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Ski Techs Turn Fluorocarbon to Gold

February 15th, 2010 02:52 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

WHISTLER, British Columbia — When the best speed skiers in the world take to the slopes for the men’s downhill, it’s not just their bodies and their minds that are honed to a razor’s edge. Their skis will be as well. The selection, setup, care, and preparation of a set of world-class downhill racing skis is an intricate blend of art and science, practiced by a group of almost exclusively European technicians in what are called the wax cabins here.

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