Chuck Waskuch


Job Title: SkiEssentials.com Site Manager
Ski Ability: Expert
Years XC Skiing: 42
Average # of Days per Year: 40
Preferred XC Skiing: Skate and Touring
What does your ideal day look like? Some skate skiing in the morning, touring in the afternoon, and maybe some fat biking too.
Current Nordic ski(s) of choice: Rossignol X-ium
Boots used for test: Rossignol
Other hobbies/sports: Alpine skiing, fishing, biking
Most important gear for Nordic skiing: Skis!
Most memorable moment on skis: Any day at Chuckerman’s

Skis Tested

2020 Alpina Control 64NW Premium

Dimensions: 64/52/60 Lengths: 165, 175, 185, 195 cm

2020 Alpina Frontier S Skin Premium

Dimensions: 50/45/48 mm Lengths: 166, 174, 182, 190 cm

2020 Salomon RS 8 Skate

Dimensions: 42/44/43/45 mm Lengths: 174, 179, 186, 191 cm