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Double Poling

Double Poling

Double poling is a technique used in cross country skiing where the skier uses two poles simultaneously to propel themselves forward. The poles are planted alternately on either side of the body and the arms are used to drive the poles forward. This technique is used...
How to Treat Frostbite

How to Treat Frostbite

Frostbite is treated by rewarming the affected tissue. This should be done slowly, as rapid rewarming can cause tissue damage. The affected area should be immersed in water that is between 104 and 108 degrees Fahrenheit. Pain medication may be given to help manage the...
Johannes Høsflot Klæbo – The GOAT

Johannes Høsflot Klæbo – The GOAT

Johannes Høsflot Klæbo is the GOAT in cross-country skiing. Here are some of his notable statistics: -3-time overall World Cup champion (2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21) -7-time World Champion -2-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver) -20 World Cup wins -15 World Cup...

What’s the Difference Between v1 and v2 Skate Ski Technique?

V1 and V2 are different techniques used in cross-country skiing, specifically in the skate skiing style. V1 is a diagonal technique, where the skier pushes off with one ski while the other ski glides forward. The skier then alternates the pushing leg with each stride....
Tip: Waxing Cross Country Skis

Tip: Waxing Cross Country Skis

Here are some tips on waxing cross country skis: Start by cleaning the skis thoroughly, removing any dirt or debris with a ski brush or scraper. Select the appropriate wax for the current snow conditions. Warmer temperatures and wetter snow typically call for a...

Kami Rita is a Machine!

What else do you call someone who peaks Everest 26 times? https://www.npr.org/2022/05/08/1097485283/nepali-climber-climbed-everest-for-the-26th-time-world-record I still don’t think much of the rich tourists who blow a hundred grand to say they did it, but Kami...