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Gear Report – 2011/12 Poles Preview

February 15, 2011 (Denver, CO) – Carbon fibre is everywhere and all ski companies now offer top-flight poles. New on the scene is the Jr. Triac from Swix, a round-shafted carbon pole for juniors that … READ MORE → 0 comments


Gear Report – 2011/12 Boots Preview

February 15, 2011 – Although there are no major changes in top-end race boots, there is a trickle-down effect with many lower-priced boots gaining features, fit and performance that until now were found only in … READ MORE → 0 comments


Gear Report – 2011/12 Skis Preview

February 15, 2011 (Denver, CO) – It never stops! Ski gear continues to get better and better as equipment manufacturers continue to outdo themselves in developing better, faster, lighter and more comfortable products. More super … READ MORE → 0 comments


Test Report 10/11 – Poles

October 12, 2010 – Here’s a look at some of the new hot ski poles available this season that we were able to test. We looked at the Swix Triac, Fischer’s RCS Carbonlite and Yoko’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Fischer RCS Carbonlite Skating

Test Report 10/11 – Boots

October 12, 2010 – Better fit, lighter weight and superb performance define the new boots. Many were easy to spot on the feet of Olympians at the 2010 Games.
Fischer RCS Carbonlite Skating
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Test Report 10/11 – Skis

October 12, 2010 – Almost everyone had new skate skis for the Olympics. The notable exceptions are Fischer’s RCS Carbonlite Hole and Salomon’s S-Lab Equipe 10. Both of these skate skis received rave reviews from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Test Report 09/10 – Skis

October 10, 2009 – Manufacturers introduced new 2010 gear at the Outdoor Retailer (OR) winter show in Utah in January and at the Ski and Snowboard Industries of America (SIA) event in Las Vegas, its … READ MORE → 0 comments

Test Report 09/10 – Boots

Salomon’s S-Lab Skate Pro
October 10, 2009 – Last year was the year of new top-end race boots from most manufacturers. For the 2009/10 season we looked at one race boot, a touring boot, and a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Test Report 09/10 – Poles

October 10, 2009 – For the 2009/10 season we looked at carbon poles from two companies who are relatively new to the pole market in North America – Gabel and Komperdell. Gabel is a popular … READ MORE → 0 comments