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ERCOLINA

ERCOLINA

Cannot find time to train after work? Is it rainy and cold outside? Is it a winter without snow? No problem, Ercolina Upper Body Power is the right tool for double-poling trainings indoor. This machine has been designed and developed by Mirco Collavo in collaboration with some of the best skiers in the world. Many top skiers use it to train indoor, such as Petter Eliassen (winner of Visma Skiclassics) and Martin Fourcade (biathlon superstar). The top selling side of Ercolina is how well it simulates…

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CROSS COUNTRY SKIING POLES

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING POLES

Today we are going to discuss one of the Gran Fondo skier “hottest” topics: the cross country skiing poles. Longer or shorter? Together with Bruno, let’s try to analyze the main features of our “secret weapons”… English subtitles are available for this video. Remarkable facts about cross country skiing poles Height for the classic technique, your height should be multiplied by 0.85. Depending on the needs, the result can be “stretched” by few centimeters, if you aim to optimize the…

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CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING BOOTS

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING BOOTS

Cross-country skiing boots: Classics, Combi, Skating… Let’s talk about the cross-country skiing boot characteristics. Some tips from Bruno, explaining how, when and why use them. Classic cross-country skiing boots They have a soft sole but don’t have the cuff, these characteristics provide the best sensibility during the kick phase (foot movement). Skating cross-country skiing boots Their chassis reaches up to the malleolus and are provided with a robust cuff in order to stabilize the ankle. The skating boots have a rigid sole…

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ROLLER SKIS

ROLLER SKIS

Today we are going to talk about roller skis. Which type and with what characteristics? Let’s see together with Bruno the peculiarities of these fundamental tools to better prepare the winter season. English subtitles are available for this video.   Short summary about roller skis’ wheels: The round wheel ensures maximum drivability because of the absence of sharp edges. The flat wheel provides excellent stability and the reason is that a wider surface is touching the ground. The wheels’ material determines the speed of the roller skis.