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Flyer) The cross-country ski tting experts are bringing North America’s largest inventory to you! WHO’S INVITED? All Club Members & Coaches WHEN IS IT HAPPENING? Saturday, October 7th from 11am – 7 pm Sunday, October 8th from 11 am – 5 pm WHERE IS IT HAPPENING? Trolley Square Shopping Center – next to Wells Fargo 600 S 700 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 WHY GEAR WEST? Our philosophy – fit matters. Gear West is based...

Why rollerski? Ski training during the summer and fall is critical to improving cross country ski technique and fitness. Rollerskiing is an important part of a well-rounded summer program because rollerskis do an excellent job imitating on-snow training. Like skiing on snow, rollerskiing exercises arms, legs, core and improves cardiovascular fitness. Rollerskiing is also great training for injured runners who are looking for an alternative low-impact, weight bearing workout. The saying “Skiers are made in...

Press release) Training for a Cross Country Ski Marathon is hard enough.  Save time and reduce stress by having your skis precision glide waxed by the best in the business! Race wax service is available for the 2016 American Birkebeiner. The service includes an LF base layer, HF race layer, 100% Fluoro top-coat, and hand structuring. Testing and waxing will be done on site to ensure the best possible skis for you. The service is available for...

Jennie Bender is just coming off a dominating performance at US Nationals.  She has had some bad luck the past few years with her health (Mononucleosis and back injuries) and it has been so inspiring to see her fight through it all with both patience and dogged determination.  Congratulations Jennie! Toko All Stars: Jennie Bender 1.  Who was your skiing role model when you were growing up and why? I looked up to each person...

(Press release) Ecommerce Sales Associate/Graphic Designer Gear West is looking for an Ecommerce Sales Associate/Graphic Designer to update our website, load product to our website, and also design graphics for branding and ads. This person must also be willing to take on multiple roles as this business is fairly seasonal. The other roles may involve answering the phone to take orders, or going out on to the sales floor and be willing to be a sales...

http://www.gearwest.com/video-contest Grab your camera (or phone) and make a really cool 20-second video. Shoot your friends, shoot a race, your favorite trail, tell a story, make it funny or serious. HOW IT WORKS 1. Shoot your 20 second video 2. Upload to YouTube 3. Send your YouTube link to info@gearwest.com to enter contest 4. Share your link with the world – video with the most views is the winner. SPECS. Please add a title frame....

Gear West. Workouts will include individualized coaching and technique analysis, while beverages will be provided for “recovery” between sessions. It’s the perfect way to get fired up for the coming season! Register for the BrewSki weekend here Schedule Friday 10/24 5:00 – 6:00 pm: Optional Pole Hike/Trail Run – Mosquito Brook trail crossing. We will run north if you wish to arrive later and meet up on the trail 7:30 pm: Dinner at Coop’s Pizza...

Three years ago, Gear West began development with Segla Engineering on our Signature Flex Tester. As we discussed in a previous post on FasterSkier, the goal was to "unlock the 'black box' mystery of cross country ski flex analysis". Since then, development has never really stopped. The flex tester software has been updated to allow us record the entire dynamic response under load and to report the total force coming down within the kick zone under that load.

Improve your Nordic skiing during the summer months at the Gear West Nordic Summer Camp. The Summer Camp will focus on technique, summer training, ski knowledge, wax and ski service, and having a fun filled weekend with fellow skiers. Come prepared to learn and improve your skiing potential.

How Gear West finds you the best ski Because we buy more skis, manufacturers help us secure the best skis. We work closely with European ski selection experts for each brand. These experts understand the nuances of quality race skis. They have tested thousands of skis and, in their hands, can feel what we are seeking in a quality race ski, a soft smooth initial camber with a firm and lively secondary camber. Sighting down...