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Swix Sport, the global market leader in wax and tools has announced Minneapolis based, Evan Pengelly as Swix Racing Service Director. Pengelly, a dedicated skier and fifteen year veteran of the cross country ski industry, comes most recently from Racing Service at Rossignol where he supported top U.S. athletes. “I’m excited to be joining Swix as the Nordic Racing Service Director. Swix is the clear industry leader in wax, poles and clothing so to work...

In celebration of Jessie Diggins, record setting season last year and her continued success on the World Cup circuit, Swix Sport is proud to present the Gold Glove, a Diggins signature product, available in limited quantities at select retailers this season. “Jessie Diggins is a once-in-a-lifetime athlete and we couldn’t be more proud of her. It’s our hope that everyone can celebrate Jessie and these gloves aim to do that,” described Swix US, CEO, Steve...

“I am proud to see SWIX recognize the quality and performance of Finite structure tools.” States, Eric Jensen, Owner/President of AceCo Precision Tools. “SWIX will now be able to offer the world what only a tight group of elite level wax techs and racers have previously enjoyed.” The Finite Ski Tools brand will discontinue direct sales and the sought-after structure tool will be offered under the SWIX brand, starting in the fall of 2018 exclusively...

Press release) 13% That’s the overall weight reduction from the previous Triac® to the forthcoming Triac® 3.0. In a product category that’s typically marked by single digit inching toward technical improvement, the Triac® lands an impressive punch. “The pole and especially the new handle section gives significantly more power through the pole. The top of the handle offers perfect control of the pole with the index finger. Can I use the pole right away?”, says top-athlete Petter...

With the 2017 Birkie less than 2 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 tips to save time, energy and stress the night before the Birkie. Clean and brush your skis well. Brushing your...

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 tips to save time, energy and stress the night before the BMT.

(http://swixcreator.com/). “This fantastic contest will engage our community, and make our athletes feel ‘closer’ to home while competing abroad,” noted MacIntosh. “The partnership with Swix will contribute greatly to the evolution and promotion of our sport, and the 2015-16 National Ski Team Race suit Design Contest is a perfect way to kick things off right. The Swix partnership also provides our team with critical technical support which will benefit us during each race,” said Alex...

Press release posted: November 10, 2014) In the wake of Swix’s release of the Cera Nova X line, Swix National Racing Director Chris Hall is embarking on a year long clinic and outreach tour to educate people on the new waxes, lineups and products available through the redesigned system “Representing three years of research and development, the Speed Tour is sure to be valuable for any cross country skiing enthusiast,” Hall described. Kicking off with a...

OSLO, NORWAY- Swix Sport announced a three-year partnership with the Norwegian Biathlon Association. “It comes at an exciting time,” described Ulf Bjerknes, CEO of Swix Sport, “Norway is home to many up and coming biathletes and Swix will be investing in all levels, from juniors to elite athletes in advance of the 2016 Biathlon World Championships at Holmenkollen. Swix product developers have already begun working with Norway’s elite athletes to create new, specially adapted biathlon equipment. Three examples are the new...

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST 10AM FORECAST- NOAA SITE Friday Feb 21st: Snow, windy with areas of blowing snow before 11am ,Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Friday night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Saturday Feb 22nd: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13F. COURSE CONDITIONS Given the new snow, it is very likely that the track surface will be soft. However, with the new snow, normal CH, LF and HF...

Given the new weather forecast, it is very likely that the track surface will be soft. With the snow event on Thursday day leading into the evening, expect softer conditions on race day. However, with the new snow, normal CH, LF and HF waxes will be the wax of choice. BW and Moly/Graphite waxes will not run well in these new snow conditions.