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  1. What I learned about Boot Fitting and why I did it.

    What I learned about Boot Fitting and why I did it.

    So, what else does a retired veterinarian do with his/her free time? In my case I decided to attend Masterfit University and start to learn boot fitting. All of us on Skitalk know the importance of good fitting ski boots. We know that there is expertise involved. Some wonder how much science is...
  2. Philpug

    Vermonters Eligible for State Grants to Masterfit University Bootfit Training

    PRESS RELEASE 6/28/2018 Vermonters Eligible for State Grants to Masterfit University Bootfit Training Masterfit University ski and snowboard boot fit training courses. Grants vary from complete tuition coverage to a portion of the fee. VSAC’s grant program is open to all Vermont residents...
  3. Philpug

    Why You Should Attend Masterfit's Bootfitting Workshop

    Pugski.com has partnered with Masterfit University to give our members and followers access to their world-class bootfitting workshops. For less than $250 (with a 5% Pugski discount), you can learn the essentials of bootfitting in one day in Masterfit U's Associates course. You can also attend...
  4. S

    Nordica Doberman - too tight?

    I have a pair of Dobermann's that unless I warm them up with a hair dryer I can't get them on or off. They have the lace up liners. I have tried putting the liner on outside of the boot, inside, with laces, without. The only way to get them on is to warm them up otherwise the stiff plastic...
  5. Philpug

    The Numbers Game: Boots, Part 3

    I touched on this in Part 2, but why do boots get more expensive as they get stiffer? Well, often the quality of the materials is higher, but it's not that stiffer plastic is more expensive or more rare, just that it is worth more in a 130-flex boot than in a 110. A stiffer boot is more...
  6. Philpug

    2017 Boots: What Are Your Questions?

    Boots are not as cut and dry as ski and bindings. We very well will still say you have to see a fitter without seeing your foot. But we still might be able to discern differences between model to model annd flex to flex. I will start by saying, there is not such thing any more as a "Lange (or...
  7. Tony Warren

    Boot Canting and Balancing

    My life changed in 1972 when I got a pair of Henke Strato boots with foam injected liners. The boot tech canted my boots, a lot. My skiing improved instantly. What do others think about canting? Inside the boot or outside? What about custom insoles? Special liners like Intuition? Fore and aft...
  8. bud heishman

    T.E.P.P.

    We are all trying to improve our skiing performance or we would not be reading the "Ski School" threads right?... If our goal is to realize our skiing potential and improve our performance we need to realize there are four basic areas that affect our performance potential which need to be...
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