Team Night: Nov 10, 2016

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It’s that time again!  Shep’s Team Night is Thursday, November 11th.

Please invite your group members to join us to shop equipment, apparel and accessories for ski season.

While we always provide team members and industry pros with special discounted pricing on ski race equipment, goggles, helmets, poles and protective gear, for this one night only they’ll also get 25-50% off all in-stock outerwear, footwear and clothing accessories.   

Team members should be sure to pick up Shep’s “Racer Card” that night too, qualifying them for 40% off retail price on back shop services including waxing, binding testing, binding adjustment, Swix Hot Box, binding mounting and ski tuning. Racers presenting this card at time of purchase will also get 25% off race protective gear, race gloves, pole guards, shin guards, race helmets and ski goggles all season long.

Family members attending Team Night will be offered 25% off in-stock outerwear, clothing and footwear on November 10th too.  

Wear your team/group logo to be eligible for prize drawings.   Prizes will be awarded at 7:45pm and winners will be notified by social media.

We will see you Thursday, November 10, 2016 – 9am-8pm
 
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods
www.shepssports.com
715-845-5432 x75
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Tuning Alpine Race Skis: Advice From a Pro

Alpine ski racers know that proper base structure, edges and wax make a dramatic difference in results on race day.  Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods satisfies the discerning tastes of these athletes with professional ski tunes using Wintersteiger ski tuning equipment and professional Swix Hot Box complimented by the artistry of a 20-year tuning veteran Pete Kohlmoos.

Can’t make it to downtown Wausau, WI before you get in the start shack?  Here are Pete’s recommendations.  Many can be accomplished with tools you can buy at Shep’s:

Race Training:

  1. Professional machine tune with  race structure and favorite edge
  2. Professional Hot Box with prep wax, then scrape and apply CH wax
  3. At home, after practice, wipe skis dry and apply prep wax
  4. At home, before practice, scrape prep wax and apply CH wax

Race Series:

  1. Professional machine tune to open base structure and deep clean
  2. Professional Hot Box with prep wax
  3. Apply LF or HF wax just prior to race.  Brush until structure is clearly visible.
  4. After each raceDe-butt edges with goo diamond or sharpen with ceramic disc.

Shop Wausau Ski Swaps to Save at Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods

Bring your 2016 ski swap sales receipt to Shep’s for discounted pricing on the necessary ski binding adjustments and ski tunes.

Shep’s provides the swaps with not only a bulk of their used and new ski equipment inventory, but also expert staff to answer technical questions about equipment and provide advice about proper fit.  These great local groups are the heart and personality of our local ski scene.  Get involved.  Make new friends and take your skiing to the next level!

Granite Peak Ski Team Swap is Oct 2, 2016 at Granite Peak.

Rib Mountain Ski Club Swap is Nov 5, 2016 at Marathon Park

Wausau Nordic Ski Swap is Nov 5, 2016 at Marathon Park.

 

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Attn: Granite Peak Ski Racers! Shep’s Shares Your Passion.

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Skiing was born in the valleys and villages where passion and persistence were required to master the mountain. That passion and persistence are found each ski season at Wausau’s Ski Authority, Shepherd & Schaller.

Why support your local race shop? Because the expertise is genuine, prices are competitive, and community support is unmatched. Go ahead and compare. Shep’s offers prices and selection that meet or beat other race shops, just minutes from Granite Peak Ski Area in Downtown Wausau. Because hundies matter, Granite Peak Ski Team Racers and their families enjoy:

  • Team Member pricing on Race Skis, Race Boots, Race Bindings and Race Poles (Head, Volkl, Nordica, Marker, Leki at the lowest price allowed by manufacturers)
  • 40% off Shop Tuning services including Waxing, Binding Testing, Binding Adjustment, Swix Hot Box, Binding Mounting, Ski Tuning.
  • 25% off Race Protective Gear including Race Gloves, Pole Guards, Forearm Guards, Shin Guards, Race Helmets and ski goggles.
  • 20% off Swix Wax and Tools

Granite Peak Ski Team Members also receive, at NO CHARGE, a Wintersteiger Full Race Tune with the purchase of new Race Skis, a $60 value! We offer professional back shop services backed by 66-years of experience. And only Pete Kholmoos, a 20-year certified expert, will ever touch your skis. The best machines in the business complement his artistry:

*Winterstieger Micro 71 Stone Grinder      *Wintersteiger Trim 71 Ceramic Disc Edger

*Wintersteiger Waxjet 93 Ski Waxer         *Wintersteiger Drivetronic Binding Tester

Screen Shot 2015-09-22 at 4.46.39 PMNEW FOR 2015: The GPST Race Card. Visit Shep’s during Team Night on Thursday, November 12th to register. Your Race Card will entitle you to all the offers listed above and identify you as a GPST member for special offers throughout the season. (Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to know when!) Be sure to visit to get one for each member of your family. Race night will again feature special discounts throughout the store and prizes as well. You can pick up your Race Card in store Oct. 1 – Nov. 30.

Since 1949, Shepherd & Schaller has been committed to the Wausau ski community and the investment it takes to match and surpass the services available to ski racers in large urban centers and around the world. Special orders are available of your favorite race brands. Just ask.

Join us November 21st for Warren Miller’s “Chasing Shadows.” Again this year Shepherd & Schaller will provide all prizes and swag. You could win!

Who said bigger is better?

Hundies Matter! Shepherd & Schaller is Wisconsin Ski Racing HQ

Calling All Ski Racers!

Wausau is Wisconsin’s Ski Destination, and Shepherd & Schaller is headquarters to Alpine and Cross Country Racers alike.  Are you part of a team? Interested in trying something new? Have your eye set on a Gold Medal?   Come see us.  Racing equipment and maintenance is highly specialized and regulated.  You’ll want expert help and with 65 years experience, Shepherd & Schaller is where the experts shop, tune and wax their skis.

We partner with Granite Peak Ski Team and support Wausau Nordic Ski Club skiers, offering team members special pricing on race equipment.  We also contribute significantly to their ski swaps and support their fundraising activities year-round. Visit or call for contact info and details!  715-845-5432.Screen Shot 2014-10-20 at 9.56.57 AM