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App Gap by Ian Torchia

Posted by Ian Torchia on Sep 9th 2020

App Gap by Ian Torchia

Two weeks ago I competed in the App Gap rollerski race put on by the New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) up the Appalachian Gap mountain pass on matched Swenor rollerskis. In normal times, the …

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​August Update With Hannah Rudd!

Posted by Hannah Rudd on Aug 31st 2020

​August Update With Hannah Rudd!

Hello everyone!!The past month or so has been quite busy for me and has brought some great progression in my training. This summer the BSF PRO Team was able to train a lot with a great squad of colleg …

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Meet The Impressive Lucas Bourgoyne

Posted by Lucas Bourgoyne on Aug 25th 2020

Meet The Impressive Lucas Bourgoyne

My name is Lucas Bourgoyne and I ride for the Elevate Webiplex Pro Cycling, the #1 rated professional cycling team in America. My cycling career has been pretty short and sweet as I am only 19, but th …

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Traveling Back Part 1

Posted by Garrott Kuzzy on Aug 25th 2020

Traveling Back Part 1

Traveling BackWith international travel and racing on hold, we are reaching back 10 years into the archives to share this 2010 update from Ski Post travel commentator, Garrott Kuzzy. He currently runs …

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​Will Your Skis Pass The Test?

Posted by FIS Press Release, Karmen M. Whitham on Aug 25th 2020

​Will Your Skis Pass The Test?

UPDATE: FIS HAS POSTPONED THE FLUOROBAN UNTIL THE 2021 SEASON. click hereHow To Clean Fluorinated Substances To Pass USST and FIS RulesRecommended cleaning of used equipment from fluorinated subs …

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A Template For Youth Skiing with MYSL

Posted by Karmen M. Whitham on Aug 14th 2020

A Template For Youth Skiing with MYSL

MyXC (Minnesota Youth Ski League) was founded in 1993 with a team of volunteers that included former US Ski Team Coach, Steve Gaskill. It's now the largest youth cross-country skiing program in the co …

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Summer Training Updates With Max Durtschi

Posted by Max Durtschi on Aug 14th 2020

Summer Training Updates With Max Durtschi

So far my summer training season has been filled with adventure and wonderful moments spent with my fiancé and her family. I have been based in northern Minnesota, where I have enjoyed exploring the n …

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​Why Are Start's Pole Tips So Tiny?

Posted by Andrew Gerlach on Aug 14th 2020

​Why Are Start's Pole Tips So Tiny?

Start's Race series pole tips are only 8mm in diameter to provide its users with the most durable poles, with the best swing weight, at each price point. While most poles use 10mm tips, Start goes 2mm …

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Summer Update -Ian Torchia

Posted by Ian Torchia on Aug 6th 2020

Summer Update -Ian Torchia

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 …

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Big Weeks 101

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

Big Weeks 101

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 …

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Sophie's Favorite Workouts

Posted by Sophie Caldwell-Hamilton on Aug 5th 2020

Sophie's Favorite Workouts

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 …

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Shop Talk: What To Do When Your Wheel Wear Out

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Aug 5th 2020

Shop Talk: What To Do When Your Wheel Wear Out

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 …

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KLAEBO RUN

Posted by Karmen M. Whitham on Jul 27th 2020

KLAEBO RUN

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 …

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A 2020 Birkie Podium Story by Ian Torchia

Posted by Ian Torchia on Jul 2nd 2020

A 2020 Birkie Podium Story by Ian Torchia

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 …

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Hey Sports Fans! Checking in with Gus Schumacher

Posted by Gus Schumacher on Jun 19th 2020

Hey Sports Fans! Checking in with Gus Schumacher

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 …

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Ski25KinMay NENSA Virtual Rollerski Challenge

Posted by SkiPost on Apr 30th 2020

Ski25KinMay NENSA Virtual Rollerski Challenge

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 …

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Graphite ski wax | Everything you need to know

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Feb 8th 2020

Graphite ski wax | Everything you need to know

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 …

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2020 US Nationals Race Report

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

2020 US Nationals Race Report

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 …

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Skin skis | Everything you need to know.

Posted by Jacob Huseby on Dec 22nd 2019

Skin skis | Everything you need to know.

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 …

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Travel: Garrot Kuzzy visits Salomon Factory

Posted by Garrott Kuzzy on Nov 17th 2019

Travel: Garrot Kuzzy visits Salomon Factory

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 …

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