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Waxing Clinics 2016/17

posted Dec 5, 2016, 7:28 PM by Mick McLennan   [ updated Dec 13, 2016, 6:48 PM ]

Learn to clean and protect the bases of your ski. Learn how to choose the proper wax for the snow condition. $10 Fee (each clinic) includes professional instruction, Swix wax scraper and waxing guide. 

Saturday, December 17th at 12:30pm : Waxing Fundamentals for Everyone (1hour)

Ski waxing for skiing enjoyment and ski durability. How to clean and brush the ski bases and to properly apply the correct glide wax for the expected snow conditions.

 

Thursday, December 29th at 2:30pm : Ski Waxing for faster skis and how to build a ski bench (1 hour)

Ski waxing for skiing enjoyment and ski durability. How to clean and brush the ski bases and to properly apply the correct glide wax for the expected snow conditions. Advanced waxes for longer durability and citizen racing applications. Discussion of how to build your own simple, inexpensive wax bench. Opportunity to wax your own skis with O’Nordic  Swix Waxes.

 

Sunday, January 8th at 2:30pm: Waxing for faster and competitive classic and skate technique skiing

Cleaning and brushing of the glide zone. Preparing the kick zone of classic skis. Choosing the right kick wax . Preparing waxless bases. How to keep glide wax out of the kick zone during ski prep. Using fluorinated racing waxes and why this even matters.

All clinics will be outside near the Yurt. Dress warmly.

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