Just thought I might comment on the recent report on Fischer skis and boots, since I've been on Fischer skis for the last 13 years and was somewhat of a test pilot on the new Centrix boots last year. ,
Fischer VP Sales and Marketing Peter Ashley, has announced Chris Hall as Director of Nordic Racing. Hall will take over the position recently vacated by Eli Brown’s departure to the University of Utah.,
For 2005/06, Fischer introduces two new classic skis and makes widely available the new dimensional RCS Skating ski. The widely-successful Centrix boots return with upgrades that raise the performance bar even further.,
Swix has released a new free web site called the Swix School that provides excellent narrated videos of how to prepare and wax skis. Each lesson - and there are many! - has a video and illustrations of what operation is taking place.,
Describes - in great detail - base structuring, glide waxing, kick waxing, waxing tools, ironing techniques, and glide testing. A must read for any racer, even if you don't use Toko waxes. 438KB PDF file,
I have used a lot of classic rollerskis, and over the last several years have found that the Ski Skett Nord classic models are light, flexible, come in a variety of wheel speeds/durometers, and handle incredibly well.
Doug Garfield's latest book, "RepMotions" reintroduces progressive resistance training as a practical resource for general athletes and medical and exercise professionals involved in training their patients and clients.,