ALL ABOUT BETTER S-PENDERS

The Timeline of Our Lives…

Birth of a Notion

Better S-penders was born of a notion. We can’t take credit for creating BETTER S-PENDERS, though we’ll claim dibs on saving the small Oregon-based company from sad extinction. Company co-owner, Ken Downhill couldn’t find a place to buy the logging suspenders he’d been wearing in his 30-year career as a commercial timberfaller. When Ken complained about it to another faller (unfortunately, something fallers do a lot) it just so happened that his friend knew the reason why BETTER S-PENDERS were no longer on the market – the woman who had handmade them for years had passed away in a vehicle accident and the small company was up for sale. Within a few days we arrived with two trucks and a trailer and bought the company, the machines, and the know how to make the best damn suspenders available on the market today.

Our passion for what we do transfers into our products

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Our Team

Ken Downhill

Owner

Ken Downhill is the founder and owner of Better S-penders. He has been a production Timber Faller and Wild-land Firefighter pretty much his entire adult life.

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Nick Hall

Operations

Nick is Ken’s partner and together they make it all happen.

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Emily Murphy

CDIC

Emily is Ken’s daughter and fashion consultant. When she’s not out on the slopes or working as a rafting guide, she’s helping Ken in the shop.

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Have you fallen in love with our suspenders yet? Of course you have. So what are you waiting for? GO SHOP!