All Posts by Kim McKenney

How to Buy Perfect Cross Country Ski Poles

Poling technique has evolved considerably over the years and modern poling technique requires longer poles than what used to be recommended.

This change has been around for many years now, but it’s still easy to find sales staff who’ll sell you poles which are too short. When buying new poles, it’s best to know the current standard.

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How to Ski Stride [Video Tutorial]

Summary: Build a solid base of ski specific fitness during the off-season with ski striding. Embedded video tutorial teaches how to “fall uphill”, how to ski walk, and how to ski bound. Ski striding, sometimes called hill striding, is a dryland training technique used by nordic skiers to simulate skiing when there’s no snow. You can […]

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