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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

Up For A Little Cheating?
Up For A Little Cheating?

Up For A Little Cheating?

1/11/2011 - By Rick Halling

Available at your favorite Atomic dealer now is the new SNS Wedge 60. Putting these on your skis is almost like giving them a banned substance, only these new 60mm Wedges have been approved by the FIS and IBU.

A perfect wax, and structure, for each snow condition

1/8/2011 - By Chris Hall and Drew Gelina

The Swix team ran many tests over the 24 hours preceding the distance freestyle event at US Nationals and was able to identify waxes and structure patterns that were running very fast and used my many of the teams and athletes racing on Thursday.

Base Green Binder wax of the day at Nationals
Base Green Binder wax of the day at Nationals

Base Green Binder wax of the day at Nationals

1/6/2011 - By Ian Harvey

Our wax tip was for a super thick and short application (in multiple layers) of Base Green Binder. Simple as that. In testing, this solution went about as well as the best klister wax solutions.

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BootMates: what you didn't know you need to have
BootMates: what you didn't know you need to have

BootMates: what you didn't know you need to have

1/5/2011 - By Mike Muha

I was skeptical at first, but these guys quickly won me over the first time I used them. It's SO much easier carrying and keeping track of ski boots using BootMates. Highly recommended!

Salomon boot & binding compatibility
Salomon boot & binding compatibility

Salomon boot & binding compatibility

12/30/2010 - By Mike Muha

Salomon's new high-end boots feature the RS17 outsole: the front pin that is now 17 mm behind the front of the boot instead of the 10 mm (RS10) of past years. How does this affect people with older boots and older bindings?

Selecting a structure for your skis
Selecting a structure for your skis

Selecting a structure for your skis

12/23/2010 - By Swix

Generally, we can say that linear structure and broken linear structure (V) are mostly used in classic races. Screw and cross-structures often give a good “feeling ” in free technique (skating) races.

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Which Toko glove or mitten for you?
Which Toko glove or mitten for you?

Which Toko glove or mitten for you?

12/22/2010 - By Ian Harvey

Which Toko glove is the right one for you? Here is a brief overview.

Swix Structure Basics

12/21/2010 - By Andrew Gerlach

Although there are variations in the patterns applied, structures can be classified into “fine”, “medium-fine ”,“medium-coarse ” and “coarse ” structures. The most frequently used structures in World Cup are “fine” and “medium-fine ”.

Vote in TOKO Coaching Bench Giveaway!

12/10/2010 - By CXC Skiing

Vote on Facebook now: On Monday morning December 13, 2010 we will count the number of 'LIKE' responses under each coach's name, and announce the winner of the wax bench.

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12 days of Swixmas
12 days of Swixmas

12 days of Swixmas

12/9/2010 - By Andrew Gerlach

What every Nordic skier needs under the tree.

Adding structure with the Toko Structurite tool
Adding structure with the Toko Structurite tool

Adding structure with the Toko Structurite tool

12/8/2010 - By Ian Harvey

When selecting a structure, there are four main factors to consider: the moisture content of the snow, snow crystal type, dirt content of the snow, and how skied in the snow is going to be. Figure this out THEN apply structure.

Win your coach a Toko Wax Bench
Win your coach a Toko Wax Bench

Win your coach a Toko Wax Bench

12/5/2010 - By CXC Skiing

CXC Skiing is giving away a Toko Wax Bench! Please send an email to justin.easter@cxcskiing.org with the name and brief summary of who your cross country ski coach is.

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

WED, DEC 13, 2017

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

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

More events...

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