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Original e-blast) How to have fast skis ALL THE TIME and in EVERY CONDITION I love my job. The contact that I have with people in the ski community is pretty much always positive and enjoyable. We have great waxes and other products so of course generally interaction, feedback, and my motivation are very positive. However sometimes at events or otherwise, I have people approaching me trying to get me to guarantee super fast skis...

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The Norwegian XC-team has introduced a color coding system to select corresponding skis and structure of the glide zone: Green (-5 °C and colder) Fine Blue (0 °C to -5 °C) Medium/Fine White (0 °C to+3 °C -moist): Medium/Coarse Red (+1 °C to +10 °C -wet) Coarse

Structure Basics: Structure is a term used to describe patterns cut into the base to reduce base contact on the snow and to release surface tension from water films caused by base friction. These structure pat – terns are most often produced by stone grinding machines at the factory during production or by shops that specialize in the stone grinding process. It is also possible to produce structures using hand tools. For a period of time...

The period from 1989 to 1994 is often referred to as the “golden age” in Norwegian cross-country skiing. During these years, Norwegian skiers hauled home buckets of medals, and the party culminated with the Olympics on home turf in Lillehammer 1994. What happened behind the scenes was determining for the results. Terje Olav Seim was one of the wax techs on the support team who groomed and polished up several golden pairs. There is no...