A new website called AlpinePress.com brings a fresh view to goings-on in the world of ski racing. It’s worth bookmarking and checking regularly.
“…he tried the new Dodge carbon fiber ski boot, appreciated its torsional stiffness, and started winning races. He traveled to New Zealand and scored two six-point results at Coronet Peak, while sporting a relatively unknown brand.
Two years ago in Sölden when Nickerson debuted the boots on the World Cup scene, Italian giant slalom specialist Max Blardone could not stop staring at them. Through the language barrier it was difficult to tell if he was being mocked, but Nickerson just smiled back because he was content with his equipment selection.
“These new skis aren’t very aggressive, so you need to make everything else more aggressive. The Dodge boot is actually the most aggressive boot on the market, so I’m really psyched with my set up right now,” he said in the days leading up to the first race with newly mandated sidecut restrictions on giant slalom skis.”
Check out the whole article at: http://alpinepress.com/2012/10/24/die-another-day-can-warner-nickerson-renew-his-world-cup-season-pass-with-a-solden-stunner/
Thanks C.J. We’ll be regular readers.
Sölden is this weekend. Go Warner!