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Happy Thanksgiving!!

Posted by Garrett Butts on Nov 28th 2020

Happy Thanksgiving!!

I can’t believe it's already the end of November which means...Thanksgiving!! And then less than a month until Christmas, and a little more than a month until 2021! Crazy right?! In other news, I was …

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Updates With Amanda BONUS: Energy Bar Recipe!

Posted by Amanda Kautzer on Nov 28th 2020

Updates With Amanda BONUS: Energy Bar Recipe!

Since the transition out of collegiate ski racing, I’ve been able to bump up my training hours. However, with the increase in training comes the increased focus on recovery. Personally, recovery has a …

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Keeping The Turkey Fresh

Posted by Pete Vordenberg on Nov 28th 2020

Keeping The Turkey Fresh

Thumbnail Photo (Pete Vordenberg, Nathan Schultz, Trond Nystad)My name is Pete Vordenberg, and I was a Thanksgiving Turkey. One particular season I ripped through two weeks of intervals in mid Novembe …

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Dogs Are Amazing

Posted by Lars Flora on Nov 20th 2020

Dogs Are Amazing

Hi everyone,I am writing you in regards to a recent accident with my dogs. They were hit by a car and are in full recovery mode.https://www.gofundme.com/f/teamrosteampsivu?utm_source=customer&utm_medi …

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The Upcoming Race Season

Posted by Peter Holmes on Nov 19th 2020

The Upcoming Race Season

December races that were supposed to happen in Sun Valley, ID. Rightfully so, many of the organizing committees do not believe they can successfully host an event with effective social distancing and …

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Skiing In Yellowstone

Posted by Garrott Kuzzy on Nov 19th 2020

Skiing In Yellowstone

Every year, skiers from around the US descend on West Yellowstone for the start to the winter season. Sure, this winter the West Yellowstone Ski Festival will be different. But this isn’t about how th …

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Skin Skis | Everything you need to know 2021

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Nov 13th 2020

Skin Skis | Everything you need to know 2021

Everything you need to know about skin skis. Two questions, two answers. Part 1: Why you should buy skin skies over traditional waxless skis. Part 2: How to take care of your skin skis.Part 1:Scale …

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​Save The UAA Ski Team

Nov 12th 2020

​Save The UAA Ski Team

UAA Ski Team’s Alpine Contingent Forced To Raise Two Year’s Operating Costs By February To SurviveAnchorage, AK - The University of Alaska Board of Regents approved a massive budget cut to the Univers …

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Molybdenum Ski Wax | Everything you need to know

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Nov 6th 2020

Molybdenum Ski Wax | Everything you need to know

Molybdenum disulfide is an additive that can be mixed with ski wax to repel dirt and keep your skis clean and running fast. This is accomplished by the dry shearing property of molybdenum and can redu …

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​Navigating November

Posted by Ian Torchia on Nov 6th 2020

​Navigating November

We have entered November, the month of transition for skiers; of gross, wet, cold rollerskiing, where 2 inches of snow and ice on the roads means many switched-to-bounding workouts, of choppy golf cou …

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What Makes A Good Teammate?

Posted by Nordic Team Solutions on Nov 6th 2020

What Makes A Good Teammate?

From Nordic Team SolutionsThe following exercise is a quick and easy activity to do when a ski team comes together before a long season of racing and training together. One of the biggest things I’ve …

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Checking In From Bozeman with Hannah Rudd

Posted by Hannah Rudd on Oct 26th 2020

Checking In From Bozeman with Hannah Rudd

Hello!Hannah here, checking in here from Bozeman, MT. The snow is starting to fly, and I’m getting stoked for the season to begin! This fall as flown by insanely fast and has been filled with lots of …

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CXC Coaches Conference Recap

Posted by Karmen M. Whitham on Oct 26th 2020

CXC Coaches Conference Recap

The virtual CXC Wayne Fish Coaches Education Conference took place this past weekend. The presentations included COVID-19 Meditation with Dr. Uihlein who brought an important perspective on the outloo …

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 Wax Poetic: Start Oslo Kick Wax

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Oct 26th 2020

Wax Poetic: Start Oslo Kick Wax

5 Things You need to know about one of the most popular waxes from Start. By Jacob Huseby, Chief wax nerd at Enjoywinter.com Start Oslo is our unique mixture of hard wax raw materials, klister, tar, a …

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A Glimpse of Racing

Posted by Garrott Kuzzy on Oct 15th 2020

A Glimpse of Racing

By Garrott Kuzzy Sport is a reward to society for low Covid-19 cases. In-person competitions from pro sports to local 5k's are adapting and slowly coming back after a long quarantine. Last w …

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How A Midwest Girl Trains Biathlon

Posted by Amanda Kautzer on Oct 15th 2020

How A Midwest Girl Trains Biathlon

By Amanda Kautzer Fall in the Keweenaw As a skier, I feel pressure to claim winter as my favorite season, but every fall I am reminded just how strongly I feel about the beautiful littl …

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Fall Focus

Posted by Ian Torchia on Oct 15th 2020

Fall Focus

By Ian Torchia Hey SkiPost! As the temperatures drop rapidly and we start to don tights and jackets for training sessions in the crisp fall air, the intensity ramps up from the traditional b …

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NORDIC RACE SUITS: WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES?

Posted by Daniel Johnson, Borah Teamwear on Oct 15th 2020

NORDIC RACE SUITS: WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES?

By Daniel Johnson One of the most frequently asked questions Borah receives goes something like “can you help me understand the differences between each of your race suits?” After all, on the sur …

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​Exercising in Wildfire Smoke

Posted by Theodore Ford, MD on Oct 8th 2020

​Exercising in Wildfire Smoke

By Theodore Ford, MD As wildfires burn across the west, my environment has a fog-like smoke veil, and I can't see more than 500 feet in front of me. Today in Bend Oregon, the air quality index (A …

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​Update + The Pros and Cons of Time Trials

Posted by Garrett Butts on Oct 8th 2020

​Update + The Pros and Cons of Time Trials

By Garrett Butts Fall is here! But not for long... Since the last update, just about the only thing that has changed is that I now have more classes on my plate than I did before. But, to be …

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​Being Adaptable When The Smoke Hits

Posted by Peter Holmes on Oct 8th 2020

​Being Adaptable When The Smoke Hits

By Peter Holmes With pretty much all of the west coast burning, it is inevitable that some of that smoke is going get blown east by the prevailing westerly winds. When the smoke engulfs the …

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​How to Fly: Traveling with Liquid Wax

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Sep 17th 2020

​How to Fly: Traveling with Liquid Wax

Dear Skipost,  This isn't just relating to START waxes, it seems every wax maker is going more and more to liquid waxes. Problem is they all contain some sort of solvent whether it's alcohol …

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Rollerski Wheel Size and You

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Sep 17th 2020

Rollerski Wheel Size and You

Dear SkiPost, Larger diameter wheels roll over pebbles,- which cause falls,- better than small wheels, so why not make them standard equipment? Thanks-RHi R- To address your question ab …

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Swenor Rollerski Gloves and Why You Need Them

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Sep 17th 2020

Swenor Rollerski Gloves and Why You Need Them

We're well past half for the Summer, and there are hints of fall on display in cooler days. For skiing when there isn't snow on the ground, the best way to protect your hands, and stay comfortable whi …

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A Great Opportunity To Be Adaptable

Posted by Max Durtschi on Sep 17th 2020

A Great Opportunity To Be Adaptable

by Max Durtschi This season has proven to be a different thus far - a great opportunity to be adaptable, explore new areas, and challenge myself as an athlete. Because my resident room at th …

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Adjusting Heart Rate Zones

Posted by Karmen M. Whitham on Sep 17th 2020

Adjusting Heart Rate Zones

Dear SkiPost, Thanks for all the info/tips and ski content over the years. Had a quick question about adjusting heart rate zones as I start to use them more with training. Thus far Ive used the s …

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Ski Season Outlook 2021. Let's Talk About Masks.

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Sep 11th 2020

Ski Season Outlook 2021. Let's Talk About Masks.

By Jacob Huseby Ski Season 2021 is going to happen, and it's going to be different than what we are used to. US Ski and snowboard have canceled all national events, and countless citizen races ha …

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Wax With Class. Or Go To Class With Wax?

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Sep 10th 2020

Wax With Class. Or Go To Class With Wax?

Give your back to school bag some Nordic swag, with design focused around hauling everything from binders to irons. The Start backpack features elastic straps on the outside to carry your skis and pol …

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