Month: December 2019

Top 5 Fridays: December 27, 2019

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!

Top Five Fridays: December 20, 2019

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!

2020 Nordica Spitfire 80 RB Ski Review

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!

Top Five Fridays: December 13, 2019

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!

2020 Nordica Enforcer 100 Ski Review

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!

Top Five Fridays: December 6, 2019

This week in ski news, we've got a diverse mix of stories to highlight. Starting as we always do this time of year, with a recap of the most recent World Cup Ski Racing Results. Spoiler Alert: Mikaeala Shiffrin is still really good at skiing. From there we'll bring you up to date with the latest from BIG SNOW American Dream, avalanche control efforts in British Columbia, and the latest from Eric Pollard. Learn all you need to know from this week in skiing, in this edition of Top 5 Fridays!