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What's the difference between Performance Speed, High Speed, and Top Speed?

What's the difference between Performance Speed, High Speed, and Top Speed?

This is our new line of ski waxes.

Pro by Swix is our new performance Glide Wax System that is 100% fluoro-free, biodegradable and non-toxic. The Pro System is divided into 3 levels of performance called Performance Speed, High Speed and Top Speed and each level has its own performance standards so whether you are a professional skier chasing seconds or a recreational skier chasing a dream, the New Pro Wax System will help you get there.

Performance Speed (PS)

The Performance Speed category is the 1st category in the Pro System, crafted with high-quality base-wax materials made for recreational skiers/riders and for training purposes for the racing community.

There are 5 waxes in this category to cover all temperature ranges from -10C - +10C. These waxes should be ironed-on, scraped and brushed.

Performance Speed (PS)

High Speed (HS)

Designed for the ambitious skier and racers. HS exists as both hot wax and liquid products. The High Speed category is the 2nd category in the Pro System and is made with a high degree of quality raw materials, giving the High Speed greater durability and performance than the Performance Speed category. The High-Speed category was created for the avid skier or rider looking for ultra-performance and durability for a hard day on the snow. The category is often used for junior racing, High School racing, and casual competitions.

This category also has 5 waxes, to cover all temperature ranges from -10C - +10C. These waxes should be ironed-on scraped and brushed.

High Speed (HS)

High-Speed Liquids. High Speed comes in an easy to apply Liquid category with 4 different waxes to cover all temperatures and should be applied differently than the hot waxes.

Top Speed (TS)

Top Speed is the 3rd category in the Pro Wax System and possesses the highest quality raw materials for the most durable and fastest performance a skier or rider can expect. The TS category has three different product types:

  • Black warm wax
  • Liquid glider
  • Powder

TS-Black is made for transformed and dirty snow. TSB exists in 5 different hot waxes for all temperatures. It has excellent dirt-repellent properties.

Top Speed (TS)

TS-Liquid exists in four different liquids for all conditions. The product can be used alone or on top of any hot wax in the Pro system. To be applied using roto-fleece without having to use a waxing iron.

TS-Powder will exist in three different products: TSP 6, 7, and 8. This is a newly developed product with raw materials that are exclusive only for Swix. These products have really good performance and are extremely durable. This product is not available in the store yet.

We hope you enjoy our new line of products. Please visit Swix School to learn more about how to apply the various waxes.

Top Speed Powder (TSP)