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September 10, 2014

We recently caught up with Profeet ambassador, Mark Perkins, after he recorded the seriously impressive time of 13:06 at the 100 Meilen Berlin – smashing the course record by nearly three hours.       Congratulations on your fantastic result in Berlin.  Can you talk us through the race?   Thank you! I think to […]

September 5, 2014

Profeet’s Ski Manager, Janine Winter, answers the big questions – this week she looks at ‘Who needs custom footbeds and what do they do?’:   Everybody can benefit from a custom footbed to improve comfort and performance.   They stabilise and support the foot in a neutral position, not allowing excessive pronation or supination which is where […]

September 1, 2014

The Perfect Fit is always our goal at Profeet and the latest addition to our team to help achieve this is the latest in ski boot fitting technology – a Wintersteiger Ultracam Universal. Precise, distortion-free ski boot stretching Although he looks a little like ‘Robbie the Robot’, the Ultracam allows for very precise, distortion-free stretching […]

August 29, 2014

We were delighted to welcome ex-Team GB Alpine Skier, Konrad Bartelski, into Profeet this week.   Konrad – who recorded the highest ever finish for a Briton in a downhill race – 2nd at Val Gardena in 1981 – came in for a reassessment.   Our assessment showed his insoles were perfect, but needed new shoes. […]

August 27, 2014

As soon as you get that bit closer to your goal the fear kicks in and the idea of not being able to get to that start line becomes an ever present fear.   A well-deserved break to Madeira as a chance to relax after qualifying for the ITU Triathlon World Championships.  Surfing has been […]

August 4, 2014

Profeet’s Ski Manager, Janine Winter, answers the big questions.  This week she looks at ‘Should my ski boots give me pain?’:     ‘You should no longer have to ski in pain…’   Bootfitting skills and technologies have improved so much over the years that you should no longer have to ski in pain.       […]

July 28, 2014

Profeet’s Ski Manager, Janine Winter, answers the big questions.  This week she looks at ‘When Should I Replace My Ski Boots?’:   Watch out for movement in the boot   Movement in the boot, especially the heel, is a key sign that the liner is getting packed out (becoming compressed).   If this is the case you’ll […]

July 23, 2014

Profeet’s Ski Manager, Janine Winter, answers the big questions. This week she looks at:     ‘What makes a good bootfitter?’   A good bootfitter is someone that asks the key questions to help select a boot that meets the customer’s needs.   These include:   How regularly do they ski? How aggressively are they […]

July 21, 2014

Profeet sent a team of four runners to the Carphone Warehouse Race to the Stones this weekend – and came away with a win!     An iconic route, over 5000 years old   The Race to the Stones is a 100km ultra marathon that passes along the famous Ridgeway path from the Chilterns in […]

June 18, 2014

Hi. My name is Gary and I’m an addict. You see, like the late and, in my opinion, much maligned Imelda Marcos – I’m a shoe addict.  Though my personal taste runs more to Fellraisers and Speedcross than brogues and slingbacks, it’s still all consuming.   For years I’ve been searching for that Holy Grail, […]

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