The SWIX Nordic Walking "VIP's" are the #1 Selling Nordic Ski Walking Fitness Poles In The USA! The SWIX Nordic Walking VIP Poles have been successfully used by thousands of Americans in Nordic Walking Clinics all across the USA. These quality one-piece Nordic Walking poles are custom manufactured exclusively for The American Nordic Walking System and WWW.SKIWALKING.COM in Lillehammer, Norway. All SWIX VIP Nordic Walking Poles include comfortable patented Nordic Walking straps (these straps retail for $49.95 in Ski Shops), durable carbide metal tips (for snow, ice, beach, grass + trail) and natural rubber Nordic Walking fitness tips/asphalt paws (for pavement, other hard surfaces & indoor use). We also include a FREE Nordic Walking DVD and user-friendly printed Nordic Walking instructions from The American Nordic Walking System (emailed instructions are also available by request).