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Brown and Palomaki win 50K Vasa in very cold conditions
Brown and Palomaki win 50K Vasa in very cold conditions

Brown and Palomaki win 50K Vasa in very cold conditions

2/9/2013 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown finished more the three minutes ahead of second place finisher Alex Vanais, and Angela Palomaki ran away with the women's finish.

Michigan Cup Sprints: O'Flynn, Lipp, Dotterer and Williams on top
Michigan Cup Sprints: O'Flynn, Lipp, Dotterer and Williams on top

Michigan Cup Sprints: O'Flynn, Lipp, Dotterer and Williams on top

2/4/2013 - By Mike Muha

Ross Williams and Erin Lipp were the fastest Junior racers at the Michigan Cup Sprints on Sunday. The top prize for the seniors went to Ross Williams and Erice O'Hearn.

Vanais and Powell win White Pine Stampede 40K Freestyle
Vanais and Powell win White Pine Stampede 40K Freestyle

Vanais and Powell win White Pine Stampede 40K Freestyle

2/2/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Cross Country Ski Headquarters' Alex Vanias and Vasa Ski Club's Amy Powell took top honors in today's White Pine Stampede 40K Freestyle..

www.cross-country-ski.com
18+ inches of snow for White Pine Stampede
18+ inches of snow for White Pine Stampede

18+ inches of snow for White Pine Stampede

2/1/2013 - By Jack McCaig

You can once again revise the snowfall total - to 18+ inches, this time. The trail will be groomed and tracked during the night and early morning hours.

White Pine Stampede expects foot of new snow
White Pine Stampede expects foot of new snow

White Pine Stampede expects foot of new snow

1/30/2013 - By Jack McCaig

Snow is currently falling, with a foot predicted before race day. The result of all that turmiol - there will be a race and with potential excellent conditions, dependent upon the snow fall over the next 48 hours.

Team NordicSkiRacer leads Michigan Cup
Team NordicSkiRacer leads Michigan Cup

Team NordicSkiRacer leads Michigan Cup

1/30/2013 - By Ken Dawson

Here are the current Michigan Cup Results up to the Noque. The only race not scored so far is the JOA sprints. Team NordicSkiRacer is on top of the team standings as of this date.

www.hansonhills.org

Noquemanon Ski Marathon results

1/26/2013 - By Mike Muha

Noquemanon Ski Marathon results.

Junior Noque Results

1/26/2013 - By Mike Muha

Junior Noque results for the 10k Freestyle, 5k Freestyle, 3k Freestyle and 3k Classic.

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races
Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

1/24/2013 - By Mike Muha

It's Noque time! And Junior Noque, and JNQ races... Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan xc ski races. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko, SkiGo/Holmenkol... Check for additions and updates later.

www.skinordic.org
PHOTOS from the Cote Dame Marie
PHOTOS from the Cote Dame Marie

PHOTOS from the Cote Dame Marie

1/21/2013 - By Justin Andre

Justin Andre's photos of the Cote Dame Marie cross county ski race at Hanson Hills in Grayling, MI on Saturday, January 19,2013.

Schmalz and Dawson win a crazy Krazy Klassic
Schmalz and Dawson win a crazy Krazy Klassic

Schmalz and Dawson win a crazy Krazy Klassic

1/21/2013 - By Mike Muha

Martin Schmalz came on to the Michigan Cup racing scene for the first time ever, holding off Dan Yankus to take the win the 10k Krazy Klassic. Karen Dawson held off Hilary Witbrodt for the women's win.

VIDEO: Cote Dame Marie, racer view
VIDEO: Cote Dame Marie, racer view

VIDEO: Cote Dame Marie, racer view

1/20/2013 - By Doug Cornell

Nordic ski racing is a popular winter sport in Michigan, and the Cote Dame Marie Loppet, held at Hanson Hills in Grayling, is one of the biggest races in the Michigan Cup series. Team NordicSkiRacer competitor Doug Cornell wears his "hat-cam"...

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