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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.

Noquemanon Ski Marathon results

1/26/2013 - By Mike Muha

Noquemanon Ski Marathon results.

www.xcskishop.com

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.

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.

www.cross-country-ski.com
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"...

Brown and Powell win Cote Dame Marie
Brown and Powell win Cote Dame Marie

Brown and Powell win Cote Dame Marie

1/19/2013 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown laid the law down, winning the 24.4k Cote Dame Marie by over 4 minutes. Amy Powell skied across the finish line with a narrower 37 second lead.

www.hansonhills.org

Cote Dame Marie is ON!

1/18/2013 - By Justin Andre

Cote Dame Marie Report: RACE IS ON!!! With alot of work this morning we have put together a race course!! We have come up with a 6.1K loop. Skiers will do 1, 2 or 4 laps depending on class.

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

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

1/18/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE #4: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan races. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko, SkiGo/Holmenkol... Check for additions and updates later.

GLD JNQ moved to Cote Dame Marie
GLD JNQ moved to Cote Dame Marie

GLD JNQ moved to Cote Dame Marie

1/16/2013 - By Nick Baic

The JNQ races scheduled this coming weekend in Ohio have been moved to the Cote Dame Marie at Hanson Hills in Grayling MI due to lack of snow. There will be a 6-8 Km FS race on Saturday only.

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