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CWSF 2006 - Saguenay, Québec

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Nicolas Durish

Skiing on Legumes
Division:Engineering & Computing Sciences
City:Stirling, ON
School:Harry J. Clarke P.S.
Abstract:This project uses home designed equipment to study the effectiveness of natural waxes at reducing friction between ski's and snow. Natural waxes were found to reduce friction enough to be considered as an alternative to synthetic ski waxes, which contain compounds that are bad for the environment.