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Video: View from middle of the pack!
Video: View from middle of the pack!

Video: View from middle of the pack!

2/19/2012 - By Steve Andriese

Video from within the pack at the Hanson Hills Freestyle on Saturday January 18, 2012. (Awesome video!)

Hanson Hills Classic won by Hardin and Baic

2/19/2012 - By Mike Muha

Tracy Hardin and Milan Baic where the top finishers in the Hanson Hills Classic this morning.

Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle
Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle

Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle

2/18/2012 - By Mike Muha

Amy Powell and Eli Brown make it three races in a row with the victories at the Hanson Hills Freestyle, a quickly organized Michigan Cup race that replaced the cancelled Wintersonnenwende.

www.cross-country-ski.com
Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints
Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints

Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints

2/17/2012 - By Ken Dawson

Dan Yankus and Tracy Hardin lead the Michigan Cup. Sean Brownell and Hanna Davis are the top juniors.

Wax recommendations for this weekend

2/17/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations for this weekend's race (check back for updates and additions).

WinterSonnenwende cancelled; New skate race at Hanson Hills

2/14/2012 - By Mike Muha

The rescheduled WinterSonnenwende Classic race at Michaywé in Gaylord, MI, has been cancelled because of poor snow condtions. Hanson Hills have gratiously stepped up to the plate and will host a Michigan Cup skating race on Saturday.

www.hansonhills.org
Video: Girls 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival
Video: Girls 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival

Video: Girls 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival

2/14/2012 - By Jeff Potter

The start and finish of a Girls Junior Nationals Qualifier 6km race in cross country skiing this past Sunday at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival.

Video: Boys 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival
Video: Boys 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival

Video: Boys 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival

2/14/2012 - By Jeff Potter

The start and finish of a Boys Junior Nationals Qualifier 6km race in cross country skiing this past Sunday at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival.

Brown and Powell win at Gran Travers Classic

2/13/2012 - By Mike Muha

Locals Eli Brown and Amy Powell dominated the weekend, winning both the 50K Freestyle at the North American Vasa, then topping the podium at the 16k Gran Travers Classic.

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Photos from the North American Vasa
Photos from the North American Vasa

Photos from the North American Vasa

2/12/2012 - By Dave Dalquist

I headed up to Timber Ridge and caught these just before the finish line.

Eli Brown and Amy Powell win 50K Vasa Freestyle

2/11/2012 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown held off Michael Brothers and Matt Zak to finish first. Amy Powell had a bit bigger margin over Susan Vigland and Laura Web.

JD Downing and Judy Vajda top podium in 27K Vasa

2/11/2012 - By Mike Muha

AXCS Master Championship director JD Downing from Bend, Oregon showed he still knows how to race by winning the overall 27K North American Vasa freestyle in 1:11:39. In the women's 27K freestyle, Traverse City skiers filled the podium. Judy Vajda was firs

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