Nick Power, Minneapolis, MN and Rosie Frankowski, Anchorage, AK took victories in the 50km skiathlon, which incorporates the two different styles of cross country skiing – the classic diagonal stride technique and the freestyle or skating technique.
Simi Hamilton (Aspen, CO) and Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) led the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team in the opening races of the Ski Tour Canada in Gatineau on Tuesday. Both Hamilton and Diggins finished third in a 1.7k freestyle sprint.
We had one of the best Muffin Races ever this past Sunday, with over 50 kids from ages 3 to 19 competing in the longest standing junior XC ski race in the state of Michigan. The high school division featured an 8km Pursuit race.
The Central Collegiate Ski Association named the ten top ranked men’s and women’s racers from the conference for 2016. Northern Michigan University took 12 of the available 20 spots by placing six women and six men on each of the All-conference teams.
The colorful Alaska Ski for Women (ASFW) is North America's largest women-only cross-country ski event, raising funds for local non-profit organizations that help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children.
We have a tie in points for first place overall, with Vasa Ski Club racers Milan Baic and John O'Hearn each having 996 points. Team NordicSkiRacer's Jay Woodbeck is just six points behind in third with 990 points.