2009 US Nationals proved to be some of the coldest racing we have experienced in a long time. The race organizers did a great job, but the weather just did not cooperate. The result was two of four events were cancelled due to cold temperatures.
Head Coach Bryan Fish of CXC Team talks about his waxing experience at US Nationals. CXC member Caitlin Compton won the women's 5k skate and Matt Liebsch finished 3rd in the men's 10k skate, and were observed as having had extremely fast skis.
Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste combines the simplicity of paste wax with the performance of fluorinated temperature-specific hot wax. A great training wax for the days when there's no time to hot wax, and a paste wax you can race on.
- By Lars Karlof and Leif Torgersen Axell
Many times at Swix we are asked what our BW waxes are, and when to use them. The following article adapted from a paper written by the two top Swix Chemists in Norway should help to answer some of those questions.
The most sought after waxes by the coaches and high level racers are the Fluoro Powders, HP04, HP05 and HP06. The HP05 is a fluroro powder that stretches to a wide range far beyond the temperatures listed on the label.