When you pack up your skis at the end of the season, it’s important to retire them properly — they’ll most likely need a little tuning and TLC after a long season of abuse. We asked General Manager Brian Foley at Pierce Skate & Ski in Bloomington, Minnesota, to share some of his summer-prep techniques — here’s what he had to say.
Pro skiers spend their summers pounding nails or waitressing, right? Maybe back in the pioneering days of pro skiing, but now, summer lifestyle includes anything from traveling to other parts of the world to ski, training for upcoming events, or perfecting other talents, like music, or making piñatas.
Last week we asked the readers of Skiing to tag their best ski shots using #skiingmag. We got nearly 100 photos. After careful sorting we picked the eleven best. Really? Why eleven? Because it's one more than ten. Enjoy, and keep tagging. We'll put these galleries up from time to time so you can brag to your friends that your internet famous.