2018 APPAREL GUIDE
Are your baselayers breathable for the wrong reasons? Is your partner embarrassed to be skiin' with you? A lot has changed in Nordic apparel over the last decade. And the right kit really does make skiing better. Time for an update?
THE MAGNUS OPUS
Hansi Johnson explores South Korean skier Magnus Kim's rise to the world stage. The parent of an adopted Korean boy, Hansi also questions the future of cross country skiing as a Caucasian-dominated sport. With the next two Olympics occurring in Asia, could the future of the sport be more East than West?
2018 DESTINATION GUIDE
This year, we recruited a handful of regional correspondents from the Northeast, Midwest, West, Alaska, Eastern Canada and Western Canada to research and share what's new in their region for this year's Destination Guide.
Nordorks and skinny skiers
Strong Like Bear
Readers share their thoughts and stories.
ESSAY: WINTRY MIX
Resetting the router and training hard.
PYEONGCHANG COURSE PREVIEW
Caitlin Patterson shares first-hand knowledge of the Olympic courses.
Differentiating countries by their uniforms.
Find the complete Olympic Nordic schedule here.
Barry Shlachter shares some of his tips for travelling to Lillehammer on a budget.
JOHN MORTON TALKS TRAILS
What does a professional trail developer notice when he sees an Olympic venue?
Minnesota's Bearskin Lodge is more than roaring fires and four-star food.
The Final Stretch
HOW-TO: THE ART OF PACKING
Packing skis and poles safely is an art. Adam Terko paints the picture.
HOW-TO: KICK DOUBLE POLE
Learn the most important points of one of the most important classic skiing techniques.
LOCAL HERO: GARY NEPTUNE
Gary Neptune: skier, climber, businessman, all-around outdoor personality.
Major TV networks have shared the responsibility for Olympic coverage over the years.
Pick up the pace.