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old beat up skis

Should I Replace My Skis?

Ski technology is constantly changing – sometimes even from season to season. This certainly makes it a challenge deciding when exactly to replace your skis. Visually, your skis look to...

Old ski boots on a wooden floor

Should I Replace My Ski Boots?

From “Vintage” to “Time to Replace” It’s hard to attach a number to exactly how long your ski boots will last since it depends on how many days you ski,...

Spring Skiing: How to Pond Skim

Springtime in Colorado often brings about what some call a “rite of passage” from one season into the next, especially when it comes to skiing and riding. It’s the time...

Staying in Shape for Ski Season

How to Stay in Shred-Shape During the Off-Season

When the flakes fly, nobody wants to hit their first run of the ski season huffing and puffing. That’s a quick way to lose cool points, man. But when the...

Why We Love Spring Skiing

Why We Love Spring Skiing

We’ve experienced quite the year for epic amounts of powder, so hitting the slopes right now might not even feel like it can be classified as “spring skiing.” But, alas,...

Your Ski Helmet Won't Last Forever

Your Ski Helmet Won’t Last Forever

Head, noggin, skull, cranium. No matter what you call it, the part of your anatomy that protects your brain is worth protecting. We’re happy to say that most skiers these...

Atomic Skis at Christy Sports

Brand Story: Atomic

Atomic is an Austrian company that has been manufacturing skis, and manufacturing them well, for over 50 years. Since Atomic only makes skis and not snowboards, the brand can truly...

Love at First Shred- How Skiing & Boarding Strengthens Relationships

Love at First Shred- How Skiing & Boarding Strengthens Relationships

No matter your level or whether you choose skis or a board, shredding some pow may just be the spark that ignites a flame. Just ask Christy Sport’s marketing manager...

Tecnica Ski Boots

Christy Sports & Tecnica Believe in Comfortable Ski Boots

You skis boots should never ruin your day out on the slopes. Did you know many common complaints about ski boots can be remedied by knowledge of the proper way...

Christy Sports and HEAD Skis

Brand Story: HEAD Skis

HEAD is a brand that reinvented skiing as we know it in the 50’s when they added metal laminates to their skis, a design that changed the market moving forward....

Learn to Ski and Ride Month

We Were All New Once- Learn to Ski or Ride This Month in Colorado!

Here at Christy Sports we celebrate skiing and riding every month of the year. (yes, even in the heat of summer) But come January, we celebrate a little extra for...

5 Steps to Boot Fitting with Christy Sports

5 Steps to Ski Boot Fitting

A great boot fitting is essential for skiing throughout the winter season. Being warm and comfortable on the slopes will allow you to enjoy your sport longer, perform better, and improve...