Chris Hecker

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Chris Hecker is a New Moon Ski and Wax Tech, has worked on the Rex Ski Wax world cup staff, and has joined the US Ski Team as a wax tech for the 2020-21 World Cup season.
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The Davos Switzerland cross-country world cup weekend is in the books. It was a great one for the US Ski Team.  Rosie Brennan won both the sprint and the distance races, claiming both the overall World Cup leader bib and the Sprint Cup bib all in the same weekend.  On top of Rosie’s success, the young skier’s team had a breakout weekend with JC Schoonmaker qualifying for the sprints in fifth and Scott Patterson finishing...

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The first weekend is in the books, and we can cross off a top 10, top 5, and technically a top 3 off of the to-do list. Being behind the scenes and waxing in the wax truck is a whole different perspective.  It is far more stressful but also incredibly fun.  I am mainly a part of the glide team and will help with testing, picking, and applying waxes for any given day. The conditions...

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It’s Chris Hecker again checking in from Ruka, Finland where we will have our opening world cup races this coming weekend. Ruka has notoriously been raced on artificial snow mixed with stored snow. In Europe, multiple places will store snow underground during summer so that when winter comes around they can dig out the snow and create a ski track for racers of all abilities. We arrived as a team on November 19th and have...