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Cross-Country Ski Rentals

January 11, 2010
Looking for cross-country ski rentals? We've put together a collection of links, both in the Twin Cities and around the region.

NewNew Moon: New Products for the Season

September 17, 2020
Chris Hecker of New Moon highlights a number of new and interesting developments in Nordic products for the 2020-21 season.

Gear West Pig Out Sale This Week

September 14, 2020
Join Gear West for their 29th Annual Pig Out Sale and Fall/Winter kick off, Wednesday Sep 16th running thru Sunday Sep 20th. Enjoy great deals on Nordic, alpine, and cycling products along with deep discounts on previous year gear, clothing, and more. Shop online or safely outside under their new Pig Out Tent!

Boulder Nordic Midwest Closes Shop

September 13, 2020
Boulder Nordic has announced the closing of their Midwest shop that was located at the Trailhead building in Minneapolis. They will continue major operations at their Boulder, CO, and Portland, ME, locations.

Borah Teamwear Welcomes Scott Patterson

September 10, 2020
Scott Patterson joins Borah Teamwear as their new Director of Sales and Business Development. Patterson brings a wealth of experience, most recently leading global sales for 45NRTH and Teravail.

Pioneer Midwest Fall Sale

September 9, 2020
Pioneer Midwest is hosting their annual fall sale this weekend, Sept 11-13th. Find savings including up to 50% of last year's apparel, up to 60% off ski poles, 10-20% off new gear, and more. Plus get a code for online discount if you'd prefer to shop from home!

Borah Epic Makes 2020 Donation

August 27, 2020
Despite a canceled 2020 race, the Borah Epic was still able to make an annual contribution to both CAMBA and Minnesota and Wisconsin NICA leagues.

Gear West's New Nordic Service Manager: David Chamberlain

August 11, 2020
David Chamberlain is the new Nordic Service Manager at Gear West, managing the service department including the stonegrinding operations with their Tazzari RP-23.

Pioneer Midwest New Rollerski Treadmill Now Open

August 8, 2020
Pioneer Midwest now offers a large scale custom built rollerski treadmill, available for technique analysis with the option of lactate testing. Stop in to check it out and purchase session blocks.

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Swix Launches Line of Next Generation Race Wax

July 5, 2020
Swix has launched Swix Pro, a new line of fluoro-free glide waxes that represent a breakthrough in high performance racing wax with low environmental impact.

Fischer Skiletics Cup

June 22, 2020
Fischer announces Skiletics Cup which pins the world's top alpine and Nordic athletes against each other in a series of exercises (like push ups, burpees, box jumps, dips, etc). Athletes on the Nordic side include: Sadie Bjornsen, Klaebo, Johannes Thingnes Bo, and Tiril Eckhof. Each day a new battle will be posted with the winner moving on to the next round until only two athletes are left in the finals.

North American Fluorocarbon Free Policy Working Group Formed

June 15, 2020
National Governing Bodies and National Sport Organizations (NGB/NSOs), and snow sport organizations from the United States and Canada today have announced the formation of a Fluorocarbon Free Policy Working Group. The group is tasked with setting policy to eliminate the use of fluorinated ski wax from all sanctioned levels of snow sports competition in North America beginning with the 2020-21 season.

Telemark Resort Auction this Weekend

May 30, 2020
Many assets from the old Telemark Lodge in Cable are up for auction this weekend, May 30-Jun 1. Find everything from vintage signs to chairlifts to bedroom sets and even some bar tops. Two part auction with part 1 wrapping up Sunday, part 2 on Monday.

Pioneer Midwest: Jeremy Hecker Joins Staff

May 18, 2020
Jeremy Hecker has been hired at Pioneer Midwest as the full-time race service manager. Hecker was most recently employed as the head Nordic ski coach as the University of Wisconsin Green Bay.

Fischer Livestream Training Panel Thursday

April 23, 2020
Fischer is gathering their professional athletes to share how they are using down time to #comebackstronger next season. Join them for a livestream on April 23rd for SKILETICSĀ® panel featuring Kikkan Randall, Steven Nyman, Sophia Schwartz and Kevin Bolger! If you missed the livestream, you can watch the replay.

Pioneer Midwest Covid Update

April 15, 2020
While Pioneer Midwest has closed its doors, it is still offering curbside dropoff/pickup and is currently running a number of deals including specials on demo skis, glide wax, and Northstar canoes. Plus read about their stonegrinding tests with their new Tazzari RP23.

Design For New US Ski Team Suits

April 2, 2020
Swix is inviting all kids and teenagers to participate in designing the new 2021 US Cross Country Ski Team suit! They've even provided a simple template for you to scratch up your ideas. Entry deadline is April 15th with the winning design announced on May 1st!