I get the more I realize how crucial recovery is to not only healthy training but longevity. I’ve been running for a long time. I started running in high […]