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Photos: Tour de Ski
Photos: Tour de Ski

Photos: Tour de Ski

1/2/2013 - By Peter Bruning

Peter Bruning's photos from the Tour de Ski at the Boyne Valley Lodge in Walloon Lake on Saturday December 29, 2012. There are photos from two events: the sprint races and the hill climb.

Tour de Ski: Liebner, Liebner, Liebner, and Liebner
Tour de Ski: Liebner, Liebner, Liebner, and Liebner

Tour de Ski: Liebner, Liebner, Liebner, and Liebner

1/1/2013 - By Mike Muha

Three stages and four victories for new Michigan Cup skier Andy Liebner at the 2012 Tour de Ski at the Boyne Valley Lodge in Walloon Lake,MI.

Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski
Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski

Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski

12/27/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE 2: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan Cup race, the Tour de Ski. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko, SkiGo/Holmenkol...

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Update on Tour de Ski race weekend
Update on Tour de Ski race weekend

Update on Tour de Ski race weekend

12/26/2012 - By Nick Baic

Snow cover is good at the Boyne Valley Lodge but sticks on the trail make it hard to set classic tracks... If classic skiing is not good here, we will do the classic race on Sunday at Boyne Mountain on the Vista Loop (excellent condition).

Winterstart: Powell's 3rd victory; Baic gets his first
Winterstart: Powell's 3rd victory; Baic gets his first

Winterstart: Powell's 3rd victory; Baic gets his first

12/26/2012 - By Curt Peterson

UPDATED RESULTS! Amy Powell and Milan Baic won the senior divisions of the first ever Michigan Cup Race held at Lakes of the North Winterstart freestyle 7.5 km race. This was a very challenging race as very soft conditions prevailed.

Lakes of the North Winterstart tentatively a go
Lakes of the North Winterstart tentatively a go

Lakes of the North Winterstart tentatively a go

12/19/2012 - By Curt Peterson

The weather forecast is looking better by the day. We are now under a winter storm watch for Thur morning through Friday. We will make the call as soon as possible but may have to wait till Friday am.

www.xcskishop.com
Video of Saturday's Wintersonnenwende race
Video of Saturday's Wintersonnenwende race

Video of Saturday's Wintersonnenwende race

12/18/2012 - By Jamie Green

Video of Saturday's Wintersonnenwende race: Men's and women's start, racing on the course, the finish...

Lakes of the North race at risk
Lakes of the North race at risk

Lakes of the North race at risk

12/17/2012 - By Mike Muha

Right now the race could not be held.. But snow is forecasted for later in the week and into the weekend. Mark and Scott at Lakes of the North have shown they can groom with 4 inches of snow.

Yankus and Powell win Wintersonnewende
Yankus and Powell win Wintersonnewende

Yankus and Powell win Wintersonnewende

12/16/2012 - By Mike Muha

For many skiers, it was their first or second day on snow, and they were feeling it. "I skied like a peg legged pirate," said Michael Seaman who has spent most of the fall racing cyclocross.

www.cross-country-ski.com
Wintersonnewende race wax recommendations
Wintersonnewende race wax recommendations

Wintersonnewende race wax recommendations

12/14/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan Cup race, the Wintersonnewende. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES.

Wintersonnewende: 2 laps on flat course
Wintersonnewende: 2 laps on flat course

Wintersonnewende: 2 laps on flat course

12/13/2012 - By Chris Dandeneau

The Wintersonnewende has been modified to two flat laps on a 5-6K loop on the golf course. Race starts at 9:30am as originally scheduled, but there will only be a freestyle division.

Wintersonnewende still on
Wintersonnewende still on

Wintersonnewende still on

12/11/2012 - By Chris Dandeneau

We are looking at having the Wintersonnewende Freestyle & Classic race - but modifying the race course to stay on the on the golf course. And shortening distance.

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