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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

A Peek at the Rossi WCS Skater for next season...
A Peek at the Rossi WCS Skater for next season...

A Peek at the Rossi WCS Skater for next season...

3/12/2010 - By Mark Waechter, Nordic Ultratune

Rossignol has reshaped the profile of the ski, making it wedge-shaped, with the heel a little lower than the toe. The intent is to help keep the weight back on the foot to improve performance.

A look at the new NNN/NIS Xcelerator bindings
A look at the new NNN/NIS Xcelerator bindings

A look at the new NNN/NIS Xcelerator bindings

3/4/2010 - By Mark Waechter

More than any other single piece of equipment that I've seen for the coming (2010/2011) season, I'm really stoked to see the updated NNN/NIS bindings.

How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis
How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis

How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis

3/3/2010 - By Frank Lundeen

How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis using the corking method.

www.rundlesport.com
Ski waxing with Wally
Ski waxing with Wally

Ski waxing with Wally

2/27/2010 - By wurlybird

Wally the Wombat puts the final touches on the Australian Ski Team skis. Special guest appearance by BK, the Boxing Kangaroo

Waxing during the Midwest SuperTour races

2/11/2010 - By Bryan Fish, CXC Head Coach

We tested base glide and pure fluor. The snow was wet, old and dirty. We are alarmed to find that the warmest waxes were not the fastest.

The team behind the team: The Technicians
The team behind the team: The Technicians

The team behind the team: The Technicians

2/9/2010 - By Viktoria Franke

You can be the best biathlete in the world – when you have the wrong skis, you won’t be on the top. Years ago that might have been possible but nowadays waxing seems like its own science

www.xcskishop.com
Save those old boots for a rainy day
Save those old boots for a rainy day

Save those old boots for a rainy day

2/4/2010 - By Mike Muha

Just because the heel area of your ski boots are falling apart doesn't mean you have to toss them away.

Toko reintroduces Wax Coach
Toko reintroduces Wax Coach

Toko reintroduces Wax Coach

2/2/2010 - By Mike Muha

After long neglect, Toko has finally updated its Toko Wax Coach, catching back up to Fast Wax, Solda, and Swix. The Wax Coach lets you input conditions and it makes a wax recommendation.

Skiing in the rain

2/2/2010 - By Josh Korn

What you need to know about having the right skis when it's warm!

www.cross-country-ski.com

The Swix Brush line

2/1/2010 - By Andrew Gerlach

What brushes do you need? An article adpated from Ski Post and the Swix Waxing Manual.

Swix introduces Swix Triac® 1.0 ski pole
Swix introduces Swix Triac® 1.0 ski pole

Swix introduces Swix Triac® 1.0 ski pole

1/27/2010 - By Swix

Triangular shaft, interchangeable baskets that screw on to the shaft with a nut, better strap. Has Swix built a better pole? See the video.

CXC 2010 Nationals waxing report

1/23/2010 - By Bryan Fish

CXC had a successful national championships.  Out of the 4 races, CXC skiers (including Caitlin Compton who CXC was waxing for) had a total of 9 top 5 finishes. Here are CXC coach Bryan Fish's comments on waxing for the week.

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