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MYSL Ski Swap and Expo, November 12, 2016

Borah Teamwear's new solar panels, December 10, 2015

Upcoming Events
Events coming up over the next 14 days...

  • Dec.10 Hoigaards Relays

Cross-Country Ski Rentals
January 11, 2010
Looking for cross-country ski rentals? We've put together a collection of links, both in the Twin Cities and around the region.

Gear West: Adventure Film and Pint Night
December 4, 2016
Gear West is hosting an evening of adventure films this Thursday, Dec 8th. The first 120 will take home a free pint glass from Blizzard/Tecnica!

Finn Sisu: Are You Ready?
November 29, 2016
Finn Sisu is encouraging everyone to get ready for the snow, because it will come. Stop in and checkout their new Flex Tester, good-to-have gear ideas, the weekly Monday wax clinics, plus a SkiErg training opportunity.

New Heritage Suit Collection from Borah Teamwear
November 24, 2016
Borah Teamwear has rolled out four new ski suit country-based designs from Norway, Sweden and Canada, along with a special-edition sweater design.

New Moon: Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals
November 24, 2016
New Moon ski shop in Hayward is featuring their own Black Friday deals in shop, and then Cyber Monday deals online. Some of the bargins include 40-55% of select poles and up to $400 off Ercolina trainers.

Salomon Kicks In $10K for Grand Ave Nordic Center
November 23, 2016
Duluth XC announced on Wednesday that Salomon has contributed $10K toward the development of the Grand Avenue Nordic Center at the base of Spirit Mountain.
Related:
Grand Avenue Nordic Center Project

BNS: Thanksgiving Weekend Closeout Sale
November 23, 2016
Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest is putting a big selection of closeout skis and boots on sale with some huge discounts this weekend only, Friday through Sunday. Deals on Fischer, Madshus, Rossignol and more.

Fitzharris: Skinny Ski Sale
November 22, 2016
Fitzharris Ski and Sport in St. Cloud is running their Skinny Ski Sale now through the end of November. Deals on Salomon and Madshus skis, ski packages, ski tuning deals, and 20-50% of Nordic clothing.

Podiumwear Rolls Out Jessie Diggins Seasonal Store
November 15, 2016
Podiumwear Ambassador Jessie Diggins has worked with Podiumwear to develop unique ski suit, jacket and warm-up pant designs in men’s and women’s styles. They are available for a limited time on the Jessie Diggins Seasonal Storefront in time for holiday gift giving. And now you can get your own “Over-the-Top Socks”, inspired by Jessie Diggins striped relay socks.
Related:
Podiumwear Introduces Jessie Diggins “Over-the-Top Socks”
Podiumwear Jessie Diggins Seasonal Shop

Fischer: Ready for Yellowstone Ski Festival
November 13, 2016
Fischer Skis is amped up for the annual Yellowstone Ski Festival and is now taking reservations to test drive their latest offerings. Read the full press release and dial in your time now (stock is limited!).

Joes Ski Shop: Race Day Special Event
November 12, 2016
Joe's Ski Shop in St. Paul is hosting a special Race Day event this Tuesday, Nov 15th. Save 30% of ski clothing, footwear and hardgoods -- plus team pricing and race tune specials.

Finn Sisu's New Flex Tester
November 11, 2016
Finn Sisu has developed a custom flex testing system that can fully analysis the flex performance of your skate and classic skis based on your weight. Sign up to check out your quiver of skis to see how they are still performing.
Related:
Finn Sisu: Ski Fleet Assessment

BNS: Jason Cork at Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest Thursday
November 9, 2016
Join US Ski Team coach Jason Cork at Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest this Thursday evening, Nov 10th, for a talk about current trends in xc ski training. Jason has coached at all levels from youth to college to elite racer and is well known in MN as the coach and service technician for Jessie Diggins.

SuperFit Weekend at Joes Ski Shop, Bicycle Doctor
November 9, 2016
CXC brings their SuperFit program to two shops this weekend: Joes Ski Shop in St. Paul, MN and Bike Doctor in Dousman, WI. Bring your current skis in for a fleet checkup and get some expert advice from CXC athletes and coaches on new gear.

Huge Fall Ski Swap Weekend
November 9, 2016
This second weekend in November is the biggest on the calendar for ski swaps across the upper Midwest. Find local events in Minneapolis, Maple Grove, Eagan, Duluth, St. Cloud, Brainerd, Eau Claire, Dousman, Minocqua, Stevens Point, Green Bay and Hayward!

Pioneer Midwest Ski Swap this Weekend
November 9, 2016
The 10th Annual Pioneer Midwest Ski Swap is this Saturday, Nov 12th, and they will have their largest ever selection. New for this year, they are exclusively Nordic/cross Country Ski gear. Show up early to reserve a spot in line. Free giveaways to kickoff the swap and Tiny Footprint Coffee will be serving their delicious organic brew.

Hoigaards: Ladies Night this Thursday
November 8, 2016
Hoigaards is hosting a Ladies Night In this Thursday, Nov 10th. A full night of speakers and presentations, including CXC's elite skier Alice Flanders. Plus big discounts for women, including 20% off on XC skis, XC boots and accessories.

Out There: It’s Darn Tough Out There
November 6, 2016
Out There is now a Darn Tough Socks dealer. For the month of November they are running a promotion: 10% of all new Darn Tough Sock sales will go to support Tara Geraghty-Moats and her season on the World Cup and World Championships.
Related:
Out There Team Supporter Athletes

MYSL Ski Swap and Expo
November 6, 2016
The Annual Minnesota Youth Ski League Swap is coming up this Saturday, Nov 12th. Moving to a new, larger facility, Base Camp at Fort Snelling, they are announcing the MyXC XChange - a swap and an expo, bringing the ski community together to XChange ski equipment, ideas, advice, and social contacts. Wax demos, rollerski demos, kids activities, climbing wall, keynote speaker Bryan Fish (US Ski Team Coach) and many break-out talks and vendor booths.
Related:
Fall Ski Swaps

SuperFit Weekend at Fontana Sports
November 1, 2016
The SuperFit series rolls into Madison this weekend, appearing at Fontana Sports. Get your fleet of skis checked out or have their experts dial in a new pair of boards.

Salomon Send-Off for Jessie Diggins
October 31, 2016
Salomon is helping launch Jessie Diggins on her 2016-17 World Cup racing season with a drawing for a pair of Salomon Carbon Skate Lab Skis and ProLink bindings, plus S-Lab Snowcross and Speedcross winter running shoes. Submit your entry today!

Finn Sisu: Fall Fest Weekend
October 26, 2016
Finn Sisu is celebrating Fall Fest this weekend, Friday through Sunday, with special deals on skis, clothes, and saunas. Plus they're hosting CXC's Superfit event: get your skis, old or new, fitted by the experts from CXC. And CXC will host a rollerskiing and dryland clinic Saturday morning.
Related:
Oct 30 CXC Seminar for Masters and Coaches: Training Breakthroughs

BNS: Stone Grinder Update
October 24, 2016
Dave Chamberlain of Boulder Nordic Sport provides an update on the Boulder Nordic Sport stone grinding operation, including performance of their new stone grinding machine, pre-grinding new skis, and results of their testing from the previous seasons.

New Moon Ski Catalog
October 24, 2016
New Moon has released the cover for their 2016-17 season catalog and will begin shipping them out on Nov 1st. Sign up now to get your free catalog.

CXC SuperFit Series
October 18, 2016
CXC Super Fit is a weekend sale program at select Midwest locations where you can receive information first hand from CXC Team athletes and coaches about equipment, ski fitting, pole and wax selection. Plus bring in your existing equipment and have it evaluated. Stops this fall include Finn Sisu, Fontana Sports, Bike Doc, and Joe's Ski Shop.

New Moon: Ladies Night Coming Nov 12th
October 14, 2016
New Moon's Annual Ladies Night is on the calendar for the evening of Nov 12th. Held in conjunction with the popular HASTA Ski Swap, this is a great weekend to visit Hayward and get fired up for the coming ski season!
Related:
Nov 11-13 Customer Appreciation Sale, Area Ski Swap

Ski Hut: Snow Fever Sale
October 13, 2016
Ski Hut is running their annual Snow Fever Sale, Oct 13-21st. Deals on Fischer, Salomon equipment and more.

Out There: Fall Frost Update
October 12, 2016
Out There reports frost in the woods and a lot of activities going on, including Team Out There athletes flying high, podcasts, new ski kits, youth equipment exchange, Trail Kids winter sessions, and exciting news about a new club in Barron County.

Continental: Yard Sale this Weekend
October 9, 2016
Continental's annual Yard Sale event is this weekend, Oct 14-16th. Some of their biggest savings of the year. Ski swap prices without the crowds or the pressure to buy. Plus deals on closeout bikes, clothing, and accessories

Gear West: MN High School Coaches Wax Clinic
October 8, 2016
Gear West will be hosting a special MN High School Coaches Wax Clinic with Chris Hall of Fischer/Swix on Thursday evening, Oct 13th. The event is open to all MN Nordic coaches and will include special giveaways and a chance to win a pair of Swix Triac 2.5s poles.

Pioneer Midwest: Matt Liebsch Joins the Shop
October 6, 2016
Matt Liebsch has joined Pioneer Midwest, located in Osseo, Minnesota. Liebsch, a graduate of Osseo High School, returns to the Nordic ski shop where he was first employed in 2002.

BNS: Swix Clinic Next Wednesday
October 6, 2016
Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest in Bloomington is hosting a wax clinic with Swix Nordic Race Service Manager Chris Hall on Wednesday evening, Oct 12.

Finn Sisu: Vakava Masters, Ski Assessments
October 2, 2016
Finn Sisu's Vakava Masters Technique and Training Program kicks off this Thursday, Oct 6th. And new this season, they are now offering ski fleet assessment using their custom flex testing rig.

Borah Teamwear: New Nordic Suit Designs
September 30, 2016
Borah Teamwear has unveiled four new Nordic ski suit designs, adding to their existing collection. Develop a new team design, or customize your own personal suit today.

Pioneer Midwest: Boat Sale
September 18, 2016
Pioneer Midwest is holding their Boat Sale, featuring Northstar canoes at 10% off, SUP 15% off and 20% off all paddle sport accessories.

Fall Sales and Ski Swaps
September 15, 2016
We've been updating our calendar on fall ski sales and swaps. Many of the big Twin Cities sales are this weekend, Sep 18-20, and then the majority of ski swaps are scheduled for October and November.

Dæhlie: Same Brand, New Identity
September 15, 2016
Formerly marketed as Bjørn Dæhlie, the organization is retooling its image, going with the DÆHLIE branding. The brand's identity has evolved from a purely technical ski brand to a performance training and active Nordic lifestyle brand. The company will continue to be the official supplier for the Norwegian Cross Country Ski Team.

Out There: Fall Preparations
September 14, 2016
Out There ski shop in Rice Lake is feeling the change in seasons! Check out their latest update which highlights a new podcast, team updates, youth exchange, Winter bike jackets, upcoming events and team orders.

Fischer: Skin Skis Guide
September 12, 2016
Ahead of the big Twin Cities sales weekend, Fischer has published a guide on how to get the best performance and wear from Skin skis.

Kevin Johnson Joins Endurance Enterprises
August 24, 2016
Kevin Johnson has joined the Endurance Enterprises team as their Midwest Sales Rep. Johnson will be promoting Start, Bliz and Swenor brands.

Finn Sisu: Strength Clinics
August 24, 2016
Finn Sisu founder Ahvo Taipale is leading a fitness testing session this Saturday morning, Aug 27th at Battle Creek, and Jill Winegar is speaking on core strength on Monday evening, August 29th at Finn Sisu.

Hoigaards: Rollerskiing 101 Clinic
August 17, 2016
Hoigaard's Andy Turnbull will lead a rollerski clinic for looking to explore the off-season training sport, this Saturday morning, August 20th. RSVP is required.

Continental: Giant Bikes Demo
August 17, 2016
Continental Bike and Ski is hosting a Bike Demo and Customer Appreciation Lunch August 27th at Lester Park and 28th at Spirit Mountain in Duluth. Bring your helmet, bike shoes, and check out the latest MTB bikes and some lunch.

Finn Sisu: Summer Wind Down, State Fair Deals
August 16, 2016
Finn Sisu is offering 40% off on their summer clothing, State Fair deals on sauna, and an upcoming talk by Jill Winegar on core strength.

Out There: Support Team Out There Athletes
August 2, 2016
With the Olympics starting this week, its a great time to rally support for athletes, both local and international. Out There is offering trucker hats with some of the proceeds going to the OT athlete of your choice.

Borah Epic Donates $20K to CAMBA
July 25, 2016
In only its fourth year running, the Epic was able to generate a $20,000 donation to benefit the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association.

Hoigaards Paddle Derby Results
July 15, 2016
The first seven events of the Hoigaards Paddle Derby are on the books. Check out the updated results, and join them for one of the last three events this season.
Related:
Results: Paddle Derby
Hoigaards Paddle Derby

Finn Sisu: Dr. Heather Cichanowski on Tales of a Traveling Team Physician
July 15, 2016
Finn Sisu continues their lecture series with Dr. Heather Cichanowski speaking next Monday, July 18 about her experiences as the team physician for the US Cross Country Team. She'll also have tips on how to stay healthy during the skiing season.

Bike Dr: July 4th Web Sale
July 1, 2016
Bicycle Doctor's latest newsletter highlights their online only 4th of July sale, the upcoming Crafty Cow ride, their FlamingoFest in a few weeks, and MTB events for juniors and adults.

Midwest Mountaineering: Firecracker of a Sale
June 30, 2016
Midwest Mountaineering is running their 4th of July sale now through Monday, including some big deals on Patagonia samples, and a coupon for a free stainless steel liter bottle with any purchase.

Finn Sisu: Nutrition Presentation, New Products, Advice for New Skiers
June 22, 2016
The latest Finn Sisu newsletter highlights Nutritionist Katelyn Engel's presentation Monday, Jun 27th, on workout nutrition basics: What to eat before, during, and after exercise. Plus checkout their new product roundup and advice for beginning skiers.

Out There: Special Offer on Skate Rollerskis
June 20, 2016
Out There is offering a special online deal on Oneway Skate 7 rollerskis, with just a limited quantity remaining.

Hoigaards: Anniversary Sale on thru Sunday
June 13, 2016
Hoigaards is running their annual anniversary sale, now thru this Sunday, June 19th. Everything on sale, plus find a $10 of $50 coupon on their website.

Borah Teamwear Rolls Out Michael Valenti Art Jerseys
June 10, 2016
Renowned artist, Michael Valenti and Borah Teamwear have taken a modern twist on old school cycling art and created a unique and exclusive collection of custom cycling jerseys composed of three original Valenti cycling art prints, featuring the Hoogerheide Cyclocross World Championships, Mount Ventoux from the Tour de France and the spring classic Paris Roubaix.

Bike Dr: Happy Hour with Jens Voigt
June 10, 2016
In the latest Bicycle Doctor newsletter they highlight an evening with euro cycling legend Jens Voight next Tuesday, Summer Solstice event at Lapham Peak, first-time mountain bike clinic, and the upcoming Craft Cow ride.


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