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A Glimpse Inside a Ski Factory | Ogasaka Skis

Posted by EnjoyWinter.com on Dec 19th 2022

A Glimpse Inside a Ski Factory | Ogasaka Skis

Ogasaka hails from Nagano Japan. We've been fortunate to import a handful of these skis for sale in the US market on a limited basis. If this is your first time hearing about Ogasaka, you're not alone …

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Training Around Lots of Racing

Posted by Evelina Sutro on Dec 15th 2022

Training Around Lots of Racing

(PC: George Forbes)Hey Skipost! Checking in from sunny Sun Valley. Just got here after a big week of racing in SilverStar, BC. These races were the first SuperTour races of the season. I had never bee …

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Off The Deep End-Silver Star Update

Posted by Annika Landis on Dec 15th 2022

Off The Deep End-Silver Star Update

Hello SkiPost!Checking in from Sun Valley where we are gearing up for our second weekend of racing. We just wrapped up a whirlwind first week of racing in beautiful Silver Star, BC and the season is n …

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Liquid Ski Wax | Everything you need to know

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Dec 15th 2022

Liquid Ski Wax | Everything you need to know

Liquid Ski Wax | Everything you need to knowBy Jacob HusebyOriginally published December 11, 2020. Updated for the 2022/2023 season. 2023 update: When I had originally written this piece back in …

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Cross-Country Ski Starter Wax Kit

Posted by EnjoyWinter.com on Dec 8th 2022

Cross-Country Ski Starter Wax Kit

EnjoyWinter.com Starter Wax Kit Glide Wax (Liquid) Recommened: All three colors of liquid SG, Natural Cork, Easy Nylon Brush. To apply: Rub a thin layer of SG liquid on the gliding zone …

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Update From Vermont

Posted by Annika Landis on Nov 23rd 2022

Update From Vermont

Hello Ski Post!This morning we finally woke up with snow on the ground here in Vermont and powered through what is hopefully our last dryland session for a while. Even though stick season was starting …

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Training Through The Mud

Posted by Scott Lacy on Nov 23rd 2022

Training Through The Mud

Mud season is a tough time of year to train. It is often rainy, muddy, sometimes freezing, sometimes warm, dark and often uninspiring. And on top of all that, it is a critical time of year to train …

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Final Touches

Posted by Hannah Rudd on Nov 23rd 2022

Final Touches

We are just nine days away from departing to our first races of the season! This year, we will be starting the Super Tour circuit in Silver Star, BC. I have never been to this area before but have hea …

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How To Talk About Technique

Posted by Gus Schumacher on Nov 10th 2022

How To Talk About Technique

(Main Photo Gus talking about technique with kids at his recent Gustravaganza Camp. Photo Credit: Nordic Insights)Technique is a huge part of skiing, whether you like it or not. A small improveme …

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Is Less More?

Posted by Jared Shumate on Nov 10th 2022

Is Less More?

It’s no secret that Nordic athletes spend a lot (A LOT) of time training. As a Nordic combined athlete, I certainly do a lot less endurance training than most of the cross-country athletes at a simila …

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Forward Body Position for Cross Country Skiing

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Sep 9th 2022

Forward Body Position for Cross Country Skiing

Dear Skipost,Thanks for answering Bill's question of why we want to lean forward. Watching videos of myself V2 skate, I find that I tend not to and am often sitting back (or as Russian technique video …

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Intensity Training Camp in Marquette

Posted by Hannah Rudd on Sep 1st 2022

Intensity Training Camp in Marquette

Hello! Hannah here, checking in from Marquette, MI where we are finishing up our last day of training camp. Since Bozeman sits at around 4,800 feet above sea level, our team likes to do a low altitude …

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Lessons in Patience

Posted by Annika Landis on Aug 11th 2022

Lessons in Patience

Hello Ski Post -I thought I would give you a short update on what I have been up to the past few weeks. As I do most summers, I blocked out a couple of weeks in July to head home to Hailey, Idaho to s …

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Checking in on Summer Goals

Posted by Katie Feldman on Aug 11th 2022

Checking in on Summer Goals

Hi SkiPost community! I hope everyone has been enjoying summer and handling the heat. We’ve been lucky so far here in Sun Valley. After a really bad wildfire season last year, we’ve only had a handful …

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Update + Training Your Gut

Posted by Garrett Butts on Aug 11th 2022

Update + Training Your Gut

Update:Not too much new going on in my neck of the woods, just keeping things ticking right along with work and training. Took a bit of a tumble last week while doing some high end work on the roller …

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That Which Doesn't Kill You...

Posted by Nordic Dave on Aug 4th 2022

That Which Doesn't Kill You...

Greeting nordic peeps and fellow time travelers, it's been a while eh? Yeah some severe disruptions have altered the norm which now takes some contemplation as to just what is the norm these days ? No …

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"I Was Allowed to Wear Two Normal Shoes!"

Posted by Timothy Ziegler on Aug 4th 2022

"I Was Allowed to Wear Two Normal Shoes!"

Greetings SkiPost! It’s been a while since I’ve given an update on recovering from surgery from a ski jumping crash that unfortunately ended my last season before it really started. I believe that the …

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Volume Training

Posted by Reid Goble on Aug 4th 2022

Volume Training

Hello! Reid here, checking in for the first time this summer to talk about volume training. These summer months, especially once we get into July and August, are all about building base for our season …

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Motivation vs. Commitment

Posted by Jared Shumate on Aug 4th 2022

Motivation vs. Commitment

I had always heard rumors about athletes experiencing a post-Olympic slump but thought that the slump was reserved for athletes who finished 4th or barely missed out on making the Olympic team. I was …

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Training in Argentina

Posted by Alayna Sonnesyn on Jul 28th 2022

Training in Argentina

Last month I traveled down to Argentina, not in search of snow, but to join my boyfriend and his family on a trip to Buenos Aires. I traveled with no roller skis, no snow skis, just two pairs of runni …

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Skiing in the Minor Leagues

Posted by Hannah Rudd on Jul 28th 2022

Skiing in the Minor Leagues

  Over the past few years with Enjoy Winter I have written about technique, training camps, racing, interval sessions, strength training (etc.). So, I thought I would take this article in a sligh …

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Beating the Heat with Summer Training

Posted by Scott Lacy on Jul 28th 2022

Beating the Heat with Summer Training

With heat waves hitting all over the world and the volume of summer training hitting its high point, learning to train in the heat is more important than ever. Especially for us winter athletes, heat …

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Mobility Exercises & Stretches For Hip Health

Posted by Annika Landis on Jul 28th 2022

Mobility Exercises & Stretches For Hip Health

Hello Ski Post,If you are like me, it takes a lot of work to stay loose and feeling physically pain free during hard summer training. Even rollerskiing and biking, while they have less impact overall …

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Hydration and Electrolytes

Posted by Madeline Depman on Jul 19th 2022

Hydration and Electrolytes

I’m back home in Minnesota and the weather is so much warmer than it has been in Tacoma. I have been continuing to exercise on an “as-it-feels-good basis”. I am not doing any intensity and I generally …

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Summer Workout Ideas

Posted by Evelina Sutro on Jul 19th 2022

Summer Workout Ideas

Hello! Summer training is in full swing right now and the weather in Vermont has been stellar. We have a solid crew out in Stratton this summer, it’s been fun to have some new faces around for trainin …

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Mid-Summer Updates from Annika

Posted by Annika Landis on Jul 13th 2022

Mid-Summer Updates from Annika

Hi Ski Post,I hope you all have been enjoying your summers wherever you are! Here in Craftsbury, things have really started to take off and the adventures of summer training are in full swing. One of …

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5 Different Crunches to Mix Up the Core Routine

Posted by Katie Feldman on Jul 13th 2022

5 Different Crunches to Mix Up the Core Routine

Hi from Sun Valley! Summer is in full swing here. We’re spending lots of time rollerskiing, running, lifting, and cooling off in the ice cold river. While my arm has been healing steadily and well aft …

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Bliz Must Haves for The Summer

Posted by Sarah Goble on Jul 13th 2022

Bliz Must Haves for The Summer

Hi SkiPost,During the summer my main outdoor training activities are roller skiing, running, and mountain biking. These are the three pairs of glasses I tend to grab as I’m headed out the door: 1. Mod …

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Updates From Amanda

Posted by Amanda Kautzer on Jul 7th 2022

Updates From Amanda

This spring and early summer has been a bit of an eye opener to feeling “old.” As a freshman in college, I remember hearing some 5th year skiers complain about their bodies not “bouncing back” like t …

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In Defense of Carbohydrates

Posted by Annika Landis on Jun 30th 2022

In Defense of Carbohydrates

Hi Ski Post!The GRP just finished up our first big block of training for the summer here in Craftsbury, and we are finally starting to feel like we are back in the flow of training. We have been lucky …

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Top 4 Technique Focus Points Right Now

Posted by Gus Schumacher on Jun 30th 2022

Top 4 Technique Focus Points Right Now

At this point into my season, I’m one full training cycle into my summer block at home. I had a great May starting with the national team camp in Bend, then over to the midwest to visit Zak Ketterson …

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