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Tri-Flake Winter Triathlon, Kincaid Park, Anchorage, AK

Saturday, January 19th. Noon race Start. Run/bike/ski. Individual and team formats. Freestyle technique for ski leg, 2 x around a 3K loop.

More info online: http://www.alaskatriathlon.org/events/triflake-winter-triathlon-home/

Forecast/conditions: Friday will have a high of 20, with a low of 11F. Saturday will have a probably low of 4F in the morning, and then climbing only to around 7F by midday. Partly sunny. Snow will be cold, transformed, and firm but not icy. Pisten-bully groomed. Tree debris mixed in.

Glidewax: Apply LF10 Green or Magic Green non-fluorinated molybdenum wax, scrape and brush. Apply MF10 Green or HF10 Green, scrape and brush with metal, horsehair and stiff nylon brush. For topcoat, crayon a thin layer of HF13 block onto the ski base, and iron through a sheet of fiberlene. Let ski cool, and hand-cork, vigorously. Let ski cool again, and polish with a designated nylon brush.