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Marwe Sports needs no long introduction. The company had long established itself as a golden standard in rollerski making, and when it talks of "feeling of skiing" - it's more than a corporate slogan, it's something many a national team, both in xcskiing and biathlon, can attest to. In order to understand how, in our rapidly changing world, Marwe manages to remain such a symbol of quality - and fun - the Daily Skier has traveled to the birthplace of Marwe skis. Well, two places, actually. Because flagship Marwe skis, 620 XC are assembled in two locations. Here's what we found & learned. ...Marwe's marketing manager Paul Fletcher inspects a plywood/Nomex combo core of the future rollerskis at the Peltonen factory in Heinola where all composite platforms are made. Paul is in many ways a symbol of the modern world that has grown so compact yet remains so diverse: born to British parents, he grew up in Finland, studied in Russia – and speaks at least four languages fluently. And not just speaks – more importantly, he "digs" the nuances of mentality of skiers from the different parts of the world! All carbon laminated @marwesports rollerskis start their life as, ...
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On the photo above is a great looking washboard stomach. A skier's stomach ( of course - otherwise, why would it be here, on the xcskiing site?). A perfect combination of beauty - and function. ...It was in the 1990s when Professor Bengt Saltin made a discovery: with each generation, muscles of cross country skiers are growing. Although aerobic capacities have improved only marginally over the years, the strength and muscular endurance of the upper body of cross country skiers have become dramatically better . Famed scientiest, FIS expert etc. etc., Saltin had an extensive experience working with Swedish elite cross-country skiers. His conclusions: elite XC skiers of the 1990s demonstrated 15–25% larger fiber areas, especially in their arm and core muscles, than their counterparts of the 1970s! Fast forward 20 years - and what the Swede postulated holds even more true nowadays Long distance skiing princess & her retinue😎 Read a candid interview with @astridoslind ahead of the season's start on DailySkier.com next week #AstridØyreSlind #teamunitedbakeries #skiclassics #xcski #langrenn #langlauf #лыжныегонки #hiihto #skidor #mallorca A post shared by The Daily Skier (@daily_skier) on Nov 14, 2017 at 7:53am PST Each new generation of the skiers looks more athletic than the ...
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Remember how Eagles put it back, huh, 40 years ago? There's talk on the street; it sounds so familiar. Great expectations, everybody's watching you. People you meet, they all seem to know you. Even your old friends treat you like you're something new. Well, that new kid is very nearly in town: say hello to Madshus RedLine 2.0, top-of-the-crop racing skis from Biri, re-invented. As with all designed-to-win the Olympic Games/World Championships skis, there is a considerable amount of anticipation and even speculation. The skiing has not quite reached the level of auto-industry where paparazzis are making living taking grainy pictures of future cars draped in camo. No, the DailySkier visitors were shown just-made RedLine 2.0 pairs without any NDAs to be signed. But their essential characteristics are still kept under wraps. Here is what we learned, however - As expected, top Madshus athletes – including but not limited to Heidi Weng, Ingvild Flugstad Østberg, Hans Christer Holund and Alexander Bessmertnykh took part in testing & adjusting the properties of the new top line skis. Here's Bessmertnykh giving them thumbs up А как вам новые @madshus1906 ? Мне понравились!!! A post shared by Alexandr Bessmertnykh (@bessm1986) on May 24, 2018 at 6:13am ...
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Questions that you always wanted to ask - now answered by the Madshus pros: - Bjorn Ivar Austrem, R & D director - Per Wiik who runs both racing and marketing departments – and Nils Hult, Madshus CEO himself: Robots and various precision machines are important , but nothing, nothing beats sharp eyes, good hands and decades of relevant experience of skilled specialists, ski master-ctaftsmen 👏👏👏 @madshus1906 @madshuscanada @madshusfinland #madshus #biri #langrenn #redline @daily_skier #лыжи #langlauf A post shared by The Daily Skier (@daily_skier) on Jun 9, 2018 at 8:03am PDT - We all all know there are great skis and not-so great skis. Some ( many) medals were won even in the last season not on the newest skis, but on those 2-3, even 5 years old ( not specifically Madshus – we are talking all leading manufacturers here) How come ”great skis” can't be replicated en masse? - There are, obviously, external factors such as different snow, humidity, altitude etc. etc. But let's assume there are skis that “just run great always” as per their happy owner. There are two things to consider for us as manufacturers: Supplies variation. Yes, we have stringiest requirements – sometimes exceeding those ...
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Martin Madshus produced his very first pair of skis in his barn in 1906 beating Abel Rossignol by a year  ( the Frenchman began making skis in Voiron “only”in 1907) Madshus as a company has been continuously operating ever since, thus making it the oldest ski manufacturer in the world. It likely also is the world's most modern – at least one of, considering the amount of ( hugely expensive ) robots employed at the production line in Biri, some 30 kilometers from Lillehammer. ...gently, gently ! Them @madshus1906 will have @birken_no to run next year! A post shared by The Daily Skier (@daily_skier) on Jul 3, 2018 at 6:09am PDT When you purchase Madshus, you become an owner of much more than a pair of skis. Norway is one of the most expensive countries in the world for manufacturing – that's the price the business pays for highly skilled work force and stringent ecological regulations. Therefore, it only makes sense to manufacture high-end products down there. Like Hypersonics, Nanosonics and, of course, best of them – Red Line skis. ...first -and the last - time skis move about on their own, individually. Then the pairing is done - and ...
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