When asked about her very first impressions with new boot sponsor, Fischer, longtime Fischer ski athlete Sophie Caldwell place it succinctly, “My Fischer boots are light, steady, and put me in a good forward position. I really feel they’ve assisted me a lot with my technique more than the summer. I’m psyched to commence my very first yr as a Fischer Comprehensive athlete and have had a quite optimistic experience with the item so far!”
That good knowledge has been echoed by many elite degree US athletes who moved to the Fischer brand for a comprehensive boot and ski package following testing this summertime. Converts contain, Simi Hamilton, Andy Newell, Kikkan Randall, Sophie Caldwell, Sadie Bjornsen, and Kris Freeman. “The boots are stiffer, lighter, and greater fitting than any other boot I have utilized,” explained Freeman of his selection to switch.
In addition to the RCS Skate Carbon boot getting the lightest weight manufacturing boot accessible, it is a product unchanged from the boots worn by those on the Planet Cup. “The boot you get in the shop is the identical boot you see on the feet of elite athletes,” described head of Fischer Nordic US, Peter Ashley.
That boot weighs just 455 grams (dimension 41) and bears a sole that is 50% lighter than its predecessor. It positions the skier in a comfortably forward position, in line with technical developments in skating technique and even boasts engineering in the insole to minimize moisture and odor. US skiing veteran Kris Freeman explains, his switch, “The 1st time I put the new Fischer boot on I knew there was nothing at all that would hold me from competing in it this season. It is stiffer, lighter, and better fitting than any other boot I have utilised.”
As the point of make contact with most crucial for figuring out skiing comfort, boot sponsorships are notoriously tough to orchestrate amongst elite athletes. Fischer’s boots are designed to fit the most varied foot varieties and to support the most varied athletes skiing, a sentiment echoed by Planet Cup Sprint Winner, Kikkan Randall, “I have thoroughly tested the two the traditional and skating boots,” explains Kikkan Randall, “I have a really great feeling as they fit my feet very nicely.”
The RCS Carbon Skate will be obtainable in extremely restricted quantities by means of Fischer dealers in the United States.
I have been really impressed with the new Fischer carbon skate boot. My foot stays relaxed and supported through the entire kicking motion and I come to feel like I can simply discover an effective position to get the most electrical power out of every single kick. In the traditional boots I am loving the come to feel of being correct on the ski. I really feel secure and linked and have been in a position to uncover a lot more effective method in striding. The two the skate and classic boots naturally put me in a relaxed and powerful position so that all I have to consider about is discovering highest speed. It is fantastic to be heading into the season with self-assurance that my feet are wholesome and feeling comfy in my boots. – Kikkan Randall, USST athlete, four X Olympian, Globe Cup Sprint Overall Winner
The blend of NIS bindings and Fischer boots has exceeded all my expectations. The binding feels so minimal to the ski creating a super stable platform to apply electrical power but also edge in the skis far better while climbing. Fischer race boots are distinctive since it is a minimalists technique with sturdy soles and light fat supplies which give you every thing you want, and absolutely nothing you really do not. The boots have assisted me to ski considerably a lot more efficiently by making it possible for me to activate a lot more muscles and use a far more total and fluid kick. – Andy Newell, USST, three x Olympian
From the 1st time I skied in the new Fischer skate and classic boots, I knew that I was wearing the best XC race boots out there. Pretty significantly all the other boot businesses on the marketplace are striving to construct a boot that rises over the rest in either stiffness, comfort, or bodyweight. Fischer has succeeded in making race boots that are superior in all of these categories. Regardless of whether you’re skate sprinting to victory, striding for the win in that 50 km, or just out for a long, mid-winter instruction session, Fischer helps make the boots that provide. – Simi Hamilton, USST, 2 X Olympian, Globe Cup Stage Winner
I’m really thrilled to join the Fischer Total team this winter!! I adore these boots! – Sadie Bjornsen, USST, 2014 Olympian
The very first time I place the new Fischer boot on, I knew there was nothing that was going to hold me from competing in it this season. – Kris Freeman, 4x Olympian, 16x National Champion
For a extended time, Fischer has been the undisputed king of generating the fastest skis on the planet. Now they have lastly brought that excessive skills to the boot globe. The new boots are a masterpiece. – Reese Hanneman, APU athlete, 2014 US National Traditional Sprint Champion