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  • Six All-Star Nordic Gloves

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    Six All-Star Nordic Gloves

    Auclair Stellar On colder days, reach for these Thinsulate-filled gloves with a cozy brushed lining, which our tester said were warm and fit well into his pole straps, though they felt a bit stiff until broken in. The windproof shell fabric across the back of the hand also staves off chill, […]

  • Dryland Gear Guide: Eyewear

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    Dryland Gear Guide: Eyewear

    Some of the biggest gains are made in the off-season. That’s why we decided to pull together a guide to gear that will help you maximize your summer and fall training sessions. From rollerskis to running shoes, apparel to packs and more, find some of our editor’s favorite pieces and […]

  • Dryland Training Gear Guide: Accessories

    Gear

    Dryland Training Gear Guide: Accessories

    Some of the biggest gains are made in the off-season. That’s why we decided to pull together a guide to gear that will help you maximize your summer and fall training sessions. From rollerskis to running shoes, apparel to packs and more, find some of our editor’s favorite pieces and […]

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  • Indy XC Pass Debuts for 2022–23

    Destination

    Indy XC Pass Debuts for 2022–23

    Since its debut in 2019, the Indy Pass has provided alpine skiers with affordable access to numerous independently owned ski areas across the U.S. and Canada, and even Japan. This past winter, Sovereign Lake Nordic Center in Vernon, British Columbia, became the first cross country ski area to join the […]

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Podcast


  • The Water of Life: American distillers take on the very Nordic apertif, aquavit

    Podcast

    The Water of Life: American distillers take on the very Nordic apertif, aquavit

    As popularity of cross country skiing grew in the 1970s and 1980s Scandinavian brands dominated the market here in the U.S.. From Rottefella bindings to Madshus skis, Nordic nations brought with them not just the product but the culture. And at the annual Snowsports Industries America trade show they’d bring […]

  • From Vasaloppet Skier to Dancing with the Stars?

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    From Vasaloppet Skier to Dancing with the Stars?

    Aron Anderson never sits still. The Swedish athlete and motivational speaker has competed in four Paralympics in sledge hockey, sailing and a category known as athletics. He’s completed two Ironmans. He’s summited mountains (including Kilimanjaro), entered long-distance Nordic races and skied to the South Pole—all while being in a wheelchair. […]

  • Hannah Halvorsen Crosses the Finish Line

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    Hannah Halvorsen Crosses the Finish Line

    Racer Hannah Halvorsen, 24, retired this spring from the Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team, with a career that culminated at the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. Like any racer, Halvorsen faced numerous challenges along the way, but the biggest among them was recovering after being hit by a vehicle in November 2019 while […]

  • Indy XC Pass Debuts for 2022–23

    Podcast

    Indy XC Pass Debuts for 2022–23

    Since its debut in 2019, the Indy Pass has provided alpine skiers with affordable access to numerous independently owned ski areas across the U.S. and Canada, and even Japan. This past winter, Sovereign Lake Nordic Center in Vernon, British Columbia, became the first cross country ski area to join the […]

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