September Training Update with Hannah

September Training Update with Hannah

Here in Montana the leaves are beginning to change colors, the temps are dropping, and the mountain tops are dusted with snow.  All this to say, the ski season is approaching quickly, and I am gett...
Sea Level Intensity Camp with Hannah Rudd

Sea Level Intensity Camp with Hannah Rudd

Hello! Hannah Rudd here, checking in from Marquette, MI where we are finishing up our last day of training camp. As many of you know, I am currently on the BSF Pro team which is located in Bozeman,...
Training in Norway with Hannah!

Training in Norway with Hannah!

On June 16th the BSF Pro Team traveled across the pond to Norway for a two-week training camp. We started our camp in Sjusjøen where we collaborated with several other Norwegian teams for training ...
Ski Picking Update Summer 22'

Ski Picking Update Summer 22'

We made the return to Europe this spring to get our hands on the brand new redesigned products after the recent 22’ Winter Olympic cycle. With production and raw material sourcing being an issue in...
The Season Continues, Ski Picking with Lumi Experiences - Pioneer Midwest

The Season Continues, Ski Picking with Lumi Experiences

I met up with Matt Liebsch and the Pioneer Midwest staff in Ramsau, Austria last weekend. They were in Austria to pick skis at the Salomon, Atomic and Fischer factories this week. But before pickin...
The Start of Summer Training with Hannah - Pioneer Midwest

The Start of Summer Training with Hannah

Hello! Hannah here, checking in from Bozeman, MT! Since it’s almost June (I know, crazy!), I thought I would do a quick recap on my spring and start to the training year. The last few months have b...
Looking Back at the Birkie with Hannah - Pioneer Midwest

Looking Back at the Birkie with Hannah

As I look back on my second Birkebeiner, I can confidently say that I learned a lot, gave it my all, and am fired up to race it again next year. Although the race was now a few weeks ago, I thought...
Senior Nationals Update from Hannah Rudd! - Pioneer Midwest

Senior Nationals Update from Hannah Rudd!

Hannah Rudd recaps her racing experience at 2022 Senior Nationals in Soldier Hollow. Pioneer Midwest sends a big congrats to Hannah for excellent results throughout the week! (Photo by Jackie Schne...
Adventures from the Coach - 21'-22' Tour De Ski - Pioneer Midwest

Adventures from the Coach - 21'-22' Tour De Ski

I was able to head to Europe during the holiday season to help support the US Ski Team at the 2021-2022 Tour de Ski. After a very successful period 1 of racing, Team Birkie athlete Zak Ketterson qu...
Nicole Bathe Joins Pioneer Midwest - Pioneer Midwest

Nicole Bathe Joins Pioneer Midwest

Nichole Bathe joins Pioneer Midwest as an on-staff coach for on snow and rollerski treadmill training!   Nichole grew up in Madison, Wisconsin where she raced the midwest junior circuit before acce...
Hannah Rudd's Preseason Update! - Pioneer Midwest

Hannah Rudd's Preseason Update!

The season is kicking off! Hannah writes about her last few weeks before the season starts up with racing this weekend up in Duluth with the Supertour.   Hello! Writing to you all from up in the cl...
Update from Hannah's Park City Training Camp - Pioneer Midwest

Update from Hannah's Park City Training Camp

Hello! Hannah here, checking in from Park City, Utah where we are just wrapping up our fall training camp. The past 10 days have been filled with intensity sessions, some quality distance workouts,...
Liquid Waxes - What We Have Learned - Pioneer Midwest

Liquid Waxes - What We Have Learned

We have seen a huge influx in liquid paraffin waxes from all of the major waxing manufacturers over the last few years since their introduction to the industry. The draw to liquid waxes is simple: ...
Pioneer Midwest Welcomes Hannah Rudd - Pioneer Midwest

Pioneer Midwest Welcomes Hannah Rudd

We are happy to announce our partnership with Bridger Ski Foundation athlete Hannah Rudd from Plymouth, MN. Hannah will be working with Pioneer Midwest to share stories from the racing circuit and ...
Adventures from the Coach - Bozeman Altitude Camp - Pioneer Midwest

Adventures from the Coach - Bozeman Altitude Camp

I have just returned from a long hiatus from the shop on a trip out west with Team Birkie. For the latter half of July we planned on spending two weeks in Bozeman to work on a base volume block and...
Adventures from the Coach - REG Camp and Shoreline Sprints - Pioneer Midwest

Adventures from the Coach - REG Camp and Shoreline Sprints

This will be the first installment of a new blog series that I will be writing. I am the service manager at Pioneer Midwest and am also in charge of any of the programming and coaching that is done...
Why We Grind New Skis - Pioneer Midwest

Why We Grind New Skis

One of the most important pieces to the fast ski puzzle, grinding new skis ensures optimal speed out of your ski investment.   With hand-picked skis arriving and heading out the door to customers, ...
Tazzari RP23 Now at Pioneer Midwest - Pioneer Midwest

Tazzari RP23 Now at Pioneer Midwest

*Above you can see the difference between factory structure vs high-quality Nordic structure machines like our Tazzari. There is a big difference in grind/speed quality. We recommend grinding all ...