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With a the Birkie Bridge getting covered with snow for Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis today a post title like this could go many directions. When we awoke this morning there was a message in my WhatsApp from one of our Team Out There Athletes.
“I’m Sorry, the skis were fast but not fast enough”
For many folks they will think well next time. For some athletes around the world this is not “Any Given Sunday”. This happens to be the Last day they had a chance to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Four and a half years ago we had our third athlete join the Team Out There family– Leandro Lutz. A Nordic skier & Biathlete from Brazil. Brazil you say- yes this country of the occasional snow flake has a number of athletes training & competing in Winter activities like Nordic skiing & Biathlon. Just prior to the 2014 Sochi Winter Games Leandro said to me- “With the help of Team Out There my goal is to make the 2018 Winter Games!” Over the past four years Leandro has trained, raced, traveled given up his everyday job to pursue this dream. We want to THANK Andreas & the folks of ONEWAY Sport, the great folks of REX Finland and many, many others who have given great support to Leandro in this journey at events around the world.
We want Leandro to know that there is no need to say “I’m Sorry”. You have not let us down in anyway, you have inspired us to grow the Team Out There to many, many others around the world. To try & come up with better ways to support Dreaming Athletes in the sports we love. What you have done here, in Brazil & throughout the world is to create friendships that may someday produce amazing Nordic Athletes from a Country of no snow. We cannot THANK YOU enough for being apart of your journey, we cannot Thank our Customers enough for the fact that many of them have come to support us due to the efforts of you and the athletes of Team Out There. The book of Leandro Lutz’s future in Nordic is YET to be written.
#BestFamilyOutThere #TeamOutThere #AllPartOfTheJourney
Today 2 Amazing US Athletes got their payday! Silver (Diggins) & Bronze (Gregg) in the Women’s 10km Freestyle race in Falun Sweden. Years of hardwork and dedication to training & the sport paid off for these two. Congrats!
ONEWAY Sport of Finland has a fantastic line up of roller skis. Now they have even more depth to the line up than before with the all NEW Skate 10. As we look thru the line and the attributes of each ski.
#7~ The Workhorse of the Classic line. This Alloy frame is a fantastic all-around training ski. This will run great for Juniors to Masters. Comes standard with a med-slow bearing wheel. A stable low vibration ride that is a good match for anyone.
#11~ (Carbon) Ideal Real ski feel with nice flex, smooth riding carbon shaft. Ideal for skiers up to 170lbs
#13~ (Carbon) Ideal Real ski feel with nice flex, smooth riding carbon shaft. Ideal for skiers 160-195lbs
#7 ~ The wonderful little ski has a straight Alloy frame. With a wonderful all around ride it is a great training ski. Differing from the Skate 10 by having a straight shaft, not dropped. Biggest difference is that slightly less stable than the 10, although even with the same wheel it runs faster due to less energy being absorbed by the dropped chassis.
#10~ The Workhorse of the Skate line. This Alloy frame is a fantastic all-around training ski. With the lowest drop shaft on the market, it enjoys a wonderfully smooth ride along with great stability.
#13~ (Carbon) This ski is the Audi R8 of the rollerski world. With a Full Carbon frame & integrated fenders, this lightweight super rigid “V” chassis. The return on investment is huge. Even with a Med/Slow bearing rubber wheel, you get back what you put in!
The SKATE 10 is a new unique roller ski that is designed to be light, efficient and build with a low position. It supports a still better control in skating technique for Pro´s ( -0.10mm lower as normal skate roller ski in the market) Featuring a ceramic bearing mechanism, durable 100mm rubber wheels and new designed fenders, this is the perfect roller ski for the novice or budget conscious cross country skier. (Skiers weight up to max 90kg)
A Fabulous day was had for the Ladies! Sunny 25 degrees and a beautiful trail! 27 women attended the event. Wonderful Technique work, Great Wax tips & Wonderful food & Social time!
Review of the clinic:
The afternoon will begin with A Skate & Classic technique clinic with Katie Campbell, followed by a Wax clinic presented by Jenny Beckman from ONEWAY USA & START. Wax clinic will be a general overview of application, scraping, brushing etc.
The Final part of the event will be a Gourmet Dinner provided by Out There, Food ~Wine & More.
Technique instructor: Katie Campbell from F.A.S.T Performance Training
Waxing instructor: Jenny Beckman ONEWAY USA & START
For more info or to RSVP ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Registration: http://outthereshop.com/products/ladies-clinic/
Also Madshus Demo Day! Details HERE!
Purchase any ONEWAY Nordic Ski Poles and receive 1 FREE pair of ONEWAY Nordic Walking Poles. If you order online we will contact you via email for additional info to get you the correct pole length! The ONEWAY Nordic walking poles have a $90 value
Well folks from Boots & Skis to Clothing, A New race Suit, Wax and more we are filling to the brim with NEW NORDIC products. We the season rapidly approaching, stop in now for the BEST Selection on the BEST products OUT THERE! FYI a small portion of the products we carry are on the site so if you can not find in there, stop in, email~ email@example.com or call 800-252-9583 today!
Out There has partnered with ONEWAY for a Special Buy! Order the Newest, Lightest, Hottest Roller Ski on the Market the Carbon Skate 13 between now and March 1st and receive An Amazing price as well as a set of either NNN or SNS Profil bindings! Do not miss this chance to start your roller ski season in the Right Direction “ONEWAY”!
We are continuing a Special Offer on the ONEWAY Skate 13’s Now thru April 30th Get a free pair of R3 or Pilot bindings with purchase!
**All roller skis will be delivered Early to Mid May 2012
For the past week we have been getting loads of Fall & Winter items in. CRAFT, KARHU, Madshus, ONEWAY & More. Get in to see the biggest selection of Great stuff for the 2011-2012 Fall Winter Ski & Run Season!
Right get ONEWAY Skate 5 for $189.95 and Classic 5 For $219.95. Does not include bindings.