Earlier this month, FIS announced a postponement of its ban on fluorinated waxes until the start of the 2021-22 season, beginning on July 1,...
What it means to have the highest level of equipment support on the World Cup circuit.
How to really set up your bindings for speed and stability.
New ski-tuning tools are becoming a staple in the ski racing world.
Bootfitting pros tell juniors and parents what they are doing wrong and how to make it right.
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the insert between your foot and boot liner.
Backshop contributor, Matt Schiller, describes a less-is-more approach to boot set ups for elite skiers.
Here’s where you might be losing speed, and how you can get it back.
The what, why, and how of achieving the important angles you might be missing to maximize performance.
Don't leave your skis out in the cold; use this easy seven-step guide to care for your skis between seasons.
If you scratch your head as to when, why, how, or even IF you need to hot scrape, read on to get the lowdown on this often misunderstood process.
Every great ski racer relies on a professional fitter, and you should too.
How to put your skis to bed for the summer.
After the travel ban, what did it take to bring home 120 U.S. athletes and staff earlier this month?
The skinny on sponsorships from equipment manufacturers.
Armed with this information and our interactive map, navigating the Mt. Hood testing scene will be a piece of cake even for novices.
Your skis may need more prep work than you think before hitting the snow. Here are some signs you may need a stone grind.
Between equipment, tools, wax, races and coaching, there’s no question that ski racing is an expensive sport.
Being a ski racer doesn't mean your feet have to freeze.
Tips and tricks for consistent success.
There's still time to fix your poorly-fitting boots before championship races.
With the competitive season well in the books, now is a great time to test equipment. Here's how.
Blake Lewis looks back on 1984, Bill Johnson and a lifetime of tech work.
How can you set up a moveable shop while keeping expenses down? Learn from the World Cup pros who spend between 200 and 275 nights a year on the road.
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