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Secrets From a Ski Team Tech

Secrets From a Ski Team Tech
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Fischer's ski tuning guru Leo Mussi dishes on the secrets of fast skis.

Leo Mussi knows ski tech. The 45-year-old is Fischer Sports’ go-to tuner for its alpine ski team. Based in San Candido, Italy, he took some time leading up to the Olympics to chat about what makes skis fast.

Pro skiers get all the fame, but it's often the techs that can make or break a race for the pros. What goes into making sure skis are always ready?

How to Wax Your Skis: Supplies

Gear

Here's what you need to get started.

How to Wax Your Skis

A World Cup waxmaster helps you keep your boards clean and mean.

Snow may appear soft and pristine, but you wouldn’t know it by studying the bottoms of your skis after a day on the slopes. Take a good look: Jagged snow crystals have made thousands of tiny scratches—each one filled to the rim with grit. And grit slows you down.

Roces to import Kneissl

News

Oct. 29: Skate company will distribute Kneissl skis and boots.

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