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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...

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We’re back! For those of you who are not familiar with us, Gear West is a family owned business operating out of Long Lake, Minnesota. Owners Jan Guenther and Brian Knutson opened the doors 20 years ago, and since then have grown this business into one of the most well respected names in silent sports. The term “experienced” is an understatement when describing the team of experts we have here at Gear West. From World...

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The Winning Margin at the 2011 FIS World Ski Championship in Holmenkollen 8 out of 10 Individual Gold Medals, 19 out of 30 Total Gold Medals and 51 out of 90 Total Medals were won on Triac Poles. Ladies sprint F Name Nation Poles 1. Marit Bjørgen NOR SWIX 2. Arianna Follis ITA SWIX 3. Petra Majdic SLO One-Way Mens sprint F Name Nation Poles 1. Marcus Hellner SWE SWIX 2. Petter Northug NOR SWIX...

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The Triac Basket – No Tools, No Glue, No Excess. “We placed a priority on reducing swing weight and achieved this by removing all excess material including glue and even lettering at the basket end of the pole” says Lars Karlöf, the Swix Sport R&D engineer. With the first of the kind interchangeable yet glue-less basket you finally have a 100 % reliable connection between the basket and the shaft with a minimum of weight....

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LONG LAKE, Minnesota – Triac. The pole is set to arrive February 1 and demand is expected to be high.  The SWIX Triac is the same pole top athletes have been using on the Nordic World Cup and will also be used by athletes at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA.  With the Triac will take their skiing to a new level. Gear West has established a waiting list for the...