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Casco Upsolute RS Comp rollerski helmet
Casco Upsolute RS Comp rollerski helmet

Casco Upsolute RS Comp rollerski helmet

4/6/2010 - By Mike Muha

Casco is shipping the world’s first helmet specialized for roller skiers and developed with help from biathlete and multiple Olympic medal winner Ole Einar Bjørndalen. The Canadian National Biathlon team will be wearing the helmets this summer.

New Salomon SNS Propulse Classic Bindings
New Salomon SNS Propulse Classic Bindings

New Salomon SNS Propulse Classic Bindings

4/2/2010 - By Mark Waechter, Nordic Ultratune

While I was working at the Olympics in Whistler, I saw very few skiers using the Pilot Classic bindings... most skiers who are still on SNS bindings were using the new SNS Propulse. And for good reason.

Rossignol announces RED - WHITE - BLUE athlete support program
Rossignol announces RED - WHITE - BLUE athlete support program

Rossignol announces RED - WHITE - BLUE athlete support program

3/31/2010 - By Ira Edwards

The Red/White/Blue Support Program offers greater levels of support as the athlete shows greater commitment and results. The program is a feeder program for Rossignol’s elite program which helps feed the US Ski Team.

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2010 American Birkebeiner video released
2010 American Birkebeiner video released

2010 American Birkebeiner video released

3/24/2010 - By CXC Skiing and the Am. Birkie

Follow the top freestyle men as they attack the hills of the Birkie trail in pursuit of winning the 37th American Birkebeiner. This exciting video puts you in the lead pack of three Italians, two Norwegians and the top Americans.

Trying the Atomic FeatherLight Skate Skis
Trying the Atomic FeatherLight Skate Skis

Trying the Atomic FeatherLight Skate Skis

3/23/2010 - By Mark Waechter, Nordic Ultratune

They're quick, stable, and a blast to ski on. They're super on technical descents, and very nimble climbing. I think they're really great all around skate skis, handling sugar well and firmer conditions well, too.

Cleaning and Storage Wax

3/20/2010 - By Bert Hinkley, WebSkis.com

Cleaning and storage wax is in order for the skis that will sleep until next year. This end of season layer of storage wax protects the ski base from dust, dirt, the extremes of summertime temps.

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2011 Madshus Nanosonic Tested
2011 Madshus Nanosonic Tested

2011 Madshus Nanosonic Tested

3/16/2010 - By Mark Waechter, Nordic Ultratune

The 2010/2011 Nanosonic is all new. Only the name remains the same. The Madshus ski has a completely new shape - the entire design is changed.

A Peek at the Rossi WCS Skater for next season...
A Peek at the Rossi WCS Skater for next season...

A Peek at the Rossi WCS Skater for next season...

3/12/2010 - By Mark Waechter, Nordic Ultratune

Rossignol has reshaped the profile of the ski, making it wedge-shaped, with the heel a little lower than the toe. The intent is to help keep the weight back on the foot to improve performance.

A look at the new NNN/NIS Xcelerator bindings
A look at the new NNN/NIS Xcelerator bindings

A look at the new NNN/NIS Xcelerator bindings

3/4/2010 - By Mark Waechter

More than any other single piece of equipment that I've seen for the coming (2010/2011) season, I'm really stoked to see the updated NNN/NIS bindings.

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How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis
How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis

How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis

3/3/2010 - By Frank Lundeen

How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis using the corking method.

Ski waxing with Wally
Ski waxing with Wally

Ski waxing with Wally

2/27/2010 - By wurlybird

Wally the Wombat puts the final touches on the Australian Ski Team skis. Special guest appearance by BK, the Boxing Kangaroo

Waxing during the Midwest SuperTour races

2/11/2010 - By Bryan Fish, CXC Head Coach

We tested base glide and pure fluor. The snow was wet, old and dirty. We are alarmed to find that the warmest waxes were not the fastest.

More Equipment News...

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