Equipment Selection and Preparation: Adhere to USSA rules for all equipment selection.
Skis: Race and training skis for all disciplines.
Boots: Discipline-specific boots may be necessary to maximize performance.
Protection: Head, arm, hand, shoulder, back teeth and shin protection recommended based on event.
Poles: GS-standard length. SL- pole guard for blocking and protection, pole may be slightly shorter. Custom pole sizing and contouring for individuals.
Base bevels: 0.5 degree for SL, 0.7 degrees for GS, 0.7-1.0 degree for SG/DH Side bevels: 3 degrees, except for NorAm & higher SL 4 degrees
Professional support or consultation is recommended for preparation. When waxing and scraping with flourinated waxes, be sure to take proper precautions (learn more here).
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