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The Life of a Ski
The Life of a Ski

The Life of a Ski

3/22/2013 - By Jerry Kokesh

The life of a ski from its "birth" at the Fischer factory in Austria to the podium in the women's relay at the Sochi E.ON IBU World Cup Biathlon.

March Into Madness Race Weekend
March Into Madness Race Weekend

March Into Madness Race Weekend

2/20/2013 - By Denny Paull

Preparations are continuing for the 9th annual Black Mountain Nordic Classic 30 km Classic race on Saturday March 2nd and the 1st annual March into Madness 10 km freestyle on Sunday March 3rd.

Glide waxing for very cold conditions
Glide waxing for very cold conditions

Glide waxing for very cold conditions

2/7/2013 - By Ian Harvey

The most basic aspect to cold waxing is that the base needs to be hardened a lot. Additionally the wax selection needs to be good. Application method is also critical.

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Fischer announces new Speedmax skis
Fischer announces new Speedmax skis

Fischer announces new Speedmax skis

2/6/2013 - By Fischer Skis

Fischer has developed Cold Base Bonding: a unique process which retains the homogeneity of the original molecular structures by avoiding heat and pressure when the base is added. As a result, you get unrivaled gliding properties and maximum speed.

Karhu announces the return of its ski line to North America
Karhu announces the return of its ski line to North America

Karhu announces the return of its ski line to North America

1/9/2013 - By Lisa Lazarczyk

Starting now, Karhu North America will begin importing its popular line of skate and classic skis and boots, which are designed, developed and tested in Lahti, Finland.

Waxing for US Nationals: the 20K/30K classic

1/7/2013 - By Ian Harvey

The snow was quite abrasive and a 30k classic race including climbing up Hermod's Hill 6 times meant that maintaining kick was critical. Green klister covered by Base Green binder offered the best kick and the best glide and was clearly the most durable.

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Mt. Borah partners with Madshus and Toko for elite race team
Mt. Borah partners with Madshus and Toko for elite race team

Mt. Borah partners with Madshus and Toko for elite race team

1/4/2013 - By Chris Jackson

Mt. Borah is excited to announce its alliance with Madshus and Toko as they launch the Madshus / Mt. Borah race team. The three companies will combine their specialties to support an elite group of athlete-ambassadors for the upcoming season.

Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski
Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski

Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski

12/27/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE 2: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan Cup race, the Tour de Ski. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko, SkiGo/Holmenkol...

2nd UPDATED! Wax Recommendations: Lakes of the North Winterstart

12/20/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE #2: Waxing recommendations for this coming weekend's Michigan Cup race, the Lakes of the North Winterstart. Check for updates!

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Toko wax irons improved for 2012-2103
Toko wax irons improved for 2012-2103

Toko wax irons improved for 2012-2103

12/19/2012 - By Ian Harvey

Both the T8 Iron and the T14 Digital Irons have been improved for the 2012-13 season. They come with a new stronger pressure cast plate which is both thicker and heavier.

Race Day Ski Selection
Race Day Ski Selection

Race Day Ski Selection

12/11/2012 - By Tim Burke

Proper ski selection is one of the variables that can make or break your race come competition time. By planning ahead and dialing in a testing procedure, you can greatly increase your chances of picking the right ski and having your best result.

Concept2 at Quebec World Cup
Concept2 at Quebec World Cup

Concept2 at Quebec World Cup

12/5/2012 - By Josh Carlson

Concept2 is proud to be a Bronze sponsor of Fast and Female. As part of the sponsorship, Concept2 will be exhibiting at the first World Cup in Quebec, Canada, on December 7 and 8, 2012, and is providing Concept2 SkiErgs for athletes’ use.

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SAT, DEC 16, 2017

Michigan Tech CCSA Race & CXC Junior Cup (Junior National Qualifier)
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

Lakes of the North Freestyle
Lakes of the North, Mancelona, MI

Trapper Santa at the Cabin!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

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

SUN, DEC 17, 2017

Michigan Tech CCSA Race & CXC Junior Cup (Junior National Qualifier)
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

Forbush Time Trial
Forbush Corner, Frederic, MI

WED, DEC 20, 2017

Cross-Country Ski lessons at Huron Meadows
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

SAT, DEC 23, 2017

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

More events...

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