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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Fischer Celebrates Strong Carbonlite Rollerski Reactions

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 New for 2015, the Fischer Carbonlite Rollerskis employ the same air core construction as Fischer’s race skis and as a result, these rollerskis bear a feel similar snow skis from Fischer: lively, smooth and responsive. The response from dealers and athletes alike has been positive: “I have been skiing on both the skate and classic […]

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Unity Homes Brings Affordable, Sustainable Innovation to Greenbuild

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WALPOLE, N.H. — Unity Homes is taking its innovative approach to affordable, energy-efficient homebuilding to the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the world’s largest conference dedicated to green building. Playing a leadership role in the event, the New Hampshire home builder will erect a demonstration home on site at the Washington, D.C., conference center. The […]

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Julbo Sponsors Himalayan Cataract Project Benefit at OR Show

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The Himalayan Cataract Project works to eradicate preventable and curable blindness through high quality ophthalmic care, education and the establishment of a world-class eye care infrastructure.  Dr. Geoff Tabin, started the Himalayan Cataract Project to fulfill a personal goal of eradicating as much unnecessary blindness as possible. Dr. Tabin, a committed climber and friend to Julbo, has proven […]

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Cliques Introduces Outdoor-Focused Digital Ad Exchange

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BOSTON, Ma – Cliques Labs Inc. announced today the official launch of the Cliques ad exchange concurrent with the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Cliques is a content-focused, transparent ad platform dedicated to the outdoor industry. Built from ground up, Cliques is an innovative ad exchange and provides a more effective platform for outdoor retail […]

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Five Things To Know About The Upcoming Global Talent Junior Nordic Ski Camp

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  What it is: The Norwegian Ski Federation invites up to 120 Elite Junior Athletes with a maximum of 10 athletes per nation. The camp includes aggressive training sessions and presentations from coaches and World Cup athletes from a host of countries. This is the first year that the U.S. will attend.   The U.S. […]

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Faraday Launches Data-Driven Marketing Software

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BURLINGTON, VT — Faraday, a cloud software company specializing in customer acquisition, unveiled its innovative marketing platform to the public earlier this month. The platform is the first to focus on matching companies with families for big-ticket purchases such as rooftop solar arrays, college educations, and retirement plans. Faraday piloted the app with customers in […]

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