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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

Classic ski glide considerations

11/4/2010 - By Mark Waechter, Nordic Ultratune

When classic skiing, compared to skate skiing, there are significant differences in the factors that influence ski speed. I'll address some of the variables and how ski preparation can optimize performance.

USST vs. Team NordicSkiRacer
USST vs. Team NordicSkiRacer

USST vs. Team NordicSkiRacer

11/3/2010 - By Mike Muha

Even though Kikkan Randall is looking good in her Norwegian-made ski racing suit, we think the US Ski Team (and Kikkan) would look MUCH BETTER in our new American-made Team NordicSkiRacer suits.

Buying Guide: Swenor Rollerskis
Buying Guide: Swenor Rollerskis

Buying Guide: Swenor Rollerskis

11/2/2010 - By Mike Muha

Swenor offers a complete line of classic, combi, and skate rollerskis, include super fast skate model meant only for racing (recommended for the next Climb to the Castle).

www.usskipoles.com/
Fischer Nordic Classic ZERO Ski Preparation
Fischer Nordic Classic ZERO Ski Preparation

Fischer Nordic Classic ZERO Ski Preparation

11/2/2010 - By Fischer

Video on prepping the kick zone on Fischer Nordic Classic ZERO skis (i.e., the "hairies").

Fischer Announces 33 Carbonlite Demo Centers
Fischer Announces 33 Carbonlite Demo Centers

Fischer Announces 33 Carbonlite Demo Centers

11/1/2010 - By Fischer

We’re excited to create this once in a lifetime opportunity for skiers of all levels to experience and purchase the same equipment that world-class Nordic athletes are winning on this very season, said Peter Ashely

One Way purchases Nordic Trade Developments

10/29/2010 - By Mike Muha

Finnish company One Way Sport OY has purchased the Swedish Distribution company Nordic Trade Development Group AB.

www.tokous.com

Swix US announces three new appointments

10/26/2010 - By Andrew Canniff

Swix US announced today the appointment of Chris Hall to the position of Swix US Nordic Racing Services Director. To Swix US Chris brings WorldCup waxing and service expertise that he will now share with Nordic racing enthusiasts nationwide.

CXC releases "Training with Purpose" DVD
CXC releases "Training with Purpose" DVD

CXC releases "Training with Purpose" DVD

10/19/2010 - By CXC Skiing

Get the most out of your training by using the drills, progressions, technique, and equipment that is proven to achieve the best results! This DVD gives you an inside look at the kind of technique, drills, and tools the CXC athletes are using to achieve s

Rossi organization annouces new president for North American Operations

10/14/2010 - By Tait Wardlaw

Former president François Goulet "has resigned to pursue new interests". Tim Petrick takes over. Plus other shakeups in Group Rossignol...

epicraces.com/events/frosty-freestyle-and-krazy-klassic/
Fitting Atomic skis
Fitting Atomic skis

Fitting Atomic skis

10/11/2010 - By Rick Halling

Last year Atomic spent over $400,000 on a new flex testing machine to help our dealers select the right ski for a customer.

Rottefella Xcelerator binding 36% lighter
Rottefella Xcelerator binding 36% lighter

Rottefella Xcelerator binding 36% lighter

10/4/2010 - By Mike Muha

The new Rottefella Xcelerator skate binding is 36% lighter than the old one and the classic binding is 37% lighter. Extensive use of plastic and stainless steel is responsible for the weight loss.

Buying Guide: Briko-Maplus Rollerskis
Buying Guide: Briko-Maplus Rollerskis

Buying Guide: Briko-Maplus Rollerskis

9/28/2010 - By Mike Muha

There's a lightweight three-wheel classic ski (the Tris), speed reducers are available on some classic models, and there are a couple very fast skate ski models for those looking to put the hurt on their bicycling buddies.

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

WED, DEC 19, 2018

Beginning & Intermediate ski lessons for kids...and a kids race!
Huron Meadows Metropark, 8765 Hammel Rd, Brighton, MI

FRI, DEC 21, 2018

Full Moon Night Skiing
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SAT, DEC 22, 2018

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson (XCHQ)
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Santa at Trapper’s Cabin! (noon-3:00pm)
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

More events...

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