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Summer Update

Summer Update

Posted by Ian Torchia on Aug 6th 2020

Hey all, As I begin August after a mid-summer break from Stratton, I look back on the past months of training and reflect on what I did well, what I didn't execute well, and what I can improve on. Tra … read more
Big Weeks 101

Big Weeks 101

Posted by Andy Newell courtesy of Nordic Team Solutions on Aug 5th 2020

Mid-Summer is the season for big volume training weeks. Most skiers have gradually built their training base for the past 12 weeks and will now schedule a few higher volume weeks before decreasing hou … read more
Sophie's Favorite Workouts

Sophie's Favorite Workouts

Posted by Sophie Caldwell-Hamilton on Aug 5th 2020

It's been a different kind of summer this year without any travel or national team camps. While I miss seeing my teammates who live in other parts of the country, I'm lucky to have a really strong gro … read more
Shop Talk: What To Do When Your Wheel Wear Out

Shop Talk: What To Do When Your Wheel Wear Out

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Aug 5th 2020

Congratulations, you have achieved the distinction of skiing enough to wear down your wheels to the point where they need to be replaced. The question is... when the rubber hits the road, what wheels … read more
KLAEBO RUN

KLAEBO RUN

Posted by Karmen M. Whitham on Jul 27th 2020

As a high school coach and someone who teaches new skiers, I read "uphill running" and my mind screeches in alert "this is a classic case of "'you need to know the rules before you can break the rules … read more
A 2020 Birkie Podium Story by Ian Torchia

A 2020 Birkie Podium Story by Ian Torchia

Posted by Ian Torchia on Jul 2nd 2020

I arrived in Birkie-land on Tuesday afternoon after a weekend of racing at Theodore Wirth for the Minneapolis SuperTour. I settled into my former assistant coach Andy Keller's old room and was greeted … read more
Hey Sports Fans! Checking in with Gus Schumacher

Hey Sports Fans! Checking in with Gus Schumacher

Posted by Gus Schumacher on Jun 19th 2020

Hey Sports Fans!ByGus SchumacherMy last couple blocks of training have gone pretty well, with one setback called shin splints, caused from running too much early in the spring. It's been a little b … read more
Ski25KinMay NENSA Virtual Rollerski Challenge

Ski25KinMay NENSA Virtual Rollerski Challenge

Posted by SkiPost on Apr 30th 2020

Swenor, the Official Rollerski of NENSA, is proud to promote the NENSA #25KinMAY NENSA Rollerski ChallengeNENSA Virtual Rollerski Series Event!Be like Gus and get out there and rollerski 25K in … read more
Graphite ski wax | Everything you need to know

Graphite ski wax | Everything you need to know

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Feb 8th 2020

Everything you need to know about the relationship between graphite and skiing performance. From: D#### <d#######@gmail.com>Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 9:07 PM To: <weanswer@ski … read more
2020 US Nationals Race Report

2020 US Nationals Race Report

Posted by Gus Schumacher, Ian Torchia, Joe Haggenmiller, Jacob Huseby on Jan 17th 2020

2020 US Nationals in review from four perspectives: Gus Schumacher, Ian Torchia, Joe Haggenmiller and Jacob Huseby all wrote about their experiences at US Nationals for Skipost. Gus Schumacher and Ian … read more
Skin skis | Everything you need to know.

Skin skis | Everything you need to know.

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Dec 22nd 2019

Everything you need to know about skin skis. Three questions, three answers. First, why you should buy a pair of skin skis, and the second being a care guide for working on your skins, and finally a n … read more
Travel: Garrot Kuzzy visits Salomon Factory

Travel: Garrot Kuzzy visits Salomon Factory

Posted by Garrott Kuzzy on Nov 17th 2019

Garrott Kuzzy and Jean-Marc Draeyer check out the finished Salomon skis after a factory tour in Altenmarkt, Austria Altenmarkt, AustriaBy Garrott KuzzyAltenmarkt, Austria sits in the valley below the … read more