Trivia & What Not

Beard, The Best A Man Can Get

Since everybody & his dog are discussing Gillette's (successful ) attempt at stirring the pot , we have decided to jump on that bandwagon too. We have no idea whether a beard these days is supposed to be a nod towards "toxic masculinity" or any such. We merely present you ...
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What You Want To Be Seen In, At & With In 2019

Don't take the headline too literally. It's just our way to compile & present latest gear based on the "neweness" factor. But if you friends and strangers alike will effort to stop you on a trail to ask where got that totally cool item - don't blame us! Oh - ...
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Best Portraits Of 2018. Part 3

Yes, after Part 2 comes part 3. It was a very interesting year, the one of 2018! ...
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Best Portraits Of 2018. Part 2

..While putting together a previous story on the subject it quickly became clear that there are too many good pictures worth publishing from the outgoing year. Almost all were taken before, after or outside training & competing ( there are a few exceptions). We do see it as our ...
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…Face Is Mirror Of Mind…

"The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart" - thus allegedly spoke Saint Jerome ( who, unlike many other Christian saints, wasn't butchered by some savages but lived long and, by all accounts, rather happy life) Armed with that time-tested ...
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Davos Potpourri – In Vision

Davos Nordic is always kind of special: for one, it's the first continental stage of the FIS Ski World Cup... It is also the first one on altitude - and heck, it's arguably the fanciest place the international ski circus is travelling to in its season. ...The following photo-spread is ...
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Cars Are Skier Girl’s Best Friend

It took a while, but vehicle manufacturers and dealers have figured one important thing out finally: If you want to stress how powerful, sleek, efficient and downright sexy the car you are trying to sell is - get a cross skier to promote it. Double so if the skier is ...
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Weekly Digest 29.09 – 05.10

Marit Bjorgen  announces that she and her husband Fred Lundberg are expecting their second child, due next March! Marit hung her skis in April of this year shortly after becoming quite simply, the most decorated female Olympic athlete ever-ever. Her and Fred's son Marius is now 2.5 View this ...
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Rottefella, New MOVE And Irrational Desires Of Years Past

Rottefella, abandoned by Fischer and Rossignol, is doing its very best to keep the share of the market. It just introduced new RF MOVE bindings that are not only movable along the axis, but are also compatible with the IFP platform (aforementioned Fischer & Rossignol). MOVE are great bindings et ...
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Narrow Skis For 1650 Euros On Sale On eBay

Saturdays are for leaping through the pages of , well, eBay trying to find something exciting and ski-related ( which is the same thing, of course) And guess what? Just found an item worth reporting about: Cross country skis for 1.650 euros plus charges. A seller from German Thuringia ...
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