Cross-country skis- classic of skating?
Cross-country slopes are divided into classic and skating slopes. Skating moves are similar to ice skating moves. It is quicker and yet more exhausting form of cross-country skiing. Skating skis are normally shorter in length but the ski sticks are longer Different from classic slopes, skating are even and plane to guarantee enough space for the free moves. Many of our SPORT 2000 rent partners have a great offer of both classic and skating cross-country skis.
Cross country ski boot
It is important to find a ski boot that fits well as it influences the moves. Both in classic and skating, the ski boot goes up to the ankle and consists of a flexible material. The skating shoe is made of stronger material to support the ankle and prepare it for the ice skating-like moves. The shoe sole also varies between classic and skating.
Cross-country ski sticks
Cross-country sticks are made of light metal or synthetic. They are longer than conventional ski boots, they can come up to your eyes. Especially for skating, skis sticks are very important as they help you to gain speed and power for the moves. Book your SPORT 2000 rent sticks now.
Our local SPORT 2000 partners are looking forward to advise you about the right choice of your cross-country ski equipment.