Spring Cleaning for Skiers

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As one of my friends says, “May is the new December.”  Just when you thought life couldn’t get any busier, it does, especially if you have kids in school. Everything happens at once: end of the year concerts and performances, spring sports, conferences, awards ceremonies. And somewhere amidst this whirl you try to fit in yard work, gardening and […]

Introducing PRISMSPORT Active Wear (Giveaway, Too)

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I hate to admit it, but I love yoga pants. It’s a mommy-dom stereotype, an internet meme. But yoga pants are  really practical. They don’t wrinkle, they’re always comfortable and as long as I’m wearing them, there’s a chance I’ll go running or to the gym. I believe in yoga pants. And apparently, so do […]

Update on Coalition Snow Women’s Skis

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Earlier this season, I wrote an article titled “Girly Skis? Yes or No?” that mentioned Coalition Snow, a woman-owned company selling woman-designed skis and snowboards. Jen Gurecki, the company’s owner, recently launched a Kickstarter campaign. Since I’m always happy to help worthy women succeed, I am sharing the following guest post.  Thanks Jen! Coalition Snow Puts […]

Nordic Ski Gear Designed for Women

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A guest post from  Roger Lohr, founder and editor of XCSkiResorts.com and a prolific national cross-country skiing writer.  While I love to cross-country ski, I’m still skiing on the same old skis, using the same old boots and wearing the same old clothing, that I’ve had for at least 10 years.  So when Roger Lohr offered to write […]

Gear Notes: Best Maps Ever, Better Goggle Vision and a Couple Quick Hits

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Best Maps Ever Derek Percoski is a graphic artist who “loves staring at maps.” When he moved West ten years ago, he started taking road trips across the region. And while on the road, he’d get ideas for maps. He puts it this way. “When I’m in a new place I’m often mentally stitching together what I […]