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Final 2013 Michigan Cup team standings
Final 2013 Michigan Cup team standings

Final 2013 Michigan Cup team standings

3/25/2013 - By Ken Dawson

This week is Michigan Cup Week! I'll be posting final results each day for the 2012-2103 Michigan Cup Cross Country Ski Racing Series. Today are the overall team awards: The Michigan Cup, Brumbaugh Cup, and Biac Cup results.

Hello from Kazakhstan!
Hello from Kazakhstan!

Hello from Kazakhstan!

3/13/2013 - By Ali Crocker

We had a team of six (three women, three men) representing the USA in six different races. In ski-orienteering, the distances aren't set because the courses are different each time.

Video: Muffin Race...or custom party?
Video: Muffin Race...or custom party?

Video: Muffin Race...or custom party?

3/12/2013 - By Bob Ampulski

2013 Muffin Races at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Roscommon, MI. There are two videos, one for the Pursuit Race, one for the 1km kids race.

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Michigan Cup Relay skiers stay dry...mostly
Michigan Cup Relay skiers stay dry...mostly

Michigan Cup Relay skiers stay dry...mostly

3/11/2013 - By Mike Muha

As we turned off the highway to the Cross Country Ski Headquarters, the rain magically stopped. Maybe the Michigan Cup Relays would be dry after all.

Photos from the Michigan Cup Relays
Photos from the Michigan Cup Relays

Photos from the Michigan Cup Relays

3/10/2013 - By Mike Muha

Photos from the 2013 Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Higgins Lake, MI.

Michigan Cup race tight going into Relays
Michigan Cup race tight going into Relays

Michigan Cup race tight going into Relays

3/7/2013 - By Mike Muha

The Cross Country Ski Headquarters leads the senior Brumbaugh Cup competition, and the Vasa Ski Club owns the junior Baic Cup this year, but the race for the Michigan Cup is tight...

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Brown jumps to the front of the Michigan Cup standings!
Brown jumps to the front of the Michigan Cup standings!

Brown jumps to the front of the Michigan Cup standings!

3/6/2013 - By Mike Muha

Vasa Ski Club's Eli Brown jumped the top of the Michigan Cup standings by winning the Black Mountain Classic race last weekend. Amy Powell held onto to her lead to take the Women's Title

Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race
Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race

Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race

3/6/2013 - By Mike Muha

Here is the final "hat cam" video of the season by TeamNordicSkiRacer.com's Doug Cornell. Doug had a lot of fun creating the racing videos this year and he is very thankful for all of the kind words he received from his fellow racers at the events.

Yankus and Carlson win "The Beast": Black Mountain Skate

3/4/2013 - By Mike Muha

While Saturday's Black Mountain Classic was deemed "The Beauty", Sunday's skate race was "The Beast", according to Michael Bourassa. Michael Seaman described the course as "11k-ish uber hilly, with steep ups, and very fast wide open descents.

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Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic
Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic

Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic

3/4/2013 - By Mike Muha

Ken Dawson said it best: "The Black Mountain 30k Classic course had the best conditions in 9 years. With ample snow and cool temperatures, the race was the perfect setting for Tracy Hardin and Eli Brown to put another win under their belts.

Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup
Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup

Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup

3/1/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Eventually where there is a tie, head to head competition will apply. Lots of close results so grab as many points this last weekend as possible.

Lipp and Bruning win Muffin Race

2/25/2013 - By Mike Muha

Erin Lipp took another win this weekend, finishing first in the Cross Country Ski Headquarter's Muffin Pursuit Race. In the boys race, Andrew Bruning had the fastest legs of the day to finish in 25:04.

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