How to tune your skis – Part 2: Base Repair

  CRAAAACCCKKKK. What was that?!? Well my friend, you just skied over a rock. And, well, it stripped a ton of material off your base..... So, everyone is bound to get some damage to their base here and there. Small scrapes and belmishes can easily be handled at home. However, big scrapes and bores that [...]

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How to tune your skis – Part 1: Edge clean up/prep

We all like the smooth glide you get after you've had your skis tuned at the shop. This means we have edges free of burrs, dirt, and rust. The problem is, there are wait times, labor costs, and frankly you have to drive to the ski shop. These can all be a major hassle, especially [...]

Ski Faster! ~ Book of the Month, Oct ’18 :

Do you, much like Maverick or Goose from the 1980's classic TOP GUN, have the need for speed? Are you a top notch skier looking to improve your already superior skiing prowess?   If so, then Ski Faster!: Guide to Racing and High Performance Skiing by Lisa Ballard may just be the book for you. [...]