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Roller Ski Safety? Use a Mirror!
Roller Ski Safety? Use a Mirror!

Roller Ski Safety? Use a Mirror!

7/30/2009 - By Doug Armstrong

I’ve used a mirror that attaches to my glasses or sunglasses for decades and will not rollerski (or cycle) without it. To add to the recent discussions on safe roller skiing, please consider the following advantages.

Pharmacology, Doping and Sports
Pharmacology, Doping and Sports

Pharmacology, Doping and Sports

7/28/2009 - By USSDA

Pharmacology, Doping and Sports is a comprehensive, scientific guide for athletes, coaches, physicians, scientists and administrators, and anyone who is interested in the science or the ethics of doping in sport.

Swix Sport USA to distribute Uvex winter products

7/23/2009 - By Swix

Swix Sport USA announced it will become the exclusive distributor of Uvex winter sports products for the U.S. market starting August 1, 2009. The Uvex winter line includes snow sports helmets, goggles and sunglasses.

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Briko-Maplus names John Dyste as U.S. Nordic Manager

7/20/2009 - By Rick Weissenborn

Innovation Inc., North American distributor of Italian ski wax company Briko-Maplus has named John Dyste as U.S. Nordic Manager, providing wax and technical services to elite cross country teams and athletes.

Dealers instructed to remove boots from shelved

7/17/2009 - By Mike Muha

Rossignol has instructed dealers to remove all recalled boots from their shelves immediately.

Rossignol recalls X-IUM and X-11 boots
Rossignol recalls X-IUM and X-11 boots

Rossignol recalls X-IUM and X-11 boots

7/16/2009 - By Rossignol

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Rossignol on Tuesday announced a voluntary recall of cross country ski boots, asserting that the sole could separate from the upper boot during use, posing a fall hazard.

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The costume disciplinarian speaks: Is it better to look good than to ski fast?
The costume disciplinarian speaks: Is it better to look good than to ski fast?

The costume disciplinarian speaks: Is it better to look good than to ski fast?

7/14/2009 - By Mike Balduf

Oh, sure, every World Cup Nordic ski team needs a good waxing crew, but they need something more — a top-notch costume disciplinarian.

Spacing, Depth, Interruption, Pattern

7/2/2009 - By Mark Waechter

Working with machine structures on skis, there are only a few variables that can be adjusted to influence the performance of the ski.

Concept2 introoduces SkiErg
Concept2 introoduces SkiErg

Concept2 introoduces SkiErg

6/26/2009 - By Meredith Haff

Concept2, the leading manufacturer of racing oars and rowing machines, offers Nordic skiers a new way to train without snow: the Concept2 SkiErg.

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Pro-Ski Rollerskis on sale

6/25/2009 - By WebSkis

All $350 Pro-Ski rollerskis are now on sale for $250 - save 28%

US Ski Team Partners with Little Hotties, Yaktrax

6/24/2009 - By US Ski Team

Little Hotties and Yaktrax are necessary winter accessories that return the focus to the sport and not the cold environment. We are proud to do our part in helping them bring home the gold.

Pro-Ski S5e Skate Rollerski
Pro-Ski S5e Skate Rollerski

Pro-Ski S5e Skate Rollerski

6/24/2009 - By Mike Muha

The S5e is the latest iteration of Pro-Ski's 100mm diameter-wheeled skate rollerski. Many of you have read my very positive review and year later follow-up of the Pro-Ski S3, so getting a chance to compare them to the newer model was a treat.

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