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Rollerskiing fashion files
Rollerskiing fashion files

Rollerskiing fashion files

11/5/2009 - By Justin Demers

This Halloween weekend prompted me to brighten up the atmosphere with all the fallen leaves and usually grey skies.

When is a ski ready?
When is a ski ready?

When is a ski ready?

11/3/2009 - By Rick Halling

There is an eternal conflict shared by car, bike and ski companies. At what point do you unleash a new design unto the public? How much testing, how many races, does a ski or a bike or a car need to undertake before it is ready for the market?

New grinds at Nordic Ultratune

11/2/2009 - By Mark Waechter

With the addition of the new Mantec grinding machine, and also as a result of collaboration with serviceman Stefano Vuerich of Val di Fiemme, Italy, the grind menu has been updated with 4 new offerings.

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CXC Skiing releases "Successful Cross Country Coaching" series
CXC Skiing releases "Successful Cross Country Coaching" series

CXC Skiing releases "Successful Cross Country Coaching" series

10/29/2009 - By CXC Skiing

CXC Skiing has produced a 3-DVD set of cross country ski-specific presentations from experts in the fireld.

New Mantec base grinding machine installed

10/27/2009 - By Mark Waechter

Stefano and Giuseppe and I were working to get the Mantec stone grinding machine fine tuned and completely dialed in. Stefano and Giuseppe are here from Italy for just this week, so there's no time to waste.

Ultimate balaclava?
Ultimate balaclava?

Ultimate balaclava?

10/27/2009 - By Mike Muha

Something a little different, maybe for that next cold White Pine Stampede with temperatures to -8F...

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Ski production at Fischer now with 100% renewable energy
Ski production at Fischer now with 100% renewable energy

Ski production at Fischer now with 100% renewable energy

10/22/2009 - By Fischer

Ski production at the Mukachevo plant (UKR) has now been changed over to renewable energy. This makes Fischer the first and only ski producer in the world to attach such great importance to environmental aspects.

Toko 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual
Toko 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual

Toko 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual

10/21/2009 - By Toko

UPDATED: Download Toko's 12 page racing tech manual for the 2009-2010 season. It covers structuring, brushing, ironing, skate and kick wax application, and base cleaning.

Swix 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual
Swix 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual

Swix 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual

10/19/2009 - By Swix

Download Swix's 37 page racing tech manual for this coming season. It covers structuring, brushing, ironing, skate and kick wax application, and base cleaning.

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Grind schedule for October
Grind schedule for October

Grind schedule for October

10/15/2009 - By Mark Waechter

You've been training this summer and fall to get the most from your skiing, so make sure your skis aren't a limiter. Prepare all of your skis to run their best with a fresh grind and hotbox service.

Nordic snowboarding: the next hot thing

10/14/2009 - By MacNamara

Unreel #10 skootches up to meet Joel and Tate, the world's most dedicated Nordic Snowboarders.

Review: Cross Country Technique Progressions DVD
Review: Cross Country Technique Progressions DVD

Review: Cross Country Technique Progressions DVD

10/7/2009 - By Mike Muha

Anyone interested in improving their technique - including experienced racers who want to know the latest in technique innovations - should run (not walk) to the CXC web site and get this DVD.

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