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Prepping skis for World Cup Biathletes

Thu, Jan 24, 2008 - By US Biathlon Association

US Wax Technician Andreas Emslander discusses preparation of race skis for World Cup biathletes.

Fast Wax Tip

Tips for Applying HS-0 Extreme White for cold conditions

Tue, Jan 22, 2008 - By Dan Meyer

Here are a few tips on using HS-0 Extreme White from the experts who have spent years testing it in Minnesota's coldest snow conditions.

Waxing for Extreme Cold Conditions

Fri, Jan 18, 2008 - By Ian Harvey

In extremely cold conditions (snow temperatures below 10F), a great disparity in the gliding performance of skis is often found. gliding performance of skis is often found.

Waxing at the US National Sprints

Fri, Jan 11, 2008 - By Ian Harvey

We had anticipated warmer temperatures and more moisture in the snow. The MTU trails in Houghton glaze up really easy normally, but today seemed out of the ordinary. The snow was colder then I had expected and also did not glaze like I figured it would.

Fast Wax Tip

Stonegrinding Recommendations

Tue, Jan 8, 2008 - By Dan Meyer

Most of the top racers today custom grind their skis for peak performance in all conditions. To help you select a pattern, here are some of the popular grinds used by area racers.


And you thought Sunday's waxing was difficult...

Mon, Jan 7, 2008 - By Mike Muha

Here's what ALMOST happened at Sunday's klister-fest at the Boyne Highlands 10km Classic race...

Waxing at US Senior Nationals

Fri, Jan 4, 2008 - By Ian Harvey

Despite the extreme high humidity and easily glazing snow that this area is known for, the snow was surprisingly dry. You had to be especially careful this morning regarding kick wax drag and how to apply it, especially as kick was easy to get.

JetStream Moly or JetStream High Speed?

Thu, Jan 3, 2008 - By Ian Harvey

When using JetStream Moly and JetStream High Speed, which are successful products from the past years, most important is to determine whether or not the snow is going to glaze.

Holiday Classic

Finicky waxing and lessons learned

Wed, Jan 2, 2008 - By Mike Muha

Lucky I arrived at the Holiday Classic two hours before race time. I knew kick waxing was going to be problematic for this 9km race and the first Michigan Cup race of the season.

Fast Wax Tip

Base Structuring for a Single Pair of Skis

Wed, Jan 2, 2008 - By Dan Meyer

If you have one pair of skis, changing the base structure will be a regular occurrence as snow type, temperature and conditions change.

Fast Wax Tip

Glide Waxing for Man-Made Snow

Mon, Dec 24, 2007 - By Dan Meyer

Artificial or man-made snow is a combination of snow, dirt and oil. Man-made snow is a hard particle of ice, not a hollow flake of snow. For this reason, wax recommendations will change slightly from those for natural snow.

Toko Tech Tip

Give your skis a proper brush-off

Mon, Dec 17, 2007 - By Ian Harvey

When to use copper, horsehair, nlyon polishing, and nylon brushes.

Fast Wax Tip

Applying Flite 11 Pure Fluoro

Tue, Dec 11, 2007 - By Dan Meyer

For extra water replellency and long lasting glide in temperatures between 25 and 42F, use Flite 11 over your other race waxes. Video!

Toko Tech Tip

Applying Toko Klister Grip Spray Green

Sat, Dec 8, 2007 - By Ian Harvey

Carbon Klister Grip Spray Green is a very convenient and effective product. When conditions are between hard wax and klister, it is very effective to use a thin klister binder and cover it with hard wax.

Toko Tech Tip

Clean the base of your iron

Thu, Dec 6, 2007 - By Ian Harvey

To avoid breathing more smoke than necessary and to keep the base of the iron clean, remember to regularly wipe the base of the iron while using it.

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