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Spring Skiing: Aching Arches Shadowing Your Fun in the Sun?

Hitting the slopes on a sunny spring day is a favorite for many skiers—who enjoy warmer temperatures and a little sunshine while zipping down slopes. Foot pain, however, can quickly put a damper on your spring skiing fun. Ill-fitting boots are most often the cause of foot pain while skiing by pinching, rubbing or allowing […]

Swix C.E.O. gets importance of Nordic ski orthotics

My flight from Minn. to Boise after the American Birkibeiner race was cancelled. While stuck in a hotel overnight I ran into Steve Poulin, the President of Swix Sports. He told me that the importance of a flat ski for glide cannot be overstated. He thinks the Nordic ski community needs to look much more […]

What Makes the Dodge Carbon Fiber Ski Boots so Good?

The greatest benefit of carbon fiber for ski boot construction is that the carbon fiber material is unaffected by ambient temperature. This means the boot stiffness at 10* below zero is the same as it is at 40* above zero. They are also incredibly light weight.

Are Alpine Ski Orthotics Really Necessary?

Only if you want the best performance and comfort from your boots. Because the foot in a ski boot is in its unlocked and flexible condition the muscles and tendons of the foot are fighting to support the arch while 2 to 3 times your body weight is forcing the ach to flatten. This can […]

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