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  Fischer Skis Announces 2012-2013 Athlete Signings,  Led by World Cup Champion Kikkan Randall  Eight of Thirteen U.S. Ski Team Cross-Country Racers Choose Fischer Skis AUBURN, N.H. — September 25, 2012 — Fischer Skis announced today that four of the six A Team athletes on the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team have committed to race on Fischer skis through the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia. Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, Ala.), Andrew Newell (Shaftsbury, Vt.), Kris Freeman (Andover,...

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Whether you raced, watched or weren’t able to attend the 2012 American Birkebeiner from Cable to Hayward, Wis., the Birkie DVD has all of the excitement on tape for a “super-skier friendly” price of $14.95. According to the DVD description on Click here to view/buy the item at the Birkie Store Cost: $14.95 Includes: Great Birkie week highlights – Barnebirkie, Giant Ski, Barkie Birkie, etc. Highlights with commentary from the Skate race The FULL uncut Skate...

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FasterSkier caught up with One Way’s nordic brand manager, Robert Lazzaroni, at the US Junior National Championship to find out what is new for this summer and next winter.  He walks us through their new line which will for the first time include nordic skis and boots. buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren gel online

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Our final stop on our SIA Show tour brought us to the Atomic booth, where we met up with Rick Halling.  He talked to us about the new camber construction of their classic skis and the changes to their World Cup boots. buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren gel online

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We continued on our SIA Show tour over at the Alpina booth, where we met up with Steve Kvinlaugh who talked to us about their responsibility to bring more younger skiers into the sport of cross country skiing and what those skiers specific needs were.  From this line of thinking was the development of their new ‘Action’ series of boots as well as a complete bottom up redesign of their elite boots. buy chantix online,...

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Our next stop at the SIA Show was with Madshus where their Marketing Manager Connor Folley walked us through what was new with their 2012 line.  He talked to us about their new nano line of boots and their evolving focus on the hydrodynamics of the ski or in other words the tension that exists between the base of the ski and the snow surface.   buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy...

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At the Toko USA booth at SIA, FasterSkier caught up with Brand Manager Ian Harvey who showed us several new products for 2012-2013: including their new Start Duffel bag, an entirely new glove line and all the changes to their wax line including moving from dibloc to tribloc and from moly to diamond like carbon (DLC). buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren gel online

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At the Rossignol USA booth at SIA, Nordic Division Manager Ryan Green talked us through several products for 2012-2013: new features in the top-end Xium skate and classic boots, a new Xium classic ski, which features uniquely formulated R-grip material in the kick zone, and a new junior ski. buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren gel online

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Our next stop at the SIA Snow Show was at Swix USA, where we got a look at new features on next year’s carbon-composite poles, new formulations in Swix’s klister line, and tried on their new gloves. buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren gel online

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Every winter, snow-specific outdoor brands congregate at the Snowsports Industries of America (SIA) Snow Show in Denver, Colorado to exhibit their new gear for the following year to retailers from all over the country. For nordic companies, the four-day show at the Colorado Convention Center is followed by two days of on-snow demos at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, where retailers try out the new equipment and begin the process of deciding what to carry...

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Under $20 2011 Holiday Gift Guide: $50 – $100 SkiErg and the e-Rudy.com. 08: Dale of Norway Sweater. Price: starting from $299.00. If you want to feel like you just got back from Scandinavia, then a Dale of Norway Sweater is for you. That special someone on your shopping list that will appreciate one as well. Let’s face it, there aren’t many other items out there that scream Norway like this sweater....

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Under $20 2011 Holiday Gift Guide: $50 – $100 FasterSkier’s picks for the top ten gifts between $100 and $200: 10: Icebreaker Long Sleeve Top. Price: starting from $100. You don’t have to have an unlimited quantity of apparel if you have quality articles you can rely on. An Icebreaker long sleeve top will prove to be one of your favorites. Made of soft New Zealand Merino wool, it will surely keep...

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Under $20 Skinny Skis.   09: Cross Country Skier Pendant or Pin. Price: $60.00. Let the jewelry wearing skier on your list proudly publicize their love for our sport. Hand-carved and cast in sterling silver this one is sure to be a hit. Available online here.   05: Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro. Price: $59.99. If the person you’re shopping for likes to work out in all weather conditions and listen to music...

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Once again the FasterSkier staff has weighed in on their favorite gift ideas for the 2011 holiday season.  Today’s installment of the Holiday Gift Guide features items priced from $20 to $50. Previous 2011 Holiday Gift Guide Suggestions: Sauce Headwear and Gear West.   08: Rubber Encased Dumbbells. Price: starting from ~$25.00. It’s winter so the days are short and it is hard enough to find time to get out for a long ski, let alone...

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L.L. Bean.   09: Bag Balm.  Price: starting from $5.00.  Yup, we’re recommending you rub something that was created for the treatment of dry, cracked cow udders all over your face.  Bag Balm works great to keep your face warm and frostbite-free! Keep a 10-ounce box of this in your ski bag for whenever sub-zero temperatures strike, plus it will give you a jolly glisten as you cruise down the trails. Available at most pharmacy/drug stores or online...

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When Rossignol first hired Ryan Green back in 1998, the field sales associate felt he should hide his nordic ties a little bit – at least when dealing with alpine companies. A nordic rep as well, he had picked up the sport in college to stay fit during the cycling offseason. He developed his skill sets in both markets, and in 2006, delved further into downhill as product manager for Lange and Dynastar. “I’ve always...

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Craft PXC Light Jacket – MSRP   $109 Cross-country skiers will appreciate the protective front and close ergonomic fit of this high-performance jacket. Ventilating elastic fabric on shoulder panels and back enhances freedom of movement. 3SP Quest Top – MSRP $110 Designed for the athlete that needs a universal top. 3SP® on the front offers great wind protection up to 35mph paired with Swift on the back which offers maximum breathability and temperature control. This top...

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Tifosi Sunglasses – MSRP $40-90 Check out this under-appreciated brand of sunglasses that offers style, function and smart technology for some very low prices as compared to pricey Rudy Projects or Oakley’s. Sunglasses typically come with two sets of spare lens if applicable, lifetime lens warranty and Polarized options. V2 Aero XL ATR – MSRP $98/pair or $49 each The patented ATR (Advanced Training Resistance) mounts to the front tire and is designed to apply variable resistance to...