We have had some questions about the technique options. The event is free technique, meaning skierâ€™s choice on race day. The inclusion of classic in the registration is offered as a courtesy to those who prefer to ski classic, so that they can compare their times with fellow skiers. It also assists organizers to know how much demand there is for classic tracksetting purposes. Which skis you use on race day has no impact on the official results because the event is free technique.