Tag: Greg Fangel

Ancient Art Revived: Building Wood Skis

  In an age of computer-aided design, state-of-the-art engineering and technologically advanced plastics, Mark Hansen teaches students to build wooden cross country skis by hand. It’s not a common art. And few people would think about making their own skis when an off-the-shelf model can be on the snow in […]

Ski Tunnel: Year ‘Round Skiing?

By GREG FANGEL Do you dream of kicking and gliding down those perfect tracks and of skating and floating up that hill this coming winter? Would you like to see cooler temperatures during the summer? Three Minnesota men have a vision that could make cross-country skiing a year ’round activity […]