Recommendations for the Birkebeiner Race
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We will return with waxing recommendations the last week before the race in 2015.
For the time being you can find some general waxing recommendations together with histories from earlier races below.

Visit the Norwegian Birkebeiner site. 

Since the start of SWIX more than 60 years ago, the company’s focus has been on improving the quality and performance of our products. SWIX offers top-of-the-line products that are accessible to any level ski and snowboard enthusiast. Additionally, SWIX waxes are environmentally friendly and non-toxic.

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During the last week snowstorms have passed the mountains. Temperature around freezing at start. Fog and some few degrees below freezing in the mountians. Read more
1-2 weeks since the last snowfall. Temperatures below freezing during the whole period. Read more
A long period without precipitation. Relatively high temperatures during the day and low at night. (Melt-freeze-situation.) Fast trails. Tear and wear. Read more
Histories from different races by our senior R&D scientist Leif Torgersen Axell. Read more
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Swix enters into sponsorship agreement with the Norwegian Biathlon Association
(Oslo, 24 April 2013) Swix enters into sponsorship agreement with the Norwegian Biathlon Association (NSSF), and will supply clothing for the Norwegian national team as of the 2014/2015 season. Swix Sport and NSSF aim through this agreement, to increase the popularity of biathlon and biathletes further. Press releases:

Swix Sport AS Changes the Game with Swix Sonic™ Adjustable Poles
Oslo, (April, 4 2013) – Swix Sport is set to launch a new adjustable pole collection for the 2013/14 season called Swix Sonic™, most advanced adjustable pole to ever hit the market. PressRelease_SwixSonic PressRelease_SwixSonic 
Science News:
This is a great example how dedicated R&D over several years pays off. Further it emphasizes that Swix is also an apparel brand (not only wax and poles) that takes R&D serious. Read about it in artickle on Science Daily.
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