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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.

Toko Coaches Pack and Start Duffel
Toko Coaches Pack and Start Duffel

Toko Coaches Pack and Start Duffel

12/5/2012 - By Ian Harvey

The Coaches Pack is for a person carrying anything that shouldn't freeze or shouldn't get wet. It has tool and wax compartments. The Start Duffel s the perfect bag to take with you to the start of an event.

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The Function of Blue vs. Black: Toko HF and LF DLC Glide Waxes
The Function of Blue vs. Black: Toko HF and LF DLC Glide Waxes

The Function of Blue vs. Black: Toko HF and LF DLC Glide Waxes

11/16/2012 - By Ian Harvey

LF Black is far softer than LF Blue and thus is great when the snow becomes a little warmer (all the way to very wet) and the base wax also needs to address water.

New Tribloc hot waxes from Toko
New Tribloc hot waxes from Toko

New Tribloc hot waxes from Toko

11/9/2012 - By Toko

The new Tribloc waxes have been tested for 2 years and were used on the World Cup last year. The Tribloc waxes are surely an improvement on the Dibloc waxes in basically all conditions.

Triac Basket System trickles down the Swix race pole line
Triac Basket System trickles down the Swix race pole line

Triac Basket System trickles down the Swix race pole line

11/7/2012 - By Mike Muha

For 2013, Swix's "screw on" Triac basket has trickled down from the top-of-the-line Triac cross country ski pole to three other poles in the Swix line: the Start TBS, Team TBS, and Carbon TBS poles.

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How is that masked man (and why is he wearing the mask?)
How is that masked man (and why is he wearing the mask?)

How is that masked man (and why is he wearing the mask?)

11/6/2012 - By Bert Hinkley

I was waxing at the WebSkis shop when the sun was finally high enough to shine through a skylight directly onto my work area. HOLY WOW, what a lot of dust there was in the air. I was using hand brushes and a low-fluor /hydrocarbon wax

Start waxing guides
Start waxing guides

Start waxing guides

10/29/2012 - By Mike Muha

Start has two waxing guides: one for the competitive cross country skier, the other for recreational or performance-oriented skiers.

Mt. Borah; New Store, New Line, New Prices
Mt. Borah; New Store, New Line, New Prices

Mt. Borah; New Store, New Line, New Prices

10/14/2012 - By Ben Wizner

Mt. Borah Custom has been busy making significant changes to the company’s 2013 Nordic collection, with new fabrics and reduced pricing.

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Fischer Skis Announces 2012-2013 Athlete Signings, led by Kikkan Randall
Fischer Skis Announces 2012-2013 Athlete Signings, led by Kikkan Randall

Fischer Skis Announces 2012-2013 Athlete Signings, led by Kikkan Randall

9/30/2012 - By Fischer Skis

Four of the six A Team athletes on the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team have committed to race on Fischer skis through the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia.

Red Guru Wax
Red Guru Wax

Red Guru Wax

9/23/2012 - By Mike Muha

A great video to the tune of "Red Solo Cup". You'll never think about klister the same again...

Wild Shot: Struggles and successes in biathlon and cross country skiing
Wild Shot: Struggles and successes in biathlon and cross country skiing

Wild Shot: Struggles and successes in biathlon and cross country skiing

9/17/2012 - By Mike Muha

The US Biathlon Association decides to dump you. What do you do? Head to Europe to train with the best. And so begins the adventure in Andy Liebner's excellent book.

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

MON, JAN 22, 2018

Masters World Cup - Classic 10/5km + Freestyle 10/5km
Theodore Wirth Park, Minneapolis, MN

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

WED, JAN 24, 2018

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

Masters World Cup - 4x5km Relays
Theodore Wirth Park, Minneapolis, MN

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

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series - Skate

THU, JAN 25, 2018

Masters W0rld Cup - 45/30/15km Classic
Theodore Wirth Park, Minneapolis, MN

FRI, JAN 26, 2018

Junior Noque
Forestville Trailhead, Marquette, MI

Masters World Cup - 45/30/15km Freestyle
Theodore Wirth Park, Minneapolis, MN

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

SAT, JAN 27, 2018

Noquemanon Ski Marathon
Marquette, MI

Get your Fill at the Grill – Fire on the Mountain
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

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

More events...

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