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Eastern High School Championships Relay, Black Mtn. of Maine, Rumford, ME

9:30am start, mixed gender and technique relay, 4 x 3.5k. Mass start. Different loops for classic and skate.

Forecast/conditions: Low of 5F Sunday am, staying in single digits throughout the morning. Sunny, with some breeze.


Base: LF10 Green, scraped and brushed.

Glide: HF10 Green, scraped and brushed with fine steel or copper brush, then horsehair and hard nylon. 

Topcoat: HF13 block (-5...-20C), Roto-corked, polished and brushed.  Ski in, and re-brush before race start.


Base: Rough up kick-zone with 150grit sandpaper. Iron in a thin layer of Start Base wax, cork smooth and let cool.

Grip: Apply 3 thin layers of Synthetic Green, shorter each layer. Cover with a thin layer of Start Tar Green.