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Woodski announces the release of the new CT classic roller ski – the first of its kind with tracking adjusters. A simple, precise adjuster on the front wheel allows for simple tracking control as wheels wear. The CT comes with the XL brake (integral on all Woodski roller skis), a choice of wheel speed, and a lifetime warrantee on shafts. Woodski has also introduced ski carrying bags. See all the details at their website

The Mt. Greylock Roller Ski and Roller Blade races are back. The event, a benefit for the Northern Berkshire Special Olympics, will be held on Sunday, October 16th, at 10:00 A.M. beginning at the Mt. Greylock Visitors’ Center in Lanesboro, MA. Brought to you by Berkshire Outfitters and FasterSkier.com the race will prove to be a great fall workout and a blast… after all there is just one hill, it just happens to be 8...

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Usually when athletes go for a rollerski, they deal with a variety of challenges. Crappy pavement, angry drivers, and constant “where’s the snow” heckling is pretty standard no matter where you pick for a ski. But this past Saturday in Gatineau, Quebec, the greatest hazard was a rare one: other rollerskiers. The 257 rollerskiers who gathered together in the Gatineau Park signed in, posed for a picture, and then skied en masse for about 2...

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After a seven year break while the access roads to Mt. Greylock got a much needed overhaul, the Mt. Greylock Roller Ski and Roller Blade races are back. The event, a benefit for the Northern Berkshire Special Olympics, will be held on Sunday, October 18th, at 10:00 A.M. beginning at the Mt. Greylock Visitors’ Center in Lanesboro, MA. Brought to you by the Berkshire Nordic Ski Club, Berkshire Outfitters and FasterSkier.com the race will prove...

Strength is something that every competitive racer needs in order to be successful. Whether it is raw power and fast twitch muscles to help with a sprint, or the kind of strength it takes to grind out a hilly 20 kilometer course. Whether it’s one or the other, one thing is for certain, it all begins in the off season. There is more than one way to go about strength training. One of the more...

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It’s the end of summer and you’re sweating in the 90 degree heat as you pound the pavement with your poles and glide smoothly over the road while your heart beats like a well oiled machine at 180 beats a minute and your whole body screams as it tries to clear lactic acid as quickly as possible. This is level 4 training or race pace training. This training isn’t something that needs to be done...