Archive for the ‘Skiing’ Category

March 20, 2019

Ski Boot Technician Ben runs through his favourite ski boots of the season. More about Ben Ben has a BSc degree in Sport and Exercise Science and a MSc in Sport Science for Optimal Performance from the University of Kent. He has previously worked as a first team sports intern for Charlton Athletic Football Club […]

March 8, 2019

Ski Boot Technician Chloe runs through her favourite ski boots of the season. More about Chloe Chloe studied Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Brighton and focused her undergraduate dissertation on insole design and production. She spent a winter in France working in ski rentals and three summers in America in an outdoors […]

February 22, 2019

On the 1st June this year I suffered a serious fall from a horse whilst pursuing my goal of qualifying for the GB Young Rider team in 2019. My last memory of the gloom-ridden day was leaving the start box at the British Eventing Intermediate competition, early on during the cross country my horse stumbled […]

January 23, 2019

The all-mountain easy entry Vector RS 90 W for advanced women skiers.     Head Kore 1 Profeet stock: 90 Cost: £310 Last: 98mm Size: 22-27 Profeet thoughts: The Head Vector has been completely redesigned for 2019, now with a 98mm last which gives a narrow, precise fit.   Still with the traditional Vector fit, […]

January 3, 2019

Ski touring was once a niche form of skiing and the reserve of a few, willing to sacrifice skiing performance, from their boots, for the ability to walk/skin uphill more easily. Photo: www.konradbartelski.photography Article: Rosie, Johan and Frazer @profeet   In the 1990s there were only a few niche touring boot brands (Dynafit, Scarpa, Garmont) and […]

December 19, 2018

Shin pain in ski boots is a common issue we see here at Profeet. Reasons for this vary vastly and could include; the boot being too stiff (flex too high), too much space in between the shin and tongue of the boot and muscular tightness. In this article we are going to touch on some […]

December 6, 2018

  It’s easy to forget how old your boots are, and our customers are often surprised when we tell them. So as a rule of thumb if your boots are older than eight years it might be time to think about a new pair as the technology in ski boots has moved ahead greatly over […]

Ski instructor and outdoor adventure enthusiast If she isn’t on her skis, her bike, her paddle board or in a wetsuit, she will be writing about it!     Having taught all over the world – NZ, Australia, Italy, Switzerland and now based in France she feels like the luckiest girl in the world to […]

December 3, 2018

The combination of lightweight, performance, ski-hike mechanism and Dynafit tech insert.     Head Kore 1 Profeet stock: 130 Cost: £550 Last: 100mm Size: 25-30 Profeet thoughts: New for 2019 and based on the Nexo LYT, this is Heads addition to ever growing Freeride-Touring category. A snug 100m forefoot with grippy heel and ankle this […]

November 29, 2018

Profeet Ambassador and well-known skiing legend Konrad Bartelski has done photography for the last 50 years purely as a passion. He has captured some truly stunning shots of nature at its best. Konrad’s desire to explore has meant that, with many great mountain guides, he is able to capture what he calls the world’s “secret […]

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