Jeff Neagle


Job Title: SkiEssentials Digital Content Manager
Ski Ability: Expert
Years XC Skiing: 31
Average # of Days per Year: Not many XC days anymore, 5-10
Preferred XC Skiing: Touring and Skate
What does your ideal day look like? A nice sunny day of skate skiing on easy, rolling terrain.
Current Nordic ski(s) of choice: Fischer Carbonlite Skate
Boots used for test: Rossignol X5 BC, Rossignol Carbon Skate, Rossignol World Cup Classic
Other hobbies/sports: Alpine skiing, mountain biking, running, whitewater kayaking
Most important gear for Nordic skiing: A stylish Swix hat
Most memorable moment on skis: Winning the Maranacook Wave Race in High School

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 Fischer Carbonlite Skate Plus

Dimensions: 41/44/44 mm Lengths: 171, 176, 181, 186, 191 cm

2020 Fischer Twin Skin Carbon

Dimensions: 41/44/44 Lengths: 187, 192, 197, 202, 207 cm

2020 Fischer Twin Skin Superlite EF

Dimensions: 48/44/46 mm Lengths: 179, 184, 189, 194, 199 cm

2020 Rossignol Delta Comp R-Skin

Dimensions: 40/44/44/44 Lengths: 186, 191, 198, 203, 208 mm

2020 Rossignol Delta Comp Skate

Dimensions: 40/44/43/43 Lengths: 173, 180, 186, 192 cm

2020 Rossignol Delta Course Skate

Dimensions: 40/44/43/43 mm Lengths: 173, 180, 186, 192 cm

2020 Rossignol Delta Sport R-Skin

Dimensions: 40/44/44/44 mm Lengths: 176, 186, 196, 201, 206 cm

2020 Rossignol EVO Glade 59

Dimensions: 59/55/60 mm Lengths: 166, 176, 186, 196 cm

2020 Rossignol EVO XC 50 R-Skin

Dimensions: 50/47/49 mm Lengths: 166, 176, 186, 196 cm

2020 Rossignol X-Ium Premium R-Skin

Dimensions: 40/44/44 mm Lengths: 190, 197, 202, 207 cm

2020 Rossignol X-Ium Skating Premium S1

Dimensions: 40/44/43/43 mm Lengths: 174, 181, 187, 193 cm

2020 Rossignol X-IUM Skating Premium S2

Dimensions: 40/44/43/43 Lengths: 174, 181, 187, 193 cm

2020 Salomon RS 8 Skate

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

2020 Salomon Snowscape 7

Dimensions: 59/55/51/55 mm