Bob Skinner’s Ski & Sport Shop has been serving Mt. Sunapee skiers for nearly half a century – almost as long as the ski area itself has existed! Owned and managed since 1985 by long time Newport local and former U.S. Ski Team racer Frank MacConnell, Bob Skinner’s Ski and Sport carries the region’s most extensive line of ski gear.

We are experts in improving performance through better fit in all sports including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, or any athletic endeavor in which you may participate. With our state-of-the-art boot lab we can customize all kinds of footwear ensuring that whatever you do, you’ll do it better and with more comfort.

Bob Skinner’s Ski & Sport is conveniently located on Rte. 103 in Newbury at the Mt. Sunapee traffic circle. Drop by to see what we do or contact us to make an appointment. You can call us at (603)763-2303 or you can reach us via the shop’s email at skinners@myfairpoint.net.



Frank has owned and managed the shop since 1985. He’s a long time Newport local and former U.S. Ski Team racer. He’s knows all about ski gear, and ski wear. He personally tests many of the skis in the shop. Frank is an America’s Best Boot Fitters certified Master Boot Fitter. Each year he gets additional advanced level training in the most current boot fitting techniques. Frank has been involved in local ski programs since 1975. He is a respected, knowledgeable resource for racers of all ages.

Come in and meet Frank and the rest of the gang at Bob Skinner’s – you’ll find all of the staff are knowledgeable, and enthusiastic.


We have a whole fleet of well-maintained rental skis and snowboards. Plus, you can rental individual equipment like, helmets, boots, or just skis and snowboards. Our afternoon rentals start at 1:00pm. You can also reserve equipment in advance using our online form.

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Complete Ski Shop

You will not find a better selection of skis, both recreational and racing, than right here! We offer the top-of-the-line brands of ski boots, coats & jackets, ski pants, winter gloves, goggles, FIS helmets and anything else ski related. We specialize in downhill alpine racing and offer a full line of racing products for you or your young athlete.

World Class Tuning

With Edgewise Elite Ski Service under the same roof now, nothing but the best ski tunes leave our shop. We service the weekend warrior’s skis to the same standard as we do the skis of U.S. Ski Team athletes. You can also ship your skis to us and we’ll sharpen and wax to your specifications.


Avoid the early afternoon pressure points when you get your ski boots fitted by our master ski boot fitters. We will help mold the boots to your feet for an unmatched comfort for all-day skiing. We offer both outer shell and inner liner molding technologies and are masters at finding the right boot for you!