News tagged with ski

Optimized ski sled for Paralympics athlete

At the Paralympics in Sochi next week, a novel ski sled that has been optimized with respect to biomechanics and friction technology will be used. The high-performance sled was developed by the MicroTribology Center, an ...

dateMar 10, 2014 in Engineering
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On the trail of ski research

This winter, the Norwegian ski manufacturer Madshus unveiled a new pair of trailblazing skis. The innovation comes as the result of highly targeted research and development efforts.

dateMar 14, 2013 in Engineering
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The aerodynamics of speed skiing

(Phys.org) —By studying the aerodynamics of speed skiing, Engineering student Robert Sills is developing methods to improve results of the British Speed Ski Team by reducing aerodynamic drag.

dateMar 06, 2013 in Engineering
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On the ski trail of success or failure

The glide of a pair of skis is not something to be taken lightly when going for World Championship or Olympic gold. The physical structure on the base of skis is tailored to each venue.

dateMar 05, 2013 in Other
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