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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.

Pioneer Midwest Job Openings

August 3, 2022
Pioneer Midwest has job openings in their Nordic ski service department, as well as shipping associates. These are seasonal, full-time positions -- apply online.

Madshus: Ramsfjell Crushes Record for Rollerskiing Norway Lengthwise

July 31, 2022
Kevin Ramsfjell literally demolished the previous world record for rollerskiing Norway lengthwise, which was 21 days. The 22-year-old Norwegian did it in 10 days and 10 hours: 2,600 kilometers and more than 30,000 meters elevation gain.

CXC Annual Drawing Underway

July 30, 2022
CXC Annual Fundraising drawing is underway, this year the grand prize drawing winner will receive a TREK Vale Go! 9D EQ S - Class 3 E-Bike. Great Rudy Project items for second and third place as well. Only 250 tickets will be available for the drawing, with the drawing happening on Sept 7th, so act quickly!

New Moon: Summer Ski Boot Sale

July 22, 2022
Even though we may not quite be ready for the snow to fly, it may be the right time to grab a pair of ski boots for the upcoming season! New Moon is offering 20% off on select, in stock only, cross country ski boots.

Madshus: Ultra Runner Aiming to Smash World Record for Rollerskiing Norway

July 13, 2022
22-year-old Kevin Ramsfjell, a former biathlete turned ultra runner, wants to set a new record for rollerskiing the length of Norway, hoping to cover the 2600 kilometers from Nordkapp to Lindesnes in 13 days (current record is 34 days).

Madshus: Skiers are Born in the Summer

July 6, 2022
Madshus cross-country skier Karoline Simpson-Larsen, one of the rising Norwegian stars, discusses her summer and dryland training.

Madshus: Anger Earns Prestigious Sixten Jernberg Award

June 21, 2022
Madshus athlete Edvin Anger, a 20-year-old Swede who is entering his first season at the senior level, is the youngest skier in history to receive the Sixten Jernberg Award. In the sprint race at the 2022 Swedish national championships, Anger won the qualifier and every subsequent heat before winning the final by four seconds. He thereby became the first ever junior racer to win a national championship title in the men’s category.

Ski Hut: Summer MTB Clinics

June 16, 2022
Ski Hut has a number of mountain bike clinics this summer. The first one is this Sunday, June 19th, and features mountain bike skills for women.

Madshus: Storing Skis for Summer

May 26, 2022
Madshus provides tips on setting up your skis for summer storage so they'll be ready next fall.

Gear West: Women in the Outdoor Space, Jun 2nd

May 26, 2022
Come out Thursday, June 2nd, for discussion on Women in the Outdoor Space, hosted by Gear West with Abby Drach from Indura Athletic and special guest Alayna Sonnesyn. Each individual will talk about the sweat that goes into achieving their personal and professional goals and how they got started and where they want to go.

Pioneer Midwest: Spring Grinding, Ski Picking

April 5, 2022
Pioneer Midwest is encouraging skiers to get those skis prepped for next season with a spring stonegrinding at a special price. Plus, they are taking orders for their handpicked factory ski tour.

Gear West: Beijing Update

April 3, 2022
Gear West's David Chamberlain was at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games and shares his experiences, including travel, waxing, and the incredible performances by these athletes.

Madshus: It Ain't Over Til It's Over

March 25, 2022
Madshus sponsored athletes continue racing, taking top honors at the Birkebeinerrennet and on the IBU World Cup at the famed Holmenkollen.

Fischer: King Birkie

March 22, 2022
Kikkan Randall helps pro bike racer Ted King as he tackles for his first Birkie. Earlier this year King and Randall partnered up to prepare for her first big gravel bike race.

Pioneer Midwest: Birkie Wax Discussion

March 15, 2022
Pioneer Midwest's Matt Liebsch, Jeremy Hecker and Cory Mecl sit down to chat about what they learned about waxing solutions from the 2022 Birkie.

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Riverbrook: Shamrock Shuffle 5K this Saturday

March 14, 2022
A springtime ritual returns to downtown Hayward on Saturday, March 19 with the Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/1K Walk plus a Grasshopper 1K for the kids produced by the Downtown Hayward Business Improvement District (BID).

Madshus: From Covid to Vasaloppet Champion

March 10, 2022
What a way to win Vasaloppet - Astrid Øyre Slind crushed both her competitors and the course record, finishing the jubilee race in 3h, 50m and 6.4 seconds!

Pioneer Midwest: Spring Sale

March 7, 2022
Pioneer Midwest has Spring Sale prices both online and in-store. From skate skis to skin skis, offering 20% off all skis in-store with additional discounts up to 40% off on specific skis. Plus 20% off all poles.

Madshus: Skin Ski Care and Maintenance

March 2, 2022
Madshus outlines three simple steps to keeping your skins kicking and gliding at top performance.

New Moon: Trail to Gold Book Signing Sunday

February 24, 2022
This Sunday, February 27th, from 1-3 pm, there will be a Trail to Gold book signing with Olympian Caitlin Gregg at New Moon in Hayward. Trail to Gold paints the picture of women's cross-country skiing over 50 years. Plus beer tasting from the Angry Minnow!

Borah Teamwear: Making of the Birkie Bibs

February 24, 2022
Read up on the creation of the sustainably-made bibs at this weekend's American Birkebeiner events.

Salomon: Skiing Across The Page

February 23, 2022
With a Sketchbook and Nordic backcountry skis painter Max Romey heads out into his Alaskan backyard trying to overcome the fear of a blank white page. But while attempting to capture this snowy landscape on skis, he learns to see the blank white spaces in a whole new way (video).

Fischer: Yellow is the dominant color on the Olympic podiums

February 23, 2022
Fischer highlights some great results from the 2022 Winter Olympics from athletes sporting Fischer skis, including over 50% of the Nordic medal haul.

Fischer: New Speedmax Lineup, Test Drive at the Birkie

February 20, 2022
You may have seen some new yellow skis in the early World Cups and Ski Classics? Those are the new family of Fischer Speedmax skis, and you can test drive them this weekend in Hayward!

Ski Hut: Birkie Wax Service

February 18, 2022
Ski Hut is offering their Birkie Wax Service with several glide wax options, as well as kick wax and hand structing.

Finn Sisu: Birkie Race Wax Service, Online Clinic

February 18, 2022
Finn Sisu has posted Birkie wax service ski dropoff deadlines, and will be hosting a Birkie Wax Clinic on Monday, February 21 at 7pm CST on Facebook Live. Also, all jackets are 25% off.

Ski Hut: Nordic Inventory Stocked

February 15, 2022
Skihut in Duluth would like to let everyone know that they are pretty well-stocked in the Nordic department right now. Plenty of skis, boots, bindings and poles at every level are ready to get you out on the snow! Stop by on your way to or from State!