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Cycling and Nordic Skiing: A winning combination

In the Midwest, where I grew up, all trail-oriented athletes agree there are two seasons: Birkie training and Chequamegon Fat Tire 40 training. The Birkebeiner is a 52K Nordic ski race, the largest in North America,... Read More
Tips & Ideas May 02, 2016

Why Your Dog Wants You to Try Skijoring

Skijoring involves skiing behind a dog that’s wearing a harness and bungee-cord lead to pull its owner. Any skis will do—skate, classic, touring—as long as the skier has intermediate skills and the pooch... Read More
Tips & Ideas March 21, 2016

How to Ski Faster in Only 4 Minutes

Make your Nordic skiing easier, faster, and less exhausting with this simple training idea the pros use. If you’re like most Nordic skiing enthusiasts, you aren’t on the snow training every day—you Read More
Tips & Ideas February 17, 2016

4 Reasons Why You Need Holiday Ski Therapy Right Now

Snow storms, delayed flights, traffic, last-minute shopping—all little stressors that add up to one big cortisol dump that can leave you feeling tired, angry, and even suppress your immune system. Good news: Nordic... Read More
Tips & Ideas January 15, 2016

3 New Gear Changes That Will Change the Way You Ski

It’s not often that a gear breakthrough is a game-changer, but this year marks the launch of three new products that have skiers buzzing and manufacturers plotting their next moves. Time for a demo!

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Tips & Ideas January 14, 2016

5 Reasons Why You’re Not Done X-C Skiing (Yet)

It happens every spring—the weather gets warm, and we’re all dying to mix it up. Time to golf, or get the bike out, or go for a trail run. But finishing out the Nordic season right will set you up for next... Read More
Tips & Ideas November 17, 2015

8 Simple Ways to Raise Kids Who Love to Ski

It’s not easy to raise little Nordic skiers. After all, we’re competing against the thrill of downhill sports, the tug of year-round club sports, and trying to teach them a discipline that isn’t always... Read More
Tips & Ideas November 17, 2015

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