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Holiday Gift Suggestions! After all, 'tis the Season
Holiday Gift Suggestions! After all, 'tis the Season

Holiday Gift Suggestions! After all, 'tis the Season

11/22/2022 - By Ian Harvey

A ton of cool stuff!

Toko HP Hot Wax vs. HP Liquid Paraffin: What is Better When?
Toko HP Hot Wax vs. HP Liquid Paraffin: What is Better When?

Toko HP Hot Wax vs. HP Liquid Paraffin: What is Better When?

1/25/2022 - By Ian Harvey

In general, Toko High Performance Hot Wax covered with Toko High Performance Liquid Paraffin is faster, with one exception. Ok, make that two exceptions...

Toko tests new powder top coats at US Nationals
Toko tests new powder top coats at US Nationals

Toko tests new powder top coats at US Nationals

1/4/2022 - By Ian Harvey

Soelden 15 is a test wax (a non fluorinated top coat) that did extremely well in testing two weeks ago so I contacted our chemist and he flew some out to me for the races.

www.usskipoles.com/
New Toko top coat powers beat old pure fluors
New Toko top coat powers beat old pure fluors

New Toko top coat powers beat old pure fluors

12/29/2021 - By Ian Harvey

At Soldier Hollow, we just tested lots of different new formulas of new fluoro free Topcoats and were surprised and pleased by the results.

Toko testing new products
Toko testing new products

Toko testing new products

12/28/2021 - By Ian Harvey

We have lots of new products, from many formulas of new fluoro-free topcoats (available next year) to new High Performance hot waxes and liquid paraffins.

Vasa Ski Club Nordic Ski Swap, October 16
Vasa Ski Club Nordic Ski Swap, October 16

Vasa Ski Club Nordic Ski Swap, October 16

10/8/2021 - By Vasa Ski Club

It's time to Gear Up at the annual Vasa Ski Club Nordic Ski Swap. This is our 11th year holding this event, and it's a great way to kick things off and celebrate our cross country ski community.

www.saliceusa.com
Rossignol appoints Nordic Category Manager for North America
Rossignol appoints Nordic Category Manager for North America

Rossignol appoints Nordic Category Manager for North America

8/17/2021 - By Verde Brand Communications

Expanded NorAm role to bring heightened focus and alignment to quickly growing category of cross country skiing.

How to scrape hot-waxed skis (Video)
How to scrape hot-waxed skis (Video)

How to scrape hot-waxed skis (Video)

2/12/2021 - By Mike Muha

This is a nice short video on how to scrape hot-waxed skis. Worth a review.

Need SNS bindings for Sit-Skis
Need SNS bindings for Sit-Skis

Need SNS bindings for Sit-Skis

2/10/2021 - By Yuriy Gusev

Can you help us provide sit-skis to schools by mailing us your old SNS bindings? CXC needs bindings for sit-skis which we’re providing to schools for students with physical and cognitive disabilities.

adamssportsmedicine.com/
Brushes: what/when/why?
Brushes: what/when/why?

Brushes: what/when/why?

12/22/2020 - By Ian Harvey

Confused by what brushes to buy? Get an honest opinion by wax guru - what to get and what not to get - by Ian Harvey!

Nordic Glide Wax Box - A Recommendation of all that you need and nothing more
Nordic Glide Wax Box - A Recommendation of all that you need and nothing more

Nordic Glide Wax Box - A Recommendation of all that you need and nothing more

12/1/2020 - By Ian Harvy

Holiday shopping? Here is all that you need for glide waxes and tools and nothing more. This recommendation is for the passionate skier, fitness skier, or fluorine free racer.

FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!
FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!

FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!

11/23/2020 - By Ian Harvey

We realize that the FIS fluorine ban has been postponed for a year, but there are many who will be entering a fluorine free racing year that will want to consider taking these steps.

More Equipment News...

www.usskipoles.com/

UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SAT, DEC 10, 2022

Salomon CXC Cup
Midwest & Great Lakes Divisional Junior National Qualifier - Freestyle Sprint

Grand Avenue Nordic Center, Duluth, MN

Free Beginner Ski Lesson at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

CANCELLED! Winterstart: Lakes of the North Freestyle 7.5km
Lakes of the North, 8151 Pineview Drive, Mancelona, MI

XC Ski HQ Ski Team Kick-Off Dinner!
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

SUN, DEC 11, 2022

Salomon CXC Cup
Midwest & Great Lakes Divisional Junior National Qualifier - Individual Classic Distance

Grand Avenue Nordic Center, Duluth, MN

CANCELLED! Forbush Time Trial
Forbush Corner, 4971 W Co Rd 612, Frederic, MI 49733

SAT, DEC 17, 2022

Salomon CXC Cup
Midwest & Great Lakes Divisional Junior National Qualifier - Classic Sprint

Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

Free Beginner Ski Lesson at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

Skate and Classic Ski Clinics with Jordyn Ross
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

SUN, DEC 18, 2022

Salomon CXC Cup
Midwest & Great Lakes Divisional Junior National Qualifier - Individual Freestyle Distance

Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

Skate and Classic Ski Clinics with Jordyn Ross
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

WED, DEC 21, 2022

FIRST DAY OF WINTER!

WED, DEC 28, 2022

Joe Frye Live at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

SAT, DEC 31, 2022

Free Beginner Ski Lesson at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

SUN, JAN 1, 2023

George Frye Live at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

MON, JAN 2, 2023

Discover Michigan Cross Country Skiing Program at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

2023 U.S. Cross Country Ski National Championships: Race Day - Freestyle 10km Interval Start (5km course)
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, Michigan

WED, JAN 4, 2023

2023 U.S. Cross Country Ski National Championships: Race Day - Classic Sprint
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, Michigan

FRI, JAN 6, 2023

2023 U.S. Cross Country Ski National Championships: Race Day - Classic Mass Start (10km/20km)
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, Michigan

SAT, JAN 7, 2023

2023 U.S. Cross Country Ski National Championships: Race Day - Freestyle Sprint
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, Michigan

Winter Wolf 2x6k Skiathlon
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling, MI

"Pure Michigan" Winter Trails Day with the Great Lakes Winter Trails Council
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

Free Beginner Ski Lesson at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

Get your Fill at the Grill at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarter, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, 800-832-2663, info@crosscountryski.com, CrossCountrySki.com

More events...

www.rollerskishop.com/index.php
www.rossignol.com/US/US/nordic-men-skis.html?utm_source=nordicskiracer&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=logo
www.skifastwax.com/
www.cross-country-ski.com


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