Tag: skis

  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum in Norway

    Holmenkollen Ski Museum was established in 1923, making it the oldest ski museum in the world. It is situated at the base of Norway's famous Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo. Tours of both the ...

  • FIS Sets Ski Radius Limits

    With the start of the 2011-12 Alpine Ski World Cup just around the corner, there has been some controversy between the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) and athletes over proposed radius ...

  • Exploring the Ski Museum of Maine

    As its name suggests, the Ski Museum of Maine documents the fascinating history of skiing in Maine. Not many realize that Maine actually has a rich skiing heritage to be proud of. Some of the ...

  • Tips for Waxing your Skis

    Waxing your skis is a very important part of the maintenance and use of your gear. To some, the prospect of waxing their skis for the first time can be a daunting task. This is especially true ...

  • The Development of Ski Dancing

    As with the development of any new sport, it takes time for the idea to catch on but once it does, it can becomes very popular. Such is the case with the relatively new sport of Ski Dancing.

  • How often should you wax your downhill snow skis?

    It's a good idea to get your downhill skis waxed (and tuned) before every ski season. Skis perform best with well-waxed bases. After a warm summer in storage, ski bases get dried out.