One of the advantages of junior ski racing for Penelope Hughes of Australia was placing 6th in the National Childrens Championship Giant Slalom 2014

Alpine Ski Race Suit Care

It’s that time of year – where the race suits are getting heavy use, and the race suit owners are worried about whether the suit will make it until the end of the season.

Ski race suits are constructed with fabrics that are very stretchy, and susceptible to damage.  The biggest culprit is Velcro – which can rub the suits and cause them to pill and run.

We recommend that you keep your race suit in its own compartment of your gear bag – away from any shin and arm guards with Velcro straps.  If your bag doesn’t have a separate compartment, just put the suit in a separate cloth bag before you stuff it in your gear bag.

Machine wash your suit in cool water with perfume and dye-free detergent.  Use the “gentle” or “delicates” setting on your washer.  Hang to dry.  We do not recommend dry cleaning your alpine race suit.

Don’t forget that Peak Performance offers race suits by Spyder, Arctica and Sync.  Click HERE to see what suits we have in stock, or give us a call at (802) 422-9447.

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