This week in ski news, we have three different competitions to recap. We'll start by sharing the latest news form the World Cup Racing circuit, where one race featured three athletes finishing with .01 seconds of each other. From there we'll recap last week's first 2020 Freeride World Tour stop in Hakuba, Japan before bringing you up to speed with and previewing this weekend's X-Games event. Finally, we'll round out the week with an update from a massive ski theft scheme which has finally come to an end after 12 years. Find out all you need to know from this week in skiing in this edition of Top 5 Fridays!
Coming in hot on the heels of our 2021 Nordica Enforcer 100 ski review, is our comprehensive review of the all new 2021 Nordica Enforcer 94. While the width would quickly indicate that this ski is meant to replace the popular Enforcer 93 model, it would be a mistake to assume that Nordica simply added a millimeter to the waist and called it good. Instead, they treated the creation of the Enforcer 94 as if it was an entirely new ski, giving it updates like a carbon chassis and their proven True Tip Technology. To learn more about this exciting new addition to the Nordica Enforcer lineup, simply click through and read our full review!
The top headline in this week's ski news is undoubtedly a story regarding spying on the FIS World Cup Race Circuit. We'll tell you more about that, as soon as we're finished recapping last week's World Cup Race results. After that we'll tell you about a new ticket policy in effect at Crystal mountain before rounding things out with some exciting news from the Freeride World Tour where equal prize money for men and women has just been announced. Find out what you need to know in this week's Top 5 Friday!
This week, we're exceptionally excited to share a review of the all new, redesigned 2021 Nordica Enforcer 100! Now in the 6th year since its relaunch, the 2021 Enforcer 100 receives an overhaul of its core build as well as sidecut profile, reflecting Nordica's endless efforts to continuously seek improvement. After having the opportunity to spend a few days on snow with this updated ski, we have to admit, Nordica appears to have achieved their goal yet again. Click through to get the full scoop on what's sure to be one of the most sought after skis for the 2020-2021 season!
This week in the world of ski news, we had a pretty mellow week on the ski racing circuit as a busy schedule two weeks back led to a much lighter one within the past week. In addition to that recap, we'll also share with you plans for an indoor skiing facility in Miami, as well as some exciting new product announcements from Nordica. Unfortunately though, it's not all good as we also have the task of sharing news from Australia, where wildfires are threatening and destroying ski areas. Find out all you need to know from this week in skiing in this edition of Top 5 Fridays.
Imagine for a moment that you're on an episode of "Family Feud," and the question, "What's the worst part about skiing?" is asked. What's the safest answer? "The cold." Let's face it, skiing is a cold sport, particularly for those whose extremities tend to cool down especially fast. Fortunately, there's been a trend in recent years of manufacturers offering heated gloves, mittens, and socks. In this product highlight, we'll check out one of our favorite offerings from this category: the Seirus Hot Touch Hellfire Mittens. If you suffer from chronically cold hands while skiing, check out this product highlight and learn one way to solve the issue for good!
This week in ski news, we've got plenty of excitement from the world of World Cup Skiing, as both Mikaela Shiffrin and Ryan Cochran-Siegle put down multiple impressive performances. We'll share all of those details with you, plus update you on a new lawsuit being filed against Vail in reaction to a paid parking policy at Northstar resort before rounding out the week with two articles that highlight the significant role women play in the ski industry. Click through to find out all the ski news you need to know in this edition of Top 5 Friday!
Now that we're in the first month of 2020, it won't be long until it's time to switch gears to reviews of 2021 skis as annual industry tradeshows are scheduled to take place by the end of January. Before we're ready to turn the page, we want to squeeze in a few more reviews of skis that deserve a closer look. First on that list for us is the 2020 Atomic Bent Chetler, which has proven to be one of the most fun and versatile skis on the market. Find out more about this excellent ski right here, in our comprehensive review!
This week in ski news, the FIS World Cup circuit faced some weather induced complications. Despite that, fortuitous circumstances kept Mikaela Shiffrin in the "win" column, despite never taking a competitive turn. We'll explain more about that, recap an exciting Big Air event in Atlanta, and check in on two exciting stories from elsewhere in the world of skiing. Find out all you need to know in this week's edition of Top 5 Fridays!
This week in ski news, we'll cover the last action (or, inaction) from the FIS World Cup Ski Racing circuit, before telling you about an exciting event scheduled for this weekend in Atlanta (yes, you read that right). From there, we'll tackle a couple of trickier topics as we discuss conglomeration, corporate layoffs, and climate change. Click through to find out what ski news you need to know in this edition of Top 5 Fridays!
New from Nordica for 2020 is the Spitfire series- a lineup of frontside focused skis that blend the traits of their more recreational GT Series, with their Dobermann Race Skis. This week, we take a look at the 2020 Nordica Spitfire 80 RB, which offers a surprising amount of versatility thanks to its availability as either a system ski, or a flat ski. Click through to learn more and to find out if this ski's right for you!
This week in ski news, we bring you more updates from the FIS World Cup circuit, where the U.S. Men's team made a statement last week and shows serious signs of life. Plus, we'll check in with the latest from Uber Ski, Vail CEO Rob Katz's latest philanthropic efforts, uphill skiing policies, and plenty more! Find out what you need to know from this week in skiing in this edition of Top 5 Fridays!
Ah yes, the 2020 Nordica Enforcer 100. If you've been following ski trends over the last few years, you're likely already intimately familiar with what's been one of the most popular skis on the market. This year, the Enforcer 100 is joined by a slew of other Enforcer models, leading some to wonder how exactly the 100 fits into the full series. In this review, we'll recap what makes this ski so incredible, as well as how it differentiates itself from the 5 other Enforcers being offered by Nordica this year. Click through to learn more!
Over the past year or two, we’ve noticed an increasing interest in Black Crows skis. You commented on our videos and articles, sent us messages, and asked about it locally. We listened, and we are proudly now a Black Crows dealer! While we had the skis in our 2020 Ski Test, unfortunately our shipment of […]