Start is a Finnish company hailing from Lahti, Finland. They have been in business for 30 years and have developed waxes that get you more sliding performance on a variety of snow conditions. They have wax options for both skis and skins that work well for racing and ski touring. They also offer quality tuning tools to help apply the amazing waxes.
It seems fitting that a company that knows how to max your skis glide as fast as possible, also knows how to make your skins grip as best as possible. Introducing Start’s Skin Grip Wipe! Working double duty as a water-repellent agent and a glide enhancer,..
Many skiers neglect their ski bases throughout the ski season only giving them the needed maintenance a few times a year, opting for après over ironing and scraping. From the Finnish wax aficionados, Start has created a product that cuts out the most labo..
When the weather changes make sure you're ready for the conditions with the Start low fluoro liquid wax line. It's time to stop ironing and scraping; no more ruined shoes or giving up half your garage just so you can prep your skis. Apply, dry and brush w..
Did you know that many of us have something in common with Sammy Hagar? Not unlike the famed hair band singer, plenty of people just can not stick to the recommended speed limit. If that's you then well-maintained bases are key to that need for speed. If ..
The Finnish leader in low-friction snow gliding has infiltrated Skimo Co and we couldn’t be happier. Once you get a taste of Start wax, there’s no going back. Addictingly fast, long lasting, and Finnish. With a broad assortment of waxes to choose from, th..
Gloppy skins suck (apologies for the harsh language, it needed to be said). Snow sticking to your skins is one of the most miserable things that could possibly happen on a tour or in a race, and Start is here to help. The XT line of waxes is designed for ..
Now you can wax like a professional. If you spend a lot of time on your skis then Start’s Acrylic Wax Scraper will be a valuable utensil, right next to your forks and knives. The scraper is just flexible enough to get into the grooves of a concave base bu..
Are you indecisive? Are you exacting? Then this is your brush. START's Brass/Nylon combi brush is a one and done approach to brushing out your skis or board. The brass helps to break up dirt after a day playing in the snow or is there to start the brushin..
Waxing is important to your ski base's health. Part of every ski tuner toolbox should be a good nylon brush. Start Nylon brushes are a fantastic do-it-all, works-with-any-wax, set-it-and-forget-it option. Since the goal is to spend the day skiing and not ..
Instead of having a ridiculous amount of brushes to choose from, here is one that does it all. Nylon brushes are better for softer waxes that are designed for warm temperatures, but lack the brute strength that brass has for harder, cold temperature waxes..
Proper brushing is a must for ski maintenance, and that should always begin with the use of the Start Brass Brush. As a first pass before, or after the waxing process, this brass brush will do the heavy lifting by breaking dirt free from your bases after ..
Start’s Metal Scraper is just that, a metal scraper made by Start. A key tool of any ski workshop, the metal scraper can be used for a variety of things. Most often it will be seen scraping newly added P-Tex off the base of your skis. Be sure to add a fre..