What is XC Ski Nation?

We’ve had lots of inquiries from people wondering what this means for this website and our Youtube videos. Will we be deleting content or making previously public content pay-only access?

So, here’s the answer:

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Offset Explained

Offset (or V1, as they say in the USA), is a unique skate technique. It’s the lowest gear most skate skiers will use. The primary uses of Offset are hill climbing and accelerating from a stand still. In my opinion, Offset stands apart from other skate techniques and is pretty weird. You plant your poles at […]

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Is Roller Skiing Right for You?

Title slide: roller skier and Is Roller skiing right for you?

If you love cross-country skiing and always feel a little sad when the season ends and winter is over, perhaps you’ve wondered about roller skiing and whether it would be a good way for you to continue to enjoy nordic skiing long after the snow is gone. The video below is the first of 24 […]

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