Ultimate Rollerski Helmet?

Ultimate Rollerski Helmet?

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The cerebellum, as we all remember from the school course of anatomy, is a part of the brain that contributes to coordination, precision, and sense of accurate timing. New Briko Cerebellum One helmet also contributes - a lot. It comes with its own microprocessor that onworks data from an incorporated radar, 2 (two!) front and one rear Full HD video cameras, a GPS sensor and a gyroscope. It also features temperature and sweat sensors the job of which is to warn you of dangerous dehydration. It will also call & message emergency services in case of crash or collision. Did we forget anything? Oh, and the price of this techno-marvel is expected to be just shy of 500 euros. Yes, we know, we know - the good people from Briko…
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Apparel Brands By Skiers. Russian Trio Leads

Apparel Brands By Skiers. Russian Trio Leads

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No less than three top Russian skiers produce and sell their personal apparel lines. While the sales figures are not quite those of Daehlie or Johaug brands, strong race performances and active social media use help the business to grow for all three makes. More are more ski clubs in Russia feature racing suits and training textiles developed by the trio. Sales pitch can't be be argued with: all three emphasize that through years of hard training and competing they've learned how apparel should be made to fit the needs of skier. All three generally sell in Russia but if you are so inclined, you also could order a piece of clothing bearing your favorite Russian "lyzhnik" name, special delivery. [caption id="attachment_12200" align="alignnone" width="1522"] VMax is well known acronym for…
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Trimtex  Makes Leap Into Top League  By Signing Frida Karlsson

Trimtex Makes Leap Into Top League By Signing Frida Karlsson

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Let's not mince words: Frida Karlsson is a personality the xcskiing world badly needed - and now got. A combination of the Swede's fierceness on the track and a disarming smile of a teenager ( yes, she's still 19 as of this writing) will bring the august sport of narrow planks on snow millions of fans both now - and in a foreseeable future. Or, to make it more modern sounding, she's the hottest influencer in the sport since Johannes Klaebo started to show what he's capable of a couple of years ago. Whoever had a foresight to sign a contract with Ms. Karlsson before she burst into the scene is to be applauded for his/her business acumen. Today we talk to one of them - meet Ole Kristian Augland,…
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Johannes Klaebo Shows Rollerskis He Uses In Training –  And He Co-Developped Them

Johannes Klaebo Shows Rollerskis He Uses In Training – And He Co-Developped Them

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First of, we have to admit that we love when skiers present products bearing their names. Virtually any products. One can't hide in the winter forest ignoring the current trends - and those are that great athletes cooperate with equipment manufactures or , indeed, launch their own brands. From Olivier Bernhard/On Running to Michael Jordan/Air Jordan by Nike ( just to name but a few big names) - that's how the world rolls these days. So, when a skier gives her/his name to a product - it's already a win for great sport of skiing ( cue Daehlie, Ulvang and Johaug). But if he actually participated in designing one, utilizing all that experience of long hours spent training and competing - that's true gold. As in "Klaebo Gold Edition" Full…
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Love Thy Fan

Love Thy Fan

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A short spontaneous meeting. A simple gesture. No, we don't know his name or his story. It's just a moment the lense caught in a short pause between races. And she was in a hurry. Yet she stopped and talked and listened. As any great athlete meeting her/his fan should. ... We know, we observe two types of athletes: those who do understand and do act like Therese on this photo did. Those are many, a majority - and we are always happy to take and share the pictures of fans' joy from interacting with their hero. Yet there is minority who don't. Either they are too concentrated on the next race or simply too are tired - but they run away as fast as they can immediately after their…
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