Especially now there are more forms of race wax than ever including buff on block, pastes, hot waxes, powders, and liquids. I give my thoughts on how to manage and prioritize these forms for best results and predictability.
Neil talks about what it is like to be a Alpine ski serviceman for the USST including thoughts on the personality traits that would be good for a serviceman to have, life on the road, long hours in the wax room, the pressures of the job, and his new job with Toko
Describes the recommended steps when waxing new skis or freshly stoneground skis. Explains why these steps are important and what the goal is of each of the three steps. For both Alpine and Nordic.
Describes many of the considerations when evaluating a Nordic Race ski fleet preseason, what base structure to start the season with, and other thoughts.
Ian Harvey gives a quick 6 minute summary of new exciting products that we will be offering this winter. Highlights include Soelden 15 Powder, a new Rotobrush system, and a Ski Holder/Rack. Ian also quickly covers the Toko philosophy. (Audio only).
This is an interview with Toko Chemist Stefan Jung about the development of fluorine free race waxes. Stefan relates some of the stories and challenges that he has faced as well as talks a bit about what he expects in the future.
Ian Harvey gives a quick 10 minute summary of new exciting products that we will be offering this winter. Highlights include a new vastly improved Structure tool, Soelden 15 Powder, Rotobrushes, and a Ski Holder/Rack. Ian also reports on our inventory status which is very positive.
Marty Hall was the first full-time paid US Cross Country Ski Coach and a true pioneer and innovator. Marty coached for the US Ski Team from 1970 through 1978 and for Cross Country Canada from 1981 through 1992. Most notably from my perspective are the many innovations and solutions that Marty found to common problems leading to breakthroughs in training and technology. This is a problem solver and man of action who changed the landscape of Nordic ski racing. If you want to be inspired by an animated interview full of great stories and by a uniquely capable person not afraid to share his opinions and ideas, this is your great opportunity. I present to you the iconic Marty Hall.