Tag: skiing

Lake Placid Loppet: a Tough Day at the Office

Long story short:  good glide and inadequate kick. Instead of obsessively waxing multiple pairs of skis, I tested grinds on Friday and prepared a single pair with a fairly open structure.  On race day morning, I corked seven thin layers…

Douglas, Jospe Win Lake Placid Loppet

Duncan Douglas blew away the field at the Lake Placid Loppet on 5 February, winning the 50 k freestyle race in 2:26:43.  On a day that started cool and warmed quickly to near freezing, Douglas skated across the finish line…

Big Weather Coming Down the Pike

In the New York metro area, today’s big storm is an ice and sleet fest.  Look further north:  the Adirondacks, southern VT and Massachusetts are going to get hammered!

Hello world!

Welcome to Oxygen Fed Sport, the successor to xc Ski NJ!  Oxygen Fed Sport will cover MORE of what xc Ski NJ covered:  more cross country skiing, both ultra-local and beyond the edges of the known world.  Trail running, bicycling,…