Feb 15-16 & Feb 22-23 Weekends Skimo Racing Roundup

Men's and Women's Podium at the ROAM Rando Rally in Nelson

It has been a busy couple of weeks at SkinTrack.com with Stano and I travelling to races. So while we missed the weekend roundup last week, here, we … [Read more...]

Racer Profile – Meredith Edwards (USA)

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Meredith Edwards is a fellow Dynafit USA athlete based out of Jackson Hole but currently spending a season racing in Europe. She is the lone athlete … [Read more...]

Listen up: Interview with Melanie Bernier on CBC Radio!

Melanie on the World Cup podium (right side) after placing 3rd in a sprint in Feb 2014.

Here you can listen to Melanie Bernier's five minute telephone interview on Canada's main station - the CBC Radio - from this morning. This is another … [Read more...]

Report: Over 130 lined up for Alpental’s Vertfest Randonnee Rally

A variety of gear but in general much lighter than few years ago. Photo from Vertfest Facebook gallery.

Last Saturday, after couple of years absence, I lined up for the Monika Johnson Memorial Rally at the Subaru Vertfest at Alpental, WA. I have always … [Read more...]

Getting ready for the Power of Four: Only 2 weeks to go!

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Our occasional contributor and skimo racing enthusiast Jeremy Rietmann shares his way of preparing for the Power of Four while holding a full-time … [Read more...]

New Fischer AlpAttack skimo race skis and bindings

Fischer AlpAttack skis.

Fischer, an Austrian company founded in 1924, has a long history of alpine and nordic skiing gear manufacturing. And for the next season they are … [Read more...]

Report: Quebec Dominates Vermont’s Burke SkiMo Race

Transition to skis.

The following report was submitted by our East Coast SkinTrack correspondent Jonathan Shefftz. “Is Burke cold?,” I asked about three decades … [Read more...]

Vertfest 2014 is here: Alpental, Mt. Bachelor, Powder Keg

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Vertfest in Alpental, WA has become Pacific's North West iconic event and it's not stopping there. This year, another two venues will host this … [Read more...]

Exciting Look at New SkiMo Gear Introduced at Recent Trade Shows

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Looks like all skimo companies have been pretty busy lately because I don't even know where to begin with this gear summary. Let's start with … [Read more...]

Feb 8-9 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup

Melanie on the World Cup podium (right side) after placing 3rd in a sprint in Feb 2014.

World Cup Big, big congrats goes to Melanie Bernier (CAN) for her bronze medal from the skimo World Cup Pitturina Ski Race which is the first ever … [Read more...]

Back on skis: Skiing new, Bailing on old, Winter camping…

Brad readying for next jump turn.

After being out of the ski game for much of November and December due to injury I eased into January with caution. I have to credit my good friend and … [Read more...]

World Cup skimo racing tour 2014: Recap from Melanie Bernier

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The following is a recap of the first 3 weeks from Melanie's trip to Europe in pursuit of further progress that keeps nudging her ever closer to a … [Read more...]