Tag: klister

Kick Waxing for Recreational Skiers: Klister is not a Four-Letter Word!

I will admit to having used profanity in front of my grandmother! When the arm of my new ski jacket snagged on my ski’s klister zone, I let out a string of unprintable words. Still haunted by this childhood memory, I blame my mistake on the klister. Many skiers are […]

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 […]