by Jeff Thompson September 18, 2017

We are excited to be featured on "A Craftsman's Legacy" shown nationally on PBS. In February, their nine man crew came up to Boyne City and filmed John and Jeff Thompson along with host Eric Gorges build a custom set of skis from scratch. 

Michigan Local Showing: 7:30PM Tuesday 9/19/17 - WCMU Public Television
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About the Show: A Craftsman’s Legacy is a national, weekly television series hosted by Metal Shaper and renowned Motorcycle Builder, Eric Gorges.

Eric is on a quest to discover true Craftsmen in today’s world. Each episode will tell the story of an Old World Craft and its importance in the building of America.

Jeff Thompson
Jeff Thompson

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February 26, 2018

Great show. Fantastic looking skis. The town i grew up in manufactured Hedlund skis, regretfully they closed down. Great show.

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Sizing Chart

Sizing skis is a little bit of an art and a little bit of a science. There are numerous factors that all effect the optimal ski length for you. 

Blog Post About How to Size and Pick Skis

A few of the factors are:

The list could go on and on, but if you need help with the decision, always feel free to call us at 231.459.4323, live chat, or email us!

Here's a basic chart based solely on height, to get you started.

Height Suggested Lengths (cm)
5' 135-155
5'2" 145-165
5'4" 150-170
5'6" 155-175
5'8" 160-180
5'10" 165-185
6' 170-190
6'2" 175-195
6'4" 180-200