Julbo Partners with AMGA for Ski Mountaineering Scholarship

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Julbo USA is proud to announce they are partnering with the AMGA to award an aspiring guide with a scholarship for ski guide course. A portion of sales from Julbo’s mountain performance eyewear and goggles through Julbo.com will be used to support a scholarship for ski guides seeking their IFMGA certification. “Julbo is a mountain brand with […]

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Kikkan Randall to Visit Gear West Ski and Run

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LONG LAKE, MN – Taking advantage of a year away from the World Cup as she readies to have a baby, Kikkan Randall will visit Gear West following the American Birkebeiner weekend. Meet and visit with Kikkan at Gear West Ski & Run at 12:00PM on Monday, February 22nd for an in-store visit and an informal question […]

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Swix Sport Launches Fat Bike Line in the U.S.

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HAVERHILL, MA- Swix Sport, the industry leader in ski wax, tools and softgoods, is extending its winter reach into the sales of Swix branded fat bikes. “It’s a natural progression for us,” explained Swix marketing director, Andy Canniff. In 2015, Swix Sport in Norway acquired the Norweigian cycling brand Hardrocx, a respected manufacture of mountain and fat bikes. Canniff continued, “This […]

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Kikkan Randall to Sign Posters at the American Birkebeiner Expo     

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AUBURN, NH – Kikkan Randall will appear at the American Birkebeiner Expo on behalf of Fischer Sports. Visit the three time sprint World Cup Overall winner, America’s most consistent skier amidst the country’s largest race. The “Fully Fischer” (boots and skis) athlete is out of World Cup competition for the 2015/2016 season, taking time in […]

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Swix Launches Online Alpine Wax Recommendations

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HAVERHILL, MA- Swix Sport USA has launched an online wax resource specific to alpine race events. Compiled by racing service staff throughout the country, the new alpine wax recommendation tool bears site specific detail and product highlights. “The reason Swix has been so successful as a wax company has been the technology that they’re willing […]

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NNF Introduces National Development Project

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In an effort to extend its reach in supporting Nordic sport athletes, the National Nordic Foundation Board of Directors has approved the NNF National Development Project, a new funding program aimed at improving American skiing through clubs, camps, and coaches and officials education. “It was an easy vote,” explained board chair, Dave Knoop. “This gets to […]

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Chris Hall: Getting Bold for the Boulder

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With the 2016 Boulder Mountain Tour just weeks away, it is not too early to start getting race skis ready for their final layer of race wax before the big day. Doing a little work on your skis now makes a big difference in time spent waxing the night before the race. Below are some […]

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Julbo Kicks Off 2016 with Strong Nordic Presence

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Julbo, the French eyewear brand dedicated to Mountain Performance Eyewear has increased its Nordic skiing presence in the United States with strong results and a focused core of skiing athletes. “This is my second season on the Julbo Team, and it’s an honor to be a part of such a successful, adventurous and inspiring group,” […]

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Fully Fischer: Caldwell Breaks Through in Oberstdorf // Fischer Athletes Top Podiums at US Nationals

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It was a historic day in Oberstdorf for US Ski Team member Sophie Caldwell as she skied to a victory in the 4th stage of the Tour de Ski on Tuesday. This was her first World Cup win, although not her first time on the podium, (3rd in the 2014 Skate Sprint in Lahti) and […]

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Introducing North, Eco-Friendly Backcountry and Freeride Wax and Tools from Swix

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Formulated to meet the highest environmental standards, NORTH, a new collection by Swix, is designed for freeride and backcountry applications in a concise collection made to simplify waxing for new users. This easy collection is a single point of purchase for freeride and backcountry users looking for an eco-conscious home waxing kit. The collection will include […]

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Julbo Eyewear Readies for ORWM 2016

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Any mountain face. Any athlete’s face. Julbo’s forthcoming active eyewear line up promises the most in technology for Mountain Performance Eyewear. The Winter Outdoor Retailer market will debut the release of two new models, both with face hugging technology, as well as a new goggle for backcountry pursuits. Following up on their success from last season’s […]

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National Nordic Foundation Allocates $154,280 to 2015 – 2016 Pillar Projects

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Supported by the grassroots nordic skiing community, the National Nordic Foundation exists to support athletic excellence in developing U.S. nordic athletes. Through a variety of Pillar Projects, the NNF dispenses funding aimed at creating skiing opportunities, opportunities that might go unsupported if not for the community behind the NNF, “Bridging the funding gap between strong […]

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Fischer Sports Launches Speedmax Demos at Fischer Racing Centers

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“To really understand this equipment, you need to try it,” explains Fischer Race Director, Chris Hall. This equipment is the Speedmax line up. The fully Fischer collection of boots and skis designed to improve ski feel, responsiveness and experience at the highest levels of cross country skiing. “We had a huge response two seasons ago […]

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Fischer Opens 2015 West Yellowstone Demo Reservations

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With early snow accumulated on the West Yellowstone Rendezvous Trails in the opening days of November, Fischer Sports is preparing for the most well attended U.S. ski event of the Thanksgiving season. “We’ve waited out the interminable time in the fall before snow hits,” explained Fischer’s Western Sales Representative, Brian Schiller. “Now we’re thrilled about having snow and a great […]

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Fischer to Support CXC Thanksgiving Nordic Festival At Telemark

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Hayward, WI – Fischer Sports is proud to team up with CXC Skiing to be part of the first annual CXC Thanksgiving Nordic Festival at the Telemark Resort in Cable, Wisconsin. Running from Friday November 20th through Sunday, November 29th, Fischer will join industry manufacturers with demo product for the latter days of the camp […]

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Cycle Addison County Provides Youth Bike Skills Funding

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Middlebury, Vermont – October 27, 2015 — Cycle Addison County, organizers of the Vermont Gran Fondo, kicked off a partnership with Local Motion’s Bike Smart program.  Proceeds generated from this past June’s cycling event will provide funding to bring Bike Smart skills trainings to four Addison County schools during Spring 2016. Bike Smart is a […]

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Cliques Ads Hires Industry Veteran Adam St. Germain

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(Boston, MA) October 7th, 2015 – Cliques Labs Inc. announced today the hire of Adam St. Germain as Director of Client Services. St. Germain, a 17-year veteran of the outdoor industry, joins the Cliques team from Specialized Bicycle Components, where he was the Northeast Market Developer. “Adam brings a ton of experience, a ton of connections and […]

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Fischer Launches Easy Skin: The Through-Ski Kicker Skin

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New for the 2015 – 2016 season, Fischer introduces Easy Skin, a through-ski kicker skin system designed to maximize climbing ability on Fischer’s collection of light backcountry skis. “It’s like four-wheel low for your cross country skis,” explained, Fischer Western Sales Representative, Brian Schiller. He continued, “It also works as a braking aid in icy conditions. It’s […]

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The National Nordic Foundation Launches the 2015 Drive for 25

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SALT LAKE CITY- Widely known through the cross country ski community, the annual Drive for 25 is the most successful grassroots fundraising effort in American ski sport and the principle fundraising engine for the National Nordic Foundation. This year’s Drive for 25 builds on the success initially created by U.S. coaches Matt Whitcomb and Peter […]

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Fischer Launches Twin Skin

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Fischer has announced the launch of the Twin Skin. Building on their collection of performance waxless options, Fischer offers the Twin Skin as a complimentary classic ski designed to kick in variable conditions without sacrificing glide. The Twin Skin is built on Fischer’s venerable RCR ski, a populist model made to maximize performance at a reasonable […]

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Cyclocrossworld.com Launches New Website, Increases Content and Product Offering

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Founded by Stu Thorne in 1999, Cyclocrossworld.com has taught the language, deciphered the equipment, organized the events and sponsored the athletes racing at the highest levels of cyclocross. “We’ve been a resource since before the industry caught on to cross,” Thorne explained from Las Vegas as he readied the Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld professional team for the UCI […]

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