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Built for competitive skiers, the Fischer RC 9 Cross-Country Poles feature carbon shafts to keep the poles light and stiff while you're on the groomed trails.
Fischer's extremely light RC9 XC Poles with newly developed 80% Air Carbon shaft performs in any race. Stiffer than ever before and with pleasant cork grip and Race Strap. Further feature: Racelite basket with sintered metal tip for better swing behaviour. Ingenious customisation kit system for fast and millimeter-precision adjustment of pole length.