SNS Pilot Not Dead. New Top Boots In Works?

SNS Pilot Not Dead. New Top Boots In Works?

Gear News, Newsfeed
Dear SNS Pilot fans - we think of you. Your favorite standard of bindings was possibly, even likely superior - at least in certain trail conditions. But it lost in marketing wars. So,if you are on the market for race-level SNS boots in 2020, you'd have look fairly hard for remaining stock of Salomon S/LAB Carbon beauties that came out with switchable SNS/NNN plates (but good luck finding any) You'd probably have to settle for the second line: Salomon S / Race Skate Plus 19/20 edition or far less common Spine Matrix Carbon Pro. Both are great boots by the standards of , say, 2015 - but let's face it, you might experience a bit of inferiority complex looking at your buddies who all invested their hard-earned buck into newest…
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ISPO As Reflection Of Where Industry Is Going. And Not Going

ISPO As Reflection Of Where Industry Is Going. And Not Going

Gear News, Leaders, Newsfeed
What do you want to hear first, good things or bad? Let's start with good: - There were some notable product unveilings e.g. Redline 3.0 by Madshus, Triac 4.0 by Swix and all-new SK Course boots & S1/2/3 skis by Rossignol. - Budding Russian label Spine brought its 3D foot scanner and had Petter Northug bare his extremities to demonstrate how Custom Fit technology works in practice. - Northug himself had a very lively stand featuring just his glasses so far, but ambitions to expand into textiles etc. are clearly there. - Kaestle is burgeoning on cash injection and market expertise of its new Czech owners. - KV+ had a large (but rather fortress-like designed i.e. lots of walls with one entrance) segment indicating company's robust health. ...But you know,…
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New Spine Classic Boots – Editorial Glance

New Spine Classic Boots – Editorial Glance

Gear News, Newsfeed
Yesterday we've published a press-release by Spine Sports regarding their new boots. First of all, the Dailyskier.com is a commercial media resource. We spend to produce editorial content and we want to offset our costs. Publishing companies' press-releases - self-written, as-is but clearly marked as such - is a standard form of any media to earn some money, we hope it is clear for everyone reading this now. ...Which does not mean we're not curious and don't want to learn more than what Spine was willing to put into their statement. We also have a broader assertion to make on the subject - but first what we managed to glean about new boots: Since time immemorial( I.e. since 2014 when they first hit the market) carbon sole boots were made…
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SPONSORED CONTENT: Spine Sports Presents Breakthrough Classic Boots

SPONSORED CONTENT: Spine Sports Presents Breakthrough Classic Boots

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PRESS-RELEASE by Spine Sports Yaroslavl, Russian Federation January 23, 2020. Spine Sports is proud to present a unique product at the ISPO-2020 exhibition that is opening in Munich next week: The Ultimate Classic Integral features an entirely new approach to the design & production of top racing boots for cross country skiing. Instead of the hitherto common " sandwich" arrangement where several elements are glued or screwed together to form a boot sole, the Ultimate Classic Integral features a breakthrough construction where a metal bar, a key element of all NNN-compatible boots, is integrated into the actual platform. The new platform is produced utilizing a brand-new technology of heat multi-component molding developed in-house by Spine Sports. Says Dmitry Vargin, Spine Sports founder & CEO: " The creation of the new…
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Equipment Update: What We Saw In Davos

Equipment Update: What We Saw In Davos

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Davos is a special FIS World Cup stage because that's the place where bosses and key personnel of the top equipment producing companies choose to congregate at, year after year. We will have a separate little story telling you who's been around this year, but it's fair to assume that the captains of the industry are not just coming to breath that fresh Swiss mountain air - but to watch their latest gear being employed to win and to talk to athletes they sponsor. That's not to say that Davos has become the place to launch your latest & bestest, alas. We openly hope the day will come. But even the last week there were a few debuts or just relative rarities we saw - and will share with you.…
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