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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

Skiing in the rain

2/2/2010 - By Josh Korn

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

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.

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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.

Diamond Storm 10Max Extra Hot One Way pole announced
Diamond Storm 10Max Extra Hot One Way pole announced

Diamond Storm 10Max Extra Hot One Way pole announced

1/20/2010 - By One Way

The shaft is built with 4 different kinds of High Modulus Diamond carbon fabrics and a unique layer construction with more than 11 different layers.

Using Fast Wax Ski Wax Base Prep
Using Fast Wax Ski Wax Base Prep

Using Fast Wax Ski Wax Base Prep

1/14/2010 - By Dan Meyer

Properly prepared ski bases accept and retain wax more effectively. Fast Wax Base Prep contains a microwax formula which penetrates the ski base more deeply than standard hydrocarbon wax.

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Weekend race wax recommentations

1/8/2010 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED 3. Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, and Toko for this weekend's Michigan Cup races. Check back for updates.

Video: How to choose the right cross-country ski
Video: How to choose the right cross-country ski

Video: How to choose the right cross-country ski

1/6/2010 - By MyNorth.com

Dick Fultz of the Cross Country Ski Shop in Grayling offers some terrific tips on how to choose just the right cross-country ski for beginners to the most experienced skier.

Vasa Ergometer named to Top 10 Gear of the Year list
Vasa Ergometer named to Top 10 Gear of the Year list

Vasa Ergometer named to Top 10 Gear of the Year list

1/6/2010 - By Rob Sleamaker

I wanted to let you know about some big news for Vasa. The Vasa Kayak Ergometer was just named to The Gear Junkie's Top 10 Gear of the Year list.

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Waxing cold for the sprints at US Nationals

1/6/2010 - By Ian Harvey, Toko

Waxing today was pretty simple especially as we have some superb glide waxes for the cold. If it is cold, the starting point is LF Moly/Blue mix as a base followed by HF Blue followed by JetStream Blue. This is what we at Toko call "Old Faithful" as it

Vancouver 2010: The success story of the Red Mittens
Vancouver 2010: The success story of the Red Mittens

Vancouver 2010: The success story of the Red Mittens

12/31/2009 - By FIS

Who would have thought that one of the best selling items this Christmas would be a pair of red mittens? But the truth is, a pair of red mittens is a hit in Canada with the Vancouver 2010 Games set to begin in just 43 days.

Weekend race wax recommendations

12/31/2009 - By Mike Muha

Race wax recommendations for the Nubs Nob Freestyle, Boyne Highlands Classic, and Boyne Highlands JOQ Sprints. Check back for updates!

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SAT, JAN 20, 2018

Gitchi Gami Games (Junior National Qualifier)
American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

UPDATED! Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet
Forbush Corner, Frederic, MI

Stretch and Slide: A Yoga-Ski Retreat!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Fire Grilled Pizzas on the Sun Deck
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Northbound Outfitters Kids Race
Northbound Outfitters, Grayling,MI

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, JAN 21, 2018

Gitchi Gami Games (Junior National Qualifier) - Day 2
American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

Michigan Backcountry Ski Series: Stinchfield Loppet
Stinchfield Woods between Dexter and Pinckney

Paella on the Sun Deck
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

TUE, JAN 23, 2018

4-H Junior Ski Program
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Vasa Ski Club Tuesday Night Sprints - Freestyle
Hickory Hills, Traverse City, MI

Team NordicSkiRacer Tuesday Night Sprints
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

WED, JAN 24, 2018

"Cold is Cool": Fourth and Fifth Graders Ski Free!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series - Skate

FRI, JAN 26, 2018

Junior Noque
Forestville Trailhead, Marquette, MI

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

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